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The 2016 Honda Africa Twin Will Conquer The Wilderness Starting At $12,999

The Africa Twin name is a legendary one in the Honda stable. The bikes dominated the Paris-Dakar Rallies in the 1980s, and now they’re back in high-tech modern form. And priced to compete, too: Honda announced today the new CRF1000L Africa Twin will start at $12,999. » 9/01/15 12:23pm Yesterday 12:23pm

Honda Is Building An Open-Cabin Cart Of Awesomeness With A Racing Engine

This week, I learned one very simple rule. Open air, light, moderately powered cart-thingies are shit tons of fun. I’ve been driving/riding/piloting a Polaris Slingshot, easily the worst of the cabinless cart options, and even that thing is impossible not to have fun in. Take that, add another wheel so it handles… » 9/01/15 9:24am Yesterday 9:24am

What The Hell Is This Weird Unknown Honda? 

Seeing a car — even in a picture — that you’ve never known before is a huge thrill. When you write and think about cars every day like I do, that gets harder and harder to find, making you like a junkie always trying to beat their tolerance to get that high again. Well, today, I found some raw, uncut, car-heroin: the… » 8/31/15 1:47pm Monday 1:47pm

The Short Person's Guide To Motorcycle Riding

So you want to ride a motorcycle, but have discovered you’re vertically challenged. Before telling yourself that either a) riding was a stupid idea in the first place, or b) the only thing you could ever throw a leg over is a Honda Rebel, know this: You’re not alone. I’m 5’3”, and I’ll ride anything I can. Don’t… » 8/24/15 4:16pm 8/24/15 4:16pm

Honda Reveals New Africa Twin In Video With The People Who Made It

I’d say it’s been a good week for fans of interesting motorcycles. First Yamaha announces their Ducati Scrambler-fighting XSR700, and now Honda reveals their new Africa Twin adventure bike in an unusual way — a video starring the team that built it.http://lanesplitter.jalopnik.com/hell-yes-the-h... » 7/23/15 11:39am 7/23/15 11:39am

Mugen Debuts Its Accessories For A Tricked Out Honda N-One Kei Car

Welcome to The Drift where Jalopnik East rounds up the highlights from all around the Pacific Rim. In today’s highlights, Mugen releases its accessories for the Honda N-One kei car, Hyundai has plans to export its Indian-made Creta SUV elsewhere, and have we seen the first image of the new Infiniti Q30? » 7/22/15 7:15am 7/22/15 7:15am

Honda Exec Hints That 'Baby NSX' Might Be A Real Actual Thing

Remember those very strange mid-engined Honda sports car patent images we previously covered? Yeah, well, apparently that might be a real thing to be slotted between the currently Japan-only S660 and the new Acura NSX. So, is it a successor to the S2000 as we know it, or something else?
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How Honda Botched Its $184,000 Motorcycle 

Rumors of an honest-to-god MotoGP bike for the street have been swirling for years. Imagine Red Bull making a Formula One car for the road and you can understand the level of anticipation. And, you can also imagine the level of embarrassment that would result in that vehicle flopping. Which Honda just did with the… » 7/14/15 4:24pm 7/14/15 4:24pm

Man Rebuilds 2007 Honda F1 Car for Track-Day Use

A British F1 fan and weekend racer recently bought Rubens Barrichello’s 2007 Honda RA107 at auction for £37,000. The Honda F1 chassis was bought with many of the unobtanium parts included, but he is now taking to the internet for help in fully restoring his new toy to near-hairsplitting performance. » 7/12/15 11:48pm 7/12/15 11:48pm

Hyundai's 'Import-Killer' Aslan Sedan Is A Total Failure In South Korea

Welcome to The Drift where Jalopnik East rounds up the highlights from all around the Pacific Rim. In today’s headlines, Hyundai Motor Group’s Aslan completely bombs in its home market, Honda and Mitsubishi both add to recall totals within Japan, and Mitsubishi’s headquarters makes changes to help its employees reach… » 7/09/15 6:30am 7/09/15 6:30am

New Honda CEO Says Yes To English After Predecessor Called It 'Stupid'

Welcome to The Drift where Jalopnik East rounds up the highlights from the Land of the Rising Sun and beyond. In today’s headlines, Honda’s new CEO announces a plan for Japan’s third largest automaker to move entirely to English and resigned Toyota executive Julie Hamp’s charges are suspended. » 7/07/15 6:30am 7/07/15 6:30am