Honda Automobiles
  • Honda Insight -- Introduction
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEWThe Honda Insight is the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle to besold in the United States. The heart of the hybrid system is Honda'sinnovative Integrated Motor Assist (IMA™), which couples anall-new and compact 1.0...
  • Honda Insight -- Chassis
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW Design goals for the Insight's chassis centered around achieving sporty~ responsive handling, good ride characteristics and world-class safety, all while contributing to the overall goal of reaching the highest fuel efficiency ...
  • Honda Insight -- Body and Interior
    02/20/2001 - BODY OVERVIEW Honda engineers knew that the Insight's body would play a major role in help-ing it achieve the fuel economy, performance and safety goals they had set for it. In response to this challenge, they came up with an innovat...
  • 2001 Honda Odyssey -- Introduction
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW The Honda Odyssey sets new standards in performance, safety, versatility, utility, quality and value in the minivan market. The Odyssey features a wide range of product, safety and environmental innovations, including: Fir...
  • 2001 Honda Odyssey -- Drivetrain
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW A 3.5-liter, 210-hp (premium unleaded gasoline), 24-valve V-6 engine and 4-speed automatic transmission are standard on both Odyssey models. Exclusively developed for the demands of minivan driving, the Odyssey engine boasts str...
  • Honda Prelude -- Introduction
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW Designed to be an aggressive sports coupe with superior handling, the Prelude is intended to appeal to drivers who will appreciate its high level of performance and refinement. Specific areas of improvement include enhanced hand...
  • Honda Prelude -- Drivetrain
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW The Prelude and Prelude Type SH models retain the 2.2 liter, 16-valve twin-cam engine. The Prelude VTEC engine is a well-proven power plant, offering compact, efficient power, reliability and durability. In addition, the Prelud...
  • 2001 Honda Odyssey -- Body
    02/20/2001 - BODY FEATURES Listed below are the major features of the Honda Odyssey body: Dual sliding doors (power on EX models) Power rear quarter-windows Seven-passenger seating Rigid body design for excellent torsional and bending rigidity, prov...
  • 2001 Honda Odyssey -- Chassis
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW Honda engineers set three primary goals when developing the Odyssey chassis: First, they wanted it to perform like a car; specifically, superior ride, handling, maneuverability and braking. Second, in keeping with their goal...
  • Honda Insight -- Body and Interior
    02/20/2001 - BODY OVERVIEW Honda engineers knew that the Insight's body would play a major role in help-ing it achieve the fuel economy, performance and safety goals they had set for it. In response to this challenge, they came up with an inno...
  • Honda Insight -- Chassis
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW Design goals for the Insight's chassis centered around achieving sporty~ responsive handling, good ride characteristics and world-class safety, all while contributing to the overall goal of reaching the highest fuel efficien...
  • Honda Insight -- Integrated Motor Assist
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW In order to achieve their goal of making the Insight the world's most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered automobile, Honda engineers designed an entirely new gasoline-electric drive system called Integrated Motor Assist (IM...
  • Honda Insight -- Integrated Motor Assist
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW In order to achieve their goal of making the Insight the world's most fuel-efficient gasoline-powered automobile, Honda engineers designed an entirely new gasoline-electric drive system called Integrated Motor Assist (IMA™...
  • Honda Insight -- Introduction
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEWThe Honda Insight is the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle to besold in the United States. The heart of the hybrid system is Honda'sinnovative Integrated Motor Assist (IMA™), which couples anall-new and compact 1.0-lit...
  • Honda Prelude -- Transmission
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW A 5-speed manual transmission is standard on the Prelude. An automatic transmission is also available for the standard Prelude (the Type SH is only available with a manual transmission). The automatic transmission is a new...
  • Honda Prelude -- Chassis
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW Perhaps no area of performance defines a driver's car more than its suspension system. Knowing this, Honda engineers redesigned the Prelude's already capable 4-wheel double wishbone suspension system so that it offers even more ...
  • Honda Prelude -- Interior
    02/20/2001 - INTERIOR PACKAGING AND DESIGN The Prelude interior is upholstered and trimmed in black fabric and vinyl (a two-tone black and ivory version is standard on the Eucalyptus Green Pearl Prelude. Front door and rear side linings have been re...
  • Honda Accord -- Introduction
    02/20/2001 - OVERVIEW Combined with its Honda reputation for durability, quality and reliability, the Accord establishes itself as the benchmark of the auto industry's most competitive segment. The Accord is available in two bodystyles: a sporty Cou...
  • Honda Accord -- ULEV Engine and Transmission
    02/20/2001 - ACCORD ULEV ENGINE OVERVIEW The ULEV (Ultra-Low Emission) engine used on the Accord EX model with automatic transmission uses several new technologies to achieve its remarkably low emissions output. In addition to the electronic EGR con...
  • Honda Accord -- Safety and Security
    02/20/2001 - SAFETY The Accord unit body, high-strength cabin and ladder-type subframe play key roles in helping it meet worldwide safety regulations for impact absorption and occupant protection. The frame uses straight-section box rails with a larg...