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Honda NSX - first appearance [Release]

TORRANCE, Calif., July 25, 2013 - Acura today released an image of a prototype NSX supercar, announcing that the running prototype will take to the racetrack just prior to the Honda Indy 200 IndyCar Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The NSX prototype with custom graphics will lap the road course in advance of the race on August 4, 2013. The race will be broadcast live by NBC Sports Network starting at 3 p.m. EDT.

Back On Track- Honda shows NSX concept [Release]

Detroit. Jan 2013. A new NSX Concept that showcases the evolution of the next-generation supercar’s styling and design, including a first look at the possible direction for its interior design was unveiled today by American Honda on their Acura stand.

Honda returns to Type R : European Civic Type R Announced [Release]

21 September 2012. Honda CEO Ito announces new Civic Type R and new Compact SUV model

• New Civic Type R for Europe in 2015
• All new compact SUV model
• 3 new hybrid technologies announced
• Honda to launch all new fuel cell electric model in Japan, US and Europe in 2015
• Total annual global customers forecasted at 39 million per year by 2017
• New supers sports motorcycle based on MotoGP machines

History of Honda's Type R

History - Honda's Type R

Honda almost did not become a car manufacturer at all. In the late 60's the powerful MITI, the Japanese Ministry for Industry basically forbade Honda from manufacturing cars and told them to stick to motorcycles. Thankfully they never listened and although they struggled in the early years their breakthrough came in the form of the first oil crisis in 1973. Suddenly frugal small cars were in demand and Honda flourished.

Acura NSX Concept : NAIAS 2012 [Release]

Click HERE to see a hilarious Acura NSX Superbowl Ad with Seinfeld, Jay Leno and the Soup Nazi!

American Honda today unveiled the new NSX Concept, highlighting the design and technology direction for the next-generation supercar.

Badged as an Acura in the US, the new NSX, which is expected to go on sale in the next three years, will be developed by Honda R&D Americas and manufactured in Ohio but is developed for true sports driving enthusiasts throughout the world.

The dynamically-styled NSX Concept gives an indication of the next great performance vehicle from Honda. Making use of lightweight materials and a mid-mounted V-6 engine, the NSX Concept employs several new technologies, including an innovative new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® (Super Handling All Wheel Drive™) hybrid system.

Enfant Terrible : Honda CR-X 1.6i-16 [review]

White Noise : Honda S2000 (AP2)

Cult Car Central revisits the Honda S2000 (AP2)
Vital Statistics
Car: Honda S2000 (AP2)
Owners: 1
Original Registration: 5th September 2007
Mileage: 67+k km
Revisited: 25th May 2010

When the topic of FR (short for Front-engined Rear-wheel drive) roadsters is raised, the Mazda Miata MX-5, or Eunos Roadster, is invariably brought up, with whole armies of drivers and enthusiastic non-drivers alike pumping the air in affirmation of the little Mazda's status as roost ruler. As much as we can appreciate the first generation Miata (or NA) for what it offered (lightweight, no frills motoring, compactness and agililty), its time was pretty much over when the Honda S2000 appeared on the scene.

Honda to discontinue FD2 Civic Type R

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced it will discontinue production of the 4-door Civic Type R at the end of August, 2010. A purist's sports car featuring precisely tuned vehicle dynamics, the Civic Type R creates a unity between car and driver for exceptional driving pleasure.

Hybrid CR-Zy : Honda CR-Z

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. announced today that the all-new CR-Z hybrid vehicle will go on sale in Japan on Friday, February 26, 2010. CR-Z combines a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine and Honda's proprietary Integrated Motor Assist™ (IMA®) system, and creates fusion between futuristic and dynamic styling and exhilarating driving, along with outstanding fuel economy of 25 km/L (Fuel economy of CVT version measured in 10-15 mode).

Cult Car Central status report- Honda S2000

CCC STATUS REPORT on Honda S2000

HISTORICAL FACTORS

Honda announced in 1999 that they were about to launch a remake of their S500/600 convertible of the late 60s, a tiny but stunning triumph of engineering over the odds. With a 600cc four cylinder engine that had four side draught Kehin carbs, 16-valves, Double Over Head cams, needle roller main bearings and an unbelievable rpm limit of 11,000 rpm! It was rear driven but via chains to solve the problem of the suspension movement.

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