Honda Brings Forza Horizon Racing Action to 2013 Chicago Auto Show
Honda is bringing the year’s biggest racing game to the 2013 Chicago Auto Show with the launch of Forza Horizon on Xbox 360. Chicago Auto Show attendees will have the opportunity to play the game’s new downloadable Honda Challenge Car Pack in the Honda booth located in the South Hall Feb. 7 thru 10. With the Honda Challenge Pack, players will have the option to race three, distinct performance-oriented Honda models: a new 2013 Civic Si Coupe, an original 1986 Civic Si, and the Honda Performance Development B-Spec Rally Fit.
In addition to playing the new game, attendees can virtually race against Honda IndyCar driver Scott Dixon and try to beat his fastest time in a 2013 Honda Civic Si. The "2013 Civic Si Challenge" contest awards the fastest racer the opportunity to meet the Indianapolis 500® winner in-person and receive a custom Civic Si-themed Xbox 360 gaming console.
Starting on Feb. 15, a photo contest will launch on the Forza Horizon online community encouraging players to submit photos taken in-game of the 2013 Civic Si. The best photo will be featured on Honda social media channels and on the Honda web site. Winners of the photo contest will also receive a custom Civic Si-themed Xbox 360 gaming console.
Honda offers a complete lineup of cars and trucks through a network of more than 1,000 dealerships in the United States. In 2013, Honda marks 40 years of the Civic model, with more than 30 years of producing automobiles in the region, which began with the Accord in Marysville, Ohio in November 1982. Having produced more than 25 million vehicles in North America through 2012 using domestic and globally1 sourced parts, Honda currently operates 14 major manufacturing facilities in North America, producing a wide range of Honda automobiles, all-terrain vehicles, power equipment products, engines and transmissions.
Connect with Honda:
Media Newsroom (for journalists): www.hondanews.com
For consumers: http://automobiles.honda.com/civic/
1Honda products are produced using domestic and globally sourced parts.
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