LeMons Torture Test Results: Honda Civic/CRX/Integra

We've seen more Civics, CRXs, and Integras than any other type of LeMons car, and we've learned two things: 1) They're well-suited to quick lap times on a race track, and 2) They blow head gaskets. They blow a lot of head gaskets. In fact, car-parts stores near LeMons events would do well to stock up on extra D15 and… » 1/17/10 10:00pm 1/17/10 10:00pm

24 Hours Of LeMons Arse Freeze-A-Palooza Über Gallery: Soichiro's…

We're always disappointed to see how many Hondas and Acuras blow head gaskets or otherwise puke their engines during a LeMons race, given Soichiro Honda's love of racing and all. This time, though, we didn't notice any Honda cylinder heads sitting around in the pits, waiting for team members to return from the parts… » 1/09/09 2:00pm 1/09/09 2:00pm

Proof That No Car Is Immortal, The Eyesore Pimpin CRX Heads To The…

Just finishing a single 24 Hours of LeMons race can mean a one-way trip to The Crusher after the race is over, as was the case with the Team Come From Behind Probe. After all, a couple days of metal-crunching, rod-throwin' action tend to be rough on a sub-$500 car. That's what makes the glorious career of the Eyesore… » 7/17/08 4:00pm 7/17/08 4:00pm

Japanese Robots Ain't Superstitious: 1988 Honda Cyber Sports CR-X

While the American version of the Honda CRX could circle the globe in five seconds flat, late-80s robots were tearing up their prefectures in the Cyber Sports CR-X. Featuring a "1500 Hyper 16 Valve" engine and "Extra Window," the Cyber-Sports CR-X presented a terrifyingly accurate vision of the future. Looks like Jeff… » 7/14/08 11:00am 7/14/08 11:00am

Covered Wagon CRX, The Solution To San Francisco Housing Costs

Some folks are satisfied with making a Honda Civicamino to haul motorcycles and leaving it at that, but others look at a fuel-sipping Honda and see a house! Here's a CRX with a nice hardwood camper shell (complete with with porthole-style windows) built in, which San Francisco-based reader Rob photographed for us.… » 6/12/08 4:00pm 6/12/08 4:00pm