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Greedy, Greedy Dealers Are Still Putting Insane Mark-Ups On Civic Type Rs

A few months ago, we reported about Honda dealers applying insane price mark-ups, or, as they like to call them, “market adjustments,” to the cost of the limited-run 2018 Civic Type R. In a shocking revelation, it turns out that car dealerships seem to enjoy the act of getting “money” (which they can later exchange…Read […]

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The McLaren-Honda Split Really Does Sound Like A Bad Breakup

McLaren-Honda was like the tumultuous relationship everyone had to keep tabs on in high school—the one doomed to not work out, but that somehow always showed up holding hands the next morning before class. So, naturally, the breakup is going about like you’d expect from a high-school relationship.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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McLaren Finally Confirms They’re Dropping Honda For Renault In F1

For the past three years, Honda has been like the scumbag boyfriend of Formula One. Oooooooh, girllllllll. You’re still with him? He always promises to do so much, but like, never does it. I can’t believe you haven’t kicked his lazy butt to the curb yet! Good news, everyone: McLaren finally announced their split from…Read […]

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McLaren-Honda Is Finally Dead: Reports

While McLaren still hasn’t announced anything to the public yet, multiple sources are confirming that their divorce from Formula One engine supplier Honda has been finalized. McLaren will run Renault engines next year, per Sky Sports, and plans to announce it during the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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McLaren-Honda Is Finally Dead: Reports

While McLaren still hasn’t announced anything to the public yet, multiple sources are confirming that their divorce from Formula One engine supplier Honda has been finalized. McLaren will run Renault engines next year, per Sky Sports, and plans to announce it during the Singapore Grand Prix race weekend. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Honda Wins With This Fantastic Electric Retro-Future Concept

After a string of boring silver suppositories calling themselves “concept cars” at the 2017 Frankfurt Auto Show, Honda’s Urban EV concept is like a slap in the face with your favorite sandwich: surprising, but delightful. It’s an all-new electric platform for Honda, though the character and look are clearly based on…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This One Little Engineering Detail Is A Great Reminder Of How Amazing Honda Can be

I’ll admit, I haven’t been all that interested in most recent Hondas, but every now and then something comes along to remind you of the amazing things Honda engineers are capable of. Whether it’s embarrassing GM, pushing the limits of air-cooling, or just being unexpected, Honda’s engineering can often be sublime.…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Toro Rosso Will Get McLaren’s Honda Engines, Lose Best Driver In Big F1 Trade: Reports

McLaren may have finally found a way out of its bum Formula One engine deal with Honda, but it’s probably coming at the expense of Toro Rosso, according to multiple reports. Toro Rosso and McLaren will swap engine suppliers, but Toro Rosso’s best driver Carlos Sainz Jr. will be moving to Renault as a result. […]

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Assholes Brag About Crushing A Honda Prelude Buried On A Beach By Hurricane Harvey

A ton of people in Texas have lost vehicles to Hurricane Harvey, but Chris Burns says he lost his Honda Prelude in a far more malicious way. A week after the car was almost completely buried in sand by the storm, he uncovered an Instagram post where someone bragged about completely crushing it with a […]

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Assholes Brag About Crushing A Honda Prelude Buried On A Beach By Hurricane Harvey

A ton of people in Texas have lost vehicles to Hurricane Harvey, but Chris Burns says he lost his Honda Prelude in a far more malicious way. A week after the car was almost completely buried in sand by the storm, he uncovered an Instagram post where someone bragged about completely crushing it with a […]

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Assholes Brag About Crushing A Honda Prelude Buried On A Beach By Hurricane Harvey

A ton of people in Texas have lost vehicles to Hurricane Harvey, but Chris Burns says he lost his Honda Prelude in a far more malicious way. A week after the car was almost completely buried in sand by the storm, he uncovered an Instagram post where someone bragged about completely crushing it with a […]

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Here Are Some Easy Ways To Make Honda’s Terrible Formula One Engine Competitive

Honda, as of late, makes a very bad Formula One engine. Just ask the McLaren-Honda team and golden boy Fernando Alonso, who are both sick of “racing” it. (“Racing” is done with a working engine, hence the quotations.) But, even now, series bosses said they’re doing “everything they can” to keep Honda in F1.Read more… […]

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The McLaren F1 Team Could Finally Get Rid Of Its Terrible, Horrible Honda Engine

As we’ve said many, many, many, many, many times before, the McLaren-Honda Formula One team is not good. The “Honda” part of it is usually what makes the team so catastrophically bad, and the team may get rid of that in 2018 by using only the second-worst engine supplier in F1: Renault.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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That Wrecked 164-Mile Honda Civic Type R Could Be Your Next Salvage Race Car

No, it’s not safe to drive on the roads—not in this condition. And it would take a lot to get it there. But what if you lived in a world without such strict rules? If so, that 2017 Honda Civic Type R, destroyed this summer by a jackass driver who wasn’t paying attention, could be […]

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Hondas And Acuras From 1999-2004 Had Their Clocks Fail On The 40th Anniversary Of Elvis’ Death

August 16 was the 40th anniversary of the death of America’s favorite jumpsuit aficionado, Elvis Presley. On that very same day, nearly every Honda or Acura vehicle built between 1999 and 2004 and fitted with a Nav system had their clocks fail to just displaying 0:00. Coincidence? You decide.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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The New Honda Civic Type R Just Doesn’t Want To Do A Fat Burnout

The new Honda Civic Type R is a masterpiece of track-ready hot-hatch insanity, but when it comes to simple burnouts, it’s not the best. Even with 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner and ex-Formula One driver Alexander Rossi behind the wheel, the new Civic Type R just didn’t want to smoke the meats. Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Please Keep McLaren Driver Vandoorne In Your Thoughts As The Suffering Will Continue

Oh, bless Stoffel Vandoorne’s heart. Objectively terrible Formula One team McLaren confirmed today that the long-suffering driver will come back for another year with the team as planned, reports Motorsport.com. Please keep him in your thoughts, as there’s simply little hope in sight for that team. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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