NEW HONDA JAZZ SPORT – Fast forward!

Brand new model adds zest to the popular Honda Jazz range Links unique, sporty styling cues to significant dynamic enhancements All-new, Sport-specific engine employs Earth Dreams technology Specially adapted CVT with shift paddles ensures enhanced driveability Updated and upgraded interior with Type R-inspired detailing Extended list of standard features confirms the Jazz Sport’s flagship status The highly popular and versatile Honda Jazz range is being augmented with an exciting... Read more

Honda receives honours at CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards

Honda Motor Southern Africa received accolades at the annual CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards, 2018. The Honda BR-V, a versatile and stylish 7seater was for the second year in a row, awarded first place in its category of Small SUV/Crossover whilst Honda's Urban and Sports EV Concept car won in the Design of the Year (concept car) category. CAR Top 12 Best Buys Awards is a respected motoring media brand awards held each year to recognise the best vehicles in 12 key South African Market categories.... Read more

NEW HONDA CIVIC TYPE R – Raising the high-performance hatchback bar

All-new Honda Civic Type R sets high-performance hatch benchmark Lightweight, ultra-rigid platform further enhances handling and refinement Aggressive styling a direct expression of efficient aerodynamics Six-speed manual transmission now features rev-matching technology Racy interior offers spacious seating and Type R-specific features Class-leading balance between ride comfort and engaging handling OVERVIEW The all-new, latest-generation Honda Civic Type R raises the bar in the... Read more

The CAR Magazine UK Top 10: best Honda Type R cars (By Colin Overland –

Honda's Type R brand has become shorthand for fast, front-drive hot hatch fun - we pick out its biggest icons. 1998 Integra Type R DC2 The first Type R in the UK; Japan got it three years earlier, with different lights. Its 1.8-litre VTEC engine found 30bhp on top of the donor Civic VTi's 167. It used all Honda's weight-skimming tricks, but gained huge brakes, extra bracing, a limited-slip diff, red seats and a titanium gearlever. Just great. 2001 Civic Type R EP3 A huge hit... Read more

All-New Honda Insight Prototype redefines segment while expanding Honda’s Electrified Vehicle Lineup

All-new 2019 Honda Insight will offer universally appealing styling in a roomy five passenger sedan with fuel efficiency competitive with the best in the segment Powered by Honda’s innovative, industry-leading two-motor hybrid powertrain Insight nameplate returns as the next phase in the Honda Electrification Initiative The all-new Honda Insight Prototype made its world debut on Jan. 15 at the North American International Auto Show, giving consumers a first glimpse of the latest model in... Read more

Honda invests in revolutionary driving simulator for future R&D activities

Revolutionary simulator will be housed at Honda technical centre in Germany Driver-in-Motion experience is as close as currently possible to real driving New simulator will support Honda R&D Europe with next-generation vehicle development and testing Hardware uses innovative nine-degrees-of-freedom platform Honda will become the world's first car manufacturer to adopt new state-of-the-art driving simulator technology, based on a revolutionary architecture called DiM250 (Driver-in-Motion). Most... Read more

Honda installs new Bi-directional Charging Technology at European R&D Centre

Honda installs new Bi-directional Charging Technology at European R&D Centre Energy can be drawn from and returned to the grid with new hardware New charging station is another step towards a zero-emission society Project is collaboration between Honda, EVTEC and The Mobility House Installation tests the integration of electric vehicle batteries and renewable energy sources Honda has invested in advanced bi-directional charging technology at its European R&D site in Offenbach,... Read more

Honda Urban EV Concept unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show

Global motor show debut for pure-electric Honda concept car Modern interior environment includes wrap-around panoramic dashboard screen Sets the direction for a future Honda production model scheduled for 2019 Honda has revealed an all-new electric vehicle, the Urban EV Concept, at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. The concept car is built on a completely new platform, and sets the direction for the technology and design that will appear on a future battery electric Honda production model. The... Read more

Honda unveils CR-V Hybrid Prototype at Frankfurt Motor Show

Honda hybrid technology to be available in an SUV bodystyle for the first time in Europe Hybrid Prototype's styling retains the familiar silhouette of the world's best-selling SUV, previewing the European specification of the all-new CR-V Intelligent Multi Mode Drive (i-MMD) hybrid system comprises 2.0 litre i-VTEC petrol engine and two electric motors for seamless feeling of power and torque Hybrid system part of two-option powertrain range alongside a 1.5 litre VTEC TURBO petrol engine Honda... Read more

2017 Frankfurt Motor Show: Honda’s Electric Vision gathers pace

Honda unveils next steps on path towards Electric Vision at 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show World premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept - Honda's first EV for Europe CR-V Hybrid Prototype previewed European version of best-selling SUV Honda used the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show to reveal the next steps in its plan for electrification of its European car range. The focus for the brand at Frankfurt was the world premiere of the Honda Urban EV Concept, setting the direction for a future production... Read more