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Every car leaving the Australian market in 2020

It was a big year for automotive in 2020, with the exit of Holden, the cancellation of international motor shows and the Australian Grand Prix due to coronavirus, and the steady decline of new car sales. In a challenging climate, it's perhaps unsurprising that carmakers reduced their ranges, discontinued under-performers and replaced older models with hybrids, electric cars or new creations altogether...

Honda NSX departs Australia, but an NSX-based SUV could be coming

The Honda NSX has been retired from the Australian line-up, the company has confirmed. According to VFACTS data, only nine examples of the $420,000 Honda coupe have sold since the car was released in 2016 – and none in 2020 – prompting the NSX to be removed from sale. Honda Australia confirmed the decision, telling CarAdvice new orders for the model can no longer be placed...

Honda recalls 22,366 cars due to faulty fuel pump

Honda Australia has issued a recall on a total of 22,366 cars – across eight model types – citing a faulty component within the fuel pump assembly. The affected models are the Accord (MY2018), City (MY2019), Civic (MY2018), CR-V (MY2018-2019), HR-V (MY2018), Jazz (MY2019), Civic Type R (MY2018), and the NSX (MY2019)...

2020 Honda NSX debuts new heritage colour in Monterey

Honda's luxury arm Acura has revealed the 2020 NSX supercar for Monterey Car Week, debuting a new Indy Yellow Pearl which the company says is a "modern interpretation of sought-after Spa Yellow" offered on the 1997-2003 NSX. "Spa Yellow, known as "Indy Yellow" in some markets, was applied to around 20-percent of NSXs produced between 1997 and 2003," the company says in its press release...

Honda NSX drags BMW M5 Competition, AMG E63 S - video

The Honda NSX should be faster than a BMW 5 Series and Mercedes-Benz E-Class, right? After all, it's a hybrid supercar, and the other two are 'just' four-door sedans. Of course, BMW and Mercedes-Benz have a knack for making their four-door sedans fast enough to scare supercars. With 460kW/760Nm and 450kW/800Nm respectively, the BMW M5 Competition and Mercedes-AMG E63 S are seriously quick...

2019 Honda NSX revealed in Monterey, pricing unchanged for Australia

The updated Honda NSX – known in other markets as the Acura NSX – has been revealed at Monterey Car Week, ahead of an Australian launch in "early 2019". Key changes include a new Thermal Orange Pearl exterior paint option (pictured), which the company says pays homage to 30 years of Acura race cars with orange-accented liveries...

Acura NSX 'Dream Project' revealed for SEMA

Honda's luxury arm, Acura, has revealed a special version of its NSX supercar for this year's SEMA show, dubbed the 'NSX Dream Project'. Developed in collaboration with ScienceofSpeed, the Acura NSX 'Dream Project' gets aerodynamic upgrades and powertrain modifications, giving the Japanese supercar a look inspired by GT3 racing, along with a power boost over the standard tune...

2017 Honda NSX: Only two sold in Oz so far

Surrounded by much hype and huge expectation, the first new Honda NSX to be sold in Australia in 25 years launched locally in late 2016. Anticipation was high and fans were, understandably, rather excited. Then Honda Australia confirmed pricing for the hybrid supercar: an eyebrow-raising $420,000 (before on-road costs)...

2018 Honda NSX GT3 racer readying for global assault

The Honda NSX GT3 race car is now available to order worldwide, for privateers and customer teams keen to race the track-only Japanese supercar in 2018...

2017 Subaru Impreza crowned Japan car of the year, Honda NSX lands 'Special Award'

The new-generation 2017 Subaru Impreza has been named the Japanese car of the year for 2016-2017. It's the second time one of the brand's models has received the award in its home country, with the other title won by the Liberty (known in Japan and the US as the Legacy) in 2003...

That time we followed a Honda NSX through a food court

If you've ever been to a casino in a major city, you'll know that they like two things. First and foremost, it's taking your money. Secondly, it's displaying cars and high-end goods. Crown Casino in Melbourne is no exception, with Honda and Crown deciding that the all-new 2017 Honda NSX would look perfect sitting within the Atrium, inside Crown's lobby area...