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Honda Is Using Facebook To Find Owners With Defective Takata Airbags

Defective airbags from Takata have been linked to 18 deaths and hundreds of injuries, but more than 10 million vehicles still remain unrepaired at this point, according to a report issued Friday. It’s an unfortunate situation—one that Honda’s now trying to reconcile by tracking down affected owners through Facebook.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Toro Rosso Confirms Gasly And Hartley As The Drivers Who Will Suffer Under Honda

The prophecy that has been foretold (and very poorly kept as a secret) has been fulfilled. One highly talented Le Mans winner, Brendon Hartley, and one promising 2016 GP2 champ, Pierre Gasly, shall be Toro Rosso’s sacrifices to the Honda power unit demons. All hail the dark lord of engine woe! Read more… Continue Reading […]

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CarMax Actually Bought That Viral Honda Accord For $20,000

A week ago, CarMax, the used-car dealer who says they’re better than other used car dealers, posted a video on YouTube offering $20,000 for Max Lanman’s fiancée’s 1996 Honda Accord, including $5,000 for the cat in the video, whose name is Papa Puff Pants. Now, CarMax says, they’ve made good. And to think CarMax…Read more… […]

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Here’s Why The New Honda Civic Type R Doesn’t Suffer From Torque Steer

We harbor a love for Honda’s new front-wheel drive monster with the famed Type R badge. One of the reasons Honda got the 2017 Honda Civic Type R right; engineers completely reworked the car’s front suspension in an effort to eliminate torque steer. We hate torque steer, so that’s a very good thing. Read more… […]

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Honda’s ‘Baby NSX’ Finally Shows Up As A Gran Turismo Car You Can’t Own

For years now—yes, years—we’ve been teased with patents and renderings and mysterious photos that led us to believe Honda was making a new, small mid-engine sports car often dubbed the “baby NSX.” That seemed too good to be true. And it was. We now know it’s a Gran Turismo-only concept, not a real car, and here […]

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You Can Finally Get A Great Deal On A Honda Civic Si

The Civic Si may not garner the headlines like its Type R stablemate does, but it’s still a compelling value. While some dealers subjected this car to Type R pricing strategies, such price-padding in long in this generation Si’s past. The model year changeover means you can start to score some deals.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Homemade Ad For That Used Honda Accord Drove Its Price So High eBay Canceled The Auction

Last week, we all got to experience the beauty that was, in fact, just an ad for a used Honda Accord. Filmmaker Max Lanman made the commercial to help sell his fiancée’s 1996 Accord, which is worth about $1,500, and it worked: The bids got up to $150,000 before eBay canceled the auction for “illegitimate […]

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The Homemade Ad For That Used Honda Accord Drove Its Price So High eBay Canceled The Auction

Last week, we all got to experience the beauty that was, in fact, just an ad for a used Honda Accord. Filmmaker Max Lanman made the commercial to help sell his fiancée’s 1996 Accord, which is worth about $1,500, and it worked: The bids got up to $150,000 before eBay canceled the auction for “illegitimate […]

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Here’s Exactly What Makes The 2018 Honda Accord And Civic Type R Engines Different

The 2018 Honda Accord ditches the V6 in favor of a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder as its most powerful engine option. It’s been heralded at many outlets—including admittedly this one—as being an Accord with the Civic Type R’s engine. While it is based on that motor, the newly released parts catalog reveals many…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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The Honda Collection Hall Is A Salute To Ingenuity And Dreams

Honda’s always been one to do things differently. Take VTEC as a prime example of Honda’s ingenuity. Whereas other manufacturers went with turbocharging, supercharging, and rotary engines, Honda’s engineers went with a system that changed the cam timing optimized for fuel economy at low RPMs and performance at higher…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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I Bought Another Honda CBR900RR That I Can Actually Ride

The 1993 Honda CBR900RR that I’ve been writing about is almost too much of a unicorn. Low-mileage, near-perfect examples don’t exactly grow on trees. I want to preserve it. That doesn’t mean park it forever in the living room, but it does mean daily-rider duties are off the table. The bike doesn’t take up much […]

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Honda’s Got A New Robot Pal That Will Carry Your Crap And Be That Hot Dog Stand You Wanted

You know, sometimes I just love Honda. It’s the only car company out there that watched Wall-E and thought “screw it, let’s make that happen!” You’ll see what I mean when I tell you about RoboCas, Honda’s concept robot that appears to be capable of carrying your stuff like a pack animal, letting you open […]

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The 2017 Tokyo Motor Show Didn’t Give Us What We Wanted

I’m here at the 45th Tokyo Motor Show, and while you Americans were sleeping I went to the various press conferences at Honda, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Lexus, and Toyota. The verdict? There’s some cool stuff here, but not the big announcements we enthusiasts were kind of hoping for.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The Honda Sports EV Concept Gives Some Hope For A Fun Electric Future

I often wonder which automaker will have the guts to come out with a fun hybrid or electric sports car that’s actually affordable. And a lot of the time I keep thinking if anyone could do it it’s Honda, which has given us impressive electrified offerings like the new NSX and Accord Hybrid—even with the […]

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The Honda Sports EV Concept Gives Some Hope For A Fun Electric Future

I often wonder which automaker will have the guts to come out with a fun hybrid or electric sports car that’s actually affordable. And a lot of the time I keep thinking if anyone could do it it’s Honda, which has given us impressive electrified offerings like the new NSX and Accord Hybrid—even with the […]

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