Mugen S2K is rapture ready

When the rapture comes this weekend those of us left will suddenly have to contend with empty roundabouts. Whatever shall we do with them? Hoon, of course. This pair in their black S2000s are already practicing. » 5/18/11 1:00pm 5/18/11 1:00pm

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

Winged UKDM Mugen Civic Type-R 3D For Hardcore Boy Racers

Last week we brought news of a harder-core Mugen-tuned Civic Type-R for the European market. This week we're presented with the fruit of Mugen's labor, the multi-winged and vented UKDM Mugen Civic Type-R 3D. » 6/22/09 10:00am 6/22/09 10:00am

2010 Mugen Zero-Lift Honda Insight: Photos, Video And No Lift!

This just in from the JDM, full details of the 2010 Mugen Zero-Lift Honda Insight with all of the aero bits said to help create zero lift. We'll let you form your own opinion. » 2/07/09 3:45pm 2/07/09 3:45pm

2009 Honda Accord Tuned By Mugen For JDM

We just showed you the new JDM 2009 Honda Accord Sedan and Tourer and already we have images of the sports package from the “we-tune-anything-Honda” guys at Mugen.

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Mugen Kits Already Out For JDM Honda Odyssey

So the reveal on the new JDM-only Honda Odyssey » 10/17/08 1:00pm 10/17/08 1:00pm happened earlier today, but already those pseudo in-house tuners at Mugen are dropping body kits for a speedier-looking minivan. Available in two flavors, the kits offer revised nose styling, side skirts, rear spoilers, an exhaust kit, new brake pads, apparently new…

Honda Civic Mugen Type-RR, A Popular Choice For Pirates

With only 300 examples planned and a Japan only audience, the Honda Civic Mugen Type-RR is a rare bird indeed. Somehow, those crazy Frenchmen over at Nihon Car managed to get their hands on one for a review of the 236 HP little beast. There are things we like and dislike about this car; foremost in the "like" category… » 5/12/08 11:20am 5/12/08 11:20am

Mugen Makes Fit Fitter

The new Fit's just been revealed, but Mugen have already had time to tweak it. Featuring the usual assortment of GRP body addenda, annoying exhausts and big wheels, the official Honda tuning partner has also added useful features like upgraded suspension and brakes and a short throw shifter. The Fit's possibly our… » 10/22/07 12:30pm 10/22/07 12:30pm

Honda Civic Mugen Si Sedan for 2008

A Honda Civic kitted out with Mugen gewgaws and sold in the US? You are correct, sir. Honda says 1,000 copies of the Civic Mugen Si, shown as a SEMA concept last year, will hit US dealerships for around 30 large this October. It's outfitted with such sporting effects as a lowered, sport-tuned suspension, forged… » 7/25/07 7:47am 7/25/07 7:47am

Mugen Civic Type R Revealed

If you're a devotee of the Mugen-tuned Honda, and you reside in a prefecture instead of a township, you'll get a crack at the new Mugen RR later this year. It's a Civic Type R fallen under Mugen's spell, with less weight — (-22 lbs at 2733 lbs) — and more horsepower (+15 at 240 hp @ 8,000 rpm) and torque (160 lb-ft @… » 6/29/07 9:43am 6/29/07 9:43am

Tokyo Auto Salon: Mugen Open-Top Pure Sport Concept

This past weekend at the Tokyo Auto Salon — Japan's aftermarket extravaganza — Mugen showed an open-top concept car derived from the Honda S2000. Dubbed the Open-Top Pure Sport Concept, the roadster wears its motorsports influence in the form of carbon fiber trimmings, Mugen bucket seats and various other cosmetics.… » 1/15/07 7:53am 1/15/07 7:53am

SEMA Show: 2007 Honda Civic Mugen Si Sedan

Honda's getting all over the factory tuning tip. Starting today, tuner kids can get a Civic Si prepped by Japanese Honda tuner Mugen (which was founded by Hirotoshi Honda, the son of Honda Motor Company founder Soichiro Honda) at their local dealerships. The limited-edition Civics won't be cheap (MSRP of under… » 11/01/06 12:56pm 11/01/06 12:56pm

Tuner Sushi: Mugen's Modded CRV

Famed Honda tuning shop, Japan's Mugen, is introducing a line of CR-V tweakage to sex up the newly rehabbed utility box. With a new, more curvilinear design to draw from, Mugen created a new line of add-ons from special paint, to aero and grille appointments, to engine tuning — well, ok, a decorative top for the… » 10/13/06 2:30pm 10/13/06 2:30pm

Mugen's Hondas at the Tokyo Auto Salon

The shiny objects from Tokyo just keep mesmerizing us like we were infants in IKEA's lighting department. Famed Honda tuner Mugen showed off two worked-over Honda concepts at this past weekend's Tokyo Auto Salon, the Fit Spec-D and the Civic Dominator. The Fit Spec-D, or Dynamite, is a testament to Mugen's adherence… » 1/16/06 9:24am 1/16/06 9:24am