What if I told you that you could have more than 70 miles per gallon and a manual transmission in a car that looks brand new, with unwavering, rock-solid reliability? Unfortunately, that car doesn't exist. But it can. I'm here to show you how to make the otherwise forgotten Honda Insight into a truly epic gas miser…
I recently had the chance to spend a few hours driving around in a Honda Insight. Not the new Insight – or the "sissy Insight," as I now call it, due to its gluttonous 5-seat configuration and its greedy, environment-destroying 4-cylinder engine that's designed to actually keep pace with traffic. I mean the original…
It was a slow death, but the Honda Insight has been discontinued. For the second time in a decade. That's gotta hurt the little hybrid.
The Honda Insight was one of the most awaited cars of 2009. It disappointed pretty much everyone and was quickly forgotten about. The Honda CR-Z was one of the most anticipated cars of 2010. It disappointed pretty much everyone and has quietly sat in the lineup ever since. One of these cars is worth another try.
If you saw this video without knowing the story behind it, you might suspect this Honda Insight's driver was killed instantly when it rolled over at 200 mph during a recent land speed run in California. Amazingly, he survived and has since been released from the hospital.
An experimental Honda Insight rally car has been banned by Formula 1000 organizers for being too fast on the tarmac. The last-gen Honda Insight fielded by the UK's OakTec Racing was kicked out of competition after it amassed a 19-point lead after just three events.
It might be a tiny little thing, but the 2010 Honda Insight's 1.3 liter four cylinder with an integrated 10 kW motor/generator is a big part of why the Insight is both efficient and relatively cheap. It does have some fancy tech though, with i-DSI or intelligent Dual & Sequential Ignition, as evidenced by each…
With a starting price of $19,800, the new Honda Insight practically sells itself, but in case people in the hybrid market were on the fence, Honda used its Insights for this clever matrix-animated ad.
The all-new 2010 Honda Insight is now the cheapest new hybrid in the US, with a starting price of $19,800 before $670 destination, license, registration and smug tax.
The 2010 Honda Insight goes on sale tomorrow at a cost of ¥1,890,000 (approximately $21,000)... in Japan.