2018 Honda Civic Type R – The R is for RIOT!

In a previous article, I said the 2017 Civic Si could be the best Civic yet. That was before I drove the 2018 Type R. This car is hysterically fun to drive without sacrificing practicality.

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The No Man’s Land Between Driverless And Traditional Cars

We’re living in a weird transitional purgatory between yesterday’s traditional vehicles and driverless cars. Cars are designed to insulate occupants from road and wind noise. A quiet smooth ride is a sweet thing. The bone I have to pick is with being insulated from the experience of driving by invasive technology. Either give me a car that can drive me to the store, or let me get on with it without interfering.

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2017 Honda Civic Si HPT – Possibly The Best Civic Yet

The latest iteration Honda’s venerable Civic might be the best yet. To the chagrin of fanboys everywhere, this Si marks a departure from the much-loved VTEC valve train. Honda opted instead to turbo-charge the four banger in their hot Civic. How does the new Si stack up?

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2017 Honda HR-V – Honda’s Other Small SUV

The 2017 Honda HR-V is reminiscent of the early Civics in its simplicity, and maybe its meant to fill a niche in the affordable, small SUV market.  Built on a third-gen Honda Fit chassis, it offers available AWD and is meant to fill the niche just beneath Honda’s other small SUV, the CR-V, in both proportion and price point.

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2017 Honda Civic Touring – It’s Green

The venerable Honda Civic has been in continuous production since 1972. From its humble beginnings as a sub-compact gas-sipping alternative to the big three’s land yachts built during the gas crunch.

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