Honda Should Be Making Cars Like The CRX Again

Those 91 extremely reliable horses-of-power makes the CRX one of the best cars Honda has ever formed out of metal, and Christopher Hoffman is an original fanboy. » 1/28/14 3:20pm 1/28/14 3:20pm

How Honda Revealed The Government's Top Secret Stealth Bomber First

The aircraft known in popular culture as the stealth bomber was built with nearly a decade of work, billions of dollars, and total secrecy from the U.S. government. Even the contractors who worked on it didn't always know what it was. So how did a Japanese carmaker reveal it before the Air Force? » 7/08/13 3:07pm 7/08/13 3:07pm

The Three Thieves Who Stole This Woman's Car Couldn't Drive Stick And…

If you're going to steal a car you've never driven before, it's a good idea to know how to drive stick, just in case. The three teenagers who carjacked Jebelle Yaunk's Honda CRX didn't and made fools of themselves as they fumbled helplessly. » 12/07/12 3:30pm 12/07/12 3:30pm

2011 Honda CR-Z: First Drive

This is the long-awaited Honda CR-Z, a car Honda claims is the reincarnation of its legendary CRX hatchback. It's a 122-hp hybrid two-door that ambles to 60 mph about as quickly as a Toyota Prius. Say what? » 6/18/10 3:01am 6/18/10 3:01am

The Top 51 Lemons of the Detroit Irony 24 Hours of LeMons

The 26th race in LeMons history took place at Michigan's Gingerman Raceway last weekend, and we saw plenty of LeMons firsts. For example, the first one-speed "automatic" transmission, and the first twin-turbocharged, mid-engined full-size van. Madness! » 4/24/10 1:00pm 4/24/10 1:00pm

And the American Irony 24 Hours of LeMons Winner Is...

A Honda Civic has taken the win on laps at a 24 Hours of LeMons race before, but the Civic's two-seater cousin had never accomplished this feat... until today. » 4/18/10 6:45pm 4/18/10 6:45pm

VIDEO: Honda CRX Grenades Entire Nose In Wild Clutch Explosion

Ever wonder what it's like to blow a clutch up huge? The driver of the "Baby Burrito" Honda CRX found out on the drag strip when his clutch exploded and took off the front of the car. Carnage clip below. » 3/26/10 2:30pm 3/26/10 2:30pm

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

Don't Believe The Hype: The CR-Z Is Not A New CRX

Honda wants you to believe that the CR-Z is the reincarnation of the legendary CRX. It should have been — and it even looks right — but it's no CRX. How do I know? I own one. » 1/12/10 4:00pm 1/12/10 4:00pm

The 1990 Honda CRX: Great For Endless Drives Past Cows!

Just a few years earlier, Honda pitched its CRX as a fire-breathing hot rod, but by 1990 the marketers had decided to go cute. Thus, the sporty CRX is presented as the ideal car for long drives in Meth Country. » 12/05/09 3:00pm 12/05/09 3:00pm

Best Mugen Product At SEMA From 1984

Honda's not-quite-in-house tuner Mugen brought out a trio of tweaked Hondas and the best one is this wonderful 1984 CRX Mugen prototype. Oh, how far we've not come. » 11/05/09 3:40pm 11/05/09 3:40pm

Civic Where The Sun Don’t Shine for $2,500!

When Honda introduced the CRX, they got an A for effort, but a D- for wind in your hair. Today, Nice Price or Crack Pipe is giving a make-up exam, and thinks this time Honda might get a passing grade. » 10/19/09 7:00am 10/19/09 7:00am

Acura ZDX: Design, Deconstructed

Well into the second century of the automobile, new vehicles can't help but be a portmanteau of earlier designs. Even those that believe they're a new segment. Let’s see some of the recently-revealed Acura ZDX’s forefathers. » 8/18/09 9:00am 8/18/09 9:00am

Two Hours In: CRX, Metro, X1/9 Leading!

Black flags have been waving, parts have been breaking, and we're witnessing an unprecedented Honda-Geo-Fiat battle for first place here at the first-ever Buttonwillow Histrionics 24 Hours Of LeMons. » 8/15/09 4:15pm 8/15/09 4:15pm

Honda CR-Z Coming To US?

Feeding our hatch need like Sigfried & Roy feed tigers, a magazine scan from Temple of VTEC points to a production version of the Honda CR-Z Concept for U.S. consumption. Will the CRX return? » 5/07/09 1:30pm 5/07/09 1:30pm

The 24 Hours Of LeMons Texas Gator-O-Rama Über Gallery: The Japanese

Japanese cars made up nearly half the entries at the Gator-O-Rama, with 44 out of 95 vehicles coming from the Co-Prosperity Sphere. Miatas, Celicas, and RX-7s galore, of course, but that wasn't all. » 3/22/09 9:00pm 3/22/09 9:00pm

Engine Of The Day: Honda D

The screamin' Honda B engine gets a lot of attention in the automotive world (as well it should), but we shouldn't overlook its shockingly dependable corporate sibling, the D. » 3/14/09 1:00pm 3/14/09 1:00pm

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

The Grille Of Damocles Awaits LeMons Tailgaters

If you're one of those drivers who likes to bump other cars at the 24 Hours of LeMons- hey, those slow bastids are in your way » 8/24/08 5:15pm 8/24/08 5:15pm, right?- you might well find the Grille Of Damocles menacing your radiator. The much-feared Grille is a Volvo unit fitted with long rods, attached to your front bumper in such a way as to…