Honda will show in Detroit prototype of a new generation Honda Pilot

At the beginning of next year at Detroit Motor Show will be shown a prototype of a new generation of crossover Honda Pilot. At a concept model will be demonstrated improved interior and new technologies to ensure the safety, comfort and economical fuel.

In addition, Honda will show residents of North America prototype sports car with hybrid power installation Honda CR-Z, whose premiere was held in Tokyo, as well as at the exhibition will be working on hydrogen fuel Honda FCX Clarity, which at launch mass production is expected in mid-2008.

2009 Honda Fit - All Pictures

2009 Honda Fit

New 2009 Honda Fit is built on a long wheel base-2500 mm, which did not affect the maneuverability of the vehicle, the minimum required for turning radius of only 4.7 meters. Launched in advance to the front rack and increased by 20 mm width model increased the space for passengers and luggage. Yet most practical vehicle emphasizes 4 model seat "Ultra Seat" 3 model luggage compartment and the "Ultra Luggage" volume of 64 liters, growing up to 427 liters with the rear seat folded. The newly developed 1.3 liter petrol engine i-VTEC, capacity 100 horse-power and combined with besstupenchatym ER (CVT), helped to bring the new Honda Fit class leaders in fuel economy-4.2 liters per 100 kilometers. Version Road Sailing (RS), with more sporting character equipped with the latest 1.5 liter engine i-VTEC, capacity 120 horsepower, with an average fuel 5.1 liters per 100 km.

Pricing for the 2009 Honda Fit begins at $9,800 (1.14 million Yen) and tops out at about $14,600 (1.7 million Yen)

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2007 Acura RL received the highest mark

IIHS has tested the security of a side collision six premium cars. Among them was sedan Acura RL 2007 model year, which received the highest evaluation.
According to IIHS testing methodology car runs as follows: in the side fixed sedan goes simulated SUV design, the speed of which is 50 kilometers per hour.
Passive Acura RL security system that includes side airbags and podushki-shtorki, fully capable of protecting passengers from the effects of a car accident along with the testing conducted. Therefore, the car earned the best rating.

Acura's future plans

Featuring shows Advanced Sedan Concept company Acura. Perhaps, and will look brand cars in the year 2020.
Love and win wider recognition layer of the world's population with an average income, the Japanese car manufacturers are going to establish its dominance in the sector, and premium cars.
The new director of the North American office of Honda John Mendel, in an interview with a representative described how Acura blocks and the highest level brands that offer luxury car. According to him, no abrupt changes should not be expected. In 2008, will be available several revised vehicles, the design of which will not be changed much, but will use the most modern technology.
Next year, be sure to be presented to the new generation of Acura RDX and upgraded Acura MDX. Other models did not John Mendel, but is widely known that the new Acura TL, Acura TSX and the Acura NSX is also on its way.
To demonstrate the difference Acura brand to brand Honda, for premium cars, new power plants. For example, Acura RDX receive engine turbo. In addition, rumors going around about a new engine V10 and environmentally safe diesel.
Last year, Acura brand turned 20 years - the first of the Honda company of Japanese automobile manufacturer has created a separate brand for premium cars. The coming transformation Acura will open a new chapter in its short history.

Honda FCX Clarity - serial hydrogen vehicle

Honda Company has submitted to the Los Angeles version of a serial car, working on hydrogen fuel, which has become a Honda FCX Clarity.
For the first time Honda FCX Concept car was shown at the 2005 Tokyo, the most recent regular version of the machine exhibited in Tokyo again.
The serial version Honda FCX given the name Clarity, buyers in the United States will be offered a lease for $ 600 per month. At one hydrogen fuel tank car can travel 435 km

Forbes choose 10 best cars for the megapolis

Criteria for nominations were: price, design, fuel, universality and luxury.

The compact Honda Fit (Honda Jazz) won in the category "price", "design" - Nissan Altima. "fuel" - Toyota Prius and Honda Civic Hybrid, "luxury" - Lexus LS460L.
In addition to Japanese cars among the winners appear Smart For Two, Mini Cooper, BMW 335i Convertible, Mercedes GL 320 CDI and GMC Acadia.

Smart For Two

Nissan Altima

Mini Cooper

Toyota Prius

Honda Civic Hybrid

Lexus LS460L

BMW 335i Convertible

Mercedes GL 320 CDI

GMC Acadia