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  • Civic Type-R back to reclaim it’s throne

    Things are absolutely hot at the Geneva Motor Show, especially after the covers were pulled off the all-new Honda Civic Type-R. The Japanese hot-hatch replaces its predecessor after a short-lived run of only two years, making it the tenth Honda to wear the coveted Type-R badge. The short lifespan...
  • Fun to drive Honda Civic has turbo to thank

    Turbo charged engine transforms new Honda Civic and recaptures the charisma and soul that’s been missing. What is it? Nine generations later and the Honda Civic continues to be the reliable stepping stone in the line-up; the model that sets the direction and tone for everything that follows. If this Civic is...
  • Video: Stay away from the back of this NSX

    Owners of the latest hybrid Honda NSX will certainly not want to see flames out the exhaust pipe but on the older model this simple (removable) modification pulls a crowd and surprisingly the bumper hasn’t melted into a gloopy mess. Flamethrower systems usually consist of a spark plug mounted in the exhaust...
  • Video: NSX production will make you weep

    More heartache for local fans of Honda’s NSX as this video reveals the manufacturing methods and secrets, plus some sexy rolling shots. With the exchange rate, Honda South Africa was facing an impossible retail price over R5 million but let’s just say there aren’t any cars (sans hybrid) that would keep...
  • Small turbo engines for next Honda Civic

    Come 2017 an all-new Honda Civic will be available. Though relatively little is known about the newcomer, Honda will use the upcoming Geneva motor show to give an indication as to how the next-generation may look. Here in South Africa a weak Rand and poor exchange rates mean that...
  • Launch Drive: New Honda Civic Type R Turbo

    What is it? A dichotomy of new and old. On the one hand new Honda Civic Type R Turbo makes a long-awaited shift to turbo propulsion and on the other hand mates this to a self-shifting manual gearbox. The sophistication of active dampers meets the 90s wings-and-aero look. But...