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Since I've only had my 2013 SI coupe for a few months, I was a little upset when I heard about the 2014 coupe face lift. After seeing these images, I can safely say that I'm no longer concerned. I absolutely love the back end, but the front is just awful. Reminds me of the front end of an Elantra.
it looks like the tail light is a straight swap, si need r18 rear deck spoiler to add rear wing & rear bumper should be a straight swap too...

as for the front... it's just too crazy looking, need to find a way to tone it down.. maybe a less busy grill will help...
 

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I own a 2012. Yes its less aggressive but it looks elegant. Some times less is more. I do like the rear, and spoiler (maybe) but the rest is too busy and just ends up looking like a corolla. If they added a "big" performance gain then sure but I will stick with my '12. Having a blast racing it and 1 more year till its paid off :eusa_dance:
 

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The fender bulges: bad idea.
Front fascia: bad idea.
Wheels: no.

This is the exact same thing Honda did with the 7th gen coupe: Nailed it on the initial release. Then the mid-life refresh made it look dumber.

Honda should pay me to sit in a little room and just serve as Arbiter of Taste on their design ideas ... veto power.
 

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that grill is just not doing it for me. i like the more aggressive front end with the big sweeping fenders, but they just really lost me with the grill. the lower part of the front bumper looks nice though i suppose. now we just need someone to get one to test fit our turbo kit. hopefully hondata will be quick with the updates so flashpro works on it.
 

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Going to honest I was a little worried about Honda saying they were giving the SI Coupe a performance improvement because I just bought my 2013 a couple of months ago. Learning that it's only 4 HP/TQ makes me happy but also disappointed in Honda. I find it hard to believe that they can't make more HP out of the K24. I personally don't like the front of the car, but the rear is a little more bearable. Would have liked to see some minor improvements like: Projector headlights, auto-start and a better sound system. All in all I can't complain too much because lets remember there's a reason I paid under $25k for my car.
 

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I agree. I was so worried. One of the reasons I got the 13 Si was because it would not be up for a upgrade for a while. After seeing this...

The front is awful...
The rims are almost awful....
The back is nice...
The power upgrade of 4+hp... Why bother.

I am still loving my 13 with the HFP Kit and HFP Upgrades. Can't beat the rims and the 8th and 8th gen are the hottest Si's out there.

I can breathe now.... Actually... As long as the interior isn't upgraded at all.


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Okay, the rims are absolutely repulsive in my opinion, where as the butt of that thing looks wonderful. I'm sort of ambivalent on the front end. 2013 rims are the best and will be hard to beat in my opinion. My question is that I wonder if they will bring the "re-tuned" exhaust to the sedan as well (and what exactly about it is re-tuned)? I'm not so entirely sure that 18's would look good on a sedan either, with the coupe it looks good, but sedan may not be able to pull it off to well.

WHEN WILL THEY HAVE HFP SUSPENSION STANDARD ON SI'S!!!
 

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Projector beams:

I've never had a car with these, nor LED for that matter.

My question is: why should I even care?

I've never had a problem with headlights on any car going from the 1980s to the present day.

The point of a headlight is so you can see what's ahead when it's dark out. Regular cheap headlights are pretty much nailing this task.

When I see people with blue headlights that's just annoying noob ricer crap IMO.
 

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The front is uuuuuuugly.
 

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I get annual eye exams and wear corrective lenses all the time. My corrected vision is 20/20. BAM.

I have friends who have less than 20/20 yet refuse to wear corrective lenses. Baffling.
 

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I don't like where Honda OEM wheel styling is going. It's been downhill since the end of the 8th gen.
 

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The front fender flare makes it look a bit like a newer mitsubishi eclipse. I know that people are always critical of the newer model but I really don't care for the front end at all. I agree with someone else before that stated that the lighter weight of the 2012 model will make up for the gained 4 hp and tq of the 2014.
 

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Man I'm going to really take extra care of my 12 now,I like the 13 sedan too,but I really think I'd pass on the 14 si coupe,but I'll wait and see it in person,but so far I'm not into it.


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