Tag Archives: Honda

Recalls: Takata announces and expands one of history’s largest recalls for faulty airbags

We are in the age of recalls where automobile manufacturers realized it was a bad idea to cut corners and budgets in certain places, and it’s costing them greatly. For instance, we just had the largest single recall ever in automotive history with General Motors and their faulty ignition switches. Now, it seems the Takata […]

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Report: More rumors about a possible Honda S2000 successor

Motoring is at it again with some more rumors, this time regarding Honda. Honda was recently in the news after revealing their new Kei car roadster, the S660, for Japan. This has some of the news sphere all excited because some are anticipating this as Honda’s return to making affordable sports cars. Some rumors have […]

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Photo Rendering: Patents offer look at final Civic sedan and coupe

There was the coupe concept in New York, followed by the spy shots that surfaced just last week. It seems we are getting closer and closer to Honda pulling the wraps off of its new global compact, and these patent drawings obtained by gizmag give us our best look yet. The images seem legitimate; the proportions of […]

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Report: Honda’s S660 could gain a Type-R variant and a new S1000 is possible

Ok, so it seems like Honda’s finally gotten a grip on the reality of their position–that it could be so much better than what it is right now. This is observable from the extremely-likable Honda Civic Coupe Concept from the New York Auto Show and the introduction of their new Kei roadster, the S660, currently […]

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Civic Coupe spy shots maintain concept’s sleek profile

Honda appeared to have hit a home run with it’s eye-searing green show-stopper at the New York Auto Show a couple weeks back. Now thanks to some new spy shots, we have a better idea of how closely the production version of the Civic Coupe will follow the high expectations set at the Javitz Center.

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The 2016 Honda Pilot is the most powerful model yet, packing 280hp

Yes, the Honda Pilot is a quintessential soccer parent car. Yes, it’s meant to haul kids and stuff. And yes, it’s one of the many definitions of mainstream. But under the humdrum body lay a Honda Accord chassis, morphed into a vehicle with more space and ground clearance, and the result was clear–it’s an excellent […]

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Report: The Euro-spec Honda Civic five-door hatch could come to our shores

Despite automakers globalizing their cars to make them same across all markets as a way of maintaining consistency while reducing costs to federalize models to specific regional standards, Honda as maintained their ability to make different models for different markets. For instance, the US market Honda Civic is significantly different from the Honda Civic that […]

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Report: Next-gen Honda Civic could gain 1.5L turbo four

Honda’s undoubtedly hopping on the turbocharged bandwagon for its motors, signaling an end to their long-line and history of making legendary, free-revving and lively naturally-aspirated motors with redlines high enough to generate their own force field. This signal came after Honda revealed their latest Civic Type-R at Geneva, sporting an all-new turbocharged 2.0L four-banger with […]

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Report: The next-gen Honda CR-Z could get a turbo motor

The original Honda CR-Z wasn’t exactly a smash hit. In theory and on paper, as a mild-hybrid that was affordable, fun-to-drive, and efficient, didn’t exactly play out as such. It was mildly fun-to-drive, it wasn’t as efficient as expected, and that chipped away at its affordability factor. But Honda’s not giving up as CARandDRIVER reports there […]

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2015 Geneva: The all-new Honda Civic Type R is here, and it’s turbocharged

All hail Honda’s newest and hottest hatch Civic ever: the 2015 Civic Type R. Oh my oh my…what a big reveal this is. Why? Well, not only is it an all-new generation Civic Type R, it’s Honda’s first-ever turbocharged model. Yup, you read correctly. Honda ditched their high-revving naturally-aspirated excellence for forced induction by way […]

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