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Honda airbag recall extends to Legend: More Civic and Jazz models join the list

Honda Australia’s ongoing recall of models equipped with controversially faulty Takata airbags has grown again, with a further 71,856 vehicles added this week. The latest additions include more variants of the previously recalled Civic and Jazz, this time affecting an as-yet unspecified number of vehicles in the 2006-11 Civic and 2012 Jazz lines...

2015 Honda Legend revealed

The fifth-generation Honda Legend has broken cover in Japan ahead of its official launch on January 22. The Japanese domestic market Legend – essentially a rebadged version of the Acura RLX sold in North America since 2013 – introduces a complex all-wheel-drive hybrid powertrain and world-first safety technology...

Honda Legend to feature world-first emergency steering system to avoid pedestrians

The next-generation Honda Legend will introduce a number of new advanced driver-assist safety features, including one claimed world first, when it goes on sale in Japan later this year. Dubbed ‘Honda Sensing’, the system consists of two different types of sensors: a millimetre-wave radar located inside the front grille, and a monocular camera mounted on the upper inside section of the windscreen...

Honda Legend: no new model for Australia

The Honda Legend will not be replaced when the current car is phased out of the local line-up later this year. Honda Australian director Stephen Collins told CarAdvice there was “no current plan” to bring the all-new Legend to our market, confirming the nameplate would be retired with the current, fourth-generation model, which is still available in small numbers despite production ending in 2012...

Honda to drop Legend, clean-diesel R&D to focus on hybrids: report

Honda Motor Co has reportedly abandoned plans to build a new micro-car factory and develop a clean diesel engine in favour of focusing more heavily on hybrids and other green vehicles, according to Japan’s Nikkei Business Daily. The report said Honda was planning to develop a new hybrid system to improve the efficiency of its larger vehicles, with production at the Yorii factory likely to begin in 2013...

2009 Honda Legend specifications

Honda's quiet achiever is about to undergo a minor facelift and power upgrade. The Honda Legend is the company's international award-winning flagship sedan, but in Australia, it's a little under the radar. So far this year Honda has only sold 54 Legends, but the 2009 model is set to increase sales...