3D Artist Allan Williams Redesigns Honda’s Motocompo Scooter

Made in the ’80s, the cult Honda Motocompo is the smallest scooter the Japanese carmaker has ever built. In fact, the scooter’s compact frame—which the seat, handlebars and foot-pegs can fold into—is so small, the whole thing could fit inside the trunk of a car. When reimagining this “trunk bike,” artist Allan Williams kept the same clean, retro designs of the classic but increased the …

Reimagining the Honda Civic Hatchback

Lead designer Daisuke Tsutamori explains how the team managed to make this new design just a little bit radical

Possibly the most successful car in Honda’s history, the Civic hit America’s shores in the midst of a gas crisis in the mid-1970s and became the first large-volume Honda car sold in the US. Next year, we’ll see the 11th generation Civic sold worldwide, debuting as a 2022 Hatchback model. With Americans buying fewer cars, and committing more to SUV crossovers, Honda had to shake …

A Look at The Just-Unveiled 2021 Acura TLX

Sporty and precise, this vehicle is the Japanese carmaker's Type-S Concept come to life

Born in the late ’80s, when Japanese carmakers were considered infallible, Acura (Honda’s luxury vehicle division) has, like Honda itself, gone through fits and starts from a design perspective. The outgoing TLX tried to signal a balance between luxury and performance visually, but that left it stuck in the middle. In fall this year, however, we’ll see the just-unveiled, American-designed 2021 TLX (based heavily on …