Honda's American Muscle Via A Kei-Lens Is Nice And Bonkers

I've mentioned before how taken I am with Honda's home-market-only N-Box Slash, and now it seems Honda's expressing some envy for an iconic American car affectation: old-school Detroit muscle. Seeing what that actually means when applied to this odd little 660cc box is pretty fantastic. And ridiculous. » 12/23/14 7:00pm Tuesday 7:00pm

Honda Is Doing A Great Job At Making Cars I Want That I Can't Have

If US Honda was a bakery, it'd be like this: The shelves are full of bread, all pretty good and readily available, but nothing special. But sometimes you'd see an amazing cupcake on the shelf, incredibly detailed and looking like nothing you've ever seen. When you ask to buy it, the guy behind the counter smiles and… » 12/03/14 9:50pm 12/03/14 9:50pm

Let This Old Honda Brochure Charm The Crap Outta You

Car brochures today have all sort of covergently-evolved into a certain bland sort of slickness. Sure, there's some minor typographic differences and photography, but one's pretty much like the other. But this wasn't always the case. Back in the day, if you weren't selling something fast or sleek, you had to find… » 10/10/12 10:00am 10/10/12 10:00am

Down on the Street... in Tokyo: Kei Cars

We delayed this as long as possible, putting all of you into crushing fits of suspense, finally we give the people what they want - kei cars. These loveable, huggable, sub-sub-compact cars are popular for many reasons. The biggest reason for the niche is that they avoid pesky tax and insurance rates by virtue of their… » 10/25/07 2:15pm 10/25/07 2:15pm