After five long years the new Honda Civic Type R is here! The hatch was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show two days ago, thus giving all fans (me as well) the pleasure of viewing one of the most anticipated cars. And the question is simple: Is the wait worth it? I’m going to talk about this in a minute after previewing what’s new in the Type R.
First and foremost, the red ‘H’ badged car will be driven by the 2.0 litre VTEC TURBO engine, which finds its world-first application here. In fact, in Type R’
Honda Jazz Prototype debuted last year at the Paris Motor Show. Back then, I remember when looking at it for the first time I though that it is like the Civic. Fortunately, my hopes and expectations proved right and now we have a production Jazz that has carried over the beautiful looks of its prototype form. The car definitely seems to have higher ground clearance than the Civic and is with wider proportions, hence delivering more interior space.
As we can expect from Honda, the new Jazz will be fitted with ad
The all-new 2016 Honda HR-V delivers a one-off styling, sophisticated driving dynamics and a fuel-efficient performance. It is part of the upgraded range of Honda vehicles which adopts the ground-breaking technological approach of the brand. Portraying a distinctive poise and perfectly sculptured lines, the SUV becomes a synonym for automotive greatness!
Regarding its power, the HR-V will be available in the UK with front-wheel drive only and a choice of fuel-efficient 1.5 liter i-VTEC petrol engine that del
2015 Chicago Auto Show has already started where a lot of vehicles will have their premiere. We start the day with the announcement that Honda has revealed at the saloon yesterday the first image (sketch) of the future next-gen Ridgeline. The new truck is said to retain the award-winning performance, comfort and utility of the original model, and in fact to bring it to new levels. These new levels will feature entirely new styling that communicates unmistakably that it's a pickup. At the same time they will still e
Carmakers love playing games with customers who are expecting the new automotive hit. From the release of teaser images and videos to sharing a sentence or two about a certain upcoming vehicle, the teasing just never stops. Now the situation is quite similar with the new Civic Type R. What Honda is doing could be d
Acura upgraded significantly the 2016 MDX SUV. The updated luxury vehicle launches in March and it will feature various new features and technologies as well as new powertrain options and an expanded model range. All trim levels will be equipped as a standard with the nine-speed automatic transmission which will assist the 3.5-liter, 24-valve i-VTEC direct-injected V-6 engine. The transmission features Sequential SportShift and is 66 lbs lighter than the previous six-speed automatic.
McLaren-Honda has just exclusively revealed their new racing car, dubbed MP4-30. The car is going to compete in the upcoming 2015 FIA Formula One (F1) World Championship. It is driven by the newly developed 1.6 litre V6 engine (RA615H) developed by Honda. The MP4-30 is an important first step as McLaren and Honda progr
This year Honda has set a goal to exhibit as many striking models as possible at 2015 Gevena Motor Show on its stand in March. Among the flagship performance vehicles the automaker will present its Honda Civic Type R and the new Honda NSX.
Philip Crossman, managing director of Honda UK, said: “There’s no denying the past six or seven years have been tough for the Honda brand but with the fruits of a massive R&D investment now coming to the fore, 2015 is our year and the sleeping giant is awakening.
Honda announced that the all-new Honda Pilot will make its premiere at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show next month. To spice things up a bit, the automaker also revealed a rendering of the new vehicle.
2016 Honda Pilot is said to be completely reworked in order to bring optimized comfort, and hopefully less awkward and ugly design. Being able to offer seats for up to eight people, the new model obviously focuses on comfort, flexibility and spaciousness. It is true that “graceful” is not a word that can be used
A good start in 2015 for Honda CR-V! The car got some comprehensive updates that make it even more attractive. There is a new diesel engine and nine-speed automatic gearbox that aim to deliver great fuel economy. In addition, Honda has added a new technology, which is a world-first that comes to enhance occupant safety. There is an innovative app-driven connectivity system, which is now standard. And in terms of driving fun, the CR-V got reengineered. Of course, the designers did made some minor styling changes to
2016 Honda FCV Concept has been revealed at NAIAS. The vehicle is planned to be produced specifically in the United States and Japan and its market debut is scheduled for March 2016. Honda's environmental plan includes the production of several advanced powertrain vehicles, including a new battery-electric model and plug-in hybrid model by 2018. What is more, the Japanese company also envisions further application of its two- and three-motor hybrid systems in the near future. This will offer Hon
Acura has finally taken the wraps off its icon, the 2016 NSX supercar, at the North American International Auto Show. Twenty-five years after the debut of the original model, the new NSX comes to make a huge shift in our understanding of sports cars! The production model comes in shiny red finish and is driven by a twin-turbocharged 75-degree DOHC V6 engine mated to nine-speed dual clutch transmission (DCT) and three-electric motor Sport Hybrid system. All of this is imbibed in rigid and lightwe