The HondaJet's Brand-New Engine Is Finally Approved For Flight

Honda Aircraft recently debuted their first production HondaJet, and the over-the-wing aircraft design is anticipated to revolutionize the light jet market. The engines are also new and so is the company created specifically to build them. Honda Aero is the first new company approved to build jet engines in 23 years. » 3/20/15 5:17pm 3/20/15 5:17pm

The HondaJet Is Also Beautiful On The Inside

As you've read by now, HondaJet brought its first production aircraft to EAA AirVenture at Oshkosh this week. And since you've already seen a lot of details about this sexy jet, let's skip to the good stuff, and see what she looks like up close! » 7/30/14 10:10am 7/30/14 10:10am

This Is The First Production HondaJet

Honda says their "Over-The-Wing Engine Mounted" HondaJet is the most advanced aircraft in its class, and the final production version has just taken to the skies at the Experimental Aircraft Association's "AirVenture" event. » 7/29/14 9:53am 7/29/14 9:53am

HondaJet In Final Phase Toward FAA Certification

It has been a 28-year dream in the making for Honda's Michimasa Fujino, President and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company, but that dream is finally about to become reality as Honda's $4.5 Million HA-420 private jet is expected to complete testing and receive its full FAA type certification in the first quarter of next year. » 4/02/14 1:39pm 4/02/14 1:39pm

The Japanese Forgot How To Build A Sporty Luxury Sedan

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:30 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/22/13 9:28am 10/22/13 9:28am

Remember this morning when we mentioned the WSJ said the HondaJet is closer to production? While that's still true, Reuters is reporting that licensing delays will push U.S. certification back to 2014. » 5/21/13 10:14am 5/21/13 10:14am

HondaJet Closer To Production, Further From Certification

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 5/21/13 9:00am 5/21/13 9:00am

HondaJet delayed until 2013 due to engine test failure

Problems with the engine Honda's developed for the HondaJet will force a delay in the first delivery of its much-anticipated business jet until at least mid-2013. » 10/11/11 1:30pm 10/11/11 1:30pm

HondaJet: First Look Inside

Straight from the annual National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention, Honda 's providing us with this first look at the HondaJet's cabin and cockpit. More pictures below. » 10/18/10 1:30pm 10/18/10 1:30pm

Honda And Piper Take To The Skies On A Wing, A Prayer And A HondaJet


Is there a business Honda's not in? Back in 2003, Honda came up with plans for a new experimental compact business jet equipped with Honda-developed HF118 jet engines. Now, after three years of tinkering with it, they've now set up a way to sell the little bastards. They've signed an alliance with Florida-based we… » 7/25/06 8:00pm 7/25/06 8:00pm

Line 'Em Up! Round I Of The Official Car Pundit Drinking Game


Alright boys n' girls — time to drop your cocks and pick up your socks for the first round of the "Official Car Pundit Drinking Game" For those of you who don't remember the debauchery, a friendly commenter used Wert's recent appearance on CNBC's "On The Money" and created a simple but epic game of drinks. Well,… » 7/25/06 5:48pm 7/25/06 5:48pm