[EN] NSX. Type-R?

We all love the NSX. Well, maybe I love the old generation rather than the newer one. Why? Guess it’s a subjective choice – I, one, I’m rather a petrol-headed girl that loves the old-ways more than the newer ones, but I’m not saying my way is the right way.

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My way is a stubborn-kind of way 🙂 I prefer the old smell of gasoline instead of the idea of new hybrids, electrically propelled cars. But this is me, my own kind of nuts 😅

Honda-hot-headed fans know that the newest NSX is kilometers away from the success of the previous generation, at least in the USA.

But hold your horse on, the Nippon constructor is thinking of spicing things up: rumor has it, Honda is going to release a Type-R version for the hybrid NSX coupe. Key numbers? A bit over 50.000$ the NSX base price.


More details in January, during Tokyo AutoSalon. 🙃

[EN] Soichiro’s Honda most known Quotes and Sayings

“If Honda does not race, there is no Honda.”

Soichiro Honda is, for me at least, one of those very stubborn and strong-willed individuals that ever walked the face of the earth. He was a visionary, who had a dream, a one-of-a-kind kind of dream, and he didn’t rest a second until that image in his head transformed into reality! His journey was not at all easy – he faced failure, disappointment and had to rise again and start over. But in the end, it was worthy, because today we can truly understand the famous statement – “The Power of Dreams”. 


1. “It wasn’t necessary to be born a nobleman or rich to succeed in life.” – Soichiro Honda

2. “I just wouldn’t give in, no way.” – Soichiro Honda

3. “I think best when I have a wrench in my hands.” – Soichiro Honda

4. “If you make a superior product, people will buy it.” – Soichiro Honda

5. “Profound belief in something allows every individual to find an immense inner force, and to overcome his or her failings.” – Soichiro Honda

6. “(Studying at university and running a business at the same time) I was like a hungry man who had to listen to long explanations of dietary laws and their effects instead of being given something to eat.” – Soichiro Honda

7. “You don’t measure a man’s greatness by his physical size, but by his acts, by the impact he makes on human history.” – Soichiro Honda

8. “I would have to put in the necessary time, but nothing could stop me from succeeding.” – Soichiro Honda

9. “I forced myself to be enthusiastic.” – Soichiro Honda

10. “I enjoy working, and it isn’t because I’m president that I would deprive myself of that pleasure!” – Soichiro Honda

Efficiency is the art of exploiting time so that you can enjoy your private life. – Soichiro Honda


11. “Real happiness lies in the completion of work using your own brains and skills.” – Soichiro Honda

12. “There are… qualities which… lead to success. Courage, perseverance, the ability to dream and to persevere.” – Soichiro Honda

13. “I let no one disturb my concentration… Even hunger could not disturb me.” – Soichiro Honda

14. “A diploma is by no means a sure ticket to life.” – Soichiro Honda

15. “I don’t give a damn for the diploma. What I want is the knowledge.” – Soichiro Honda

16. “When you fail, you also learn how not to fail.” – Soichiro Honda

17. “[On Napoleon] I imagined him to have a physique as imposing and strong as his reputation merited. When I discovered from reading history books that he was a small man, I was not at all disillusioned. I’m not very big myself, and it was obvious that you don’t measure a man’s greatness by his physical size, but by his acts, by the impact he makes on human history. I also learned that Napoleon was of humble origin, that probably his family was very poor. So it wasn’t necessary to be born a nobleman or rich to succeed in life. There are other qualities which also lead to success. Courage, perseverance, the ability to dream and to persevere.” – Soichiro Honda

18. “I will become the Napoleon of mechanics!” – Soichiro Honda

19. “I too, one day, would be like Napoleon, small and famous.” – Soichiro Honda

20. “Racing improves the breed.” – Soichiro Honda

21. “A lot of my friends top me I’d be better off staying in my garage, growing little by little, letting my business prosper in this way rather than undertaking risky adventures. I had invested all my savings into this operation. I felt responsible to those with whom I’d gotten involved, and I said to myself that by closing my garage at the age of 30, I had perhaps missed my chance and sunk my own ship.” – Soichiro Honda

22. “When I take stock of life, I realize how important the personal contact is, how much more they are worth than the invention of machines, because [people] allow us to expand our view of things, and open up thousands of experiences which we would otherwise be unable to understand.” – Soichiro Honda

23. “I don’t regret the thousands of times I came home empty-handed, having lost all my ammunition and bait. When the days get as gloomy as that, then you know you will soon find the treasure…” – Soichiro Honda

24.“Hope, makes you forget all the difficult hours.” – Soichiro Honda

Soichiro Honda And Takeo Fujisawa

25. “In the lab, 99 percent of the people are working on lost causes. The modest percentage of success, nevertheless, serves to compensate for all the rest of the effort.” – Soichiro Honda

26. “The laboratory of a factory is the best place to learn about failure!” – Soichiro Honda

27. “Success can be achieved only through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents 1 percent of your work which results only from the 99 percent that is called failure. Many people dream of success. To me success can be achieved only through repeated failure and introspection. In fact, success represents 1 percent of your work which results only from the 99 percent that is called failure.
Success can be achieved only through repeated failure and introspection.” – Soichiro Honda

28. “A company is most clearly defined not by its people or its history, but by it’s products.” – Soichiro Honda

29. I’d sooner die than imitate other people… That’s why we had to work so hard! Because we didn’t imitate.” – Soichiro Honda

30. “Success is 99% failure.” – Soichiro Honda

31. “If you hire only people you understand, the company will never get people better than you are. Always remember that you often find outstanding people among those you don’t particularly like.” – Soichiro Honda

32. “You direct a garage or a business like you drive a bus. It does its round, stopping to pick people up, but it can’t make a long distance trip. Of course, you can be happy driving the same route all your life. But I wanted to drive bigger and faster buses, and see other places.” – Soichiro Honda

33. “If I’d had to manage my company myself, I would have very quickly gone bankrupt.” – Soichiro Honda

34. “Why should a man… spend his days seated behind a desk, twiddling his thumbs to pass the time?” – Soichiro Honda

35. “I got myself completely absorbed in my job as apprentice inventor. I let no one disturb my concentration, not even my friends with whom I enjoyed spending time and doing a thousand things. ‘Time for supper!’ My mother had to force me to come to the table since my mind was elsewhere, my ears blocked. ‘I’m coming!’ I would answer politely and then get back to work. So she ended up respecting my work and letting me finish what I had to do. Even hunger could not disturb me.” – Soichiro Honda

36. “The moment had come to start working on realizing another dream. Trying to win Formula 1 was for many trying to accomplish the impossible. But my decision was made, once and for all. I would have to put in the necessary time, but nothing could stop me from succeeding.” – Soichiro Honda

37. “I finally became an independent man, a real man, master of his legs, head, destiny, of his timetable and the risks he knew he should take.” – Soichiro Honda

38. “A diploma is less useful than a ticket to a movie.” – Soichiro Honda

39. “My biggest thrill is when I plan something and it fails. My mind is then filled with ideas on how I can improve it.” – Soichiro Honda

40. “There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes ‘Raise the sail with your stronger hand’, meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do.” – Soichiro Honda

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Hosting “Orei-no-kai” / 1991 – “Thanks to all of you, it was a wonderful life. Thank you”


Complete Honda Chassis Code list

Because many of you are asking for the chassis codes of certain Honda models, I’ve made up a list with all the codes, years and so! 🙂


Chassis Code Car Basic Engine code Years of use
3A2 City 1.3L (ASEAN) D13B SOHC (Carb.) 1996 – 2000
3A3 City 1.5L (ASEAN) D15B SOHC PGM-FI 1997 – 2000
A360 N 360 (TA)
N360E 1968-1970
A600 N600 (TA) N600E 1969-1974
AA City 1.2L
City Turbo 1.2L*
Jazz 49, 56, 55 1.2L (EU)
ER Turbo*
AB Prelude 1.8L ET SOHC Carb.(EU)
AB1 Prelude 2.0L ET2 SOHC Carb. 1985-1987
AC Accord 1.6L EY SOHC Carb.
EZ SOHC Carb. (EU)
AD Accord 1.8L (EU)
Vigor 1.8L (J)
ES SOHC Carb.(J)
AE Ballade Sports CR-X 1.3L
CR-X 1.3L (SUA)
AF Ballade Sports CR-X 1.5L
CRX 1.5L
AG Civic 1.3L Hatch CVCC (J)
Civic 1.3L Hatch (EU)
EV 2
AH Civic Hatch 1.5L CVCC (J)
Civic Hatch 1.5L (EU)
EW 3
EW 4
AJ Civic Sedan 1.3L (EU)
Ballade 1.3L (J)
Civic Shuttle 1.3L (J)
AK Civic Sedan 1.5L (EU/J)
Ballade 1.5L (J)
Civic Shuttle 1.5L (J)
EW SOHC (CVCC) Carb. 1983-1988
AK250 T 360 AK250E 1963-1967
AK280 T500 AK280E 1964-1967
AL Civic Hatch 1.2L ZA2 SOHC Carb. 1984-1987
AL700 L700 AL700E 1965-1966
AL800 L800 AL800E 1966-1967
AM Civic Sedan 1.2L ZA SOHC Carb. 1984-1987
AN Civic Shuttle 1.5L
Civic Wagon 1.5L
EW 2 SOHC Carb.
AP1 S2000 2.0L F20C1 DOHC VTEC 1999-2009 (EU)
1999-2004 (SUA)
1999-2005 (J)
AP2 S2000 2.2L F22C1 DOHC VTEC 2004-2009
AP700 P700 AP700E 1965-1966
AP800 P800 AP800E 1966-1967
AR Civic Shuttle 1.5L 4WD (EU)
Civic Shuttle 1.5L 4WD (J)
EW 2 SOHC Carb.
AS Ballade Sports CR-X (J)
CR-X 1.6L (EU)
AS280 S500 AS280E DOHC 1963-1964
AS285 S600 Cabrio AS285E DOHC 1964-1966
AS285C S600 Coupe AS285E DOHC 1965-1966
AS800 S800 Cabrio/S800M AS800E DOHC 1966-1970
AS800C S800 Coupe AS800E DOHC 1968-1970
AT Civic Hatch 1.6L ZC DOHC PGM-F1 1984-1985
AU Civic Sedan 1.6L (J) ZC DOHC PGM-F1 1985-1987
AV Quint Integra Hatch 1.6L ZC DOHC CARB
AZ 360 Z360 N360E 1970-1971
AZ 600 Z 600 N600E 1970-1974
BA Accord 2.0L SUA/CDN BS/BT SOHC 1985-1986
BA1 Prelude 2.0L (J) B20A DOHC PGM-F1 1985-1987
BA2 Prelude 2.0L (EU) B20A1 DOHC PGM-F1 1986-1987
BA3 Prelude 2.0 (UK) A20A SOHC PGM-F1 1985-1987
BA4 Prelude 2.0L
Prelude INX 2.0L (J)*
BA5 Prelude 2.0L 4WS
Prelude INX 2.0L 4WS (J)*
BA7 Prelude INX 2.1L (J) B21A DOHC PGM-F1 1987-1991
BA8 Prelude 2.2L (J) F22B DOHC PGM-F1 1991-1992
BA9 Prelude 2.2 4WS (J) F22B DOHC PGM-F1 1991-1992
BB1 Prelude 2.2L 4WS H22A DOHC VTEC 1992-1995
BB2 Prelude 2.3L H23A DOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
BB3 Prelude 2.0L F20A SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1996
BB4 Prelude 2.2L H22A DOHC VTEC 1992-1995
BB5 Prelude 2.2L (J) F22B SOHC/DOHC PGM-F1 1997-2002
BB6 Prelude 2.2L (EU)
Prelude 2.2L Type-S 4WS
H22A DOHC VTEC 1996-2000
BB7 Prelude 2.2L 4WS (J) F22B DOHC PGM-F1 1997-2002
BB8 Prelude 2.2L VTI 4WS (EU)
Prelude 2.2L 4WS (J)
H22A DOHC VTEC 2000-2002
BB9 Prelude 2.0L (EU) F22B SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2002
BE1 Edix/FR-V 1.7L D17A SOHC VTEC 2004-2006
BE2 Edix 1.7L 4WD D17A SOHC VTEC 2004-2006
BE3 Edix/FR-V 2.0L K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2004-2009
BE4 Edix 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2004-2009
BE5 FR-V 2.2L i-CTDi N22A1 2005-2009
BE8 Edix 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2007-2009
BK250 T360 AK250E DOHC 1964-1967
C58E Passport 2.6L 4ZE1 1994-1996
C58V Passport 3.2L V6 6VD1 1994-1997
CA1 Accord Sedan 1.8L
Accord Aero Deck 1.8L
Accord CA 1.8L
Vigor 1.8L
A18A SOHC Carb. 1985-1989
CA2 Accord Sedan 1.8L
Accord Aero Deck 1.8L
Vigor 1.8L
B18A DOHC DC 1985-1987
CA3 Accord Sedan 2.0L
Accord Aero Deck 2.0L
Vigor 2.0L
B20A DOHC PGM-F1 1985-1987
CA4 Accord Sedan 1.6L (EU) A16A1 SOHC Carb. 1986-1989
CA5 Accord Hatch 2.0L*
Accord Sedan 2.0L (EU)*
Accord CA 2.0L (J)
Accord Aero Deck 2.0L (EU)
A20A SOHC Carb.
CA6 Accord Coupe 2.0L A20A SOHC PGM-F1 1988-1990
CB1 Accord Sedan 1.8L
Ascot 1.8L
F18A SOHC PGM-Carb. 1989-1993
CB2 Accord Sedan 1.8L 4WS
Ascot 1.8L 4WS
F18A SOHC PGM-Carb. 1989-1993
CB3 Accord Sedan 2.0L
Ascot Innova 2.0L
Ascot 2.0L
CB4 Accord Sedan 2.0L 4WS
Ascot 2.0L 4WS
Ascot Innova 2.0L 4WS
CB5 Accord Inspire 2.0L
Vigor 2.0L
Vigor 2.0L
G20A SOHC PGM-F1 1989-1992
CB6 Accord Coupe 2.0L (J) F20A DOHC PGM-F1 1990-1994
CB7 Accord Sedan 2.2L (EU)
Accord Coupe 2.2L (SUA)
F22A SOHC PGM-F1 1990-1994
CB8 Accord Aero Deck 2.2L (EU) F22A SOHC PGM-F1 1991-1994
CB9 Accord Wagon 2.2L (J) F22A SOHC PGM-F1 1991-1994
CC1 Accord Sedan 2.0L
Accord Coupe 2.0L (EU)
F20A SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1994
CC2 Inspire Sedan 2.5L
Vigor 2.5L
G25A SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
CC3 Inspire Sedan 2.0L
Vigor 2.0L
G20A SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
CC4 Ascot Innova 2.3L H23A DOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
CC5 Ascot Innova 2.3L 4WS H23A DOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
CC7 Accord 1.8L (EU)
Accord 2.0L (EU)
Accord 2.3L (EU)
CC9 Accord Aero Deck 2.0L (EU) F20Z SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1995
CD 145 Coupe 1.4L EB5 SOHC DC 1972-1974
CD2 Accord Sedan 2.2L F22A SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1994
CD3 Accord Sedan 1.8L (J) F18B SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1997
CD4 Accord Sedan 2.0L (J) F20B SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1997
CD5 Accord Sedan 2.2L (J)
Accord Sedan 2.2L (SUA)
CD6 Accord Sedan 2.2L (J) H22A DOHC VTEC 1993-1997
CD7 Accord Coupe 2.2L F22B SOHC VTEC 1994-1997
CD8 Accord Coupe 2.2L (J) H22A DOHC VTEC 1994-1997
CD9 Accord Coupe 2.0L (EU) F20B7 SOHC PGM-F1 1994-1997
CE1 Accord Wagon/Aero Deck 2.2L F22B SOHC VTEC 1994-1997
CE2 Accord Aero Deck 2.0L (EU) F20B SOHC PGM-F1 1994-1997
CE4 Ascot 2.0L
Rafaga 2.0L
G20A SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1996
CE5 Ascot 2.5L
Rafaga 2.5L
G25A SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1996
CE6 Accord Sedan 2.7L V6 (SUA) C27A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-1997
CE7 Accord Sedan 1.8L (EU) F18A SOHC PGM-F1 1996-1998
CE8 Accord Sedan 2.0L (EU) F20Z SOHC PGM-F1 1996-1998
CE9 Accord Sedan 2.2L (EU) F22Z SOHC VTEC 1996-1998
CF1 Accord Sedan 2.0L TD ? Bosch Diesel 1996-1998
CF2 Accord Wagon 2.2L (J) H22A DOHC VTEC 1994-1997
CF3 Accord Sedan 1.8L (J)*
Torneo 1.8L
CF4 Accord Sedan 2.0L (J)
Torneo 2.0L
CF5 Accord Sedan 2.0L 4WD
Torneo 2.0L 4WD
F20B SOHC VTEC 1997-2002
CF6 Accord Wagon 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 1997-2002
CF7 Accord Wagon 2.3L 4WD F23A SOHC VTEC 1997-2002
CF8 Accord Sedan 2.3L F23A SOHC PGM-F1 1998-2002
CG1 Accord Sedan 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 1998-2002
CG2 Accord Coupe 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 1998-2002
CG3 Accord Coupe 2.3L (SUA) F23A SOHC VTEC 1998-2002
CG4 Accord Coupe 2.0L (EU) F20B SOHC VTEC 1998-2002
CG5 Accord Sedan 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 1998-2002
CG6 Accord Sedan 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 1998-2002
CG7 Accord Sedan 1.6L D16B SOHC PGM-F1 1998-2001
CG8 Accord Sedan 1.8L F18B2 SOHC VTEC 1998-2001
CG9 Accord Sedan 2.0L F20B6 SOHC VTEC 1998-2001
CH1 Accord Type-R 2.2L (EU) H22A7 DOHC VTEC 1999-2001
CH2 Accord 2.0L TD 20T2R 1999-2000
CH5 Accord 5D 1.6L D16B SOHC PGM-F1 1999-2002
CH6 Accord 5D 1.8L F18B SOHC VTEC 1999-2002
CH7 Accord 5D 2.0L F20B SOHC VTEC 1999-2002
CH8 Accord 5D 2.0 TD 20T2R Bosch DI 1999-2002
CH9 Accord Wagon 2.3L H23A DOHC VTEC 1997-2002
CK58W Passport 3.2L 2WD V6 6VD1 1998-2002
CL1 Accord Euro-R 2.2L
Torneo Euro-R 2.2L
H22A DOHC VTEC 2000-2002
CL2 Accord Wagon 2.3L 4WD H23A DOHC VTEC 1997-2002
CL3 Accord Sedan 2.0L (J)
Torneo 2.0L
Accord Sedan 2.0L (EU)
CL4 Accord 5D 2.3L F23Z SOHC VTEC 2001-2002
CL7 Accord Sedan/Euro-R 2.0L K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2002-2008
CL8 Accord Sedan 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2002-2008
CL9 Accord Sedan 2.4L
K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2002-2008
CM1 Accord Tourer/Wagon 2.0L K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2002-2008
CM2 Accord Tourer/Wagon 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2002-2008
CM3 Accord Tourer 2.4L
Accord Wagon 2.4L 4WD
K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2002-2008
CM4 Accord Sedan 2.0L (ASIA) K20A
CM5 Accord Sedan 2.4L (SUA) K24A
CM6 Accord Sedan 3.0L (SUA) J30A
CM7 Accord Coupe 2.4L K24A DOHC i VTEC 2002-2007
CM8 Accord Coupe 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 2002-2007
CN1 Accord Sedan i-CTDI 2.2L N22A1
CN2 Accord Tourer i-CTDI 2.2L N22A1
CN3 Accord Sedan Hibrid 3.0L V6 JNA1 SOHC i-VTEC 2005-2007
CP1 Accord 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC 2008-200?
CP2 Accord 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
CP3 Inspire 3.5L V6
Accord 3.5L V6 SUA/CDN
J35A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
CR5 Accord Plug-in Hybrid 2.0L LFA + MF8
CR6 Accord Hybrid 2.0L LFA + MF8
CS1 Accord Coupe 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
CS2 Accord Coupe 3.5L V6 J35A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
CU1 Accord 2.0L R20A3 SOHC i-VTEC 2008-200?
CU2 Accord 2.4L K24Z3 DOHC i-VTEC 2008-200?
CU3 Accord 2.2L N22B1 i-DTEC 2008-200?
CW2 Accord Tourer 2.4L K24Z3 DOHC i-VTEC 2008-200?
CW3 Accord Tourer 2.2L N22B1 i-DTEC 2008-200?
DA1 Quint Integra Sedan 1.6L
Quint Integra Fastback 1.6L
DA2 Quint Integra Sedan 1.5L EW SOHC CVCC 1986-1989
DA3 Acura Integra Coupe 1.6L D16A SOHC PGM-F1 1986-1989
DA4 Honda Integra Fastback 1.5L
Honda Integra Fastback 1.6L
DA5 Integra Coupe 1.6L ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1989-1992
DA6 Integra Coupe 1.6L B16A DOHC VTEC 1989-1992
DA7 Integra Sedan 1.6L ZC SOHC PGM-F1
DA8 Integra Sedan 1.6L B16A DOHC VTEC 1989-1992
DA9 Acura Integra Coupe 1.8L B18A (1989-1991)
B18B (1992-1993)
DB1 Integra Sedan 1.8L B18A (1989-1991)
B18B (1992-1993)
DB2 Integra Coupe 1.7L B17A DOHC VTEC 1992-1993
DB6 Integra Sedan 1.6L ZC SOHC DC
DB7 Integra Sedan 1.8L B18B DOHC PGM-F1 1993-1998
DB8 Integra Sedan 1.8L
Integra Sedan Type-R 1.8L
B18C DOHC VTEC 1993-1998
DB9 Integra Sedan 1.6L 4WD ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1998
DC1 Integra Coupe 1.6L ZC SOHC DC
DC2 Integra Coupe 1.8L
Integra Coupe Type-R 1.8L
B18C DOHC VTEC 1993-1998
DC4 Integra Coupe 1.8L B18B DOHC 1993-1991
DC5 Integra Coupe Type-R 2.0L
Integra Coupe Type-S 2.0L
K20A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2007
EC1 CRX 1.5L D15A SOHC PGM-F1 1987-1988
EC2 Civic Hatch 1.3L D13A SOHC PGM-F1 1983-1988
EC3 Civic Hatch 1.5L D15A SOHC PGM-F1 1983-1988
EC4 Civic Sedan 1.5L D15A SOHC PGM-F1 1983-1988
EC5 Civic Wagon 1.5L D15A SOHC Carb. 1984-1988
EC6 Civic Wagon 1.5L 4WD D15A SOHC Carb. 1984-1988
EC7 Civic Hatch 1.2L D12B SOHC Carb. 1987-?
EC8 Civic Hatch 1.3L D13B1 SOHC Carb.
D13B2 SOHC Carb.
EC9 Civic Hatch 1.4L D14A1 SOHC DC 1987-1991
ED1 Civic Sedan 1.2L D12B SOHC Carb. 1987-?
ED2 Civic Sedan 1.4L D14A SOHC DC 1988-1989
ED3 Civic Sedan 1.5L D15B DC/PGM-F1 1989-1991
ED4 Civic Sedan 1.6L D16A6 SOHC PGM-F1
ED6 Civic Hatch 1.5L D15B1 SOHC DC
ED7 Civic Hatch 1.6L D16A6 SOHC PGM-F1
ED9 CR-X 1.6L D16A9 SOHC PGM-F1 (fara cat.)
D16Z5 DOHC PGM-F1(cu cat.)
EE1 Civic Shuttle 1.4L D14A SOHC DC 1988-1991
EE2 Civic Shuttle/Wagon 1.5L D15B SOHC C/DC/PGM-F1 1988-1991
EE3 Civic Shuttle/Wagon 1.5L D15B SOHC C/DC/PGM-F1 1988-1991
EE4 Civic Shuttle 1.6L 4WD (J) D16A6 SOHC PGM-F1
D16Z2 ?
EE5 Civic Sedan 1.6L 4WD D16A6 SOHC PGM-F1 1988-1991
EE6 CR-X 1.4L (Benelux) D14A SOHC DC 1989-1991
EE8 CR-X 1.6L VTEC (EU) B16A1 DOHC VTEC 1990-1991
EE9 Civic Hatch 1.6L VT B16A1 DOHC -VTEC 1991
EF1 Civic Hatch 1.3L D13B SOHC Carb. 1987-1991
EF2 Civic Hatch 1.5L
Civic Sedan 1.5L
Civic Shuttle 1.5L (J)
D15B SOHC DC 1987-1991
EF3 Civic Hatch 1.6L
Civic Sedan 1.6L
Civic Shuttle 1.6L (J)
EF4 Civic Sedan 1.5L 4WD
Civic Shuttle 4WD (J)
D15B sohc 4WD DC
EF5 Civic Sedan 1.6L 4WD
Civiv Shuttle 1.6L 4WD (J)
ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1989-1991
EF6 CR-X 1.5L (J) D15B SOHC DC 1987-1992
EF7 CR-X 1.6L (J) ZC DOHC PGM-F1 1987-1991
EF8 CR-X 1.6L (J) B16A DOHC PGM-F1 1989-1992
EF9 Civic Hatch 1.6L (J) B16A DOHC-VTEC 1989-1991
EG1 CR-X 1.5L D15B SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
EG2 CR-X del Sol 1.6L B16A DOHC VTEC 1992-1998
EG3 Civic Hatch 1.3L D13B SOHC Carb. 1991-1996
EG4 Civic Hatch 1.5L D15B SOHC DC
EG5 Civic Hatch 1.6L D16Z SOHC VTEC 1991-1996
EG6 Civic Hatch 1.6L B16A DOHC VTEC 1991-1996
EG7 Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.3L D13B SOHC Carb. 1991-1996
EG8 Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.5L D15B SOHC DC
EG9 Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.6L B16A DOHC VTEC 1991-1996
EH1 Civic Ferio 1.6L RT4WD ZC SOHC DC
EH2 Civic Hatch 1.5L D15Z SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1995
EH3 Civic Hatch 1.6L D16Z SOHC (VTEC) 1993-1995
EH4 Civic Sedan 1.5L D15B SOHC PGM-F1 1994-1996
EH5 Civic Sedan 1.6L D16Z SOHC VTEC 1992-1995
EH8 Civic Sedan 1.2L D12B SOHC Carb. 1992-1996
EH9 Civic Sedan 1.6L D16A SOHC PGM-F1
EJ1 Civic Coupe 1.6L (EU) D16A SOHC VTEC 1993-1996
EJ2 Civic Coupe 1.5L (EU) D16A SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1996
EJ3 Civic Ferio 1.6L ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1993-1995
EJ4 CR-X del Sol 1.6L (J) D16A SOHC VTEC 1995-1998
EJ5 Civic Sedan 1.5L D15Z SOHC PGM-F1 1996-2000
EJ6 Civic Coupe 1.6L (EU)
Civic Hatch 1.6L
Civic Sedan 1.6L
EJ7 Civic Coupe 1.6L (J)
Civic Hatch 1.6L
Civic Sedan 1.6L
EJ8 Civic Coupe 1.6L (EU)
Civic Sedan 1.6L
EJ9 Civic Hatch 1.4L
Civic Sedan 1.4L
D14A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-2000
EK1 Civic Hatch 1.6L
Civic Sedan 1.6L
D16Y SOHC VTEC 1995-2000
EK2 Civic Hatch 1.4L
Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.4L
D13B SOHC PGM-F1 1995-2000
EK3 Civic Hatch 1.5L
Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.5L
Integra SJ 1.5L*
EK4 Civic 1.6L
Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.6L
B16A DOHC VTEC 1995-2000
EK5 Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.6L 4WD D16A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-2000
EK8 Civic Ferio/Sedan 1.6L D16A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-2000
EK9 Civic Hatch Type-R 1.6L B16B DOHC VTEC 1997-2001
EL1 Orthia 1.8L B18B DOHC PGM-F1 1996-1998
EL2 Orthia 2.0L B20B DOHC PGM-F1 1998-2001
EL3 Orthia 2.0L 4WD B20B DOHC PGM-F1 1998-2001
EM1 Civic Coupe 1.6L (SUA) D17A DOHC VTEC 1999-2000
EM2 Civic Coupe 1.7L D17A SOHC VTEC 2001-2005
EN1 Civic GX 1.6L D16A SOHC VTEC-E 1997-2000
EN2 Civic GX 1.6L (J) D17A SOHC PGM-F1 2000-2005
EP1 Civic Hatch 1.4L D14Z SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
EP2 Civic Hatch 1.6L D16V SOHC VTEC 2001-2005
EP3 Civic Type-R 2.0L K20A DOHC VTEC 2001-2005
EP4 Civic Hatch 1.7L CTDi 4EE2 2001-2005
ES1 Civic Ferio 1.5L
Civic Sedan 1.7L
ES2 Civic Ferio 1.5L 4WD D15B SOHC (VTEC) 2000-2005
ES3 Civic Ferio 1.7L D17A SOHC VTEC 2000-2005
ES4 Civic Sedan 1.4L D14Z SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
ES5 Civic Sedan 1.6L (EU) D16W SOHC VTEC 2001-2005
ES6 Civic Sedan 1.4L D14Z SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
ES7 Civic Sedan 1.6L D16V SOHC VTEC 2001-2005
ES8 Civic Sedan 1.5L D15Y SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
ET1 Civic Sedan 2.0L K20A DOHC VTEC 2003-2005
ET2 Civic Ferio 1.7L 4WD D17A SOHC VTEC 2004-2005
EU1 Civic Fastback 1.5L D15B SOHC (VTEC) 2000-2005
EU2 Civic Fastback 1.5L D15B SOHC (VTEC) 2000-2005
EU3 Civic Fastback 1.7L D17A SOHC VTEC 2000-2005
EU4 Civic Fastback 1.7L 4WD (J) D17A SOHC VTEC 2000-2005
EU5 Civic Fastback 1.4L D14Z SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
EU6 Civic Fastback 1.6L D16W SOHC VTEC 2001-2005
EU7 Civic Fastback 1.4L D14Z SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
EU8 Civic Fastback 1.6L D16V SOHC VTEC 2001-2005
EU9 Civic Fastback 1.7L CTDi 4EE2 DOHC Bosch DI 2002-2005
EV1 Civic Fastback 2.0L K20A DOHC VTEC 2003-2005
EY2 Civic PRO 1.3L D13B SOHC Carb. 1992-1995
EY4 Civic PRO 1.5L D15B SOHC DC 1992-1995
EY5 Civic Shuttle PRO 1.5L ZC 1992-1995
EY6 Partner 1.3L D13B SOHC Carb. 1996-2006
EY7 Partner 1.5L D15B SOHC PGM-FI 1997-2006
EY8 Partner 1.6L 4WD D16A SOHC PGM-FI 1997-2006
EY9 Partner 1.6L D16A SOHC PGM-FI 1996-2006
FA City Cabrio 1.2L
City Turbo II 1.2L
ER-T Turbo
FA1 Civic Sedan 1.8L (SUA) R18A SOHC i-VTEC 2005-2011
FA3 Civic Sedan Hybrid 1.3L
LDA2 SOHC i-VTEC 2005-2011
FA4 Civic Sedan 1.8L R18A+CNG 2006-2010
FA5 Civic Sedan 2.0L K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2007-2011
FD1 Civic Sedan 1.8L (J) R18A SOHC i-VTEC 2005-2010
FD2 Civic Sedan 2.0L (J) K20A DOHC i VTEC 2006-2010
FD3 Civic IMA 1.3L (J) MF5
FD5 Acura CSX 2.0L
K20A DOHC i VTEC 2005-2011
FD6 Civic Sedan 1.6L (EU) R16A 2006 – 2011
FD7 Civic Sedan 1.8L (EU) R18A 2006 – 2011
FG1 Civic Coupe 1.8L R18A SOHC i-VTEC 2005-2010
FG2 Civic Coupe Si 2.0L
K20A DOHC i VTEC 2005-2010
FK1 Civic Fastback 1.4L L13A
FK2 Civic Fastback 1.8L R18A
FK3 Civic Fastback 2.2L i-CTDI N22A1
FN1 Civic Type-S 1.8L
FN2 Civic Type-R 2.0L K20A
2007 – 2010 (EU) 2009 – 2011 (J / AUS)
FN3 Civic Hatchback i-CTDi 2.2L (EU) N22A1
FN4 Civic TYPE-S 1.4L (EU) L13Z SOHC i-VTEC 2007-2011
GA1 City 1.2L D12A SOHC Carb. 1986-1990
GA2 City 1.3L D13C SOHC Carb.
alternativ D13C SOHC PGM-F1
GA3 Logo Hatch 1.3L
Logo Fastback 1.3L
D13B SOHC PGM-F1 1996-2001
GA4 Capa 1.5L D15B SOHC VTEC 1998-2001
GA5 Logo 1.3L 4WD D13B SOHC PGM-F1 1999-2001
GA6 Capa 1.5L 4WD D15B SOHC VTEC 1998-2001
GB1 Mobilio 1.5L L15A SOHC PGM-F1 2002-2005
GB2 Mobilio 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC PGM-F1 2002-2005
GB3 Freed 1.5L L15A SOHC i-VTEC 2008-200?
GB4 Freed 1.5l 4WD L15A SOHC i-VTEC 2008-200?
GD1 Fit/Jazz 1.3L L13A SOHC i-DSI 2001-2007
GD2 Fit 1.3L 4WD L13A SOHC i-DSI 2001-2007
GD3 Fit/Jazz 1.5L L15A SOHC VTEC 2002-2007
GD4 Fit 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC VTEC 2002-2007
GD5 Jazz 1.2 (UK,F) L12A SOHC i-DSI 2002-2008
GD6 Fit Aria 1.3L
EU + J
L13A SOHC PGM-FI 2003-2008
GD7 Fit Aria 4WD 1.3L (J) L13A SOHC PGM-FI 2002-2007
GD8 Fit Aria 1.5L
L15A SOHC PGM-FI 2002-2008
GD9 Fit Aria 4WD 1.5L
L15A SOHC PGM-FI 2002-2008
GE1 City 4D 1.2L L12A SOHC PGM-F1 2002-2008/2009
GE2 Jazz 1.2L (China) L12A SOHC PGM-F1 2002-2008
GE3 Jazz 1.4L (China) L13A SOHC PGM-F1 2002-2008
GE4 City 4D 1.3L L13A SOHC PGM-F1 2002-2008
GE6 Fit 1.3L L13A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
GE7 Fit 1.3L 4WD L13A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
GE8 Fit 1.5L L15A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
GE9 Fit 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-200?
GG1 Jazz 1.2L L12B SOHC i-VTEC 2008-20??
GG2 Jazz 1.2L L12B SOHC i-VTEC 2008-20??
GG3 Jazz 1.4L L13Z SOHC i-VTEC 2008-20??
GG5 Jazz 1.2L L12B SOHC i-VTEC 2008-20??
GG6 Jazz 1.4L L13Z SOHC i-VTEC 2008-20??
GG7 Fit Shuttle 1.5L L15A SOHC i-VTEC -2011
GG8 Fit Shuttle 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC i-VTEC -2011
GH1 HR-V 1.6L 3usi
GH2 HR-V 1.6L 4WD 3usi
* J/** EU
GH3 HR-V 1.6L 5usi
GH4 HR-V 1.6L 4WD
GJ1 Airwave 1.5L L15A SOHC VTEC 2005-2010
GJ2 Airwave 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC VTEC 2005-2010
GJ3 Partner 1.5L L15A SOHC i-DSi 2006-2010
GJ4 Partner 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC i-DSi 2006-2010
GK1 Mobilio Spike 1.5L L15A SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
GK2 Mobilio Spike 1.5L 4WD L15A SOHC PGM-F1 2001-2005
GM1 City 1.5L L15A SOHC i-VTEC PGM-FI -2008
GM2 City CNG 1.5L
Thailanda (+ASEAN?)
GP1 Fit 1.3 IMA L13A + MF6
GP2 Fit Shuttle 1.3L Hybrid L13A + MF6
GP3 Freed 1.5L Hybrid L15A + MF6
H1300 1300 Sedan 1.3L 77
1300 Sedan 1.3L 99
H1300E SOHC 1969-1972
H1300C 1300 1.3L Coupe 7
1300 1.3L Coupe 9
H1300E SOHC Carb. 1970-1972
HA1 Acty Truck E05A 1988-1990
HA2 Acty Truck 4WD E05A 1988-1990
HA3 Acty Truck E07A 1990-1999
HA4 Acty Truck 4WD E07A 1990-1999
HA5 Acty Crawler E07A 1995-1999
HA6 Acty Truck E07Z 1999-2009
HA7 Acty Truck 4WD E07Z 1999-2009
HA8 Acty Truck E07Z SOHC 2009-20??
HA9 Acty Truck 4WD E07Z SOHC 2009-20??
HH1 Acty Van
Acty Street
E05A 1988-1990
HH2 Acty Van 4WD
Acty Street 4WD
E05A 1998-1990
HH3 Acty Van
Acty Street
E07A 1990-1999
HH4 Acty Van 4WD
Acty Street 4WD
E07A 1990-1999
HH5 Acty Van E07Z 1999-200?
HH6 Acty Van 4WD E07Z 1999-200?
HJ1 Vamos Hobio PRO E07Z SOHC 1999-200?
HJ2 Vamos Hobio PRO 4WD E07Z SOHC 1999-200?
HM1 Vamos
Vamos Turbo
HM2 Vamos 4WD
Vamos Turbo 4WD
HM3 Vamos Hobio E07Z SOHC 2003-2010
HM4 Vamos Hobio 4WD (+Turbo) E07Z (+Turbo) 2003-2010
HS (Rover) Legend 2.5L (EU) C25A1 V6 2.5i (fara cat.)
C25A2 V6 2.5i (fara cat.)
C27A1* V6 2.7i (cu cat.)
HWH Concerto 1.5L D14A SOHC DC PGM-F1 1989-1994
HWM Concerto 1.6L D16Z SOHC PGM-F1 1989-1994
HWW Concerto 1.6L D16A DOHC PGM-F1 1989-1994
HWY Concerto 1.6L D16Z SOHC DC 1989-1994
HWZ Concerto 1.6L D16A DOHC PGM-F1 1989-1994
JA1 Today E05A 1988-1990
JA2 Today E07A 1990-1993
JA3 Today 4WD E07A 1990-1993
JA4 Life
Today 2+4usi
Today 2+4usi
E07A 1998-2003
JA5 Today 4WD
Today 4WD
E07A 1993-1996
JB1 Life E07Z 1998-2003
JB2 Life 4WD E07Z 1998-2003
JB3 Life Dunk E07Z 1998-2003
JB4 Life Dunk 4WD E07Z 1998-2003
JB5 Life P07A SOHC 2003-2008
JB6 Life 4WD P07A SOHC 2003-2008
JB7 Life Turbo P07A SOHC-Turbo 2003-2008
JB8 Life 4WD Turbo P07A SOHC-Turbo 2003-2008
JC1 Life P07A SOHC i-DSI (Turbo) 2008-20??
JC2 Life 4WD P07A SOHC i-DSI (Turbo) 2008-20??
JD1 That´s E07Z 2002-2007
JD2 That´s 4WD E07Z 2002-2007
JE1 Zest P07A SOHC PGM-F1 2006-200?
JE2 Zest 4WD P07A SOHC (Turbo) 2006-200?
JF1 N Box S07A DOHC -2012
JF2 N Box 4WD S07A DOHC -2012
JG1 N One S07A DOHC -2012
JG2 N One 4WD S07A DOHC -2012
JH1 N-WGN S07A DOHC -2013
JH2 N-WGN 4WD S07A DOHC -2013
JW1 Today EH 1985-1988
JW2 Today E05A 1988-1990
JW3 Today E07A 1990-1994
JW4 Today 4WD E07A 1990-1991
KA1 Legend 2.0L V6 C20A SOHC PGM-F1 1985-1990
KA2 Legend 2.5L V6 C25A SOHC PGM-F1 1985-1987
KA3 Legend Coupe 2.7L V6 C27A SOHC PGM-F1 1987-1990
KA4 Legend 2.7L V6 C27A SOHC PGM-F1 1987-1990
KA5 Legend 2.0L V6 Turbo C20A Turbo 1988-1990
KA6 Legend 2.7L V6 C27A SOHC PGM-F1 1985-1990
KA7 Legend 3.2L V6 C32A SOHC PGM-F1 1990-1996
KA8 Legend Coupe 3.2L V6 C32A SOHC PGM-F1 1991-1994
KA9 Legend 3.5L V6 C35A SOHC PGM-F1 1996-2004
KB1 Legend 3.5L V6 J35A SOHC VTEC 2004-2008
KB2 Legend 3.7L V6 J37A SOHC VTEC 2008 – 2010 (EU)
2008 – 2012 (SUA)
2008 – 201? (CDN/AUS/CN)
LJ Crossroad 3.9L V8 EF1 V8i 1993-1995
LJJ Crossroad 3.9L V8 EF1 V8i 1995-1998
LN360 LN 360
LN360E 1967-1970
M58W Passport 3.2L V6 4WD 6VD1 1998-2002
MA1 Concerto Sedan 1.5L (J) D15B SOHC Carb. 1988-1992
MA2 Concerto Sedan 1.6L (J)
Concerto Fastback 1.6L (J)
MA3 Concerto 1.6L 4WD (J) ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1989-1992
MA4 Domani 1.6L ZC SOHC VTEC
MA5 Domani 1.8L B18B DOHC PGM-F1 1992-1996
MA6 Domani 1.6L 4WD ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1992-1996
MA7 Domani 1.6L D15B SOHC VTEC-E 1994-1996
MA8 Civic Fastback 1.4L D14A SOHC PGM-F1 1994-1997
MA9 Civic Fastback 1.5L D15Z SOHC VTEC-E 1994-1997
MB1 Civic Fastback 1.6L D16Y SOHC VTEC 1994-1997
MB2 Civic Fastback 1.4L D14A SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2001
MB3 Civic Fastback 1.5L
Domani 1.5L
MB4 Acura EL
Civic Fastback 1.6L
Domani 1.6L
MB5 Domani 1.6L 4WD D16A SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
MB6 Civic Fastback 1.8L B18C DOHC VTEC-E 1997-2001
MB7 Civic Fastback 2.0L 20T2R SOHC Bosch DI 1997-2001
MB8 Civic Aero Deck 1.4L D14A (D14Z) SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
MB9 Civic Aero Deck 1.5L D15Z SOHC VTEC-E 1997-2000
MC1 Civic Aero Deck 1.6L D16B (D16W) SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
MC2 Civic Aero Deck 1.8L B18C DOHC VTEC-E 1997-2000
MC3 Civic Aero Deck 2.0L TD 20T2N SOHC Bosch DI 1997-2000
MJ1 Isuzu Gemini 1.6L ZC SOHC VTEC
MJ2 Isuzu Gemini 1.6L 4WD ZC SOHC PGM-F1 1994-1998
MJ3 Isuzu Gemini 1.6L D15B SOHC VTEC-E 1995-1998
MJ4 Isuzu Gemini 1.5L D15B SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
MJ5 Isuzu Gemini 1.6L
Isuzu Vertex 1.6L
D16B SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
MJ6 Isuzu Gemini 1.6L 4WD D16A SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
N360 N360
N360E 1967-1970
N400 N400 N400E 1969-1974
N600 N600 N600E 1968-1974
NA1 NSX,NSX-T,NSX-R 3.0L V6 C30A DOHC VTEC 1990-2005
3.2L V6
C32B DOHC VTEC 1997(edit thanks to NZNick)-2005
PA Life Pickup EA 1973-1974
Z Turbo
PP1 Beat E07A 1991-1996
RA1 Odyssey/Shuttle 2.2L F22B SOHC VTEC 1994-1997
RA2 Odyssey 2.2L 4WD F22B SOHC VTEC 1994-1997
RA3 Odyssey/Shuttle 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 1997-2000
RA4 Odyssey 2.3L 4WD F23A SOHC VTEC 1997-2000
RA5 Odyssey Prestige 3.0L J30A SOHC PGM-F1 1997-2000
RA6 Odyssey 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 2000-2003
RA7 Odyssey 2.3L 4WD F23A SOHC VTEC 2000-2003
RA8 Odyssey Prestige 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 2000-2003
RA9 Odyssey Prestige 3.0L 4WD V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 2000-2003
RB1 Odyssey 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2004-2008
RB2 Odyssey 2.4L 4WD K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2004-2008
RB3 Odyssey 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2008 – 2013
RB4 Odyssey 2.4L 4WD K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2008 – 2013
RC1 Odyssey 2.4L K24W DOHC i-VTEC -2013
RC2 Odyssey 2.4L 4WD K24W DOHC i-VTEC -2013
RD1 CR-V 2.0L 4WD
RD2 CR-V 2.0L
B20Z1 DOHC**
RD3 CR-V 4WD B20Z DOHC PGM-F1 2000-2001
RD4 CR-V 2.0L K20A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2006
RD5 CR-V 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2006
RD6 CR-V 2.4L (SUA/CDN) K24A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2006
RD7 CR-V 2.4L 4WD (SUA/CDN) K24A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2006
RD8 CR-V 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2006
RD9 CR-V 2.2L i-CTDI N22A1 2005-2006
RE3 CR-V 2.4L
K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2006-2011
RE4 CR-V 2.4L 4WD
K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2006-2011
RE5 CR-V 2.0L (EU) R20A SOHC i-VTEC 2006-2011
RE6 CR-V 2.2L i-CTDi N22A2 2006-2011
RE7 CR-V 2.4L K24Z DOHC i-VTEC 2006-2011
RF1 Step WGN 2.0L B20B DOHC PGM-F1 1996/1999 – 2001
RF2 Step WGN 2.0L 4WD B20B DOHC PGM-F1 1996/1999 – 2001
RF3 StepWGN 2.0L K20A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2005
RF4 StepWGN 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i VTEC 2001-2005
RF5 StepWGN SPADA 2.0L K20A DOHC i VTEC 2003-2005
RF6 StepWGN SPADA 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i VTEC 2003-2005
RF7 StepWGN SPADA 2.4L K24A DOHC i VTEC 2003-2005
RF8 StepWGN SPADA 2.4L 4WD K24A DOHC i VTEC 2003-2005
RG1 StepWGN 2.0L K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2005-2010
RG2 StepWGN 2.0L 4WD K20A DOHC i-VTEC 2005-2010
RG3 StepWGN 2.4L K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2005-2010
RG4 StepWGN 2.4L 4WD K24A DOHC i-VTEC 2005-2010
RH1 S-MX 2.0L (LOWDOWN) B20B DOHC PGM-F1 1996-2001
RH2 S-MX 2.0L 4WD B20B DOHC PGM-F1 1996-2001
RK1 Step WGN 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC 2009 – 20??
RK2 StepWGN 2.0L 4WD R20A SOHC i-VTEC 2009 – 20??
RL1 LaGreat/Odyssey 3.5L J35A SOHC VTEC 1999-2003
RL3 Odyssey 3.5L
RM1 CR-V 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC -2012
RM4 CR-V 2.4L (4WD) K24A DOHC i-VTEC -2012
RN1 Stream 1.7L D17A SOHC VTEC 2000-2005
RN2 Stream 1.7L 4WD (J) D17A SOHC VTEC 2000-2005
RN3 Stream 2.0L K20A DOHC i VTEC 2000-2005
RN4 Stream 2.0L 4WD (J) K20A DOHC i VTEC 2000-2005
RN5 Stream 2.0L (J) K20B DOHC-i-VTEC i 2000-2005
RN6 Stream 1.8L R18A SOHC i VTEC 2006-200?
RN7 Stream 1.8L 4WD R18A SOHC i VTEC 2006-200?
RN8 Stream 2.0L R20A SOHC i VTEC 2006-200?
RN9 Stream 2.0L 4WD R20A SOHC i VTEC 2006-200?
RR1 Elysion 2.4L K24A DOHC i VTEC 2004-200?
RR2 Elysion 2.4L 4WD K24A DOHC i VTEC 2004-200?
RR3 Elysion 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC i VTEC 2004-200?
RR4 Elysion 3.0L V6 4WD J30A SOHC i VTEC 2004-200?
RR5 Elysion Prestige 3.5L V6 J35A SOHC i-VTEC 2006-200?
RR6 Elysion Prestige 3.5L V6 4WD J35A SOHC i-VTEC 2006-200?
RT1 Crossroad 1.8L R18A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-2010
RT2 Crossroad 1.8L 4WD R18A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-2010
RT3 Crossroad 2.0L R20A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-2010
RT4 Crossroad 2.0L 4WD R20A SOHC i-VTEC 2007-2010
RU1 Vezel 1.5L L15B
RU2 Vezel 1.5L 4WD L15B
RU3 Vezel 1.5L Hybrid LEB-H1
RU4 Vezel 1.5L Hybrid 4WD LEB-H1
SA Life 2/4 usi
Life Town 2/4 usi
Life Touring 2usi
Z360 Coupe
Z360 Hardtop
EA 1971-1974
SB1 Civic 2/3usi 1.2L EB1 SOHC Carb. 1972-1974
SB2 Civic 2/3usi 1.2L EB2 SOHC Carb.
EB3 SOHC Carb.
SC Civic 2/3usi 1.2L EE (1200 CVCC)
EC (1500 CVCC)
SD 145 1.4L EB5 SOHC DC 1972-1974
SE Civic 4/5usi 1.5L EC SOHC Carb. 1973-1979
SF Civic 4/5usi 1.3L EB3 SOHC Carb. 1973-1979
SG Civic 4/5usi 1.5L ED SOHC CVCC 1973-1979
SH Civic 4/5usi 1.5L ED/EE SOHC CVCC 1975-1979
SJ Accord 1.6L Hatch/Sedan (J)
Accord 1.6L Hatch/Sedan
SL Civic Hatch 1.3L EJ SOHC CVCC (J)
EN1 SOHC Carb.(EU)
EN2 SOHC Carb.(EU)
SM Accord Hatch 1.8L
Accord Sedan 1.8L
EK SOHC Carb. 1978-1981
SN Prelude 1.6L (EU)
Prelude 1.8L (J)
SP Ballade 1.3L EJ SOHC CVCC 1980-1983
SR Civic Hatch 1.5L EM SOHC CVCC 1979-1983
SS Ballade 1.3L
Civic Fastback 1.3L
Civic Sedan 1.3L
EN1 SOHC Carb.(EU)
ST Ballade 1.5L
Civic Sedan 1.5L
Civic Fastback 1.5L
EM SOHC CVCC 1980-1983
SU Quintet (EU)
Quint (J)
SV Accord Hatch 1.6L
Accord Sedan 1.6L
EP SOHC Carb. 1980-1981
SW Ballade 1.3L EN SOHC Carb. 1980-1983
SX8 City Type-Z (ASEAN) D15B SOHC VTEC PGM-FI 1999 – 2002
SY Accord Hatch/Sedan 1.6L
Accord Hatch/Sedan 1.6L
EL SOHC Carb. (EU)
SZ Accord Hatch/Sedan 1.8L
Accord Hatch/Sedan 1.8L
Vigor Hatch/Saloon 1.8L
EK SOHC CVCC 1981-1983
TA TN-Acty EH 1977-1988
TA1 Avancier 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 1999-2003
TA2 Avancier 2.3L 4WD F23A SOHC VTEC 1999-2003
TA3 Avancier 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 1999-2003
TA4 Avancier 3.0L 4WD V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 2000-2003
TB Acty EH 1983-1988
TB1 Acura RDX 2.3L K23A DOHC i VTEC Turbo 2006-2012
TB4 Acura RDX 3.5L V6 J35A SOHC VTEC -2012
TC TN-Acty 4WD EH 1983-1988
TH Acty EH 1983-1988
TN V TN-V TN360E 1972-1975
TN360 TN360
TN360E 1967-1970
TNVSD TN-7 TN360E 1975-1977
UA1 Inspire 2.0L
Saber 2.0L
G20A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-1998
UA2 Inspire 2.5L
Saber 2.5L
G25A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-1998
UA3 Inspire 3.2L
Saber 3.2L
C32A SOHC PGM-F1 1995-1998
UA4 Acura TL 2.5L V6
Inspire 2.5L V6
Saber 2.5L V6
J25A SOHC VTEC 1998-2003
UA5 Acura TL 3.2L V6
Inspire Type-S 3.2L V6
Saber 3.2L V6
J32A SOHC VTEC 1998-2003
UA6 Acura TL 3.2L V6 J32A SOHC VTEC 2003-2008
UA7 Acura TL 3.5L V6 J35A SOHC VTEC 2007-2008
UA8 Acura TL 3.5L V6 J35? SOHC VTEC 2008-20??
UA9 Acura TL 3.7L V6 SH-AWD J37A SOHC VTEC 2008-20??
UBS25 Horizon 3.2L 6VD1 DOHC 1994-1999
UBS26 Horizon 3.5L V6 6VE1 DOHC 1998-1999
UBS69 Horizon 3.1L 4JG2 Turbo Diesel 1994-1998
UBS73 Horizon 3.0L 4JX1 DOHC TD 1998-1999
UC1 Inspire 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC i VTEC 2003-2007
UCS69 Jazz 3.1L 4JG2 Turbo-Diesel 1993-1998
VA Life Step Van EA 1972-1974
VB Civic Van 1.5L (J) EC SOHC Carb. 1974-1979
VC Civic Wagon 1.3L EJ SOHC CVCC 1979-1983
VD Acty Van
Acty Street
EH 1978-1988
VF City Pro 1.2L ER SOHC CVCC 1983-1986
VG Civic Wagon 1.5L EM SOHC CVCC 1980-1983
VH Acty Van 4WD
Acty Street 4WD
EH 1983-1988
WA Life Light Van
Life Wagon
EA 1971-1974
WB Civic Wagon 1.5L (SUA) ED SOHC CVCC 1975-1979
WC Civic Wagon 1.3L (EU) EN1 SOHC Carb. 1980-1983
WD Civic Wagon 1.5L (J) EM SOHC CVCC 1980-1983
YA1 Acura CL 2.2L F22B SOHC VTEC 1996-1997
YA2 Acura CL 3.0L V6 J30A SOHC VTEC 1997-2000
YA3 Acura CL 2.3L F23A SOHC VTEC 1998-2000
YA4 Acura CL 3.2L V6 J32A SOHC VTEC 2001-2003
YD1 Acura/Honda MDX 3.5L J35A SOHC VTEC 2000-2005
YD2 Acura MDX 3.7L 4WD J37A SOHC VTEC 2006-200?
YF1 Pilot 3.5L V6 J35A SOHC VTEC 2002-2006
YF2 Pilot 3.5L V6 J35Z SOHC i-VTEC 2006-2008
YF3 Pilot 3.5L V6 J35Z SOHC i-VTEC 2008 – 20??
YF4 Pilot 3.5L V6 4WD J35Z SOHC i-VTEC 2008 – 20??
YH1 Element 2.4L
K24A DOHC i VTEC 2002-2007
YH2 Element 2.4L 4WD K24A DOHC i VTEC 2002-2005
YK1 Ridgeline 3.5L V6 4WD J35A SOHC VTEC 2005-201?
ZA1 EV Plus MF1 1997-1999
ZA2 Fit EV MCF3 -2012
ZC1 FCX 2002-2003
ZC2 FCX 2004-2007
ZC3 FCX Clarity 2007 – 20??
ZE1 Insight Coupe 1.0L IMA ECA + MF2
ZE2 Insight 5Door 1.3L IMA L13A + MF6
ZE3 Insight 5Door 1.5L IMA L15A + MF6
ZF1 CR-Z 1.5L IMA L15A + MF6


’84-’95 Civic/CRX
USDM 1984 CRX DX 1300 AE5
JDM 1983-1987 CR-X 1.3 AE5
USDM 1984-1986 CRX DX AF5
USDM 1985-1986 CRX HF, Si AF5
JDM 1983-1987 CR-X 1.5i AF5
JDM 1983-1987 CR-X Si AS5
USDM 1987 CRX DX, HF, Si EC1
USDM 1988-1991 CRX DX, HF ED8
USDM 1988-1991 CRX Si ED9
JDM 1987-1992 CR-X 1.5X EF6
JDM 1987-1992 CR-X Si EF7
JDM 1987-1992 CR-X SiR EF8
USDM 1988-1991 Civic DX, Std Hatchback ED6
USDM 1989-1991 Civic Si Hatchback ED7
JDM 1987-1991 Civic 23L, 23U Hatchback EF1
JDM 1987-1991 Civic 25R, 25X Hatchback EF2
JDM 1987-1991 Civic Si, Si Extra Hatchback, EF3
JDM 1987-1991 Civic SiR, SiR-II Hatchback EF9
USDM 1988-1991 Civic DX, LX Sedan ED3
USDM 1990-1991 Civic EX Sedan ED4
JDM 1987-1991 Civic 35M, 35U, 35X, 35X Extra Sedan EF2
JDM 1987-1991 Civic 36i Limited Sedan EF3
JDM 1987-1991 Civic RT X 4WD, RT X 4WD Extra Sedan EF4
JDM 1987-1991 Civic RTi J 4WD, RTi Limited 4WD Sedan EF5
USDM 1988-1991 Civic DX Wagon EE2
USDM 1988-1991 Civic 4WD 1600 Wagon EE4
JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle 55X, 55X Extra EF2
JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle 56i EF3
JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle RT X 4WD, RT X 4WD EX EF4
JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle RTi Limited Edition, RTi 4WD, Beagle, Beagle-X EF5
USDM 1988-1989 Civic Wagovan EY2
JDM 1991-1995 Civic EL Hatchback EG3
JDM 1991-1995 Civic ETi, MX, VTi Hatchback EG4
JDM 1991-1995 Civic SiR, SiR-II Hatchback EG6
USDM 1992-1995 Civic CX, DX, VX Hatchback EH2
USDM 1992-1995 Civic Si Hatchback EH3
USDM 1993-1995 Civic EX Coupe EJ1
USDM 1993 Civic EX-S Coupe EJ1
JDM 1993-1995 Civic Coupe EJ1
USDM 1993-1995 Civic DX Coupe EJ2
JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio EL Sedan EG7
USDM 1992-1995 Civic DX, LX Sedan EG8
JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio ETi, MX, VTi Sedan EG8
JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio SiR Sedan EG9
JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio RTSi, RTX Sedan EH1
USDM 1992-1995 Civic EX Sedan EH9
Del Sol
USDM 1993-1995 del Sol S EG1
JDM 1992-1999 CR-X del Sol VXi EG1
USDM 1994-1997 del Sol VTEC EG2
JDM 1992-1999 CR-X del Sol SiR EG2
USDM 1996-1997 del Sol S EH6
USDM 1993-1997 del Sol Si EH6




’96-’13 Civic
USDM 1996-2000 Civic CX, DX Hatchback EJ6
JDM 1995-2000 Civic EL Hatchback EK2
JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ri, VTi Hatchback EK3
JDM 1995-2000 Civic SiR, SiR-II Hatchback EK4
JDM 1997-2001 Civic Type R Hatchback EK9
USDM 1996-2000 Civic DX Coupe EJ6
USDM 1996-2000 Civic HX Coupe EJ7
JDM 1996-1999 Civic Coupe EJ7
USDM 1996-2000 Civic EX Coupe EJ8
USDM 1999-2000 Civic Si Coupe EM1
USDM 1996-2000 Civic DX, LX Sedan EJ6
USDM 1999-2000 Civic VP Sedan EJ6
USDM 1996-2000 Civic EX Sedan EJ8
JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio EL Sedan EK2
JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio Mi, ML, Vi Sedan EK3
JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio Si, Si-II Sedan EK4
JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio RTi Sedan EK5
USDM 2002-2005 Civic Si Hatchback EP3
JDM 2004-2005 Civic Type R Hatchback EP3
USDM 2001-2005 Civic DX, EX, HX, LX Coupe EM2
USDM 2004-2005 Civic VP Coupe EM2
USDM 2005 Civic EX Special Edition, LX Special Edition Coupe EM2
USDM 2001-2005 Civic DX, LX Sedan ES1
USDM 2004-2005 Civic VP Sedan ES1
JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio C Sedan ES1
USDM 2001-2005 Civic EX Sedan ES2
USDM 2005 Civic EX Special Edition, LX Special Edition Sedan ES2
JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio C4 Sedan ES2
JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio X, XL Sedan ES3
JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio X4 Sedan ET2
JDM 2009-2012 Civic Type R Euro Hatchback FN2
USDM 2006-2011 Civic DX, EX, LX Coupe FG1
USDM 2008-2011 Civic EX-L Coupe FG1
USDM 2006-2011 Civic Si Coupe FG2
USDM 2006-2011 Civic DX, EX, LX Sedan FA1
USDM 2008-2011 Civic EX-L Sedan FA1
USDM 2009-2011 Civic LX-S Sedan FA1
USDM 2009-2011 Civic VP Sedan FA1
USDM 2007-2011 Civic Si Sedan FA5
JDM 2006-2010 Civic Ferio 1.8G, 1.8GL Sedan FD1
JDM 2006-2007 Civic Ferio 1.8B Sedan FD1
JDM 2006-2010 Civic Ferio 2.0GL Sedan FD2
JDM 2007-2011 Civic Type R Sedan FD2
USDM 2012 Civic DX Coupe FG3
USDM 2012-2013 Civic LX, EX, EX-L Coupe FG3
USDM 2012-2013 Civic Si Coupe FG4
USDM 2012 Civic DX Sedan FB2
USDM 2012-2013 Civic HF, EX, EX-L, LX Sedan FB2
USDM 2012-2013 Civic Si Sedan


JDM 1985-1989 Quint Integra GSi, LS, RSi, ZS Hatchback AV
USDM 1986-1989 Integra LS, RS Hatchback DA3
USDM 1986-1989 Integra LS, RS Five-Door DA1
JDM 1985-1988 Quint Integra GS, GSi, LS, ZS Five-Door DA1
JDM 1989-1993 Integra RXi, TXi, ZXi Hatchback DA5
JDM 1989-1993 Integra RSi, XSi Hatchback DA6
USDM 1990-1993 Integra GS, LS, RS Hatchback DA9
USDM 1991-1993 (exclude 1992) LS Special Edition Hatchback DA9
USDM 1992-1993 Integra GS-R Hatchback DB2
JDM 1989-1993 Integra RX, RXi, ZX, ZXi Sedan DA7
JDM 1989-1993 Integra XSi Sedan DA8
USDM 1990-1993 Integra GS, LS, RS Sedan DB1
JDM 1993-1995 Integra ZX, ZXi Hatchback DC1
JDM 1995-2001 Integra Ti Hatchback DC1
USDM 1994-2001 Integra GS-R Hatchback DC2
USDM 1997-2001 (exclude 1999) Integra Type R Hatchback DC2
JDM 1993-1995 Integra Si VTEC Hatchback DC2
JDM 1995-2001 Integra SiR-G, Type R, Xi-G Hatchback DC2
USDM 1994-2001 Integra LS Hatchback DC4
USDM 1995-1996 Integra LS Special Edition Hatchback DC4
USDM 1994-1999 Integra RS Hatchback DC4
USDM 1997-2001 Integra GS Hatchback DC4
JDM 1993-1995 Integra ZX, ZXi Sedan DB6
JDM 1995-2000 Integra Ti, Xi-G Sedan DB6
USDM 1994-2001 Integra LS Sedan DB7
USDM 1994-1996 Integra RS Sedan DB7
USDM 1997-2001 Integra GS Sedan DB7
USDM 1996 Integra LS Special Edition Sedan DB7
JDM 1993-1995 Integra ESi Sedan DB7
USDM 1994-2001 Integra GS-R Sedan DB8
JDM 1993-1995 Integra Si VTEC Sedan DB8
JDM 1995-2000 Integra SiR-G, Type R Sedan DB8
JDM 1993-1995 Integra ZXi 4WD Sedan DB9
JDM 1995-2000 Integra Xi 4WD Sedan DB9
USDM 2002-2006 RSX base, Type-S Hatchback DC5
JDM 2001-2006 Integra Type R, Type S Hatchback DC5

1982HondaAccordBrochure-AUDM1Medium (1)

JDM 2004-2006 Accord 20A, 20EL Sedan CL7
JDM 2002-2008 Accord 20A, 20EL, Euro R Sedan CL7
JDM 2004-2006 Accord 20A 4WD, 20EL 4WD Sedan CL8
JDM 2006-2008 Accord 20A 4WD, 20EL 4WD Sedan CL8
USDM 2004-2008 TSX Sedan CL9
JDM 2004-2006 Accord 24S, 24T, 24TL Sedan CL9
JDM 2006-2008 Accord 24TL, Type S Sedan CL9
JDM 2008-2013 Accord 20TL Sedan CU1
USDM 2009-2013 TSX Sedan CU2
USDM 2012-2013 TSX SE Sedan CU2
JDM 2008-2013 Accord Type-S Sedan CU2
USDM 2010-2013 TSX V6 Sedan CL9
USDM 2011-2013 TSX Sport Wagon
JDM 1990-1994 Accord 2.0Si, 2.0Si Exclusive Coupe CB6
USDM 1990-1993 Accord DX, EX, LX, SE Coupe CB7
JDM 1989-1993 Accord EF, EX, EXL Sedan CB1
JDM 1989-1993 Accord EXL (4WS) Sedan CB2
JDM 1989-1993 Accord 2.0EXL, 2.0EXL-i, 2.0Si Sedan CB3
JDM 1989-1993 Accord 2.0EXL, 2.0EXL-i, 2.0Si (4WS) Sedan CB4
USDM 1990-1993 Accord DX, EX, LX Sedan CB7
USDM 1991-1993 Accord SE Sedan CB7
USDM 1993 Accord LX Anniversary Edition Sedan CB7
USDM 1991-1993 Accord EX, LX Wagon CB9
USDM 1994-1997 Accord EX, LX Coupe CD7
USDM 1994 Accord DX Coupe CD7
USDM 1997 Accord SE Coupe CD7
JDM 1994-1999 Accord 2.2Vi, SiR Coupe CD7
JDM 1993-1997 Accord EX Sedan CD3
JDM 1993-1997 Accord 2.0EX, 2.0EXL Sedan CD4
USDM 1994-1997 Accord DX, EX, LX Sedan CD5
USDM 1996-1997 Accord VP Sedan CD5
USDM 1996 Accord DX Anniversary Edition Sedan CD5
USDM 1997 Accord SE Sedan CD5
JDM 1993-1997 Accord 2.2VTL, VTE Sedan CD5
JDM 1993-1997 Accord SiR Sedan CD6
USDM 1995-1997 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Sedan CE6
USDM 1994-1997 Accord EX, LX Wagon CE1
JDM 1994-1997 Accord 2.2Vi, 2.2VTL Wagon CE1
USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Coupe CG2
USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX, LX Coupe CG3
USDM 2002 Accord SE Coupe CG3
JDM 1997-2002 Accord 1.8VTS Sedan CF3
JDM 1997-2002 Accord 2.0LEV, 2.0VTS, SiR, SiR-T Sedan CF4
JDM 1997-2002 Accord 2.0VTS 4WD Sedan CF5
USDM 1998-2002 Accord DX Sedan CF8
USDM 2001-2002 Accord VP Sedan CF8
USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Sedan CG1
USDM 1998-2002 Accord LX Sedan CG5
USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX Sedan CG6
USDM 2000-2002 (exclude 2001) Accord SE Sedan CG6
USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX, LX Coupe CM7
USDM 2003 Accord SE Coupe CM7
USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Coupe CM8
USDM 2003 Accord SE V6 Coupe CM8
USDM 2003-2005 Accord DX Sedan CM5
USDM 2003-2007 Accord VP Sedan CM5
USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX, LX Sedan CM5
USDM 2003-2007 Accord SE Sedan CM5
USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Sedan CM6
USDM 2007 Accord SE V6 Sedan CM6
USDM 2008 Accord LX Coupe CS1
USDM 2008-2012 Accord EX, EX-L Coupe CS1
USDM 2009-2012 Accord LX-S Coupe CS1
USDM 2008-2012 Accord EX-L V6 Coupe CS2
USDM 2008-2012 Accord EX, EX-L, LX Sedan CP2
USDM 2011-2012 Accord SE Sedan CP
USDM 2008-2012 EX V6, EX-L V6 Sedan CP3
USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX, EX-L, LX-S Coupe CT1
USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX-L V6 Coupe CT2
USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX, EX-L, LX Sport Sedan CR2
USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX-L V6, Touring V6 Sedan CR3



USDM 1991-1996 NSX
USDM 1997-2005 NSX (automatic trans) NA1
JDM 1992-1995 NSX-R NA1
USDM 1997-2005 NSX (manual trans) NA2
USDM 1999 NSX Alex Zanardi Edition NA2
JDM 1997-2005 NSX Type-S NA2
JDM 2002-2005 NSX-R NA2


USDM 2011-2013 CR-Z base, EX ZF1
JDM 2010-2012 CR-Z ZF1


USDM 2007-2008 Fit base, Sport GD3
JDM 2005-2007 Fit 1.5A, 1.5S, 1.5W GD3
JDM 2005-2007 Fit 1.5A 4WD, 1.5W 4WD GD4
JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.3 G/G, 1.3 L GE6
JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.3 G/G 4WD, 1.3 L 4WD GE7
USDM 2009-2013 Fit base, Sport GE8
JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.5 RS, 1.5 X GE8
JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.5 RX 4WD, 1.5 X 4WD



USDM 2000-2003 S2000 AP1
JDM 1999-2005 S2000 base, Type V AP1
USDM 2004-2009 S2000 AP2
USDM 2008-2009 S2000 CR AP2
JDM 2005-2009 S2000 base, Type V AP2



USDM 1988-1990 Prelude 2.0S BA4
USDM 1988-1991 Prelude 2.0Si BA4
USDM 1988-1989 Prelude 2.0Si 4WS BA4
USDM 1990-1991 Prelude 2.05Si, 2.05Si 4WS BA4
JDM 1987-1991 Prelude 2.0Si, 2.0XL, 2.0XX, 2.0XR, Si, XX (manual trans) BA4
JDM 1987-1991 Prelude 2.0Si, 2.0XX, Si, Si, SRS, XX (automatic trans) BA5
USDM 1992-1996 Prelude S BA8
JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si BA8
JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si (4WS) BA9
USDM 1993-1996 Prelude VTEC BB1
JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si VTEC (4WS) BB1
USDM 1992-1996 Prelude Si BB2
USDM 1995 Prelude Si Special Edition BB2
USDM 1992-1994 Prelude Si 4WS BB2
JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si VTEC BB4
JDM 1996-2001 Prelude Si, Xi BB5
USDM 1997-2001 Prelude base, Type SH BB6
JDM 1996-2001 Prelude SiR, Type S BB6
JDM 1996-2001 Prelude Si 4WS BB7
JDM 1996-2001 Prelude SiR 4WS BB8



[EN] Rumour has it: two engines for the new Honda S2000

Not long ago, Honda confirmed a successor for the beloved roadster S2000, but they kept for themselves the technical sheets or any other relevant information. The only thing that was for sure was the fact that the new roadster will feature one of the new VTEC turbo engines. Which one of it, that’s not yet for sure.

The website autocar.co.uk unveiled yesterday a rumor stating that the new S2000 will be a direct competitor for the Mazda MX-5 roadster, and its “little kid” – The Fiat 124 Spider. The newcomer will feature the same technical details like its predecessor – a rear-wheel-drive roadster, featuring a front-mounted engine, positioned behind the front axle.


Ok, ok, but what’s the catch? Rumour has it: there will be two options – a lighter version, powered by the upcoming 1.5 litre turbo VTEC engine, with a total output of 183 HP, to compete directly with the Mazda roadster, and a second one, which will feature the beloved 2.0 Turbo VTEC from his big brother – the Civic Type-R, with a total around 300 HP, same as the CTR.

But there’s more: seems like a Type-R version will be available for the roadster, featuring some add-ons, like a limited-slip differential at the rear, six-speed manual transmission, a track-oriented suspension and an advanced brake system, to match up the performance and to be prepared in case Abarth will throw on the market a tuned-up version of  Fiat’s 124 little roadster.

For the moment, all of this info are rumors, and the pictures are simply renderings from carscoops & Autocar, but we are very-VERY interested in this matter and I will keep you posted with all the updates.

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[RO] Bun venit în Paradis: Honda Collection H

Nu exista loc pe acest pământ mai cu patoș pentru mine decât este Japonia. Twin Ring Motegi, mai cu seamă, celebrul circuit din inima ținutului Honda. Un loc cu totul si cu totul deosebit, destinat acestui imperiu, ale cărui baze au fost puse de celebrul Soichiro Honda, în urmă cu aproape  50 de ani (48 mai exact – 1947). 

La Motegi regăsim atât circuitul Twin Ring, destul de cunoscut de puritanii mărcii si nu numai, circuitul fiind folosit si pentru etape precum cele din cadrul Campionatului Mondial de Turisme WTCC, eveniment ce nu este destinat doar iubitorilor mărcii nipone, cât și altor pasionați de patru roți, dar și celebrul muzeu Honda Collection Hall – piesa de rezistenta as zice – despre care vom vorbi noi astăzi , muzeu ce adăposteste nu mai bine de 300 de exemplare Honda – de la celebrele monoposturi ale anilor 60 – RA272 dar și celebrele S500 sau motocicletele de seama – RC143.    

Articolul de astăzi face parte din seria realizată în colaborare cu Okutan102 și Romain Farrands, iar datoria mea este de a împărtăși cu voi istoria unui brand nu doar de seamă, dar și de tradiție în această lume a motorsportului.

Primul lucru pe care îl poți repera când pășești pe ușile acestui muzeu este senzația foarte puternică de univers paralel, un loc în care totul pare oprit în timp, exponatele privindu-te de parcă abia au ieșit de pe porțile fabricii și așteaptă să cucerească lumea întreagă. Nicicum n-ai impresia că te aflii într-un muzeu sau că mașinile de aici au fost deja scoase din producție sau se află deja la a enșpea generație. Nu. Ai impresia ca totul se petrece azi. 


Aș sta să le enumăr, dar n-are rost. Un amalgam de modele, din ce în ce mai evoluate tehnologic, practic o moștenire ce merită să fie cel puțin la fel de cunoscută și celebră precum este numele Honda. Honda Collection Hall plătește un tribut erei de glorie trăită de constructorul nipon, atât în lumea motocicletelor, de unde a pornit totul, cât și în cea a automobilelor sau a motorsportului, toate exponatele fiind păstrate parcă într-o capsulă, o mașină a timpului.


Totuși, despre Honda trebuie să întelegeți ceva – într-o lume în care automobilele s-au fabricat în ideea consumului general, iar producătorii au creat modele după standardele consumatorului de rând, Soichiro Honda a fost – încă de la începuturi – concentrat pe competiție, poate mai mult decât alți producători ai momentului.

Cu toate astea, constructorul nipon s-a lovit mult timp de barierele tehnologiei – în anii 50, compania sa era cu mult depășită tehnologic de standardele occidentale. Într-o lume în care competiția era crucială, pentru a combate aceste lipsuri tehnologice, Soichiro Honda decide participarea în cadrul competiției moto World Championship Tourist Trophy Isle of Man, reușind titlul de Campion Mondial în toate categoriile aproape – 50, 125, 250, 300 și 500 cmc. 


Honda Collection Hall reprezintă practic o hartă ce însumează reușitele Honda, cu motocicletele caracteristice epocii de aur dar și automobilele ce semnează acei ani – de la legendarul cabriolet S500, despre care am povestit aici, coupe-ul S800 special conceput pentru competiție, celebrul Civic SI, cât și faimosul NSX GT2 al echipei Kunimitsu – toate acestea sunt dovada vie a implicării Honda în ramura motorsport, întrucât NSX-ul a câștigat competiția LeMans în 1995, la volanul căruia se afla nimeni altcineva decât Keiichi Tsuchiya.

Mii de mulțumiri Romain Farrands & Okutan102

[EN][VIDEO] Oldies but goldies: Donald John Campbell sets World Speed Record

More than 51 years ago, Donald John Campbell sets the astonishing World Record of 648 km/h for a four-wheeled car at Lake Eyre, in Australia. But still, John was disappointed because the car was designed for something more than 800 km/h… The car was designed by the Norris brothers, who already had designed the highly successful Bluebird K7 hydroplane (also a world-record setter), a four wheel drive and powered by a Bristol-Siddeley Proteus free turbine eying of 3320 kW. 

Ladies and gents, John Campbell and his Bluebird-Proteus CN7! 

[RO] O istorie de sapte generatii – Chevrolet Corvette

Acum mai bine de 60 de ani se nastea unul din modelele ce au scris istorie in palmaresul americanilor de la Chevrolet, in istoria automobilelor americane cat si a muscle-cars-urilor. Corvette-ul avea doar doua locuri, caroserie din fibra de sticla si o atitudine aparte, fiind clar destinat libertinului american ce se visa cu vantul fluturandu-i prin plete, cautand senzatia oferita in acele momente de micul cabrio. 2013 – sapte generatii mai tarziu, peste 1,560,000 exemplare vandute in lumea intreaga.


Deoarece Corvette a reprezentat pentru General Motors o provocare – avand deja la activ un cabrio – Chevrolet Bel Air, model ce oferea patru locuri, vestea lansarii unui nou cabrio in familia Chevrolet fiind primita de americani cu multa placere. 

Lansarea oficiala a noului Corvette in varianta finala a avut loc in cadrul salonului de la Chicago, in Martie 1953. Conceptul insa a vazut lumina zilei cateva luni mai devreme, in cadrul Motorama. 

Publicul a primit in acel moment un cabriolet atipic, cu un iz putin european, care avea sa scrie istorie in scurt timp; productia a fost gandita intial pentru maxim 150 de bucati pentru primul an, transa care s-a depasit rapid, efectiv dubandu-se productia anului 1953, cu toate ca modelul s-a vandut la un pret mult mai mare decat cel anticipat (circa 3,500 $). Influenta a fost foarte puternica venita de pe continentul european – dupa cel de-al Doilea Razboi Mondial, cand America se afla in continuare in fabricatie de “tancuri” (adica masini mari si grele), din ce in ce mai multe persoane de afaceri incep sa se indrepte masinile europene – dimensiuni reduse, consum redus, alura chic.


Harley Earl, seful divizei de Design General Motors a fost incantat de aceasta influenta europeana – exprima un puternic optimism, un val de nou, sport si tineresc – detalii atat de importante pentru publicul american, in special in aceasta perioada,  incat a propus proiectul micului Corvette sub emblema trustului. Insa conceptul a trebuit mult ajustat – in loc de inox, ce lipsea cu desavarsire datorita razboiului impotriva Koreei, s-a folosit fibra de sticla, iar pentru modelul expus la Motorama, in ’53, s-a adaptat un sasiu deja existent si un motor in linie ce producea circa 153 CP, supranumit Blue Flame. Harley si-a incercat norocul in Ianuarie 1953, la New York, in cadrul show-ului  Autorama (o expozitie ce traversa sase orase importante de pe continentul American), emotiile fiind destul de mari – nici Harley nu avea certitudinea ca modelul final va impresiona publicul american de rand astfel incat sa poata lansa oficial o noua masina  sport, unica si deosebita.

Insa asteptarile lui Harley nu aveau sa il dezamageasca – Corvette a avut un noroc neasteptat, feedback-ul primit in cadrul expozitiei de la New York fiind nu pozitiv ci mai degraba entuziast. GM lanseaza rapid modelul pe piata, reactiile competitorilor nefiind insa lipsite – 1955, Ford se revanseaza prin Thunderbird, in raspuns direct contra lui Corvette.

Engine used for concept car, with 153 HP.

In 1954, productia Corvette a fost mutata in alta fabrica a concernului GM, in Saint Louis – Missouri, unde s-au produs nu mai mult nici mai putin de 3640 de bucati numai in acel an.

N-a fost nevoie de mai mult – americanii s-au indragostit iremediabil de micul Corvette. Zic micul pentru ca prima generatie Corvette masura nu mai mult de 4.2 metri lungime, 1 metru inaltime si cantarea doar 1315 kilograme. N-are rost sa il comparam cu fratiorul lui mai in varsta, Bel Air, care era semnificativ mai mare. Din punct de vedere tehnic, prima generatie Corvette venea cu faimosul motor al celor de la Chevrolet, supranumit Blue Flame – motor de 3.9L ce dezvolta circa 125 CP pe carburatie, fiind insotit de o cutie automata in doua trepte Powerglide. Cel mai interesant eveniment a avut loc in 1957, cand Corvette a primit alt motor, un short-block V8 de 4.34L si 283 CP, motor ce ofera deja un sistem optional de injectie si o cutie manuala in patru trepte de viteza. Dar nu le-a ajuns – in 1962, acelasi motor ajunge sa fie marit pana 5.3L, producand astfel 340 CP. Dar destul despre prima generatie, caci in 1963 apare cea de-a doua generatie – C2, cu o viata destul de scurta – pana in 1967.

The first Corvettes produced in Flint, Michigan on June 30, 1953


Cea de-a doua generatie este supranumita Stingray, dupa unul din conceptele realizate de Peter Brock si Bill Mitchell (mintea geniala ce a stat in spatele Shelby Daytona Cobra Coupe). C2 a fost semnificativ mai mic decat prima generatie, fiind disponibila de data asta si in varianta Coupé. Puntea spate independenta, franele pe discuri fata/spate, evacuarea dubla cromata, farurile escamotabile si un motor si mai mare, de 6,5L V8 ce dezvolta 425 CP au reprezentat doar o parte din noutatile pe care cea de-a doua generatie le-a adus. Insa ceea ce a pus atat de mult accent pe cea de-a doua generatie a fost designul futurist, de care se face vinovat doar Stingray.


Noul C2 se prezenta publicului ca si un fastback curajos, luneta divizata in doua bucati fiind doar una din caracteristicile unice pe care le-a avut la vremea respectiva.

Anul 1967 a adus pentru Corvette noul motor L88, ale carui cifre oficiale relevau 430 CP, insa neoficialii declarau circa 560 CP; doar 20 de astfel de motoare au fost montate din fabrica. In 1962, inginerul sef de la Corvette a oferit varianta Grand Sport Corvettes. limitata in 125 de bucati. Aceasta editie beneficia de un motor de 5.5L cu patru carburatoare Weber, ce dezvolta circa 550 CP al 6400 rpm. Din pacate, doar cinci au mai fost realizate, deoarece proiectul a fost stopat la scurt timp.

Cea de-a treia generatie Corvette pastreaza motorizarile de pe primele doua, invoand insa la capitolul design interior si exterior. Caci C3 a nimerit saracul in cea mai proasta perioada din istoria Americii: recesiune, pretul barilului de petrol mai mare decat oricand, puterea generala de cumparare fiind destul de mica. Insa toate aceste amanunte n-au oprit totusi vanzarile pentru ce-a de-a treia generatie Corvette la circa 53,000 bucati doar pentru anul 1979.

Corvette renuntase la denumirea de Stingray, modificarile incepand undeva prin 1973, cand usor-usor, firma americana face trecerea lenta dar sigura de la muscle car la touring, modificarile zarindu-se destul de usor la nivel de interior, confort, cand in gama isi faceau loc si motorizarile mai mici. Incepand cu 1975, gama de motoare are parte de cateva modificari, adica devine mai “eficienta” si “verde“, dupa cum se lauda producatorul. Apare astfel in lista de dotari un convertor catalitic ce impune astfel folosirea benzinei fara plumb, motorul scazand astfel in performante – cele doua motorizari disponibile fiind capabile de 165 CP si 205 CP pentru L82 – cel mai mare motor disponibil pentru micul Corvette, rezultand astfel o scadere drastica de la sutele de cai inghesuite pe vechile generatii Vette.  Intr-o incercare de a isi mai “colora” veniturile, Corvette pune mai mult accent pe versiunea cabrio, ce se dovedeste un mare fiasco, doar 12% din unitati fiind vandute in fapt, motiv pentru care productia de cabriolete se opreste in 1975.


1978 a fost anul in care micul coupe a implinit frumoasa varsta de 25 de ani si cu retragerea lui Bill Mitchell, un nume sonor in istoria modelului, asadar luand nastere doua versiuni speciale: Silver Anniversary Edition si Indy 500 Pace Car. Tot in ’78 este introdusa versiunea  fastback, ce a fost rapid primita de puritanii Corvette, lucru lesne de observat in cifre – 53,807 de unitati fiind vandute in acel an, targetand anul 1978 precum un an de referinta in privinta vanzarilor. Pentru totdeauna!

Pentru cea de-a treia generatie, lucrurile se petrec rapid – pe langa reducerile masive ale ampatamentului, motoarelor, performantelor, fabrica se muta din  Saint Louis – Missouri in Kentucky. In 1983, nici un Corvette n-a vazut lumina zilei – inginerii au hotarat sa “sara” peste acest an in pregatirile asiduue ale noului C4, ce a fost lansat anul ce a urmat – 1984. De fapt, mai bine zis, nu au stat degeaba – 44 de prototipuri au fost realizate, pentru infaptuirea noii generatii. Ce a urmat, stim cu totii.

Cea de-a patra generatie Chevrolet Corvette vine cu tam-tam in 1984, cu vesti bune pentru iubitorii modelului. Daca pana acum, primele trei generatii au reprezentat o variatie pe aceeasi tema, cu schimbari mai mult de nivel optic, ce-a de-a patra generatie Corvette vine in straie noi, complet regandit si redesenat – linia masinii este adaptata trendului anilor ’80 – fluiditatea caroseriei, dinamicitatea vizuala, motoarele noi (si din nou puternice!). Ce mai, Corvette vine in forta, sa recupereze terenul pierdut!
Motoarele au capatat din nou in ampatament – revine monstrul de 5,7 L si ai lui 375 CP, odata cu versiunea ZR-1. Insa motorul de 5700 cmc a ramas pe toata generatia, diferit a fost doar output-ul de putere, crescut fata de generatiile anterioare, insa nu cu mult, avand in vedere legislatia referitoare la emisiile de noxe se prezenta tot cameleonica. Intradevar, intre cele doua generatii, C3 si C4, modificarile sunt imense – interior, planseul de bord cu ceasuri LED, caroseria a devenit targa definitiv, fara rama centrala a plafonului, precum regasim pe generatia anterioara, transmisa de tip 4+3 (un hibrid de transmisie manuala in patru trepte, conectata la un sistem “overdrive” automat, pentru ce-a de-a doua, a treia si a patra viteza, modulul permitand astfel un comportament asemanator unei cutii automate… aproape!), problematica, ce a fost mai apoi inlocuita de o cutie manuala in sase trepte, in 1989. Corvette vine din nou in versiune cabrio in ’86, ultimul exemplar decapotabil fiind intalnit in 1975, “aventura” ce s-a terminat intr-un mare mic fiasco in acea perioada.

Totusi, aceasta generatie a avut cateva vedete in “palmares”, precum Callaway B2k Twin-Turbo (produs in perioada 1987-1991) – cu un output total de 345 CP si un cuplu nebun de 630 Nm, putere ce a crescut mai apoi la 450 CP si 831 Nm. – mult peste ce a trait generatia anterioara, adica C3. A doua, the most wonderful of all – ZR-1, a inlocuit in ’91 versiunea Twin-Turbo Callaway, desi performantele erau mult mai reduse, motorul fiind aspirat – prima generatie a ZR-1 a “reusit” sa atinga  circa 375 CP.

ZR-1 – s-a nascut din dorinta de sportivitate si customizare, un model cu acel “quelque chose”, avand sub capota un motor in spatele caruia au stat inginerii Lotus (in ’86, GM a achizitionat firma englezeasca, folosindu-se de patenturile acestora si pentru alte modele ale concernului, unul dintre ele fiind chiar Corvette). Asadar, Lotus a pus la punct LT5 (un V8 construit pe un bloc din aluminiu, cu patru axe cu came si 32 de valve), cu valori cuprinse intre 375 CP/502 Nm si 405 CP/522Nm. Insa motorul s-a dovedit a fi o gaura in bugetul companiei, in ciuda performantelor, datorita costurilor de productie destul de ridicate.  In total, 6,939 de unitati au fost vandute.


Generatia a 5-a s-a comercializat in perioada 1996 – 2004, continuand linia inovatoare inceputa de generatia anterioara; deja lupta pentru suprematie in segmentul lui Corvette se ducea pe mai multe continente – America nu mai era demult o granita. Japonezii veneau din spate cu modele deosebite si puternice, chiar daca motorizarile erau la jumatate din punct de vedere al capacitatii cilindrice.

Odata cu a 5-a generatie, General Motors a lansat si o noua motorizare – LS1 – V8, complet construit din aluminiu, de 350 CP/ 470 Nm, prilej cu care inginerii au profitat si au modificat putin structura tehnica a coupe-ului – transmisa a fost mutata pe axa din spate , repartitia greutatii fiind astfel de 50/50 atat pentru fata spate, iar LS1 a beneficiat si de o noua cutie in sase trepte de viteza, capabil sa urce Vette-ul la 282 km/h.

Corvette modifica si defectele generatiilor anterioare – varianta cabrio capata din nou portbagaj (“amanunt” disparut de prin ’62),  apare si o versiune hard top – (FRC – Fixed Roof Coupe), dar si o sumedenie de alte tehnologii ale momentului.

In 2001, amintim de succesorul lui ZR1 – Z06 – acelasi LS1 modificat, cu valori cuprinse intre 385 CP / 287 kW, motor ce primeste numele de LS6. Motorul alaturi de structura mai rigida a caroseriei transforma puternic comportamentul masinii, iar spre finele anului 2004 aduc modificari majore in raportul greutate versus performante – fiind adaugate evacuarea completa din titan cat si elementele de carbon ale caroseriei. Tragand o linie, desi in materie de cifre Z06 se situeaza pe aceeasi linie cu versiunea veche C4 ZR-1, diferentele se simt in fasnetea mezinului, fiind simtitor mai rapid decat fratele sau mai mare. 

Generatia a 6-a – C6. Primul model care renunta la farurile escamotabile (dupa 1962), imaginea generala a automobilului fiind una complet noua. Se adauga un bloc motor de 6 litri cu o putere de 400 CP / 300 kW si un cuplu de 540 Nm, suspensie modificata, habitaclu pasager marit si un timp 0-100 km de 4.2 secunde – adica mai putina economie, atat la viteza cat si in materie de carburant. Pe undeva prin 2008, GM aduce un mic refresh motorizarii – un LS3 nou, un motor de 6.2 L, 430 CP/321 kW, cu mici modificari la capitolul transmisiei, astfel incat rezultatele nu se lasa asteptate.


Versiunea sport – Z06 – scoate nasul in lume in 2006, avand un motor de 7.0 L (LS7), 505 CP (377 kW) si 0-100 in 3.7 secunde. Nu trece mult timp in versiunea actuala, caci GM anunta la finele anlui 2007 versiunea noua – motor V8 LS9 – 6.2 L supraalimentat – ce dezvolta 638 cai – fiind cel mai puternic motor produs de GM pentru o masina de serie.

LS9 638 bhp (476 kW)

Incepand  cu 2011, Chevrolet ofera viitorilor proprietari de Z06 si ZR1 sa asiste in etapele de asamblare ale viitorului motor, in fabrica. 

Cea de-a saptea generatie C7 – 2014 – pana in ziua de azi. Initial fusese propusa ca si varianta anului 2011, productia sa fiind amanata cu inca 3 ani. Motor amplasat frontal, tractiune spate, versiune echipata cu un motor LT1 – 6.2L V8 455 CP (339 kW), cu optiune pentru doua tipuri de transmisie: manuala in 7 trepte sau automata in 6 trepte. Totodata, numele Stingray se poate din nou repera in palmaresul modelului, denumire trecuta in tacere in anul 1976. 



Because 2015 is a fresh year for Honda – each model within Honda’s line-up is new or has been refreshed, new ventures were started – see Honda’s comeback in F1 or the HondaJet – and now we have IGNITION. 

What is Ignition, in fact? An emotive video, perfectly describing the spirit, the feeling and the passion behind the Japanese company. 

Click on the clip to understand what I am talking about. 

[RO] O vizita in centrul perfectiunii: SPOON SPORTS, Japonia

In primul rand, inainte de a incepe acest articol, am doar o singura precizare: lumea automobilelor este o lume magica, plina de oameni pasionati si speciali, oameni care se dedica intru totul obiectului pasiunii lor. Romain – initiatorul proiectului Okutan102 – este fix omul despre care vorbesc, care a strabatut lumea in lung si in lat in cautarea povestilor, oamenilor sau obiectelor de legenda. Dintr-un  nou capitol al sectiunii Autopedia bazat pe istoria brandului Honda cat si a celor conexe, va prezint azi prima parte  – vizita oficiala la sediul Spoon Sports din Japonia.


In Europa, definitia unei modificari aduse unei masini se rezuma la o combinatie de piese, numere si specificatii, rezultatul scontat fiind de cele mai multe ori “Harder, better, faster, stronger”. De cele mai multe ori se alege puterea in defavoarea altor detalii ori elementele de design exterior, menite sa schimbe aspectul autoturismului, fara a afecta (sau ajuta) performanta acestuia. 

Insa pe cealalta parte se regasesc pasionatii, oamenii care isi petrec sute de ore testand combinatii, cautand solutia perfecta pentru a aduce un echilibru intre toate modificarile aduse autoturismului pe care il reprezinta, astfel incat rezultatul sa nu fie doar o cifra, cat si o senzatie aparte. 

Prin 1988, Tatsuru Ichishima – savantul nebun din spatele Spoon Sports –  are ideea  destul de traznita sa puna pirostriile companiei ce astazi poarta blazonul Spoon Sports. Fiind un fost pilot de teste oficial al Honda Co. Japan, Tatsuru a crezut mereu cu tarie in ideea de ECHILIBRU. O masina nu are nevoie sa fie puternica cat are nevoie sa fie ECHILIBRATA si bine proportionata, fiecare surub avand rolul lui precis in tot acest ansamblu. Ba mai mult de atat, el a militat mereu spre modificarile cat mai in conformitate cu originalul, de aceea astazi el unul din singurii tuneri din zona Honda care si-a restrans paleta de produse doar la elemente de performanta, esentiale, necesare. Sau dupa cum el bine a zis intr-un interviu mai vechi, s-a rezumat mereu la imbunatatirea unei Honde, asa cum ar fi trebuit ea sa iasa din fabrica. 

Filozofia din spatele Spoon Sports – echilibrul, calitatea ingineriei si seriozitatea acestuia au dus numele de Spoon Sports printre tunerii oficiali aliniati de catre Honda direct. 

In afara Japoniei, numele de Spoon Sports a putut fi auzit undeva incepand cu sfarsitul anilor ’90, cand motorul de pe celebrul EK9 semnat de Spoon Sports – B16B – a reusit performanta celor 11,000 rpm, in Statele Unite devenind rapid de tot o vedeta, iar vanzarile tunerului au luat avant pe tot continentul. Europa l-a primit cu bratele deschise, doar ca putin mai tarziu, prin anii 2000, cu ocazia jocului Gran Turismo 2, unde printre masini gaseai Spoon Civic Type-R EK9, Spoon Integra Type-R DC2 cat si Spoon S2000. 

Spoon nu si-a uitat totusi activitatea preferata – motorsportul – in ultimii ani, numele companiei nipone putand fi regasit prin competitiile 24 Hours of Nurburgring (Honda S2000), 25 Hours of Thunderhill (Honda FIT & CR-Z), sau multe alte participari in cadrul Super Taikyu, cea mai mare serie de curse de anduranta din Japonia.

Motorsportul reprezinta crema cremelor pentru Spoon, fiind totusi cea mai buna modalitate de testare in mediu si timp real a pieselor gandite, create si manufacturate de Spoon, inainte de a incepe instalarea si comercializarea acestora la nivel global. 

In orice caz, atmosfera din cadrul sediului Spoon Sports cat si a garajului Type One lasa o amprenta foarte clara atat a filozofiei lui Tatsuru cat si a activitatii grupului, experienta acestei vizite fiind mai mult decat una speciala. 

Mii de multumiri Okutan102

[EN] Rare finds: video footage of the RA270 F1 prototype

Well hidden but not forgotten, this old footage of the RA270 Prototype was discovered in a warehouse from Saitama Prefecture, Japan – this is known as the only footage of the prototyped vehicle. 

The RA270 is presented while tested on the Suzuka circuit, while the video is supposed to be dated around 18 February of that year. 

But the lovely part of this video is not the RA, nor than the fact that the prototype is tested by Yoshio Nakamura – later to be the first manager of Honda’s Formula 1 racing and soon after executive of the company, while Soichiro Honda can be observed in a corner,  watching closely the reaction of this machinery. No, the greatest thing is that this video represents a great moment in the history of the brand – this was the time when a line of legends was born.  I mean when the RA was born.

How was, in fact, the RA born? Well, Honda wasn’t actually planning in entering the Formula 1 directly, as the  RA270 prototype was originally a project meant to be sold to the British Team Lotus. The engines, nothing more. But at one point, the deal fell and Soichiro decided to have the RA270 transformed into reality and to put his foot into this world – the world of racing machines.  

“Whether that horsepower could be achieved was not the question. He just told us we must produce this much power in order to win. For example, the code name for the engine, RA270, was assigned by Mr. Honda, who probably wanted to remind us that the engine had to produce 270 horsepower.”

When Soichiro Honda was asked by Yoshiro Nakamura whether he wanted to enter the F1 circuit, he is said to have replied, “I don’t know if we can do it or not, but I sure as hell want to try!” 

But about the beautiful history of the Honda’s racing pedigree in another article.

Soichiro Honda and the F-1 prototype car which was covered with a steel space frame like that of the Cooper Climax on which it was modeled

P.s. seems that the videotape was well hidden so that not even the Honda Co. personnel knew about it. The footage was discovered almost a month ago, and officially released by Honda.

[EN] 2017 CR-Z – A sport hybrid? Yes, but with turbo this time. [RUMOR]

I guess it’s not a surprise for anybody that the CR-Z hybrid was quite a fail for the Honda group – planned as the revival of the CR-X (as it was expected), but with a grandma heart inside – the hybrid 125 HP engine. No sport here, indeed.

So the Japanese constructor decided to kill the production of the actual model, after five years of existence. But don’t worry folks, the little CR-Z is going to make a strong comeback around 2017, with totally new output and vision on the line.

Although the information is at the “rumor” state, the new CR-Z will possibly be following ALMOST the same recipe like his youngest brother – the Civic Type-R – and will feature a turbocharged 1.5-liter direct injection VTEC engine,  paired with the current CR-Z’s Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) hybrid system. To top up the performance, which is said to be around a total of 280 HP, a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission is also said to have replaced both the CVT and manual options of the current CR-Z.

If this concept is going to see the ray of light, we will probably see next year, at the Tokyo Auto Show. I am keeping my fingers crossed.

Next Gen Honda CRZ 44

[EN][PRESS RELEASE] Honda sets new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for fuel efficiency with the new Civic Tourer

Honda sets new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ title for fuel efficiency, averaging 2.82 liters per 100km (100.31mpg) in 13,498km (8,387 miles) drive across 24 EU countries.

Honda has set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for ‘Lowest fuel consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries (all cars)’, recording an average 2.82 liters per 100km (100.31mpg) over 13,498km (8,387 miles), in a 25 day drive across all 24 EU contiguous countries.

Behind the wheel of a Honda Civic Tourer 1.6 i-DTEC for the entire journey were two members of Honda’s European Research & Development (R&D) team, Fergal McGrath and Julian Warren, who took on the challenge to further demonstrate the impressive real-world fuel economy of the Tourer.

The remarkable distance traveled is similar to the team driving to Australia from their home in the UK, stopping just nine times to refuel. The car achieved an incredible average 1500km (932 miles) on each tank of fuel, at a total fuel cost for the whole journey of just 645 Euros* (£459).

The team set out on their epic road trip from Aalst, Belgium, on Monday, June 1st, navigating the continent in a clockwise direction. They returned to their start point on Thursday, June 25th, recording the incredible fuel economy figures which exceed the Tourer’s quoted efficiency of 3.8 liters per 100km (74.3mpg), by more than 25%.

Fergal McGrath comments: “It was tough, but we really enjoyed it, and setting this new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title has made all of the hard work worthwhile. This was a huge team effort so I’d like to thank everyone involved for all of their commitment and support. After spending so much time behind the wheel Julian and I are just happy to be back behind our desks for a while!”

The official GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title is ‘Lowest Fuel Consumption – all 24 contiguous EU countries’, measured in liters per 100km and miles per gallon calculated over the entire journey.

Under the rules the same two drivers must be in the car for the whole journey, giving Fergal and Julian, Honda R&D colleagues of some 18 years and based in the UK, the challenge of driving an average of approximately 600km, taking around 7.5 hours, each day.

Based on strict and rigorous guidelines, the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title attempt required the car to enter each of the 24 countries specified, collecting a range of evidence including a fuel/mileage logbook, GPS readings, video and photographs, and independent witness signatures to prove that it has done so. To ensure accurate monitoring of the route, journey time and distance drove, the record car was fitted with a tracking device, provided by fleet telematics and stolen vehicle recovery expert, TRACKER (part of the Tantalum Corporation).

Under the rules of the record title attempt, the car must be a standard model in every respect, with no modifications to create an advantage, to replicate ‘real world’ conditions. This was judged by independent witnesses at the beginning and end of the attempt. Fuelling was carried out at regular filling stations, with the tank filled to the maximum at each stop to ensure no weight advantage. Additionally, tires were inflated to the recommended pressures and the wheel alignment set to factory specification to represent the experience of the regular customer.

The team, both amateur drivers, were also keen to show that through adopting some simple but very effective driving techniques, anybody could achieve such remarkable fuel economy. They simply used some very logical methods including careful and sensible route planning, driving smoothly and consistently without harsh acceleration or braking, anticipating the road conditions ahead, carrying no unnecessary weight, and ensuring that the car was correctly maintained at all times. Driving speed was always within the law and keeping up with traffic conditions.

Kate Saxton, Manager – PR Communications at Honda Motor Europe Ltd comments: “This is an incredible achievement and the team should all be very proud of the efforts that they have put in to set this new GUINNESS WORLD RECORD. Driving the equivalent distance from their home in the UK to Australia in just 25 days is a huge challenge very few would take on. The fuel economy figures are remarkable – particularly when you consider that this is not a small car, but a tourer with class-leading load space and vast practicality.”

[NEWS RELEASE] They R here!

They R here! First Civic Type R models roll off the line at Honda’s European manufacturing facility in Swindon, UK

Today hundreds of production staff and management from Honda’s European car manufacturing facility in Swindon, UK, joined invited guests to celebrate the first production models of the hotly-anticipated Civic Type R rolling off the line.

Breaking cover at Honda of the UK Manufacturing (HUM) to a high-energy fanfare of lights and music, the first three models arrived in patriotic red, white and blue respectively as they left the line heading to Honda dealerships across Europe.

Addressing those gathered for the event, Soichiro Takizawa, Managing Director at HUM, took the opportunity to thank the staff for their continued commitment and hard work, expressing the shared pride felt by all at HUM in seeing the all-new British-built Civic Type R in the metal.

The ceremony topped a very positive few months for HUM, following an announcement in March confirming that it will become the global production hub for Honda’s flagship Civic five-door model, extending its reach beyond European shores. Reflecting this achievement in his address to those attending, Mr. Takizawa spoke of renewed optimism for the plant – regarding it as a major milestone and testament to the knowledge and experience of staff who have been building Civics at the plant for more than twenty years.

Mr. Takizawa commented: “The new Civic Type R is an imperative model for Honda, representing our racing spirit and demonstrating our commitment to innovation and passion. We are extremely proud to be the only manufacturer of the Civic Type R in the world. Our high standards have earned us this privilege and this is testament to the continued commitment of our Associates.”

Billed as a ‘Race car for the road’, the new Honda Civic Type R is the most extreme and high-performing model to ever wear the acclaimed ‘Red H’ badge. With a high-revving all-new two-liter VTEC TURBO engine, advanced new suspension systems, stand-out function-led styling, and a new +R track mode it is set to bring new standards to Europe’s high-performance front-wheel-drive hatchback segment. Peak power output is 306BHP, with the engine red-lining at 7,000rpm, delivering a class-leading top speed of 167mph.

The new Honda Civic Type R will be built exclusively for Europe at HUM. The announcement made in March that HUM will become the global production hub for the Civic five-door model will see a further investment of £200million for the plant, bringing the total investment to £2.2billion since 1985, and confirming Honda’s long-term commitment to manufacturing in the UK and Europe.

[EN][PRESS RELEASE] Honda reveals new Technical details about the production of the NSX

In advance of the market launch of the highly anticipated next-generation NSX, the engineers leading the supercar’s development shared new technical details and design strategies with the automotive engineering community at the SAE 2015 World Congress and Exhibition. Additional information about the team’s efforts to achieve a true “New Sports Experience” included details of the NSX’s world’s first body construction process that helped create a multi-material space frame resulting in class-leading body rigidity, the advanced total airflow management system and an update on NSX’s power unit specifications.

Ted Klaus, chief engineer and global development leader of the new NSX, introduced key powertrain, body and dynamic performance engineers who shared new product and technical details in their related areas of the development. The unprecedented sharing of technical details prior to the car’s market introduction reflects the desire of the NSX development team and the company to inspire the imagination of automotive and technology enthusiasts along with the next generation of engineers.

“Our goal is to create something altogether new and exciting, something that advances the concept of a next-generation supercar in the spirit of the original NSX,” said Klaus. “In order to provide NSX-level value, we needed to push ourselves to experiment with, refine and then realize many new technologies.

Significant technical revelations concerning the NSX included:

  • The NSX includes Acura’s first use of a revolutionary multi-material space frame design that delivers class-leading body rigidity while remaining lightweight.
  • World’s first automotive application of new ablation casting1 technology resulting in world-class body rigidity for ultimate handling and control.
  • World’s first use of a three-dimensionally formed, ultra-high-strength steel A-pillar, supporting class-leading rigidity and crash performance while providing outstanding outward visibility.
  • The NSX achieves top-in-class aerodynamics targets without the use of active aerodynamic elements, while its three-motor Sports Hybrid power unit is cooled through 10 heat exchangers all thanks to a total airflow management strategy that maximizes the flow of air around and through the NSX.
  • Displacement of the NSX’s all-new twin turbo V-6 engine was confirmed to be 3.5 liters.
  • The NSX will mark the introduction of the most capable and highest torque capacity Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system in Acura’s history.
  • The latest proprietary logic advances Acura’s two-decades-long pursuit of Super Handling that proactively responds to driver inputs, allowing the NSX to achieve a new level of line trace while at the same time intelligently supporting the driver in changing environments.

[PHOTO] Mugen factory – the Machining Center

Mugen has always been like a Samurai when it comes to the precision of its engines. In the end, it’s the pedigree of the racing heritage that obliges to this kind of attention to details. That’s why the factory has been built also by the same principles – it was normal, I guess.

The whole Machining Center is built on a giant pad that absorbs any vibrations caused by seismic tremors that could cause sensitive machinery to go out of calibration.

[PHOTO] Preview of the new Honda Civic Type-R