Link to Honda's preview site: http://automobiles.honda.com/civics/index....civic.honda.com Link to article about the new 1.8L SOHC engine: http://sema.honda.com/news/article.aspx?p=2005070635968 I think it's all pretty badass. The 2006 model doesn't look like the ugly Euro hatch that we all saw a few months ago, and the technical specs look very promising at this point. The new SOHC iVTEC engine has the same power/torque specs as the old B18B, it has bore/stroke dimensions almost identical to the B18C, and according to Honda- the block design is supposed to be much stiffer than the old block... which means it's probably a design related to the K block (if it's not a K block)- which means that it will hold power mods (especially turbos) very well. Timing chain (no belt) = more reliable high revving too. Read up!