Honda Automobiles: Honda Celebrates a Thrill of Driving Manual with Millennial-Focused ‘Shifting Gears’ Experience in Los Angeles

Posted on 21. Apr, 2018 by in Honda Canada

  • Honda is a automotive industry’s usually full-line code to offer primer transmissions in all of a gasoline-powered newcomer cars 
  • Shifting Gears module designed to give immature people certainty in pushing manual, and knowledge a fad of being in full control of a car 
  • Event located on Angeles Crest Highway – one of America’s biggest pushing roads – with a accumulation of Honda primer vehicles, past and present 

LOS ANGELES – Yesterday Honda hosted some-more than 53 media and amicable influencers during a “Shifting Gears” jubilee of a primer delivery in a San Gabriel mountains. The module was designed to showcase Honda’s 16 vehicles offering with primer transmissions as good as to learn drivers how to work a primer delivery for a initial time. Participants had a possibility to knowledge all from a contented Honda Fit Sport to a high-performance Civic Type R from a complicated lineup, as good as a accumulation of selected Honda models, including a Honda Civic CVCC, Prelude SH, S2000 CR and more, pity their practice on amicable media regulating a hashtag #DriveManual.

“There’s something special, something insinuate and pristine about being in finish control of your car,” pronounced Sage Marie, Assistant Vice President of Honda communications. “In a fast-coming universe of autonomy, we mustn’t forget some of a elementary joys that have been partial of pushing given a really beginning.”

Honda continues to offer primer transmissions in mixed trims of a whole gasoline-powered newcomer automobile lineup, including a Honda Fit LX, Sport and EX, a Civic Sedan LX and EX-T, Civic Coupe LX and EX-T, a Civic Hatch LX and Sport, and Accord Sport 1.5T and 2.0T sedans. The Civic Type R and Civic Si Coupe and Sedan are offering exclusively with primer transmissions. The HR-V crossover is also offering with a six-speed primer in LX and EX trims.

Experienced drivers were means to representation a accumulation of new cars on some of a many energetic roads in southern California, while amateur and beginner primer drivers were given a possibility to learn in a four-activity Driving Confidence program, before graduating to a open road.

“The Shifting Gears eventuality was a good event for primer delivery drivers of all knowledge levels to suffer a increasing control of pushing stick,” pronounced Kristen Lanzavecchia, a member in a program. “As a newer MT driver, a Honda team’s behind a circle training increased my certainty to make pushing manuals fun instead of daunting!”

As Honda continues to pull brazen with some of a industry’s many modernized reserve comforts by deployment of a Honda Sensing® apartment of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies, a celebrity of a affordable, fun-to-drive cars stays intact. It’s a partial of a DNA and strange guarantee from a owner of a company, Soichiro Honda, who said, “The value of life can be totalled by a array of times your essence has been deeply stirred.” For a engineers during Honda, stability to rise vehicles that enthusiasts can be unapproachable to possess is partial of a code mission.


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Honda offers a full line of reliable, fuel-efficient and fun-to-drive vehicles with modernized reserve technologies sole by over 1,000 eccentric U.S. Honda dealers. The Honda lineup includes a Fit, Civic, Accord and Clarity array newcomer cars, along with a HR-V, CR-V and Pilot sport/utility vehicles, a Ridgeline pickup and a Odyssey minivan.

Honda has been producing automobiles in America for some-more than 35 years and now operates 19 vital production comforts in North America. In 2017, 93% of all Honda and Acura vehicles sole in a U.S. were done in North America, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts.

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