You wouldn't imagine a Honda Jazz in a rally, but fitting it with some Mugen power would send it off the charts. It was flew to Australia to be prepared for Australia's 2012 rally series, and Honda has been competing in the series with Civic Type R racers for the last two years. This year, they've decided to put the Jazz / Fit into service for the G2 Class Spec.
With 245 horsepower and 142 pound feet of torque, Honda says that this may be the fastest Jazz in the world. And we're inclined to believe them. Check out the video after the jump.
Technology has come on leaps and bounds over the past few decades, but there is just one that is going to change the face of the earth within the next one, driverless cars. It may still seem like a thing of fantasy and science-fiction now, but within so many big companies pushing what’s possible. There’s Google, Intel, Uber, Volvo, Audi, Tesla and a whole host of other world-dominators. Read more
Just a few years ago, the majority of cars were manuals. Automatic gearboxes were seriously expensive and a luxury only the wealthy could afford. Over time, as with so many other things, prices came down, and automatic cars went mainstream, especially in the US. Today, most people drive an automatic, something that was unthinkable forty years ago, just like it was unthinkable that most people would have airbags. But it happened, nonetheless. Read more
It’s a sad fact that car accidents are very common all around the world, and one of the leading causes of death, even in developed nations. It’s also an unfortunate fact that the large majority of traffic collisions are caused by human error in some way. While most people will stick to road laws and drive carefully, there’s no such thing as a perfect driver. Here are some of the most common causes of car accidents, and how you can avoid them. Read more