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Honda S660 in Australia: 'We could totally sell it, if only...'

Honda Australia thinks it would have no issues selling the tiny, mid-engined S660 convertible...

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Honda Civic Type R record run starts in France - Video
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Honda Civic Type R record run starts in France - Video

Honda made a big song-and-dance of the Civic Type R's record run around the Nurburgring Nordschleife last year. Unsatisfied, the company pledged to take the manic front-drive racer on a tour of Europe's most famous racetracks, in search of more glory. First cab off the rank was the Magny-Cours GP circuit...


2018 Honda HR-V coming in Q3
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2018 Honda HR-V coming in Q3

Honda has confirmed the updated HR-V range should arrive in Australia sometime during the third quarter of 2018. While specific details for locally-bound examples are still to be confirmed, Honda Australia says the revised HR-V will bring "improved driveability, improved safety and improved style"...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video: Track and performance
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test Video: Track and performance

We pit five of the best turbo hot hatches - and one wildcard sedan - against one another to find out which is the fastest and most fun small rocketship for under $60k. In this video we test outright performance and lap times...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test, Part 1: Track
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test, Part 1: Track

It's time. With some new entries in the Australian scene, it's time to pull together some of the most compelling hot hatches to see which is most deserving.  ...


2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test
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2018 Hot Hatch Mega Test

Is there a more vibrant and diverse segment on the market right now than that labelled 'hot hatch'? In fact, is it technically a segment at all, but rather a broad net cast wide enough to include a $25K compact-sized Suzuki Swift Sport at one extreme and larger, circa-$80K Audi RS3s and Merc-AMG A45s at the other? And that’s just hatchbacks...


Honda Accord: New sedan not coming until late 2019
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Honda Accord: New sedan not coming until late 2019

The 10th generation Honda Accord won’t be coming to Australia until late 2019 — more than two years after its world premiere, which took place in Detroit last July. With big sedan sales going down the toilet in many established markets in favour of SUVs, Honda has doubled-down on supplying American and Chinese demand to drive volume...


2018 Honda CR-V VTi-S review
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2018 Honda CR-V VTi-S review

The 2018 Honda CR-V VTi-S is an excellent offering, but it's disappointingly short on active safety technology.


Urgent: 45,000 Honda Australia owners yet to get Takata fix
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Urgent: 45,000 Honda Australia owners yet to get Takata fix

Honda Australia’s Takata airbag inflator replacement rate is about to hit 90 per cent, with the company’s local arm having swapped a staggering 593,711 of the potentially life-threatening inflator units so far. However, this means there are still 44,719 vehicles, or 67,404 inflators, that haven't yet been replaced...


Honda offering seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty until June 30
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Honda offering seven-year, unlimited-kilometre warranty until June 30

Honda Australia is advertising a seven year, unlimited kilometre warranty across its range until June 30. In addition to the promotional warranty offer, Honda is also offering seven years of its premium roadside assistance service as well, meaning owners can call for help 24 hours a day, seven days a week...


2018 Honda Jazz VTi-S v  Mazda 2 Maxx v Suzuki Swift GL Nav comparison
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2018 Honda Jazz VTi-S v Mazda 2 Maxx v Suzuki Swift GL Nav comparison

Compact cars – not the most exciting segment in the motoring world is it? If you agreed with that statement, you’d be overlooking the fact that there is currently more value for money than ever before in this highly competitive city car segment...


Honda, Nissan, Toyota team up to develop solid-state batteries
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Honda, Nissan, Toyota team up to develop solid-state batteries

The Japanese government, battery makers and three key automakers (Honda, Nissan and Toyota) have joined forces to develop solid-state lithium-ion batteries. According to the Nikkei Asian Review collaborative work begins this month with research being spearheaded by the Consortium for Lithium Ion Battery Technology and Evaluation Center (Libtec)...


Honda reveals Everus EV concept
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Honda reveals Everus EV concept

The Everus EV concept has been unveiled by Honda and its partner GAC Motor at the 2018 Beijing motor show. Based on the Honda HR-V, the Everus EV concept previews Honda's first China-only electric vehicle. It'll be sold under the Everus brand, joining the brand's only other production car: the S1, a rebadged and restyled fourth-generation Honda City sedan...


Learn how to drive a manual car – Video
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Learn how to drive a manual car – Video

If you're a frequent CarAdvice reader, chances are you know how to drive a manual. But in markets like Australia and North America, manual transmissions are a dying breed. Honda is clearly keen to do something about it, with a simple explainer about how to drive a "stick shift" and, perhaps more importantly, why you'd even want to...


Honda Small RS Concept unveiled - UPDATE
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Honda Small RS Concept unveiled - UPDATE

Update (20/4): Honda Australia has confirmed the Small RS concept, and the Brio it's based on, won't be coming here. The Honda Small RS Concept has been unveiled at the 2018 Jakarta motor show. With its prominent sills, spoilers, wheel arch vents, bonnet scoop, rear diffuser, and blacked-out wheels and grille, the Small RS Concept looks, at a pinch, like a squashed Civic Type R...


Honda EV concepts, Acura CDX Hybrid confirmed for Beijing
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Honda EV concepts, Acura CDX Hybrid confirmed for Beijing

Honda has released initial details of its exhibit for the Beijing motor show later this month, including world premieres of two new concepts and the reveal of the Acura CDX Hybrid. The Japanese manufacturer will have a joint booth for both of its partner ventures in the Chinese market – Dongfeng Honda and GAC Honda – headlined by a concept previewing an upcoming China-exclusive EV model, and an all-new sedan concept, which at this stage remains unnamed...


Honda Magic Seats and the HR-V: How capacious can you go?
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Honda Magic Seats and the HR-V: How capacious can you go?

We've long heaped praise on Honda for its 'Magic Seats' design, conceived to make the company's passenger cars as practical as possible. Almost as practical as a small commercial van, in fact. To properly test the case, we set ourselves the challenge of flipping the rear seats of the little HR-V and packing it to the roof...


Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison
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Honda HR-V v Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross v Subaru XV comparison

Small crossover SUVs with a predominantly urban focus have taken over the road. Just look around you. But the segment has splintered into a few directions exemplified by the trio you see here. They’re similar in most ways, but differ enough to corner specific subsets...


2018 Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe arrives from $26,490 - UPDATE
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2018 Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe arrives from $26,490 - UPDATE

Update (11/4): Honda Australia has confirmed 180 examples of the Civic VTi-S Luxe will be available locally. The limited-edition Honda Civic VTi-S Luxe is now on sale in Australia, priced from $26,490 before on-road costs. Based on the VTi-S grade, which is one rung up from the base level, the Luxe gets several luxury and convenience items for an extra $2000 over the standard variant...


Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know
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Takata airbag recall in Australia: Everything you need to know

The Takata airbag recall has become the largest automotive recall in history, affecting more than 100 million vehicles and nearly 20 automotive brands around the world. Among those are some four million vehicles in Australia. Globally, there have been 20 deaths linked to the scandal, and 230 serious injuries...