Ten fun facts about Honda
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The company builds over 14 million combustion engines every year and is the largest manufacturer in the world. Since 1959, Honda has also been the world’s largest motorcycle manufacturer.
The Honda Prelude was the world’s first four-wheel drive car.
The Passport built by Isuzu was the first SUV that Honda launched.
It was the first car manufacturer to put V-tech in a production vehicle.Fact 5
The Civic Hybrid debuted in 2003 and was the first non-plug vehicle in its class. The batteries of these vehicles are structured to last as long as the life of the car.Fact 6
The Honda Civic was launched in 1973 as a solution to the oil crisis that arose that year and was able to achieve 40 miles per gallon on a highway. It went onto becoming one of the world’s most fuel-efficient cars.Fact 7
Honda became the second largest car manufacturer in Japan in 2001.Fact 8
Honda’s market value equals that of GM and Ford put together and the company is the eight-largest automobile manufacturer in the world.Fact 9
It was the first Japanese car manufacturer to launch the dedicated luxury brand in 1986- named Acura.Fact 10
The Honda S600 was the first Honda-built Honda car and was available in the fastback and the convertible models. Go to more car facts ❯
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