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Concept cars

Honda reveals a Self-Balancing, Self-Driving Motorbike

No doubt McLaren would prefer Honda to reveal a self-reliable, self-fast F1 engine for the 2017 Formula 1 Season, but hey ho. The automotive company has just unveiled its groundbreaking Riding Assist technology at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, which comes in the form of a next-generation motorcycle that can balance itself regardless of whether it’s carrying a rider or not.  Continue Reading

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Concept cars

McLaren-Honda F1 future concept car with closed cockpit that actually looks good

With the 2016 Formula 1 season done and dusted, we look forward to the next, as plenty of changes are included in the 2017 regulations. Wider, faster and more aggressive race cars with fatter tyres are on the way, but the controversial halo head protection device didn’t make it to the final manual. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

HondaJet speed records must have McLaren F1 team scratching their heads

Honda’s beautifully designed light-weight aircraft has recently set two separate speed records – and it’s incredibly fuel efficient too. So after Honda’s last 2 seasons as engine supplier to McLaren, this might help remind the F1 team that Honda can make things quick… Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The Honda Civic Type R is heading to America in 2017

Frustratingly for Button and Alonso, this Honda Civic Type R concept could probably lap Circuit of The Americas faster than the McLaren Honda MP4-31…

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Road Edition

Honda revives an icon – The new Honda NSX

With Honda’s first generation NSX two-seater sharing handling development with the late three-time Formula One World Champion Ayrton Senna, there was never any doubt about the legendary sports car’s performance. Praised for its nimble handling and advanced aerodynamic design, Honda has finally revived its iconic two-seater as the second generation Acura NSX in the US. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

Honda Civic WTCC car gets new look at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Honda has partnered with the Jean Graton Foundation to give the Honda Civic WTCC car an all-new look at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Honda Civic WTCC will be one of four WTCC machines carrying a one-off artist livery and will feature within the FIA World Touring Car Championships ‘Art Car Contest’ debuting at the annual motoring event. Continue Reading

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Art + Design

F1 inspiration helps Honda dream up vehicles for world exploration

‘Great Journey’ is a series of autonomous vehicles designed specifically to cross the varying terrain on our planet. Seven concept vehicles were designed to tackle stages of the world’s longest route of human migration – from Nairobi in Kenya to Manaus, Brazil. Continue Reading

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Road Edition

The Acura NSX GT3 is a back to basics racing car

Honda has just unveiled their Acura NSX GT3 track car at the New York Auto Show. Based on the road version of the supercar, this race-spec model has done away with the hybrid all-wheel-drive and is powered purely from a twin-turbo 3.5-litre V6 in RWD. Continue Reading

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Films

Chris Labrooy creates elastic car art in Tokyo

A Honda NSX, Datsun 240Z, Datsun Skyline GT-R and the Toyota AE86 are twisted and distorted in Tokyo. Ayrton Senna worked on the original NSX design in the 1990’s so there’s the F1 link… Continue Reading

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Concept cars

Honda’s project 2and4 concept conveys MotoGP history

Embodying the concept of creative craftsmanship, Honda ‘project 2and4’ celebrates the car maker’s position as a leading engine manufacturer. its power unit, developed for motoGP motorcycle racing series and specially tuned for the public road, is a 999 cc V4 unit and conforms to a guiding philosophy that inspires innovation and originality. Continue Reading

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