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Honda America gets Wing and CRF updates for 2021

TORRANCE, California – Honda America’s first new-model announcement of 2021 confirms a refreshed member of the Gold Wing family with a number of upgrades intended to deliver more long-distance comfort and convenience. One is a larger ”boot” on the bikes to accommodate two full-face crash helmets. Honda America also announced upgrades to its smallest dual-sport… Continue reading Honda America gets Wing and CRF updates for 2021

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Honda SA goes small on latest compact SUV

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Honda has added yet another small SUV to its showroom floors and badged the cute new wheels the Indian-assembled WR-V. Which perhaps explains why a Google search for the letters came up with Winsome Recreation Vehicle… The cute little five-seater wagon is said to have been modelled on the brand’s Jazz… Continue reading Honda SA goes small on latest compact SUV

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Honda switching to batteries, bye-bye to F1

TOKYO, Japan – Japan’s Honda Motor will end its participation as an engine supplier in the FIA Formula 1 World championship at the end of the 2021 season to focus on zero-emissions technology. Chief executive Takahiro Hachigo said in an online news conference that the decision was made at the end of September and the… Continue reading Honda switching to batteries, bye-bye to F1

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Next Honda Jazz: ‘Most comfortable car in its class’

New seat design for front-seats comfort Enhanced lumbar and pelvic support Rear seats have thicker padding, extra legroom WOLFSBURG, Germany – Engineers and designers of the next-generation Honda Jazz intend to take a large step forward from its predecessor to focus, as a single development team, on creating more space and comfort for the driver… Continue reading Next Honda Jazz: ‘Most comfortable car in its class’

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Honda digital on Gold Wing jacked with Android Auto

TORRANCE, California – Honda’s awesome 2020 Gold Wing touring supermotorcycle can soon (in the US, at least) be equipped with Android Auto at no additional cost so new owners with Android 5.0 or later smartphones and the Android Auto app will be able enjoy music, phone calls and messaging. While aboard their Gold Wing, connection… Continue reading Honda digital on Gold Wing jacked with Android Auto

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Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

TOKYO, Japan – Honda has announced that the all-new Honda e electric car and the CBR1000RR-R Fireblade supersport motorcycle have each won a  ‘Red Dot’ product design rating*. The Honda e (above) won”Red Dot: Best of the Best 2020′ in the automobile category and ‘Red Dot 2020’ in the meta category of “Smart Products”. ”Honda… Continue reading Honda takes Red Dot accolades for cars and motorcycles

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Like a bit of rough? Enter the Honda Quest Adventure

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – Honda Quest True Adventure is not a race or a rally, it’s an adventure expedition designed to test human endurance and adaptability… a tough test of adventure motorcycle competition using a superb adventure motorcycle: the all-new Honda CRF1100L Africa Twin. Finalists will be tested and judged on their adventure motorcycle riding,… Continue reading Like a bit of rough? Enter the Honda Quest Adventure

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Tokyo salon: Honda shows two stunning machines

TOKYO, Japan – Honda is starting 2020 with a first showing of a Civic Type R hot hatch updated shellwise for the new century and has unveiled the car at the Tokyo Auto Salon. Further, what the automaker describes as ”the pinnacle of Honda’s sport-car offering – the three-motor hybrid NSX supercar – also gets… Continue reading Tokyo salon: Honda shows two stunning machines

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Austrian GP: Max magic takes Honda to Spielberg win

SPIELBERG, Austria – Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix, and ended F1 champion team Mercedes’s streak of success on Sunday by beating Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc in a wheel-banging battle of the 21-year-olds. The Hollander’s win – only confirmed three hours later after an investigation into an at first questioned overtake – was… Continue reading Austrian GP: Max magic takes Honda to Spielberg win

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Classy Honda Civics get makeover for 2019 model year

Midlife update for whole Honda Civic range Athletic design gets fresh, more focused, elements Drivetrains, model range remains unchanged JOHANNESBURG, Gauteng – Honda Motor SA now has stock of the improved and upgraded Honda Civic range. It’s a ”midlife update” intended to build on the formula that’s underpinned the Civic’s considerable status by introducing a series… Continue reading Classy Honda Civics get makeover for 2019 model year