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Best of British : Happy 30th to the Rover 200 series

Best of British : Happy 30th to the Rover 200 series

Most of us know the Montego, along with the Leyland Roadrunner, celebrated a 30th birthday this year. Also, back in 1984, the Rover 200 was introduced – an important product that today, almost seems forgotten in classic car circles. Mike Humble stumbled upon the sole surviving early 216 Vitesse… and this one’s rather special too! […]

News : Honda Civic Type R Concept debuts at Geneva

News : Honda Civic Type R Concept debuts at Geneva

The Honda Civic Type R might be enjoying a very public gestation – and a lengthy one at that – but we’re hoping it’s going to be worth the wait. It wasn’t until the Geneva reveal of the Concept that we were able to gauge how the Swindon-built super-hatch is going to look when it […]

Review : Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC

Review : Honda Civic 1.6 i-DTEC

AROnline has spent the past ten years and more supporting the British car industry, which is looking healthier than ever. We don’t give enough credit to Honda for investing in the UK, and assisting British Leyland and Rover during through some very tough times. But then, by the time the two companies parted ways in […]

News : Honda to shed 800 jobs

News : Honda to shed 800 jobs

Honda is preparing to downsize the workforce at its Swindon factory by 800, citing poor demand for its British-built models in Europe. This is the first bad news to affect British car manufacturing in 2013 – following a great performance in 2012. But the Japanese company’s products are struggling in a European economy that’s being […]

Australia : Rover Quintet

Australia : Rover Quintet

The first Honda to wear a Rover badge wasn’t the 213… but the Quintet, an intriguing Far Eastern offering. PAUL GUINNESS tells us what he knows in an article that first appeared in Classic Car Mart. The first Ronda… JAMES Wittridge, a regular reader of Classic Car Mart who has kindly supplied us with some […]

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Review: A week with the Honda Civic IMA

I’VE been spending the week with a Honda Civic IMA Hybrid, and it’s been a fascinating experience so far. Firstly, though, I have to say that those who say that cars lack technical diversity these days are talking through their hat – because the IMA (like the much-hyped Toyota Prius) offers some interesting solutions to […]