Boobs and bubbly crossovers! Nissan Juke vs. Sports Illustrated…

Nissan is partnering with the 2011 Sports Illusrated Swimsuit Edition for this series of advertisements for the Nissan Juke, pitting the ungainly CUV against a beautiful women in swimsuit for a "Model versus Model" competition. Dichotomy's never been so sexy. » 2/14/11 2:45pm 2/14/11 2:45pm

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

UK Honda Civic Si Five-Door: Look Sportier Without The Actual Sportiness

If you're a Brit and want your Honda hatch back injected with a sportier look, then rejoice. Honda's announced the Civic Si five door appearance package will be available across the entire range. » 8/18/09 10:00am 8/18/09 10:00am

Nissan 370Z And Sports Illustrated Swim Suit Models Are A Recipe For…

Nissan took three SI swimsuit models for an O-face-inducing ride down the famous Vegas strip in three 2009 370Zs. That's a whole lot of forced weight loss in one video, ain't it? » 2/24/09 4:30pm 2/24/09 4:30pm

Honda Civic HFP Concept Sits Efficiently On SEMA Show Floor

It may not be the spiritual successor to the CRX HF, but the Honda Civic HFP Concept is the result of Honda Access America — the in-house accessory division — taking a Civic Si » 11/06/08 8:30am 11/06/08 8:30am and adding lightness. Both exhaust and wheels have been replaced with high-performance ultra-lightweight versions, while an aero body kit…

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

We Need Some Stinking Doors: Honda Reveals the Civic Si Sedan

A Honda Si Civic sedan? Surely, you jest. (Nope, this is a jest-free post). Remember that concept Si sedan Honda showed off in Chicago earlier this year? It's going into production for 2007. It'll be powered by the same 197-hp four as in the Civic Si coupe, along with the same six-speed manual, traction control and… » 9/01/06 8:19am 9/01/06 8:19am

Huh? The GTI Really Is Fast

Reverend Dave's Rally Report #2:
One of the surprises of the day was the fact that the VW GTI really lived up to the all the hype. It really is fast. It really can handle a track day in stock form. And it thoroughly squashed the Civic Si just like my comrades at mph said a few months back. » 5/03/06 2:53pm 5/03/06 2:53pm

Chicago Premiere: Honda Civic Si Sedan Concept

Send in the hoons! Honda just uncovered a new Civic Si that sports telltale wing, 197hp i-VTEC mill, six-speed manual and four doors. That's right, the Civic Si see-dan, officially a concept car, will be a straight-up 2007 production model when it's introduced later this year (in the fall, says Honda). It also sports… » 2/08/06 4:34pm 2/08/06 4:34pm

Honda's Civic Si Concept Uncovered in Chicago

With its Civic Si concept, Honda looks to be on track to making its "tuner surprise" model into a player, even it stock form. Aspects of the concept will likely appear in the 2006 production model, due to debut later in 2005, including an updated i-VTEC engine — a 200-horsepower, 16-valve buzzer, with an 8,000 rpm… » 2/11/05 9:48am 2/11/05 9:48am