Jay Leno’s Garage checks out a half-motorcycle, half-car hybrid. Matt Brown turned a dilapidated ’64 Honda S600 into a little bundle of joy using a 160hp 1000cc Honda CBR 1000RR engine, BMW differential, Miata brakes, and Yamaha shocks.
The tiny Japan-only S660 has a 660cc 3-cylinder engine that produces 66hp, but Car and Driver says a variant with a 1L 125hp turbocharged engine will make its way to the US. The video is in Japanese, but a gear head’s glee is universal.
The production Civic Type R is even more aggressive and powerful than its concept model. Its 2L turbo VTEC engine produces up to 310hp and delivers 295lb.ft. of torque at only 2500RPM. It also goes round the Nürburgring in 7:50.
Honda promotes the Civic Type-R, the NSX and its other new vehicles by helping you speed read. Seriously. Just keep your eyes on the middle of the video and press play. Ready for level 2? Go! Oh we’re not done yet! Goooo!
Honda UK made two short films to juxtapose the Honda Civic and its alter ego, the Civic Type-R, then loaded them both in one frame. After you hit play, you can switch between the two short films by pressing ‘R’ on your keyboard.
The Stateline has a long, low-slung profile and takes riders from city to country in comfort and style. Driven by a high torque 1312cc V-twin engine, we especially love the new blue metallic paintjob. Also available with anti-lock brakes.
Honda parodies the hipster DIY culture with its April Fools’ Day gag – a car that comes completely disassembled, with over 180,000 individual pieces. We’d like to think they hired IKEA to create the assembly manuals.
The NM4’s“neo-futuristic” design was inspired by manga and anime. It has a 745cc twin-cylinder engine that produces 50bhp and 50lb.ft. of torque. It will also have a variant that doesn’t have the wide rear utility boxes.
Looking like it jumped out of an anime, the Civic Type R Concept has a 276hp 2L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, a massive rear spoiler, wide front and rear fenders and 20″ wheels. A production version is expected in 2015.
A black 1992 Honda NSX that was purchased for the late F1 legend Ayrton Senna by one of his close friends. Silverstone Auctions will offer the car to bidders on 2/22/14 and estimates that it will sell for at least $120,000.
Bold styling, performance and comfort are just a few of the reasons to check out Honda’s big blue tourer. Its 1832cc liquid-cooled 6cyl. Goldwing engine should make it fly, as the low-slung Valkyrie weighs just 750lbs. Video here.
The evolution of the OSM Concept, the open-top S660 is looking more and more like a production car. It’s expected to sport a tiny 3 cyl. engine and lightweight construction for fuel efficiency. Debuts at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.
This new commercial for the fuel-efficient European Honda CR-V 1.6 i DTEC will quickly have you scratching your head through a series of mind-bending optical illusions, touting the tagline “An impossible, made possible.”
Like fellow Japanese giant Sony, Honda lives and dies by its engineers. The company pays tribute to its most prized assets in this simple but powerful commercial. If only inventing stuff was this easy.
Designed to provide a fun riding experience in a compact package, the Honda Grom is a small motorcycle with a 125cc engine, 4-speed transmission, 12″ wheels and a seat that’s just 29.7″ off the ground for optimum stability.
Honda recently unveiled their Civic sedan and Civic Si coupe concepts. Aside from a natural gas model, the Civic Si will also have a hybrid model, which will have Li-ion batteries alongside a 1.5L engine.