Fan site CivicX has posted the photos, which show the new sedan’s front, rear and side-on styling.
As expected, many of the sedan’s stylings cues match Honda’s Civic Concept from April of this year, including the pronounced front end and ‘boomerang’ tail lamps.
The swooping lines along the side have carried over from concept to production, and even the alloy wheels have a hint of the concept version’s look.
At the rear, at least on the model in the spy pics, the centrally-mounted exhaust tip has made way for a more conventional look, and the full-width brake lamp is now interrupted by a small boot-lid spoiler.
Honda announced this week that the new Civic sedan would be unveiled via a live web event held at the studios of YouTube Space, Los Angeles on September 17.
Also on show at the event will be a coupe version (likely limited to the US market) and the five-door hatch – which will be sold in the US for the first time.
Those unveilings are still likely to take place as scheduled, but the Japanese carmaker may now choose to release further details on its new model ahead of the event.
An all new Civic Type-R performance flagship is also promised, meaning the recently revealed Civic Type-R is likely to see a shortened lifecycle to make way for the new model.
Honda described the new Civic as “the most ambitious remake” yet for the volume-selling small car.
Stay tuned to TMR for more on the 2016 Honda Civic.