Engine supplier Honda has announced it will withdraw from Formula One at the conclusion of the 2021 season. The surprise move, announced this morning, brings to an end Honda’s return to F1 which started in 2015.
Honda’s Civic Type R is without a doubt one of the fastest front-wheel drive road cars ever made. It’s set multiple lap records on race tracks around the world, and until recently held bragging rights at the Nurburgring too.
Formula One world champion Jenson Button has claimed another record at Australia’s Mount Panorama circuit. The 2009 winner and reigning Super GT champion drove Honda’s Civic Type R to set the fastest lap for a front-wheel drive production car at the 3.86-mile track.
We’re always excited when any new car is making its way to Gran Turismo. When it’s a SEMA GT Award-winner, it’s even more exciting. These are cars which aren’t just some stamped-out piece of metal or carbon-fiber, but unique pieces of automotive art made with a passion by a small group — or even just one person.
Today we think nothing about seeing a Honda on the road. Cars like the Accord and Civic are commonplace and often rank high in the list of best selling vehicles. But where did it all start? In this week’s Want we go back 50 years to take a look at the genesis of Honda cars in the US, the N600.
Honda’s joined the ranks of automakers showing off their Geneva wares before, well, Geneva. But instead of high-downforce supercars or hybrid sports sedans, it’s entered into the cute little hatch race. And with this, the Honda e Prototype, we’re tempted to call it the winner right here.
It’s official: Red Bull and Honda will join forces in Formula One beginning in 2019. The engine deal covers the 2019 and 2020 seasons, right up to the end of the current regulations. With F1 returning to Circuit Paul Ricard this weekend, the news is sure to set the mood.
Combining the utility of a pick-up with the sportiness of a performance car, the Ute is a brilliant piece of Australian ingenuity. However, outside the Land Down Under, these vehicles are fairly rare and, clearly, the world needs more of them.
The current Honda NSX is a very impressive car. However, it also carries an equally impressive price tag which is out of the reach for most buyers. With the latest Vision GT offering from Honda however, we might have caught a glimpse of what can only be a baby NSX.
If you’ve ever sold a car you know what a hassle it can be. Between low ball offers, scam e-mails, and even some shady buyers, it’s not an experience most like. However, writer and director Max Lanman found a way to avoid all this with a simple commercial.