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Hondatalover
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RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 14:05
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The badge on the bottom right looks like it says "RWD" below some other smaller badge.

At first I thought it was "AWD" BUT the "A" looks like it's too kinked at the bottom making it look like an "R".

Incredibly doubtful. But.... Anyone else?

Hondatalover
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 14:06
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 14:25
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It sort of does look like an R, but there is a little piece of plastic connecting all the letters together.


Hondatalover
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 14:39
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Yeah. I was about to say things wouldn't make any sense if it did have an R.
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 14:57
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Hondatalover wrote:
Yeah. I was about to say things wouldn't make any sense if it did have an R.


this one is cropped from the full res source image, then scaled up 200% and run through an "auto contrast" filter. looks like "ELITE AWD" to me.




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Fitdad
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 14:59
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I could also be convinced that there is some badge above.

There is a 100% chance it says: "Elite AWD"

Which is boring as hell but a very safe choice obviously.

An off-road specific trim would be REALLY nice here especially since this thing is supposed to be: "personal" and "adventure ready". Especially with all the off-road racing focus of the Ridgeline (Baja) and the Pilot (Rebelle Rally) - and with the aftermarket Ridgeline stuff they brought to SEMA this year.

A Rebelle Rally edition would be nice: beefier tires, more ground clearance, mud-ready interior bits, tough looking exterior bits.

Hondatalover
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 15:03
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JeffX wrote:
Hondatalover wrote:
Yeah. I was about to say things wouldn't make any sense if it did have an R.


this one is cropped from the full res source image, then scaled up 200% and run through an "auto contrast" filter. looks like "ELITE AWD" to me.




Thank you. I did the best with my cell phone to edit and post haha.

Hondatalover
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Re: RWD badge? [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 11-15-2018 15:05
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Fitdad wrote:
I could also be convinced that there is some badge above.

There is a 100% chance it says: "Elite AWD"

Which is boring as hell but a very safe choice obviously.

An off-road specific trim would be REALLY nice here especially since this thing is supposed to be: "personal" and "adventure ready". Especially with all the off-road racing focus of the Ridgeline (Baja) and the Pilot (Rebelle Rally) - and with the aftermarket Ridgeline stuff they brought to SEMA this year.

A Rebelle Rally edition would be nice: beefier tires, more ground clearance, mud-ready interior bits, tough looking exterior bits.



And a 6MT option :') For one good ole last time.


 
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