Tag: Honda News

Joie de Vivre

Something is missing from every car Honda makes today. In fact, it’s missing from almost every car introduced after 2006. It’s not cup holders- during a recent ride in a Fit Sport, I counted no fewer than eleven, all in one tiny, maybe-five-seats-if-all-your-friends-are-skinny hatchback. This represents a 1,000% increase over the S2000, a car whose […] More »

  Comments | By - September 2, 2011

To Hold and Drive Forever

The S2000 is known by many to be as close as it gets to pure motoring pleasure with no compromises like back seats or luggage space concerns. So what happens when changes in your life potentially necessitate a change of car to match the needs of the moment? Going through a similar circumstance, the concerns […] More »

  Comments | By - July 22, 2011

Limping with the Bulls

This weekend, I spent a not inconsiderable amount of time blocking a busy street near a popular southern California beach. Worse, I was in a metallic orange Lamborghini, the gearbox and engine of which were having a disagreement resulting in massive and noisy rpm spikes and zero forward motion. To add visibility to humiliation, the […] More »

  Comments | By - July 21, 2011

Do Convertible Top Tears Drive You to Tears?

It does seem odd that a community so vocal about driving with the top down gets all teary when the convertible top frame wears a fine hole through the material. One second you’re a jingoistic top-down proponent cocking a snook (thumbing your nose) at other convertible drivers who are blissfully unaware that the roof can […] More »

  Comments | By - June 22, 2011

The S2000, among the last of the pure roadsters

The S2000 is a roadster, a car Honda designed to connect the driver with the purity of man, machine and the curving road ahead, and with that in mind, everything about the car was designed to elicit a pure, direct driving experience. There are similar cars, the MX-5 and Boxster immediately come to mind, but […] More »

  Comments | By - March 10, 2011

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