To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the S2000, Honda resurrected the car as a custom prototype full of exclusive parts for the 2020 Tokyo Auto Salon. This vehicle is based on the AP1 generation (1999–2003), and comes equipped with a bespoke front bumper, side sills, fenders, rear spoiler along with an updated suspension system. Read more for a video straight from Japan and additional information.
Set to be officially revealed at CES 2020 in Las Vegas, Honda’s Augmented Driving Concept is essentially a two-door convertible with a speedster-style windshield. Its ultra minimalist interior boasts two rows of bench seats and what appears to be an augmented reality steering wheel of sorts. Unlike traditional steering wheels, this one can also be used to control throttle and braking, as in you push forward to accelerate and pull it back to decelerate. Read more for a video and additional information.
Death Machines of London transformed a 1977 Honda Gold Wing into Kenzo, its ‘most radical machine to date’. The bike is inspired by the overlapping segments in a samurai general’s armor and named after a pioneering Japanese Isle of Man TT racer, combining traditional metalwork with composites, 3D printing, CNC, precision-etching, holographic lighting and exquisite leather work. The bike is available now, priced at £56,000.00. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The 1997 Acura Integra Type was limited to just 320-units for the US and priced at $23,100 MSRP originally. This pristine example with 6,190-miles on the odometer recently fetched a whopping $82,000 on Bring a Trailer. Power comes from a 1.8-liter DOHC VTEC in-line 4-cylinder (B18C) engine generating 195 hp at 8,000 rpm and 130 lb⋅ft of torque at 5,700 rpm, mated to a close-ratio 5-speed manual transmission. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Photo credit: Gold Coast Motors via Car Scoops
In early 1990, Honda unveiled the 1991 Accord wagon, manufactured at the Marysville, Ohio plant, who also exported right-hand drive wagons and coupes to Europe / Japan. However, in Europe, the station wagon was called the “Aerodeck”. These vehicles were available from November 1990, only in LX and EX trim in North America or just 2.2i in Japan. One pristine condition example was recently discovered with just 33,726-miles in Naperville, Illinois at Gold Coast Motors. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
The Acura Type S Concept has officially been unveiled, and it previews the next-generationn TLX Type S. This sleek four-door is set to make its public debut at Monterey Car Week and sports large inlets on the front end, forged carbon fiber trim, four-lamp LED headlights, sharp-edged running lights, a pentagonal grille, as well as Double Apex Blue Pearl paint. Read more for an up-close look, additional pictures and information.
The 2020 Acura NSX in Indy Yellow Pearl will make its debut at Monterey Car Week, or the Concours on the Avenue in Downtown Carmel alongside an NSX GT3 Evo race car to be more specific. This new NSX is now available for ordering, with first customer deliveries to begin in November, priced from $157,500. Indy Yellow Pearl pays tribute to Spa Yellow, one of two yellow paints offered on the first-generation NSX, and will join Berlina Black as an available heritage color for the 2020 model year. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The 2020 Honda e prototype features a high-tech interior, starting with a dashboard that accommodates a whopping five screens. The outer 6″ panels display video from the side cameras, while the one in front is an all-digital 8.98″ instrument cluster. What really sets this apart from other electric vehicles are the two main 12.3″ touchscreens. Honda has just released a video showing just how easy it is to drag and drop tiles between them, as well as a “Vehicle Settings” section that offers 360° video of the electric car. Read more for the video and additional information.
Amazon’s Key In-Car delivery service has expanded to Honda / Acura vehicles with HondaLink’s Remote Services package. Simply put, Amazon will drop off orders directly into the trunk of your car. The service is completely free if you meet all the requirements, and your vehicle is in a easy-to-find place, such as a public garage at work. That means you won’t have to wait all day for your package while not at home in hopes that it’s still there by the time you arrive. Read more for a video and additional information.
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The problem with most fully autonomous cars is that they’re just like their mannned counterparts, but what if there was a self-driving vehicle designed specifically for lounging? That’s where the Honda Skyroom comes in. The interior is fitted with a large circular bench of sorts, all covered by a cylindrical glass roof that is perfect for stargazing. Read more for additional pictures.