Amazing Civic CX Headed to a Gaming Console near You

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Thanks to Sony, the owner of this incredible Civic build won’t be the only one lucky enough to drive it.

It’s probably safe to say that many of you grew up playing Gran Turismo, dreaming of one day owning the very same vehicles you cut apexes with virtually. We know this because we did exactly the same thing. Now, the dream is getting your car featured in a video game. And that’s a dream recently realized by the father-son owners of the amazing custom Honda Civic hatch detailed in this video from Yvette Moreno.

That distinct honor stemmed from the Civic winning the Gran Tursimo award at SEMA back in 2017. Funny enough, this admittedly “slow” process has kept the car’s owner away from what he likes doing best – tracking his amazing build. And we’re betting he has a lot of fun wringing out that shiny turbocharged K24. But like most builds, this one started out somewhat humbly.

Honda Civic CX

“I bought the car somewhere around 2005,” the owner says. “It was my daily driver. I drove it to work for many years.” Then, somewhere along the line, this Civic slowly transformed into a highly-modified machine worthy of both the track and magazine covers.

 

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The biggest visual upgrade comes from the Rocket Bunny Pandem body kit, of course. Along with the massive ASR carbon splitter, rear Top1 diffuser, and giant wing. But make no mistake – this is more race car than show car. That much is evident from the gutted interior that’s all business, and the many serious components underneath.

The lightweight Civic has a reported 400 hp and 323 lb-ft of torque at its disposal, which is a great formula for fun. And thanks to Sony, the owner won’t be the only one lucky enough to wring it out on the track. Even if it’s only a virtual test drive!

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Brett Foote has been covering the auto industry for over five years and is a longtime contributor to Internet Brands’ popular Auto Group websites, including Corvette Forum, Rennlist, and Ford Truck Enthusiasts, among others.

Foote has been an automotive enthusiast since the day he came into this world and rode home from the hospital in a first-gen Mustang, and he's been wrenching on them nearly as long.

In addition to his expertise writing about cars, trucks, motorcycles and every other type of automobile, Foote had spent several years running parts for local dealerships.

You can follow along with his builds and various automotive shenanigans on Instagram: @bfoote.

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