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Honda Japan teases new Vezel, but it's not the next US-market HR-V
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2022 Acura MDX Debuts as New Brand Flagship
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Acura debuts the 2022 MDX and releases pricing and specs, a few thoughts
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American Honda reports November 2020 sales
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2022 Acura MDX to Make World Debut Dec. 8
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Type R conclusions

After sampling Honda's finest sport models on this winding road circuit, we have little choice but to renew our call for Honda to offer these "R"-badged vehicles in North America. Time is of the essence.

And we'd be eternally grateful if these Type R's make it here without losing any of their potency during their adaptation for the US market. Specifically, we want to see the same Recaro seats (including their aggressive bolstering), beautiful wheels, grippy tires, stiff suspension, HID headlights, LSD, and every pony should be accounted for in the engines we get. We only mention this because we've seen a few export-market Type Rs (European Civic Type R, Australian Integra Type R) that are really watered-down versions of their Japanese counterparts - and not surprisingly these watered-down versions have been met with a fairly tepid response.

In the next (and final) installment of our report from Tochigi, we'll discuss our experience with a Honda Inspire's Collision Mitigation System (CMS). We'll also share our impressions of the new fully Honda-developed FCX and a smattering of Honda's smaller "everyday" models (including the Fit, Fit Aria, City, Mobilio Spike, and others) as driven on the simulated public road loop within the R&D campus.



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