Honda Jet start sales in 2012

The first deliveries of business jets Honda Jet expected in 2012. Recently, the U.S. passed the first test flight, the aircraft received certification of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

The plane flew on December 20 and spent the flight 51 minutes. Perfected various modes of flight, analyze the work of all systems, data were collected for Honda.

"This is a very important step for our program Honda Jet ", - said Mitimasa Fujino (Michimasa Fujino), president and CEO of Honda Aircraft Company. "The plane is fully tested and we are very pleased that this test flight went so well. Our team has worked very hard, we hope that work will justify itself and we will support high profile brands Honda and in the sky. "

Maximum altitude Honda Jet - 13,000 meters. Maximum speed - 777 km / h. Price - 4.5 million dollars.

2011 Li Nian S1

Honda has introduced the first model under the new "budget" brand Li Nian, created specifically for the Chinese market. This innovation became the S1 sedan, worked on the chassis model Honda City previous generation.

Debut of new items was held at China International Auto Show, but Honda plans to release it in a joint venture with a local company Guangzhou Automotive Group. Detailed characteristics of the car is not specified yet - we only know that he will be equipped with 1,3 - and 1,5-liter gasoline engine and manual transmission, automatic transmission or CVT. And in the sale will be available by spring 2011.

In China, Li Nian S1 will compete with products from local companies BYD and Chery. Whether this will be a model in other markets - not yet known.

Previously, the company Honda introduced another budget model - city hatchback Brio, designed for Asian markets. Originally, this car will be sold in Thailand.

At the motor show in China has presented its budget sedan and the brand Nissan - Sunny its model is built on the chassis of the fourth-generation Nissan Micra, and will be available with the 1.5 engine with 100 horsepower.

2011 Acura Electric car

Acura will develop a "strange" car.
The luxury brand of Honda - Acura - is preparing to recharge model line "unusual for a car," which, according to preliminary information, will be on sale next year.

Detailed information about the new model has not been disclosed. Some experts suggest that the company is preparing to debut Acura electric vehicle that will help luxury brand to join the struggle for buyers for environmentally friendly cars and increase sales. Other experts do not exclude the possibility of the appearance of a sports car, perhaps even ideological successor Supercar Honda NSX. Note that previously, this model is traditionally sold in the U.S. under the brand Acura.

The new front-supercar, Honda, test prototype of which two years ago was captured in the Nürburgring in Germany, it was decided not to market. Initially it was assumed that this is the car will be the successor model of NSX, but the Japanese manufacturer has decided that to begin selling this car, whose value amounted to around 150-175 thousand dollars, during the global economic crisis will not be profitable.

Earlier it was reported that the company Acura in the next year and a half, also intends to release a new flagship sedan, which will replace the current RL. It is expected that the development of this car engineers focus on safety and quality of materials used, and to improve sound insulation. Machine design, as precise Car and Driver, in comparison with the RL of the current generation does not fundamentally change.

2011 Acura RL presented in the USA

Acura decided to give your worker RL sedan right to life, and the car has already received an update regarding the cosmetic changes the body and other minor improvements.

2011 Acura RL uses the same 3.7-liter V6, 300 hp with drive to all four wheels (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive), which can be connected to a six-speed automatic transmission, Sequential Sportshift, the "petals" controls on the steering wheel. Fuel consumption of the unit is 13.83 liters. in urban areas and 9.8 liters. 100 km on the highway.

And the updated version will get a new exhaust system that reduces engine noise so that in the cabin, it seems that he stalled and, in conjunction with a new insulated floor impression that you are in church.

Style of the car was modified by 18-inch 15-spitsnym aluminum wheels, shod in tires Michelin Pilot all-season.

Honda Civic Concept at 2011 Detroit Auto Show

Honda has announced that, at the International Auto Show in Detroit in January 2011 will have its world premiere new Honda Civic Concept.
As the press service of Honda, Civic Concept is designed to create an idea of how it will look new generation Honda Civic.

It is rumored that some nodes will receive from the new hybrid car Honda CR-Z.
No official information on the Civic Concept unavailable.