2009 Honda Element Revealed, Priced Starting At $20,175

Honda's entry in the box-on-wheels category, the Element, has been redesigned for 2009, now wearing the Pilot-style family grille and missing some of its black side body cladding. The price of admission for a 2WD LX Element starts at $20,175, or you can plunk down $25,185 if you prefer the EX with a sat-nav head unit.… » 10/30/08 10:00am 10/30/08 10:00am

2009 Honda Element Leaks Official Pics All Over Web

Yes friends, this is the 2009 Honda Element, revealing it's new-look Honda shield grille unceremoniously on the web thanks to "HandA-Accessories.com." Along with the Honda branded grille on the front, the exterior upgrades include bigger, wraparound headlamps and a newly-styled front bumper. In the back, the facelift… » 9/30/08 7:00am 9/30/08 7:00am

Take That, Prius! Here Are Some Extreme Green Cars

These cars are so green they're covered in grass. Well, fake grass, anyhow. Some kind of Astroturf. We're not sure why these people are covering their cars in grass, but it is amusing. Our main questions is, How do they make the turf adhere to the car? It's not like automobiles are the greatest planters in the world.… » 2/22/08 5:45pm 2/22/08 5:45pm

A Honda Element Camper For The Elements

There's nothing quite like the moment you first see the top pop off of a VW Westfalia for the first time. It's like the world and the roof open up at the same time. For those who want that same experience in a new vehicle, there's the Ursa Minor ECAMPER, which uses the Honda Element instead of a Vanagon. This sharp… » 11/13/07 2:45pm 11/13/07 2:45pm

Honda Element SC Scores First Casualty In TV Writer Strike

These elite Hollywood liberal execs — they're so inexperienced when it comes to trying to kill striking TV writers with mid-size SUV's and crossovers. Don't they know better? Everyone out here in the UAW-populated Midwest with real strike backgrounds knows they'll probably only be able to maim with a mini-ute. If you… » 11/06/07 8:00am 11/06/07 8:00am

SEMA Show: Honda Rolls out the Jewelry

You can't stride athwart this wide-ass donkey show without stumbling on Honda's modded vehicles. The company does know its place in the aftermarket; this year it's gone after nearly every sport-compact sub genre, from drifting to urban to "unfortunately appointed with kandy orange." That last one's new — Priimedia… » 11/01/06 4:43pm 11/01/06 4:43pm

Ad Watch: Go Mental With The Honda Element & Friends

We're so glad auto ad-folks are finally realizing something we in the blogosphere have known for like, ever — funny sells. In fact, these ads, created by Rubin Postaer and Associates, originally began as a web-only campaign, but due to its success, made the jump to the boob tube. It's good that they're going for… » 4/23/06 1:30am 4/23/06 1:30am

New York Wrap-up: Honda Element SC Prototype

Honda's getting all Elementary like Holmes on Watson with their new, more on-road, less wild-land-plundering-pretentious Element SC prototype. They're overtly threatening to drop the thing this fall, and it begs this question: we know Americans love items of questionable taste — leg-warmers, bell-bottoms, Sonic… » 4/13/06 6:52pm 4/13/06 6:52pm