Posted on 19. Apr, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Honda became the last major automaker to field a minivan with the front drive Odyssey, which was about the same length as the mercury Villager and Chrysler’s short wheelbase minivans. Odyssey departed from most other minivans in having four swing open side doors. Odyssey also had a one piece rear liftgate making it a 5-door [...]
Posted on 22. Feb, 2013 by BajaBusta.
Original but without spirit. Theoretically, the Del Sol had everything it took to be successful: innovative design good looks, high technology, mechanical sophistication. Nevertheless, it never started a riot at the dealers. How could a dish with such good ingredients be so flavorless?
Posted on 18. Oct, 2012 by BajaBusta.
A cautious evolution. It is never easy to remake what has already been well made several times. You are always pulled by the idea to try something new. When redesigning the 1994 Accord, Honda preferred to stay cautious and follow the conservative recommendation of its customers, rather than risk innovation. In [...]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2012 by BajaBusta.
A cautious evolution. It is never easy to remake what has already been well made several times. You are always pulled by the idea to try something new. When redesigning the 1994 Accord, Honda preferred to stay cautious and follow the conservative recommendation of its customers, rather than risk innovation. In troubled [...]
Posted on 13. Sep, 2012 by BajaBusta.
Accord means, to be in harmony, and or to agree. Selling over 417k in 1990, it appears many people agreed! For 1991 Honda added a wagon variant to increase its market share. While sales did decrease it still beat its main rival, Toyota Camry!
Posted on 20. Jun, 2012 by BajaBusta.
At the unveiling of this generation prelude, Honda found out how dangerous it is to change the appearance or philosophy of a car. Two years after its introduction, the style gives rise to more positive comments than the dashboard. It had not yet returned to the popularity level of the previous model. The difficult times [...]
Posted on 07. Jun, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The Honda CBR600 F2 motorcycle, introduced in 1991 to replace the CBR600 Hurricane, or F1, was considered one of Honda’s most modern and innovative sport bikes when it was released. Developing of the second generation CBR began in early 1989. Hurricane LPL Ishikawa would lead the development of the new bike, known internally as MV9, [...]
Posted on 30. May, 2012 by BajaBusta.
Since remodeling, the sales of the Civic fell dramatically. Thar’s what happens when an automaker gets out of touch with the people who made him successful or does not follow the policy he had withe a very popular model. The Civic line included three body shapes, a three door hatch, two door coupe,and a four [...]
Posted on 08. May, 2012 by BajaBusta.
The Honda Beat is a rear wheel drive, mid-engined two-seat roadster kei car produced from May 1991 to February 1996. The Beat was the last car to be approved by Soichiro Honda before he died in 1991. The total number of cars produced was around 33,600. Most of the production (around two-thirds) occurred in the [...]