Honda is really serious when it comes to pleasing its fans. In this case, the Japanese carmaker is giving away a Honda Civic Hybrid as a prize to one lucky fan. What sets this prize apart from any ordinary prize is that it’s designed and autographed by the band headlining the Honda Civic Tour ’08 itself, Panic At The Disco. Fans of the band or the car itself can get lucky just by registering online, which started last February 28, or signing up at an electronic kiosk at each destination of the nationwide tour. The people of
"Not every band gets the opportunity to customize their own car, which is just one of the reasons the Honda Civic Tour is so cool. We spent a lot of time on the design to make sure it was something our fans would be truly excited about. And this particular car is a hybrid, so you really can't go wrong there." Ryan Ross, Panic At The Disco’s guitarist, said.
In order for fans to get the first glimpse of what Panic At The Disco has in store for their nationwide tour with Honda, they are going to perform on Jimmy Kimmel Live on March 25. This performance will also coincide with the release of their new album and give the fans a preview of what Panic At The Disco has been up to lately.
In anticipation of the Honda Tour ’08, cities such as
The car itself is a combination of the band’s eccentricities and aesthetic abilities combined to produce a one of a kind personalized hybrid. The personalized Honda Civic Hybrid comes with a design theme inspired by “Surreal Earth” which was realized by Santini
The lucky winner of customized Honda Civic Hybrid will be lucky enough to find a custom-upholstered "time-machine" interior, with burgundy leather door panels and armrests, diamond-patterned leather seats and luxe buttoned headrests in their new car. The interior covering of the roof has been changed to a mocha suede theme and it is fitted with a customized clock seen in Panic At The Disco’s single from their new album, “Nine in the Afternoon”.
In addition to all of these customized goodies, the door panels, dash and floormats include gold flourishes in their design. The windshield of the customized Honda Civic Hybrid now comes with special accent lights to improve the over-all design of the car. To top it all off, a crystal knob at the top of the gear shift is also included.
To top Panic At The Disco and Honda’s masterpiece creation, the hybrid is equipped with a factory stereo head unit coupled to a Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System™ combined with Alpine Electronics speakers, subwoofers and amplifiers; XM® Satellite Radio; 18-inch Konig Again racing-inspired rims with Dunlop Direzza DZ101 sport tires; Eibach Springs lowering suspension; a Honda Factory Performance (HFP) Aero Kit and Polished Exhaust Tip; and a Meguiar's professional car-care kit.
Fans of the band and their customized Honda Civic Hybrid only have until July 31 to enter the contest and take home this one of a kind car. So clear your calendar when Panic At The Disco come to your state and catch them along with the chance to drive this eye-candy baby home.