The Honda Accord was the
best-selling car in America in 2001, according to a review of auto
industry sales figures released today.
With sales of 414,718, the Accord topped the second place Toyota
Camry, which reported sales of 390,...
American Honda opened
the 2001 calendar year with many environmental technology milestones.
For the 2002 model year, several Honda products were equipped with
the i-VTEC variable valvetrain and timing control system. First
appearing on ...
The Honda Accord was the
best-selling car in America for the 2001 model year, the Honda Civic
was the best-selling small car and the Acura 3.2 TL luxury
performance sedan was the best-selling luxury sedan, according to a
review of th...
Body Styles and Trim Levels
For 2001, the Civic will be available in two body styles, a 4-Door
Sedan and 2-Door Coupe. Both models will be available in DX,
EX trim levels. Although the DX trim level is considere...
Honda has always been at the leading edge in suspension
Early on, the engineers realized that to accomplish the goals of a
short front end and a more spacious passenger compartment
both front and rear su...
The Civic has always been known as a fun, yet sensible car. For
2001 model year, the engineers wanted to inject more
the mix, while also making the engine run smoother and quieter.
Engine Performance Obje...
Enhanced safety, an even tighter fit and finish, and reduced NVH
the targets set out for the Civic body development team. To
accomplish these goals they turned to new materials, new
manufacturing techniques and new ideas.
The new Civic could best be described as "the biggest small car
history." While the overall length of the 2001 Civic is shorter, the
interior passenger compartment and the trunk are larger.
The 2001 Civic has moved from sub...
The 2001 Civic is the first Honda to be launched almost
simultaneously around the world in more than 10 different
To do so, Honda had to "Think Locally, Act Globally." This was
accomplished by combining the capabilities o...
INTRODUCTION History and Heritage Since its U.S. introduction in 1973, the Honda Civic has become an icon of the Honda line. The Civic has played an important role in establishing the key attributes Honda vehicles have become known for: ...
Two of today's biggest rock
bands are hitting the road this summer on the 2001 Civic Tour,
American Honda Motor Co., Inc's. latest venture into the music arena.
The Civic Tour, which officially kicks off this spring, will
The 2001 Honda Civic HX Coupe,
the mileage leader in an already fuel-efficient Civic family, is
making a name for itself as the latest award-recipient of ACEEE's
"Greenest Vehicles" and IntelliChoice's "Best Overall Value" honors
The American Council for an Energy
Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has recognized the Honda Insight as the
number one gasoline-powered performer in its annual ACEEE's Green
Book: The Environmental Guide to Cars and Trucks - Model Year 2001....
The latest version of VTEC, Honda's advanced variable valve-timing
system, operates the S2000 engine's16 valves (4 per cylinder). This
new system is more compact and tailored to the high-output, high-rpm
The S2000 powertrain uses a front-engine/ rear-wheel-drive layout.
The longitudinally mounted engine is mated to a 6-speed, close-ratio
manual transmission. A propeller shaft carries the output of the
As with the S2000's exterior, the central design theme of the
roadster's interior is performance. Honda engineers designed the
interior to contribute to what they call an "interfusion" between the
driver and the car.
The S2000 is the production version of the stylish SSM concept car
that Honda first showed at the 1995 Tokyo Motor Show. Like the SSM,
the S2000 is an open-topped, two-seat roadster, designed for
enthusiast drivers. The S200...
A front-engine/rear-wheel-drive configuration was chosen for the
S2000. This "classic" layout is widely regarded for its excellent
handling characteristics and direct, linear response to control
inputs from steering, brakes ...