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ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
13001 1970 - 1972 1984

Coupe 7, Coupe 9

1298cc
The 1972 Honda 1300 Coupe 7 was a unique car. It was one of Honda's first front wheel vehicles and their first full size model. The engine had flow through   ...   More Info and Picture
Accord1 1976 - 1981

LX, SE
68 - 75 @ 4500 rpm
1600 - 1800cc
1976- First year of the Accord. Powered by a 1.6 liter inline-4 with 68 horsepower. Transmission choices were: a full-synchromesh (except for reverse)   ...   More Info and Picture
Accord2 1982 - 1985

DX, LX, SE, SEi
75 - 106
1800cc
1982- New body that is larger, but lighter. Fuel economy increased 15%. New wheels. Same 1981 engine and transmissions. Cruise control becomes standard   ...   More Info and Picture
Accord3 1986 - 1989

DX, LX, LX-i, EX
110 - 120
2000cc
1986- New body with aerodynamic rain gutters, pop-up headlights, longer wheelbase. Engine bored out to 2.0 liters with 2-barrel carb replacing old 3-barrel   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
Accord4 1990 - 1993

DX, LX, EX, SE, 10th Anniv
125 - 130
2200cc
1990- New body style puts Accord into mid-size category. New 2.2 liter EFI engine puts out 125 hp on DX and LX, 130 hp on EX. New electronically controlled   ...   More Info
Acty1 1977 - 1984

TN, Street, Almas

545cc
So came in September, 1977 the 3rd generation minitruck, now called Honda TN Acty, with a wheelbase of 185 cm, length 319.5 cm, width 139.5 cm, engine   ...   More Info and Picture
Beat1 1991 - 1996 1767


64 @ 8100 rpm
656
The Beat began production in May 1991, and finished production in February 1996. The total number of cars produced was around 33,600. Most of the production   ...   More Info and Picture
City1 1981 - 1987

Turbo 1, Turbo 2, Cabrio

1237cc
The City was first manufactured in 1981 and in 1982, the City Turbo made its debut. The 67 hp was increased to 100 hp by adding a turbocharger. Changes   ...   More Info and Picture
City Cabriolet1 1985




This car belongs to Leia of Great Britain who writes: "This a 1985, 12V, 1237cc, Honda City Cabriolet with an automatic gearbox. It is an import from   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
Civic1 1973 - 1979

CVCC
50 - 63
1170 - 1488cc
CVCC means Compound vortex controlled combustion.  The CVCC engine debuted in 1975. Offered alongside the standard Civic engine, the 53-horsepower CVCC   ...   More Info and Picture
Civic2 1980 - 1983




The second generation Civic in the same style as the first rode on a wheelbase of 225 and 232 cm respectively for the 3-door and 5-door Hatchbacks and   ...   More Info and Picture
Civic3 1984 - 1987



1342cc, 1488cc, 1590cc
The third generation Civic, introduced in September, 1983 as an 84 model, consisted of 4 body styles, with only the 3-door Hatchback and the 4-door Sedan   ...   More Info and Picture
Civic4 1988 - 1991




The fourth generation arrived in September, 1987 with the same body layout as the previous generation, the wheelbase was now 250 cm integrally, except   ...   More Info and Picture
CRX1 1984 - 1987 1713-1953 lbs

DX, HF, Si
60@5500 - 91@5500
1342-1488cc
The Honda CRX was named one of the Top Ten Cars of the Eighties and 1984 Import Car of the Year by Motor Trend magazine, and made Road & Track magazine's   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
CRX2 1988 - 1991 1967 - 2174 lbs

DX, HF, Si
62 @ 4500 - 108 @ 6000
1493 - 1590cc
A sleeker and more powerful Civic lineup debuted in 1988. The CRX's wheelbase was increased to 90.6 inches. The fuel-economy champ CRX HF had an eight-valve   ...   More Info and Picture
Integra1 1986 - 1990 2326 - 2416

RS, LS
113 - 118
1590cc
This model was named one of Car and Driver's 10Best Cars in 1987 and 1988. The Integra models were sophisticated sports sedans designed for spirited driving   ...   More Info and Picture
L7001 1965


52
687cc
The L700 was introduced in October 1965 and was a commercial vehicle. Like the T series, it was based on the S series driveline. The engines were basically   ...   More Info and Picture
L8001 1965 - 1967

LA, LM
58
791cc
The L800 was first shown at the 12th Tokyo Motor Show in 1965, and was virtually a carbon copy of its 700 siblings. Available for sale starting in 1966   ...   More Info and Picture
Legend1 1986 - 1990 1396 5spd - 1410 auto


151 @ 5800 rpm
2494cc
The Acura Legend was Motor Trends car of the year in 1987. An interesting fact most people don't know about is that the Sterling (made in the late 80's)   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
Legend2 1991 - 1995

Base, L, LS


Second gen Legends became available October 24, 1990, and began using a 200 hp SOHC engine mated to either a standard 5-speed manual or an optional 4-speed   ...   More Info and Picture
Life Pickup1 1973 - 1974 1333

Std, Deluxe
30 hp @ 8,000 rpm
356cc
The Honda Life Step Van was based on the Honda Life, a semi-front design with a rear rigid axle with leaf springs. A Honda Life Pickup was added in 1973   ...   More Info and Picture
Life Van1 1972 - 1974 1333

Std, Deluxe
30 hp @ 8,000 rpm
356cc
The Honda Life Step Van was based on the Honda Life, a semi-front design with a rear rigid axle with leaf springs. A Honda Life Pickup was added in 1973   ...   More Info and Picture
N3601 1967 - 1970


31
354 cc
In March, 1967 the Honda N 360 arrived. A front-wheel-drive 2-door sedan with a wheelbase of 200 cm, and a light-alloy OHC air-cooled 2-cylinder 354 cc   ...   More Info and Picture
N6001 1969 - 1972
$1,295


600cc
These were all two door with a trunk, and first sold in Hawaii in 1969. In 1970 they were imported to California and elsewhere. Sticker price was $1295   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
N8001 1965
Prototype


800cc
The N800 (not to be confused with the N600, with which it shared absolutely nothing in common) was only a prototype. It shared the L800 / P800 driveline   ...   More Info and Picture
NSX1 1990 - 1993




1990 Birth of the NSX. Mid-weight, mid-ship, rear-wheel drive Forward canopy design; All-aluminum body results in 200kg weight reduction vs. steel body;   ...   More Info and Picture
P7001 1965


52
687cc
The P700 was introduced in November 1965 and was a commercial vehicle. Like the T series, it was based on the S series driveline. The engines were basically   ...   More Info and Picture
P8001 1965 - 1967


58
791cc
The P800 was first shown at the 12th Tokyo Motor Show in 1965, and was virtually a carbon copy of its 700 siblings. Available for sale starting in 1966   ...   More Info and Picture
Prelude1 1979 - 1982 2130 5spd 2146 auto


72 @ 4500 5spd 68 @ 4500 auto
1751cc
The first generation Honda Prelude was introduced as a 1979 model and was developed as a better-equipped, more stylish step up from the Accord. The   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
Prelude2 1983 - 1987


100 - 110
1800 - 2000cc
The second generation Prelude was totally redesigned. It was made to have a lower profile and smother lines to look more like a true sports car. The new   ...   More Info and Picture
Prelude3 1988 - 1991 2315 - 2646 lbs


108@5,800 - 143@6,000
1958 cc
The third generation Prelude was a refinement of the second generation. Two versions were offered: the Prelude S, equipped with a 105 hp, 12-valve, SOHC   ...   More Info and Picture
Prelude4 1992 - 1996




The fourth generation Prelude was a radical break from the traditional Prelude shape -- the rectangular, notchback body was replaced by a shorter, lower   ...   More Info and Picture
S3601 1962
Prototype

33 @ 9,000rpm
356cc
This was a predecessor to Honda’s first true production-ready, prototype auto, which made its public debut at the 1962 Tokyo Motor Show. Powered by an   ...   More Info and Picture
S5001 1963 - 1964
$1,275

44 @ 8,000rpm
492cc
The S500 followed the T360 into production in October of 1963, earning itself the title of the first production Honda car. Initially introduced with a   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
S6001 1964 - 1966 1576 conv, 1609 coupe

Std, SM
57 @ 8,500rpm
606cc
The S600, launched in March of 1964, was the first Honda car to be offered in two versions; a convertible almost identical to its S500 sibling, and a fastback   ...   More Info and Picture
S8001 1966 - 1970

Std, SM
70 @ 8,000rpm
791cc
The S800 was introduced to the world at the 1965 Tokyo Motor Show, and offered for sale in 1966. For this displacement increase, there would be some significant   ...   More Info and Picture
T3601 1963 - 1967

Pickup, flat bed, folding side, panel van
30 @ 8,500rpm
360cc
The first Honda automotive product to actually go into production was the T360 truck in June of 1963. With a slightly detuned version of the S360 engine   ...   More Info and Picture
T5001 1964 - 1967

Pickup, folding side
38 @ 7,500rpm
531cc
The T360's big brother, the T500, was produced from September1964 to November1967. It was available in two body styles; a conventional pick up bed, and   ...   More Info and Picture
Vamos1 1970 - 1973



356cc
The Vamos was an open doorless cabover truck, with various seat and canvas top variations. It was based on the TN360 and 2,500 were built until 1973. Available   ...   More Info and Picture
ModelGen YearsWeightPrice TrimHPEngine
Vamos2 1999 -

L, Hobio

659cc
The Honda Vamos name was reintroduced in 1999, and was joined by its twin, the Honda Vamos Hobio in 2003. Both are microvans with 659cc straight-3 SOHC   ...   More Info and Picture
Z6001 1971 - 1972



600cc
This model was 2 doors with hatchback, from 1971-1972. Colors were Orange, Yellow, Olive Green, and Blue. 1971 cars had a five piece rear bumper (flat   ...   More Info and Picture