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September 29, 2016

2018 Honda Civic Type R prototype is the US-bound Civic we're waiting for!

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The Honda Civic Hatchback finally went on sale this week in the U.S. and although it comes standard with a turbocharged engine, the model we're all waiting for is the Civic Type R. Honda is previewing the upcoming 2018 Civic Type R this week at the Paris Motor Show.

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September 24, 2016

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback starts at $20,535

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Honda has announced that the 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback is going to arrive in showrooms in a few days with a starting price set at $20,535 for the base LX trim level with a 6-speed manual transmission.

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August 15, 2016

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback debuts with more powerful Sport trims

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Honda has unveiled the 2017 Civic Hatchback, which will join the Civic Sedan and Coupe models when it does on sale this fall in the U.S. The Civic Hatchback was previewed earlier this year as a concept and as is typical with most of Honda's concepts, the production version is almost identical.

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August 12, 2016

Honda trademarks ZSX name, could be used for baby NSX

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It's been rumored that Honda is working on a smaller mid-engine sports car, which could arrive as early as next year. We even saw leaked patent photos of the possible sports car and now we've learned that Honda has trademarked the ZSX name, but it's not known if it really is for a new sports car.

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July 28, 2016

Acura NSX GT3 to make its public debut in Ohio

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Acura has announced that the Acura NSX GT3 race car is going to make its public debut today during the Pirelli World Challenge practice sessions at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio. The NSX GT3 will be driven by development driver Peter Kox, during practice sessions on the 2.25-mile, 14-turn road course today and tomorrow.

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June 21, 2016

Acura to race an all-electric NSX at Pikes Peak

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The Acura NSX is officially back and while the production version is powered by a hybrid powertrain, Acura has announced that it has produced an all-electric racing version. The all-electric NSX-inspired EV concept is scheduled to race in the upcoming Electric Modified Class at the 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.

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June 20, 2016

Honda has killed the CR-Z

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The news isn't all that surprising, but Honda has stopped producing the CR-Z hybrid. Instead of making a big announcement, Honda quietly ended production, according to Car and Driver.

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May 26, 2016

First production 2017 Acura NSX rolls off the line

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The all-new second-generation Acura NSX is now officially rolling off the production line at Acura's new Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio. The first customer, Rick Hendrick, earned the right to custom order the first production NSX with a winning bid of $1.2 million at the Barrett-Jackson auction in January.

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May 23, 2016

Will the Honda S2000 successor arrive in 2018?

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Honda is reportedly planning to celebrate its upcoming 70th birthday by launching a successor to the S2000. According to a source that spoke with Car & Driver, Honda's engineers are hard at work on the new sports car.

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May 19, 2016

Acura unveils its second generation autonomous development vehicle

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Acura continues to work on self driving technology and now it's unveiled its second generation automated development vehicle. Based on the RLX sedan, the automated vehicle features a new suite of radar, Lidar, camera and GPS sensors, complemented by higher performance CPUs and GPUs, and improved cabling, heat management and circuitry.

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May 10, 2016

2017 Honda Ridgeline priced at $30,375

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Honda has released the pricing for the all-new 2017 Ridgeline pickup, which is going to arrive in showrooms next month. The 2017 Ridgeline will be offered in seven trim levels, with the base RT model starting at $30,375 with the destination fees included.

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May 6, 2016

Honda kicks off production of the 2017 Ridgeline

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Honda has announced that production of the second-generation 2017 Ridgeline has started at its plant in Alabama. It's been over 10 years since the first Ridgeline pickup debuted and the new Ridgeline continues stand out from the traditional pickup segment.

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April 22, 2016

Honda is expanding the Clarity with electric and plug-in hybrid versions

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Honda has announced that the Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle will be produced in electric and plug-in hybrid versions starting next year. Both new additions will be based on the same platform as the fuel cell version and this also means that the Clarity will be the first vehicle to be offered in fuel cell, plug-in hybrid and electric versions.

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2017 Honda Accord Hybrid debuts with 212-hp and gets up to 49 mpg

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Honda has unveiled the updated 2017 Accord Hybrid, which gets styling updates and a new hybrid powertrain. The best part is that Honda has finally figured out how to increase production of the Accord Hybrid, which Honda expects will be double of the last model.

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April 8, 2016

Next-Gen Honda CR-V will be larger and possibly even offer a hybrid version

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Honda is scheduled to release an all-new CR-V sometime in 2018, but even though that's at least a year away, some details have started to surface now. Honda has also released the teaser you see here, which reveals some of the design details.

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March 23, 2016

2017 Acura MDX debuts in NYC with updated styling and a new hybrid version

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Acura has unveiled the restyled 2017 MDX at the New York Auto Show, which gets updated styling and a new hybrid version.

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March 21, 2016

Honda to display US-spec Clarity FCV in New York

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This week the 2016 New York Auto Show kicks off on March 23 and Honda has announced that it will be showing off the US-spec version of the Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle.

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March 10, 2016

2016 Honda Civic Coupe arrives next week and starts at $19,050

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Honda has announced that the all-new 2016 Civic Coupe is going to go on sale on March 15 and its pricing will start at $19,050. The arrival of the Civic Coupe builds on the success of the new Civic lineup, which will be followed up by a new Civic Hatchback later this year.

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March 1, 2016

2017 Honda Civic Hatchback prototype debuts in Geneva

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Honda has revealed the Civic Hatchback prototype today at the Geneva Motor Show. The prototype is a preview of the 2017 Civic Hatchback that will be sold in markets all over the world, including the U.S.

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February 26, 2016

2017 Acura NSX orders begin, online configurator powers up

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The 2017 Acura NSX is almost here, now that Acura has announced the start of customer orders and the availability of its online configurator. Pricing for the 2017 NSX starts at $157,800 after you add in the $1,800 destination fee.

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February 25, 2016

Next-Gen Honda Accord and CR-V to get turbocharged engines

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The all-new 2016 Honda Civic arrived with an all-new 1.5L turbocharged engine and now Honda has confirmed that other models in its lineup will soon offer turbocharged engines as well. Honda CEO Takahiro Hachigo has revealed that the next-generation Accord and CR-V will be offered with a small turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

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February 24, 2016

Restyled 2017 Acura MDX teased ahead of its debut in New York

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Acura has announced plans to reveal a redesigned 2017 MDX next month at the New York Auto Show on March 23. The 2017 MDX is going to get some updates to the exterior, more features and new powertrain.

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February 10, 2016

Honda Civic Hatchback prototype teased ahead of its debut at Geneva

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Honda has released a teaser photo of the all-new Civic hatchback prototype, which is going to debut next month at the Geneva Motor Show. The prototype is a preview of the hatchback that is going to launch in Europe in early 2017. The good news is that it will also be offered in other markets, including the United States.

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February 2, 2016

First 2017 Acura NSX sells for $1.2 million

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The first production version of the all-new 2017 Acura NSX has sold for a whopping $1.2 million Barrett-Jackson. The 2017 NSX now holds the title as the highest-selling designated vehicle identification number (VIN) 001 vehicle ever at the auction. All proceeds from the auction will go to the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation and Camp Southern Ground.

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February 1, 2016

2017 Honda Ridgeline 'A New Truck to Love' to air during Super Bowl 50 [VIDEO]

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Honda is going to air two new commercials during the upcoming Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, Feburary 7. The first will be a commercial for the all-new Acura NSX and the second will be a 60-second commercial for the all-new 2017 Ridgeline pickup - titled "A New Truck to Love."

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January 29, 2016

Here's Acura's Super Bowl commercial that features the NSX [VIDEO]

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Each year automakers spend big bucks to run commercial spots during the Super Bowl and this year will probably be even bigger as the Super Bowl celebrates its 50th anniversary. This year Acura is going to run a 30-second commercial that will feature the 2017 NSX.

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January 22, 2016

Honda Clarity fuel cell to cost around $60,000

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Honda has revealed the pricing details for the Clarity fuel cell sedan that is expected to launch in California before the end of 2016. When it does go on sale the Clarity is expected to be priced around $60,000 with a targeted monthly lease under $500.

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January 12, 2016

Acura Precision concept previews the brand's future design language

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Acura has revealed the Precision concept today at the Detroit Auto Show, which is supposed to be a preview of Acura's new design language. The Precision concept was designed by the Acura Design Studio in California to express the Acura brand DNA of "Precision Crafted Performance."

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January 11, 2016

2017 Honda Ridgeline debuts with front or all-wheel drive in Detroit

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Honda has revealed the all-new 2017 Ridgeline pickup at the Detroit Auto Show. The new Ridgeline continues to be based on a unibody platform, but just like the original it continues to bring unique packing and technology to the midsize pickup segment.

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December 20, 2015

2017 Honda Civic Si to get 230-hp 2.0L turbo?

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Now that the standard Civic can be equipped with a small turbocharged engine, we're now wondering what Honda has in store for the next-generation Civic Si. Although Honda hasn't revealed any details, reports have surfaced that claims that the next Civic Si will be powered by a turbocharged engine with 230 horsepower.

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December 19, 2015

2017 Acura NSX: Acura now has a car that costs over $200k

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Acura has released more of the details about the 2017 NSX, which is finally going to arrive next spring. While we've already heard that it will pack 573 horsepower and now we're hearing how much the NSX will cost. With a starting price set at $157,800 including the destination fees, the all-new NSX is definitely not cheap.

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Acura Precision Concept to debut at the 2016 Detroit Auto Show

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Acura has announced plans to bring a new concept to next month's Detroit Auto Show. The concept is called the Acura Precision Concept and according to Acura, the concept will help set Acura's future design language.

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2017 Honda Ridgeline teased ahead of its debut in Detroit

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Honda has released the first teaser photo of the all-new 2017 Ridgeline pickup ahead of its debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show. The new Ridgeline will go on sale sometime in the first half of next year.

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December 9, 2015

2015 Honda CR-V [REVIEW]

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Honda has released its 2015 CR-V compact crossover with practically no extravagant hoopla. The Honda officials trumpeted the 2015 CR-V as a major update to an already fresh product. They claimed the changes this vehicle received are much more significant than what most cars and trucks get during mid-cycle updates. Almost every area of the vehicle was touched from the usual suspects including the exterior and cabin to the body structure, chassis and even powertrain. These enhancements were meant to take an already competitive product and propel it to the top of its segment.

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December 7, 2015

Honda now wants a new S2000 before the 'Baby NSX'

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Ever since the Honda S2000 was killed in 2009 there have been rumors about a new model. Well it's been almost seven years since the last S2000 was produced and the rumors continue to surface that Honda is going to bring its beloved roadster back.

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November 24, 2015

Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck tackles the Baja 1000

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Earlier this month at the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Honda revealed the Ridgeline Baja Race Truck that was not only a preview of the new 2017 Ridgeline, but it was also a heavily modified race truck that was going to compete in this year's SCORE Baja 1000. This past weekend the Ridgeline Baja Truck competed in the race and came away with a Class 2 victory.

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November 18, 2015

2016 Honda Civic Coupe debuts in LA

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The all-new 2016 Honda Civic Sedan just went on sale a few days ago and now Honda has unveiled the all-new 10th-generation Civic Coupe at the LA Auto Show. The new Civic Coupe now sports a lower roofline, more compact exterior and the same 1.5L turbocharged engine as the sedan.

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November 11, 2015

2016 Honda Civic Coupe and Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle to debut in LA

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Honda has announced that the all-new 2016 Civic Coupe and the new Clarity Fuel Cell vehicle are going to debut next week at the Los Angeles Auto Show.

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November 4, 2015

Honda Ridgeline Baja Race Truck Hints previews the 2017 Ridgeline

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Honda has unveiled the Ridgeline Baja Race Truck at the 2015 SEMA Show, which marks Honda's return to off-road truck racing. What's even more important here is that the race truck also provides a hint at the styling direction of the all-new 2017 Ridgeline, which is going to arrive next year.

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November 2, 2015

2016 Honda CR-Z gets more features, but not more horsepower

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Although it's failed to become the stand out model, that many hoped, the Honda CR-Z is still around. For 2016 Honda is giving the small hybrid a host of upgrades, like new styling and more features, but if you were hoping for a performance upgrade, you'll be disappointed.

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