2023 Honda HR-V First Drive: I recently had the chance to spend some time behind the wheel of the second generation U.S.-spec HR-V in Skamania, Washington. Though it is longer, wider and more comfortable inside, it did lose a little bit of practicality in its switch from the Fit platform to the Civic platform. For example, the 'Magic Seat' second row that was borrowed from the … [Read more...] about 2023 Honda HR-V First Drive
Introducing the Sony Honda Mobility Company: Following a previous announcement that these two Japanese companies would be joining forces to build new electric cars globally, we now know the name of that joint venture and more details on logistics. Based in Tokyo, it will officially be known as 'Sony Honda Mobility Inc.' and should be fully established by year's end via the … [Read more...] about Introducing Sony Honda Mobility Inc.
Today, Honda teases the 2023 CR-V officially for the first time. The Japanese automaker released three photos and a statement describing the sixth-generation model as such: "Rugged and sophisticated design. Increased versatility. A more advanced hybrid system for a sportier driving experience and more capability." With that, we can gather that the new generation will grow in … [Read more...] about Honda Teases 2023 CR-V
News Desk GMC unveils 2023 Yukon Denali Ultimate. GMC has decided it can make a case for an even more expensive Yukon Denali, so today they've introduced the 2023 Yukon Denali Ultimate. Closing the gap in price with the platform-mate Cadillac Escalade, the Denali Ultimate ups the luxury ante with Super Cruise, a more immersive audio system, fancier leather seats, bespoke … [Read more...] about News Desk [May 3rd, 2022]
News Desk General Motors confirms the electrified C8 Corvettes are coming. On the eve of Ford's production launch of the F-150 Lightning EV, General Motors President Mark Reuss dropped a bombshell during CNBC's morning show, 'Squawk Box'. The C8 Corvette is getting electrified, starting with a hybridized version in 2023 and a fully-electric variant after that. A teaser … [Read more...] about News Desk [April 25th, 2022]
News Desk 2024 Ford Mustang front end caught undisguised. The dam has broken at Ford in regards to the next-generation Mustang. Just the other day we were able to show you its interior. Today, we can now share leaked images of two takes on its front end design. The one above is believed to be the hi-po GT model. Based on the two photos, it appears that this update will be … [Read more...] about News Desk [April 14th, 2022]
News Desk Honda announces development of two performance EVs, including one for Acura. Honda is already hard at work on two electric vehicle collaborations, one with GM, one with Sony. The Japanese company has now announced the development of its own performance electric cars. Two to be exact, including one for Acura that many believe will be the successor to the NSX. … [Read more...] about News Desk [April 12th, 2022]
If you're looking for practicality but don't want a crossover, fear not because the 2022 Honda Civic hatchback has arrived. The second body style in the Civic lineup offers additional practicality and is one of the ways you can get a six-speed manual transmission. For the first time, the Civic hatchback will be built in the U.S. at Honda's Greensburg, Indiana facility. Since … [Read more...] about 2022 Honda Civic Hatchback First Look: Now With a Manual!
Make no mistake that the 2021 Honda Civic Type R remains the king of hot hatches. No other entry in this segment possesses the same level of balance, engagement, practicality, and power. When it first arrived in the U.S. for the 2017 model year, the hottest Civic immediately became an enthusiast’s sweetheart. It was one of the most well-rounded cars under $40,000, making it an … [Read more...] about 2021 Honda Civic Type R: Still the Hot Hatch to Beat
The refreshed 2021 Honda Ridgeline may just the perfect truck for the pragmatic consumer. Instead of focusing on bragging rights, Honda emphasized usability thanks to the myriad of storage spaces, the in-bed trunk, and an audio system integrated into the bed. Unlike rivals from General Motors, Toyota, and Ford, the Ridgeline is a unibody pickup truck. It's a close relative to … [Read more...] about 2021 Honda Ridgeline: The Pragmatic Truck?