That's actually just a Honda Civic 1500. They dropped the CVCC moniker starting in 1980 for the Civic line. It did have same basic engine, though. It's an upgrade (and sort of a mod), but it isn't a "resto-mod" piece. Resto-mods involve modifying the car with newer model car parts. New and old. I'm keeping mine period correct as best I can.
For one, it's a 1980. This is the first year of the second generation Civic. The body is a little larger. The interior is pretty much completely different. No manual choke. This was the first of the 4x100 hub Civics.