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K&N's 2006 Honda Civic SiR Displayed at LA Auto Show
A very special 2006 K&N Civic SiR was proudly displayed inside the 2006 LA Auto Show this January. It is a K&N Engineering vehicle highly modified by K&N employees. Our company has a history with this concept Honda vehicle.
K&N's 2006 Civic SiR on display in the Honda booth at SEMA 2005 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The 2006 Honda Civic SiR was selected as car of the show for SEMA (The Specialty Equipment Market Association) 2005. Within the automotive industry it is known that the manufacturer makes an allotment of cars available before SEMA. The purpose is to give the selected vehicle some off the market exposure. There was an allotment of only 20 of the SiR’s available for the entire country. We went after one of the Civics.
K&N Engineering put together an artist rendering of our idea for the vehicle. We were able to put it together from images Honda released at the Chicago Auto Show. We came up with a concept and submitted it. That idea included other companies we worked with previously to allow for various components. Our concept went miles beyond the shell of the car straight into the internal mechanisms for a complete picture of the 2006 K&N Civic SiR.
Honda liked our idea and awarded K&N a stock Honda in 2005. The car came to us blue, only 6 weeks before SEMA. In the first two days we stripped it bare, took out the engine and the entire interior. We had to build the car and get it going by the November show.
K&N then took the car to the shaper for the body kit and mold design. Once that was completed the car was painted inside and out. “Sunset Pearl” was our color.
K&N Engineers took the stock car and worked in a short time to build a show car, we did not design the Civic but the car is considered unique to K&N.
SEMA is a display of more than 500 of the best cars from around the country, some have said from around the world. It’s highly competitive, because everyone wants to make the best car possible.
K&N employees finished the SiR in only six weeks. This task was accomplished and done exceptionally well.
Below is a list of companies and the components that were installed on the K&N Civic.
Carbon Fiber Hood on the K&N 2006 Civic SiR
Edelbrock Direct-Port Nitrous System with Carbon Bottle
Edelbrock E3 Titanium Nozzles
K&N Custom Typhoon Intake System
K&N Carbon Canister High Flow Air Filter
K&N Performance Gold Oil Filter
Tanabe Racing, Custom Stainless Exhaust
House of Kolor, “Sunset Pearl” Paint
Import Trenz Custom 4-Piece Aero Kit
Import Trenz Carbon Fiber Hood
Import Trenz Carbon Fiber Wing
M1 Autobody Custom Paint
Modern Image Signworks Vinyl Graphics
Custom 4-point Roll Cage
Project Mu 4-piston and 4-pad Hyper Caliper System
Project Mu SCR-PRO rotors
RAYS Volk Racing 18X8 GT-U two-piece forged wheels
Tein Flex, Coil-Overs
Toyo Tires T1-R 225/40-18
Custom Audio by Chris Neprasch
Eclipse AVN5435 NAVI Head Unit, HD Radio and Sirius Equipped
Eclipse DA6213 Ultra High Power Subwoofer Amplifiers
Eclipse SW710DVC.T2 10 inch Subwoofers
Kreative Custom Interiors
Sparco Monza Racing Seats
Sparco Material Matched Rear Seats
Stinger Full-Audio Accessories
Stinger Battery and Expert Terminals
Stinger 20F HPM Digital Hybrid Capacitor
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K&N Engineering, Inc. of Riverside, California, is the inventor and leading innovator of High Flow Technology and Lifetime air filters for automotive applications. K&N has been manufacturing our exclusive line of Lifetime air filters in Riverside California for more than 35 years. We continue to lead the way in pioneering new and innovative technologies designed to allow your car, truck, boat, or motorcycle to get all the air it needs to perform its very best. K&N Engineering, now a truly global company with offices in the U.K. and the Netherlands, continues to exist as a family owned business with an enthusiast mindset and a direct connection with motor sports that carries over throughout all levels of management and manufacturing. Today, K&N exists as both the sales and brand leader for performance filters, and maintains a stocking catalogue of over 3,500 part numbers, including an extensive line of factory replacement drop-in filters, performance air intake systems, and High-Flow oil filters. For more information about K&N Filters, please contact K&N Engineering, Inc., P.O. Box 1329, Riverside, CA 92502-1329, (800) 213-4182 for a dealer near you, (800) 858-3333 for technical service/questions, (951) 826-4001 Fax, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit www.knfilters.com.
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