March 30, 2015

Honda Accord AXED – no replacement expected

Photo Honda Accord AXED - no replacement expected

-+*The Honda Accord is to be axed in the UK and Europe by the end of 2014 with no replacement planned as Honda decide the traditional saloon is now unworkable. The Honda Accord seems to have been around forever as a competent, but rather unexciting, traditional saloon and estate appealing to a very traditional market […]

Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC wins MPG Marathon

Photo Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC MPG Marathon

-+* The Honda Civic Tourer  with Honda’s latest 1.6 i-DTEC ‘Earth Dreams’ engine has managed to do 97.2mpg in this year’s MPG Marathon event. Last year Honda took the CR-V 1.6i-DTEC out MPG Marathon playing, and managed to return an impressive 78mpg in a car the official figures say should do 63mpg, disproving (to a point) that cars just […]

2015 Honda CR-V Facelift Paris 2014 debut

Photo 2015 Honda CR-V Facelift

-+*The Honda CR-V has been given a bit of a cosmetic makeover for 2015 and gets a more powerful 1.6 i-DTEC diesel engine and nine-speed auto ‘box. Debuts at Paris 2014. It’s two years since the latest Honda CR-V arrived in the UK (and a chunk longer since it arrived in the US and Japan), […]

New Honda Civic Type R Concept previews production Type R

Photo new Honda Civic Type R Concept

-+*A new Honda Civic Type R Concept has been revealed ahead of a Paris Motor Show debut this week, previewing the 2015 production Type R. We had a concept Civic Type R at Geneva earlier this year, but this latest Honda Civic Type R Concept – heading for a debut this week at the Paris […]

2015 Honda Jazz prototype revealed ahead of Paris debut – on sale summer 2015

Photo 2015 Honda Jazz prototype

-+*A prototype version of the 2015 Honda Jazz has been revealed ahead of a debut at the 2015 Paris Motor Show, previewing the 2015 Honda Jazz due to arrive summer 2015. It may be a year before the 2015 Honda Jazz arrives as a production model, but Honda are previewing the arrival of the new Jazz […]

Honda HR-V small SUV debut at Paris Motor Show

Photo Honda HR-V

-+*The first photos of the new Honda HR-V – a supermini SUV – have been revealed ahead of a debut at the 2014 Paris Motor Show and a 2015 on sale date. If the Honda HR-V name sounds familiar, that’s because Honda has already made an HR-V – a small supermini SUV – which arrived […]

New Honda Civic Black Edition launches

Photo New Honda Civic Black Edition launches

-+*The Honda Civic Black Edition has been launched with a cosmetic makeover and Honda offers a Comprehensive Care Plan Policy for servicing. The Honda Civic in normal guise – as opposed to the Type R – might not be the most inspiring car on the market, but it offers a convincing package nonetheless of great quality and […]

Honda cutting production in Swindon again – 500 jobs at risk

Photo Honda UK Swindon

-+*Honda UK is cutting production at their Swindon Plant – by cutting shifts from 3 to 2 – as weak demand in Europe sees the Swindon Plant running at half capacity. It’s only a year since Honda announced 800 job cuts at Swindon (which eventually was 550) and now they’re about to cut a further […]

New Honda NSX Concept to take on Goodwood Hillclimb in June

Photo new Honda NSX Concept

-+*The new Honda NSX Concept – Honda’s new, green supercar – will be at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in June and tackle the famous hillclimb. The arrival of the production version of the new Honda NSX Supercar is schedlued for 2015, and Honda are making sure the new NSX will arrive with high expectations. […]

Honda CR-V Black Edition & White Edition launch

Photo Honda CR-V Black Edition

-+*Two special editions of the Honda CR-V – the CR-V Black Edition and White Edition – have been launched in the UK with additional spec. The new Honda CR-V – a sensible type of SUV for car buyers who don’t need a ‘lifestyle’ SUV – has been with us for more than a year, so […]