Let's be honest, car makers do have a nasty habit of marketing against their brand philosophies. None pisses me off more than the Honda Fit She's. A Honda "for women" women didn't want. I don't care if it was designed by a female Honda executive. It's still sexist as hell.
The new Hyundai Accent is more proof that the Korean automaker knows how to benchmark. When the Fit arrived in the U.S. it was a revelation: a cheap car that doesn't feel cheap. Now Hyundai's doing the exact same thing, only better.
Honda showed off a new Fit that only travels 100 miles, tops out at 90 mph and will likely be slower than the current version when it goes on sale in 2012. Also, it's electric powered, so there's that.
From Los Angeles, where this sort of thing happens all the time, comes this illuminating helicopter-cam footage of a plucky and tenacious yet felonious Honda Fit driver. Video after the jump.
This morning's IIHS report on the shocking finding that little cars don't take well to colliding, at speed, with bigger cars? Now we have the crash videos. Let's take a look at all three below.
We've always lauded the Honda Fit for its high build-quality. Proof? One took down an Amtrak train in Chelsea, Michigan last night.
Ray and I spent a good portion of the morning arguing over the suitability parameters of the 2009 Honda Fit Sport, culminating in him saying, “I iz the decider.” Here’s why he’s wrong.
Yesterday, we were impressed by how well the 2009 Honda Fit Sport, well, fit. Let's break it down and try to figure out why.
As if the Honda Fit didn't already sip gas like fuel is approaching stratospheric prices, which it is, Honda is working on sticking a version of their hybrid system in the little city cruiser. The company had originally expressed some reluctance to increase the price of small cars by dropping in the expensive hybrid…