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Report from Tokyo
 Date: October 21, 2003 22:12
 Submitted by:  Tuan
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Here's a brief video of a live crash test (1.87MB MPEG1) or try this NEW VERSION with slow-motion (3.66MB MPEG1) demonstration that Honda staged for members of the US press. This took place at Honda's state of the art G-CON facility in the R&D center of Tochigi. The demonstration involved a Honda Pilot smashing into a brand new 2004 Civic Coupe EX, both cars traveling at 30mph (50kph). The Civic only had 2 miles on the odometer. While the Civic was totalled, its "passengers" sustained non-life-threatening injuries, making a strong statement for Honda's commitment to safety.

The TOV also drove practically every current Honda Type-R vehicle (including the NSX-R) while at Tochigi! Needless to say, Jeff had an absolute blast with them all. Stay tuned for more information from the TOV's trip to Tokyo.

Last edited by JeffX on October 23, 2003 23:08

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