03 Mar 2023

Honda reveals wild CR-V Racer with Indy engine

Honda has revealed a CR-V concept that has shoved an experimental powertrain into the family SUV. Honda has revealed an extreme variant of the CR-V fitted with a 588kW hybrid V6 borrowed from Indycar Series race cars. Nicknamed the HPD [Honda Performance Development] Beast, the Honda CR-V Hybrid Racer is

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12 May 2022

New Honda ZR-V to launch in 2023

The new compact SUV is expected to use the same platform and hybrid powertrain as the latest 11th-generation Civic hatchback ZR-V – that’s the name Honda has revealed for its all-new compact hybrid SUV arriving in 2023 to take on the Kia Sportage, Hyundai Tucson, Toyota RAV4 and Nissan Qashqai.

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11 Apr 2022

New Honda Civic Type-R takes a new Suzuka record

  Honda’s new Civic Type-R has claimed a new record around Suzuka. As Honda’s new Civic Type R goes through its final stages of development, the hot hatch has clocked the front-wheel drive lap record at Suzuka, the home of the Japanese Grand Prix. A pre-production prototype beat the previous record-holder

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21 Mar 2022

Honda HR-V Hybrid to arrive in Australia soon

Honda Australia confirms the imminent launch of its new generation HR-V. Honda’s new generation HR-V crossover will be available to buyers in Australia soon, although the brand is yet to detail full pricing and specifications. Honda says: “The all-new HR-V will begin arriving in Honda Centres around Australia over the

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24 Jun 2021

New Honda Civic Hatch to arrive with hybrid power

All-new Honda Civic unveiled, confirmed for Australian launch late-2021. Honda Australia has confirmed that the new generation Civic hatchback will arrive in Australia later this year along with an all-new hybrid drivetrain. The first hybrid Civic to be offered in Australia, the ‘coupe-like’ new 11th generation Civic hatch was unveiled

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17 Jun 2021

Honda finishing Odyssey production along with Legend and Clarity

Production plant closure sees the end of popular Odyssey MPV, Legend sedan and Clarity eco-vehicle. Honda’s Odyssey people mover and the Legend sedan are finishing production, along with the lesser-known Clarity hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicle (FCEV), according to Nikkei Asia. Production will stop in March 2022 for the Odyssey which

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06 May 2021

Honda Pioneer 520 ATV en route to Australia

Enhanced version of Pioneer 500 SxS offers more power, upgraded suspension and tilting cargo bed. Honda’s local side-by-side (SxS) lineup is expanding with the imminent arrival of the Pioneer 520. Due for Australian release in May, the 520 is built on the same platform as the Pioneer 500 and retains

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15 Mar 2021

Kia Seltos S vs Honda HR-V VTi

Two relatively spacious yet compact SUVs faceoff as we see which base model offers the best of what: it’s the Kia Seltos compared to the Honda HR-V. Right out of the blocks, the Kia Seltos has hit its stride. Barely a few months old, it’s already selling as strongly as

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19 Jan 2021

New 2021 Honda HR-V hybrid teased

Honda is on the cusp of revealing the new HR-V, a fresh rival for the Toyota C-HR and Nissan Juke Honda has officially begun to tease its new third-generation HR-V compact crossover ahead of the official debut February 18. It’s actually now called the HR-V e:HEV on account of the

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28 Sep 2020

2021 Honda CRF450R fully detailed

Honda has unveiled the latest version of their MX weapon – and it’s razor-sharp. Depending on where you look in the current environment under COVID-19, motorcycling is either in a bleak state or going well. Road bike sales are down and national racing categories have been unable to complete their

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24 Sep 2020

Lottery to decide Honda Civic Type-R Limited Edition buyers

The new Honda Type-R Limited Edition looks set to become instantly more expensive than its retail price thanks to hot demand. UPDATE: The lottery is open to anyone and not only those who registered interest already: “Although registering your interest is not a pre-requisite to participate in the lottery, those

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31 Aug 2020

XTR Pepo: Hot little CFB 250 custom

XTR Pepo takes a humble CBF 250 commuter and turns it into a hot little custom Words: Mike Ryan Photos: Cesar Godoy Jose “Pepo” Rosell would have to be one of the most prolific custom bike builders going around. It seems there’s a new project rolling out of his Madrid

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22 Jul 2020

Honda CR-V range updated for 2021

Honda’s CR-V range simplified for 2021. Honda’s updated 2021 CR-V will arrive in Australian dealership from September 1. The facelifted lineup brings styling enhancements and interior upgrades, along with better safety technology and a simpler naming convention across the range. Honda says the SUV’s facelift gives “a more upscale and

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03 Apr 2020

Honda HR-V and Jazz get Apple and Android connectivity

Better late than never, Honda gives the popular HR-V and Jazz the latest Apple CarPlay and Android Auto tech. HONDA HAS introduced Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity to the 2021 (MY21) HR-V and Jazz. The mobile phone connectivity allows users to easily plug an Apple or Android-based phone into

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25 Mar 2020

Honda downsizing a “kick in the guts” for dealers

Honda has announced reforms to its business model in Australia which will downsize operations, and the AADA says the timing couldn’t be worse. HONDA AUSTRALIA has confirmed that it will streamline its showroom lineup and consolidate operations in Australia in a bid to find improved operating efficiencies as an expected

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