Monday, June 29, 2015

New Honda model : BR-V - Bold Runabout Vehicle

Honda released the first official sketches of the all-new Honda BR-V Prototype, a new generation crossover utility vehicle, which will make its world premiere at the upcoming Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show 2015. The event is scheduled for 20 - 30 August 2015, in Tangerang, Indonesia.
The new BR-V features tough and solid exterior design with high ground clearance, big and stylish alloy wheels and sleek roof rails. The model also offers a comfortable and spacious cabin with seven seats in a 3-row configuration. The new BR-V is powered by a 1.5L gasoline engine which provides sporty performance and great fuel efficiency with two advanced transmissions available. High standard safety features will be the base of the model as it has always been for every Honda products.

In order to provide products that respond to the needs of customers around the world, Honda has been focused on strengthening R&D in each region to create more self-reliant operations. Based on its capability to develop regional models, Honda R&D Asia Pacific Co., Ltd. (HRAP) in Thailand developed the new BR-V for the Asian market. This is the 3rd model developed by HRAP.

The official sketches were released at the midyear media gathering event of P.T. Honda Prospect Motor, which will participate in the Gaikindo Indonesian International Auto Show 2015.

*BR-V stands for Bold Runabout Vehicle.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Photo Gallery : new Civic Type R

Selected photos from the Honda Europe's gallery of photos of the new Civic Type-R. Enjoy ! Honda is back !

New Civic Type R in the Slovakia Ring !

This video is so much better and more interesting, speaking from a hardcore nut like me. Honda WTCC race driver Gabriele Tarquini, who piloted his WTCC Civic to 20 race wins, takes us through driving the new 310hp Civic Type R on the 6km Slovakia Ring !

Honda is finally back. Welcome back Honda. We (the hardcore fans) really did miss you. We hope you stay for good this time round.


Video : Honda Europe's Technical Overview of the new Civic Type R !

Together with the press release announcing the launch of the new 310hp Civic Type-R, Honda Europe has also released a few videos. We pick what we think will be the most interesting video - Honda Europe's technical overview of the new Civic Type-R. Enjoy !

2015 Honda Civic Type R

1. Introduction: All-new Honda Civic Type R is the most extreme and high-performing Type R ever built, setting new standards in Europe’s high-performance front-wheel drive hatchback segment

  • Characterful, high-revving all-new 2.0 litre VTEC TURBO engine
  • Function dictates form – eye-catching styling enhancements optimise airflow to aid performance and stability
  • Advanced new suspension systems ensure rewarding handling characteristics and maximise power transfer
  • New +R mode increases the response of chassis and engine for enhanced driving thrills
  • GT Pack provides a comprehensive suite of styling, convenience and safety features
  • Tested to success, Civic Type R represents the next generation of hot hatch with class-leading performance