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Honda has announced that the new Civic Hatchback will be making its European debut at the upcoming Paris Motor Show. The model was previously revealed for the United States in mid-August, and will be built at Honda’s UK manufacturing base in Swindon.

For Europe, the Civic Hatchback is expected to appear in showrooms across the region from early 2017. Honda did not disclose a lot of information about the model, but expect it to be equipped with the carmaker’s 1.0 and 1.5 litre VTEC Turbo engines.

When we were introduced to both engines last year, the smaller 1.0 litre unit generated 127 hp and 200 Nm of torque, while the larger 1.5 litre mill outputs 201 hp and 260 Nm of torque. Transmission options will likely include a six-speed manual and CVT.

Europeans who require more power will have to wait for the next-generation Civic Type R Hatchback, which has been spotted undergoing testing on numerous occasions, looking near production-ready. Would a Paris debut be too soon?

Joining the Civic Hatchback on stage in Paris will be the Civic Sedan, which will also find its way into showrooms early next year. Unlike the hatchback, the sedan will come from Honda’s production facility in Gebze, Turkey. It will likely adopt the same powertrain line-up as the hatchback.