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Honda’s Aims To Be A One-Stop Shop For A Night On The Town

Vehicles are becoming increasingly high-tech and Honda has embraced this trend by showing its Dream Drive technology at CES.   Billed as the “first integrated driver and passenger infotainment, commerce, services and rewards” system, Dream Drive technology goes far beyond traditional infotainment features.   It enables users to make restaurant reservations, order movie tickets and pay for services such as parking or fuel without ever leaving their vehicle. As part of this effort, Honda has teamed up with a number of different ...

2019-01-18T15:17:52+10:00January 18th, 2019|Honda|

What makes the Honda CR-V VTi-LX a great all-round SUV?

The Honda CR-V's sleek look isn't the only appealing factor about this SUV.   Comfort A spacious interior is a CR-V trademark and there's plenty of space in the front or back of this SUV. The overall design and layout doesn't give much away to its rivals, with decent storage space and soft-touch surfaces. The VTi-LX is also equipped with leather-accented upholstery, heated front seats, digital radio, panoramic sunroof and LED lights, providing the ultimate comfort.     Safety Autonomous emergency ...

2018-12-13T11:43:20+10:00December 13th, 2018|Honda|

1973 Honda Civic

When Honda offered us a drive of the first-generation 1973 Honda Civic it recently acquired, we wanted to give it the spotlight, as its younger sibling, the tenth-generation 2018 Honda Civic, has seen plenty of it since its launch in 2016. Without the success of the Civic, there is a strong chance we wouldn’t be driving Hondas today. Before the Civic came along, Honda offered roadsters, wagons, sedans and smaller cars like the Kei-car-inspired Z and N360. But sales started to decline by the early ’70s and Honda ...

2018-07-16T13:02:41+10:00July 16th, 2018|Honda|

Top Gear award Honda Civic Type R “Car of the Year”

Last week the Honda Civic Type R was named the top performance car to buy. Now, Top Gear have awarded the speed-machine Car of the Year. The British publication not only handed the Type R the top prize, it also handed the Honda the Hot Hatch and International Editors’ Car of the Year titles too. “The Civic Type R is addictive, rhythmic and devastatingly rapid; a true hero for the masses delivering accessibility and madness in one package. The thrill comes from the sheer single-mindedness of it.” Want to ...

2017-11-29T12:26:52+10:00November 29th, 2017|Honda|

Honda Civic Type R – Review

Honda has built a weapon that relishes being caned on a difficult road yet retains impressive everyday manners – it might look like a refugee from the Fast and the Furious movie franchise, but underneath those wings and vents is a grown-up and accomplished performance car. The Type R was developed by Japanese drivers for the racetrack. Honda set a world record at the famous Nürburgring in Germany with a time of 7 minutes 4.38seconds for a lap. Despite feeding 228kW/400Nm through just ...

2017-11-01T16:40:28+10:00November 1st, 2017|Honda|

Honda Foundation hand the keys to Sutherland Shire Support

Ben Whitney, General Manager of Tynan Sutherland is imaged handing over the Honda keys to Mr. John Walters and Leonie Puckeridge from Sutherland Shire Carer Support Services on behalf of the Honda Foundation. The Sutherland Shire Carer Support Service Inc. is a local community based not-for-profit organisation serving the Sutherland Shire for some 20 years. With over 21,000 carers in the Shire Caring affects all communities, all ages and all cultures and carers are often referred to as 'the forgotten community'. For ...

2017-10-19T14:23:02+10:00October 19th, 2017|Community, Honda|

The Honda CR-V – Why compromise on size?

As the rate of Australian families increases, we’re constantly in need for space in our vehicles. But space is a luxury that we often take for granted and is usually reserved for large luxury cars. But the latest, fifth-generational model of the Honda CR-V proves that space isn’t all that expensive. Bringing the option of a seven-seat configuration in their Australian showrooms for the first time. All model variants feature the same powertrain with an upgraded version of the 1.5 ...

2017-10-11T13:44:03+10:00August 24th, 2017|Honda|

2018 Honda Civic Type R Review – 4/5

As we all know, historically Germany’s south suffered through World War Two and remained in ruins. However, over the past thirty so years, Dresden citizens began rebuilding it to its former glory. I guess you can say Honda’s Type R lineage has suffered similarly, as allied forces bombed the badge into retirement in 2012. During this absence, Honda chose to quietly rebuild its performance arm. Welcome, the all-new Civic Type R. Rebuilt and arriving this September in the Australian market ...

2017-07-18T15:02:14+10:00July 4th, 2017|Honda|

New Record Recorded by Honda Civic Type R

The 2017 Honda Civic Type R has set a new record for the fastest front-wheel drive lap at Nürburgring. The model was only just newly revealed at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show and has already been put to the test. Proving that this new car has what it takes, the Honda Civic Type R has set a new benchmark lap time for front-wheel drive cars at the Nürburgring Nordschleife. On the 3rd of April 2017, a development car lapped the world-famous circuit ...

2017-05-11T16:46:35+10:00May 11th, 2017|Honda|

What’s the best first car for Learners/P Platers?

Buying the keys to 'freedom' Beginning to drive is daunting for most teenagers these days. Years ago your dad probably would have chucked you in his lap and let you take control of the wheel or if you were lucky, taken you out to a paddock and shown you the ropes. Today learners take one lap around the block and are often scared, but they wouldn't be as worried if they were aware of the great, low budget new vehicles ...

2017-04-07T09:07:09+10:00April 6th, 2017|Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mitsubishi, Suzuki|
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