These are the cars that won’t be worth next-to-nothing after five years of ownership. How well a car holds its value is a very important statistic that influences the way many people buy cars. If two cars both cost $40,000 new but one will be worth $10,000 in a private party sale five years down the … read more
Will it be used in a supercar or a small fuel-sipper? Cars are getting more refined and fuel-efficient as transmissions continue to accrue gears as if they were going out of style. The impressive new 10-speed transmission built by Ford and GM will make muscle cars of the future better track monsters … read more
Acura has been chosen to show off its latest concept car, the Precision Concept, on the Concept Lawn at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance.
Acura calls the design theme for this concept “quantum continuum,” previewing a glimpse of what future Acura models might look like.
“We’re … read more
Honda has filed a new patent with the Japan Patent Office for a new transmission which features 11 speeds and three clutches.
In the description, Honda says that by using a third clutch, it will be able to decrease torque removal that occurs with dual-clutch transmissions. The patent application, … read more
The next-generation Honda Civic Type-R hot hatch is still 100 per cent on track for an Australian launch before the end of 2017, the company’s local chief said today.
This means hotted-up Honda diehards will soon be able to get their hands on a rejoinder to the all-conquering Ford Focus RS.
The imminent … read more
Honda Australia says it won’t finish repairing 400,000 cars fitted with potentially faulty airbag inflators, supplied by third-party provider Takata, for at least another 12 months.
The massive task of replacing such a huge number of various inflators (up to 5000 per week), and navigating the complex … read more
Honda Australia has forecast huge growth in 2017 on the back of the new Civic sedan and hatch line-up, and the much improved next-generation CR-V medium SUV.
The company’s local director Stephen Collins this week stated his aim to achieve 50,000 sales next year, around 20 per cent more than is expected … read more
Honda Australia says it and a number of other “advanced” markets around the globe are pushing for the development of a greater array of sporty cars, potentially even a revival of iconic coupes such as the Prelude and Integra.
Why is this of note? While there’s nothing locked away in the immediate … read more
Honda has reportedly filed a patent in Japan for an 11-speed triple-clutch transmission.
According to AutoGuide, which initially found the patent, the filing was made by Honda on May 27, 2016. In a translation of the patent application Honda claims that the third clutch will reduce torque loss.
The … read more
The all-new 2017 Honda CR-V, set to break cover within the next few months, will be a more premium and dynamic offering designed to take it right up to the dominant Mazda CX-5 in the booming medium SUV market.
Due to launch in Australia during the second half of next year, following on from a world … read more