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Hi !

here's what I found in the Gallery section of the German site (first picture).
looking carefully u can see that the plastic bit looks like the one in the 08 model.... but: shouldn't it look as pic nr 2 (posted by Pottsy in the photo thread) ???
the first pic is definitely of a 5dr '09 version: wheels, exhausts and colour seem to confirm it.

any clue about this?

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It could be "printed" before all changes were final, couldn't it?
 

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Are you sure the picture is of a 5 door?
The exhaust does look like a 5 door exhaust to me.

Other pics of the 5 door on honda.de look correct.

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I don't know whether it's an optical illusion but the door mirrors don't seem to stick out as much - almost no wider than the wheel arches.

I wonder whether they changed the rear plastic because when you wash the car the diamonds are little buckets?

The reversing clear plastic is wider and the high level brake light looks wider?
 

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I wonder whether they changed the rear plastic because when you wash the car the diamonds are little buckets?
No - it is just a styling thing I would say.

The S & R still have the diamonds.

Probably one of the many things being done to differentiate the 5 doors and S.
 

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Are you sure the picture is of a 5 door?
The exhaust does look like a 5 door exhaust to me.

Other pics of the 5 door on honda.de look correct.

Honda Civic Microsite

Yes, all the others in the gallery section are correct, the one I posted actually comes from the Wallpaper section.
It is the exact same picture referring to the 08 model that you find in other sites.
I think I now understand what they've done: they "photoshopped" it adding wheels and changing the colour... (same angle, same pic!)
but why?
 

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It's interesting , your car doesn't have the lower rear black plastic fake "grill" ?




My is colour coded.
I think this change is only have the facelifted model.
 

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But all exterior plastic are painted.
In the factory ?
My was colour coded by the dealer.
matix is your car my09 model ?
 
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