Foolish Man Tries To Ride His Honda CRX Like A Skateboard And It Ends Very Badly

Yesterday, an Instagram user posted a Snapchat video of what appeared to be a human “skateboarding” an old Honda CRX. That is, coasting it down a hill while standing on the floorboards. The video ends with a dramatic crash. Is this video real? Fake? Physically real but also completely intentional? We’re leaning toward…

The Only Repair My 1987 Honda CRX Convertible Needed After 2,700 Miles Across America

Flying from Detroit to Phoenix to buy a 1987 Straman CRX Si, then driving the car back, had allowed me to revisit the red rock canyons of Arizona and the mountains of New Mexico for the first time in over a quarter-century. To the east lay more familiar territory populated with friends and family, both for me and the…

How To Take A 29-Year-Old CRX Convertible Over The Rocky Mountains In Winter

I live near Detroit. The usual reasons some people dislike Detroit—the cold, the snow, the insular culture, the urban decay—they don’t bother me much. What really ticks me off about living there is that there’s not a single great driving road within three hours. I fantasize about living near mountains. For the next 24…

This Old Convertible Honda CRX Was The Best Car To Take Through The Desert

I’d badly wanted a Honda CRX Si ever since test driving one back in 1985. I’ve also been wanting to tour the American Southwest again for nearly as long. By flying to Phoenix to buy a rare CRX sight unseen, I’d accomplished the first goal. My new car wasn’t just any CRX, but one of the few fuel-injected Si’s that had…