Post Tagged with: “Honda”

Video: Audi R8 V10 Vs. Honda Civic Type R Mugen

Video: Audi R8 V10 Vs. Honda Civic Type R Mugen

Yes, I know this is a very odd comparison. We know the Audi is faster but they are testing handling as well. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WpA0EHSdjm0] If you enjoyed this post, you should subscribe to our RSS feed. Also, you can subscribe by e-mail and get the latest news about cars, auto industry, concept cars, tuning in your inbox. It’s completely free! Subscribe […]

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TSX to House Acura’s First Hybrid Powertrain

TSX to House Acura’s First Hybrid Powertrain
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Honda HSV-10 GT: Specs and Photo Gallery

Honda HSV-10 GT: Specs and Photo Gallery

The presence of Honda’s famous NSX in Japan’s Super GT circuit will finally end with the introduction of the HSV-10 GT.  The HSV has already been spied testing at Japan’s Suzuka F1 Track.  Honda has now released official photos of the HSV (Honda Sports Velocity) as well as a few performance specs. The GT gets a Honda 3.4L V-8 (wait, […]

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Hot Hybrids in Detroit: Proof that Green Can be Fun?

Hot Hybrids in Detroit: Proof that Green Can be Fun?

Sporty entries into the hybrid class prove green doesn’t have to be lame – no offense to those of our readers driving a Prius or Insight.  (Remember, you too can have a stylish ride)  Honda and VW have everyone talking 0-60 times with their sporty hybrid entries, the CR-Z and NCC. Volkswagen claims some pretty impressive performance specs for the NCC. […]

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Toyota Prius and Honda Insight get Tommy Kaira Kits

Toyota Prius and Honda Insight get Tommy Kaira Kits

Body kits and tuning are nothing new to fans of Japanese imports, although they tend to remind us of Supras and Civics, rather than the fuel sipping hybrids of the 21st century. Hybrids, by nature, are not the speedy performance machines generally associated with aggressive body styling and over sized rims, so this seems like an unlikely market for tuner […]

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Video: Honda HSV-10 Race Car in Action

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The Ten Best Concepts of the Decade #9: Honda HSC

The Ten Best Concepts of the Decade #9: Honda HSC

Hard to believe: the NSX has been dead for three years–and was obsolete nearly a decade longer.  The ol’ Acura may have been slammed by snobs as lacking soul, but it was a brilliantly-engineered exotic.  Telling that Honda still doesn’t know what to do with the high-end vacancy left by the two-seater. Which is why we chose the HSC as […]

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Image Gallery: Hyundai Sonata

Image Gallery: Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai’s new Sonata clearly looks more creative than the old.  The radical styling takes many cues from the Mercedes CLS-class–and we’re not complaining.  No V-6 will be available for the Sonata; instead, Hyundai will be pushing ahead with improved safety, interior amenities, and fuel economy.  Weight is down to a total range between 3,100 and 3,400 lbs.–an astonishing figure for […]

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Image Gallery: Honda P-NUT

Image Gallery: Honda P-NUT

The Honda Personal-Neo Urban Transport (P-NUT) is another one of those unusual design studies for the future of personal transit.  The design, courtesy of Honda’s LA studio, focuses on an aerodynamic shape combined with maximum interior space.  The driving position is centered, offering a prime operating point–though at the expense of extra front passengers.  The rear-positioned engine bay will house […]

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Honda to Build the CR-Z, Fit Hybrid to Follow

Honda to Build the CR-Z, Fit Hybrid to Follow

Honda will be continuing its hybrid path with full steam, despite the poor reception to its Insight sedan.  The CR-Z, a sport hatch designed in the spirit of the old CRX, will be the attention-grabber.  The CR-Z will utilize lightweight materials, a streamlined form, and possibly a reworked version of the Inisght powertrain to create the greenest sport compact in […]

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Diesel Dropped as a Priority for Automakers

Diesel Dropped as a Priority for Automakers

For those of you still hanging onto the idea of a diesel renaissance here in the States, there’s bad news: Automotive News has reported that the six of the biggest names in the auto business have halted their diesel development plans for the US. Honda, Nissan, Toyota, GM, Ford, and Chrysler execs felt the cost in making diesel engines fully […]

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Video: British Mugen Civic Type R

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dim6IbSZFs8&feature=player_embedded] Here’s a new promo video for the British-spec Mugen Civic Type R.  Mugen, Honda’s “official” tuner, has revamped the Japanese sport hatch.  The new tuner work comes with a new front spoiler, a giant rear wing, a busty exhaust, Mugen exclusive eighteen-inchers, hood vents, and a souped-up four-banger pushing up to 237 hp. We may not get this, but […]

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