Throwback Civic EG Review

This throwback Civic EG review from Top Gear apparently dubbed from an old VHS is terrific.

By Aaron Gaghagen

 

We got the 5th generation Honda Civic in 1992 and the world was never the same. The 5th generation Civic had sleek body lines and advanced VTEC engines. For Throwback Thursday we offer a retro look at the, then new, Civic ESi and VTi from Top Gear back when they had legit car reviews. Could you imagine how many more B16 swaps would be out there if the USA would have had that sedan instead of just the Del Sol and EM1 Civic? Anyway, enjoy this blast from the past complete with a light jab from Tiff Needell to Jeremy Clarkson while reviewing the Civic rear hatch.

 

 

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Aaron Gaghagen
Multimedia Editor at VTEC Academy
Aaron Gaghagen is a veteran video editor and longtime Honda enthusiast. All told, he’s owned seven of them, and has enjoyed every single minute of wrenching on every single one. Except for that automatic one. That was probably a mistake. In 2010 Aaron teamed up with Brian Gillespie who along with another partner launched Nacho Speed Garage, a venture that capitalized on Aaron’s video expertise to do its part in entertaining and educating the Honda masses. Nacho Speed Garage took everything to the next level. Instead of reading magazines and cruising forums for content, Aaron and Brian were generating it themselves. The demise of Honda Tuning magazine in 2014 was the impetus for Aaron to do something even more impactful, though, which led to the creation of VTEC Academy and aims to carry that Honda torch forward in the same spirt of not just Honda Tuning but Nacho Speed Garage.