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ATTN: Paging All Honda Motorcycle Fans

Usually, at some point in the day, I find myself browsing random motorcycle listings on Ebay. It’s a time-honored event that typically allows easy passage of the after-lunch food coma. Sometimes during these unsuspecting digital safaris one catches a glimpse of an endangered beast that lurks in the shadows. » 7/28/15 10:10am 7/28/15 10:10am

Man Rebuilds 2007 Honda F1 Car for Track-Day Use

A British F1 fan and weekend racer recently bought Rubens Barrichello’s 2007 Honda RA107 at auction for £37,000. The Honda F1 chassis was bought with many of the unobtanium parts included, but he is now taking to the internet for help in fully restoring his new toy to near-hairsplitting performance. » 7/12/15 7:18pm 7/12/15 7:18pm

Used Car Face-Off: Land of the Rising Sun Day

Remember when Jalopnik had the Used Car Face-Off? It seems that it was a feature done by Zac Estrada and has since stopped in the end of 2013. Well, today I decided to revive it to compare three Japanese luxobarges in our area. I have no intention of buying any since my little Swede wagon comes in on Tuesday, so this… » 6/21/15 11:05am 6/21/15 11:05am

Update: It's Been an Exciting Morning...

Update on this morning: It looks like the vehicle in question was piloted by a 19 year old kid who spent the night out with friends and fell asleep at the wheel after dropping someone off at the airport. The fire hydrant landed about 30 feet away and we still don’t have a lamp post. No one was injured (except the… » 6/17/15 11:21pm 6/17/15 11:21pm

You Might As Well Just Buy This B16B-Swapped Mini

The last Honda-swapped Mini we featured was a raucous, rear-engined, rear-drive donut machine with a turbocharged K20 packing 495 horsepower. With “just” 185 horsepower out of a JDM Type-R B16B 1.6-liter pushing around a 1,400-lb curb weight, this Mini has a power:weight ratio of a C6 Z06. In a short-wheelbase… » 6/17/15 6:00pm 6/17/15 6:00pm