Archive for the ‘Honda’ Category

Honda NSX Out of Stock Before Shown in Public

Category: Acura, Honda | Author: | Date: November 29th, 2014

There’s no doubt Honda has been a successful car manufacturer right from the start, however, even in this position, running out of stock for a car that’s been shown once or twice around the world before being put in production is a statement in itself.

Honda NSX

Honda NSX

Apparently Honda accepted orders for about 100 cars starting with 2013, before pronouncing orders obsolete for the NSX. It should be noted that this has only happened in the UK and the NSX is still up for grabs in other regions. Read more »

Honda CR-Z – the Carbon Fiber Prototype that Shook to World

Category: Honda | Author: | Date: December 4th, 2013

With the rolling out of the CR-Z standard version a few years ago, Honda believed it would fill in the gap between those friendly environment lovers and enthusiasts that burn their car`s tires in a cloud of smoking gases.

If you get a better look, you will probably see that the new Honda CR-Z, the carbon fiber prototype, is no ordinary car. It was built entirely from carbon fiber reinforced plastic, as Honda wanted to bring the body structure on its lightest level.

Honda CZ-R Carbon Fiber

Getting in the car might seem rather difficult, due to the glass panel that rises up with a shine, that in case you are not built for Formula 1 races; it is the sort of car that demands short and skinny drivers. In this case, you will seat quite comfortable, due to the racing seats being positioned below the sill level.

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New Honda Brio MPV Sketch Released before 2013 IIMS Unveiling

Category: Honda | Author: | Date: July 19th, 2013

A Honda Brio MPV sketch has recently been released just two months before the Japanese manufacturer is scheduled to showcase the new design at the Indonesia International Motor Show on the 19th of September this year.

The design of the sketch looks similar to the LPMV concept, and while the actual production car has been unnamed as of yet, it has been confirmed to be based on Honda Brio models.

Honda Brio MPV sketch

Honda Brio MPV sketch

The Honda Brio MPV sketch shows a surprisingly beautiful design, and the car itself is developed for the Asian market in an attempt to add a touch of style to what is planned to be an overall affordable car.

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Honda Civic hatchback gets new 118HP 1.6-liter diesel

Category: Honda | Author: | Date: September 17th, 2012

The Japanese people from Honda announced their intentions to debut a new fuel efficient 1.6-liter diesel engine at the Paris Motor Show, an event which is just about to start.

The new engine is the first to bear the company’s new Earth Dreams Technology, which translates into a better fuel consumption and lower CO2 emissions.

2013 Honda Civic

2013 Honda Civic

The all-new 1.6-liter i-DTEC turbocharged diesel is capable to deliver 118 horsepower at 4,000rpm and 300Nm of torque at 2,000rpm.
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New Honda Civic WTCC unveiled

Category: Honda | Author: | Date: August 4th, 2012

The Japanese people from Honda unveiled the racing version of the Civic, namely the WTCC. The model will debut on July 27 at the Vairano circuit, first tests being held on the Vallelunga circuit.

At the exterior, the Civic WTCC gets an aero kit with new bumpers, a massive rear wing and new wheels.

Honda Civic WTCC

Honda Civic WTCC

Under the bonnet sits a reworked variant of the 1.6-liter petrol engine, the four-cylinder direct injection HR4-12E unit. The Japanese model is currently under intense tests with Gabriele Tarquini, WTCC champion, behind the wheel.
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