[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][tov motorsports][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
All-New 2022 Honda Civic Si Brings the Passion—Sets New Benchmark for Sport Compact Sedans
More.......................
New Civic Type R spied testing on the Nurburgring
More.......................
Upcoming Integra will offer a 6-speed Manual!
More.......................
Honda releases images of 11th generation Civic Si undergoing race development
More.......................
Spied on the Street! 2023 Honda Civic Type R
More.......................
Honda shows off 2023 Civic Type R Nurburgring development vehicle
More.......................
American Honda reports September 2021 and 3rd quarter sales results
More.......................
Acura drops another teaser for 2022 Integra, reveals it will be a 5-door
More.......................
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Honda in Australia
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Reason for Chip Shortage
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: 11th Generation Honda Civic Reviews
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: MT Comparison Test: TLX Type S
Join Discussion......
Integra --> Re: New Integra teaser.
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Toyota CEO: Going All-EV Could Cost Japan Millions Of Jobs
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda 2030??
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 Acura branding
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> F1 - 2021 United States Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Anyone else going to US F1 GP ?
Join Discussion......
HondaJet --> Re: New Jet
Join Discussion......
Videos --> Re: Tuned Civic Type R takes on Widebody Challenger Scat Pack.
Join Discussion......
Videos --> @Rich Rebuilds test drives my Acura NSX. Makes offer! Should I sell?
Join Discussion......
Today's Reading Links --> Re: 2022 Ford Mustang V-8 Models Losing HP, Torque
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: 11th Gen Civic Type-R
Join Discussion......
Preview of Hondas at Tokyo Auto Salon
 Date: December 29, 2007 08:52
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: http://www.carview.co.jp (via Frank Opperman)
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


TOV reader Frank Opperman spotted these advance pics of several (over?)accessorized Hondas that are supposedly going to be shown at the upcoming Tokyo Auto Salon. First off, Honda Access takes a perfectly good Civic Type R and applies the Modulo treatment, calling it the Honda Sport Modulo Type-R. This particular Type-R may look better in person, but judging by the photos, let's just say that it doesn't quite represent the pinnacle of Honda Access design. This Sport Modulo Type-R is shown with an upsized 225/35-19 wheel/tire package, a host of body tweaks, and a graphic package that tends to induce a gag reflex. On the plus side, the interior upgrades include an interesting update to the gauge cluster, reversing the positioning of the tachometer and speedo and replacing the CTR's steering wheel with an F1-inspired unit that is fitted with a multi-LED shift light. Recaro Racing buckets with full 4-point harnesses, several yards of carbon fibre (or cf-look?) trim, and "gutted" door panels complete the racy theme of the interior.



See the full gallery of photos here

Next up is the Inspire, which launched in Japan just last week. This one is called the Honda Touring Modulo Inspire. Personally, I feel that this concept is executed a little bit more tastefully than the Civic, though it too has been fitted with a set of taillights that singlehandedly ruin the entire effort.


The full gallery of photos is available here

And finally, we have the Honda Fit Luxe'ster, which (based upon its curious name) appears to be a luxury oriented take on Honda's newest Fit. The key difference here being a two-toned interior featuring tan leather(?) seats and a snazzy set of floor mats.


View the rest of the pics here


Last edited by JeffX on December 29, 2007 09:26

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Civic gauges are NICE.
LudegarH22A7 13
  Fit leather trim
ipribadi 10
  Listen Up Honda
2007RC46SP2 1
  Type-R Modulo Wheels
CarGuy37 12
  Ugly Cars
niko 5
  Modulo Inspire
batman25 2
  In General
Wizard 0
  Inspire - Sports4 similarities
5thTo2nd 1
  Fit leather trim
ipribadi 0
2022 Acura MDX Specs and Features
Read Article....................
2022 Honda Civic Design Story, a video by Honda
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX Advance
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX - Details and Cutaways
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2020 Chicago Auto Show
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2021 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy
31