What did we learn from the 2015 Detroit Auto Show?

As the first major event on the global automotive calendar, the North American International Auto Show sets the scene for the rest of the year to come. Yes, there’s a definite US-centric bias to a lot of the offerings on show, but many of the new cars will also be available globally. Check out the key…

Detroit 2015 – Friday Photo Gallery

The 2015 Detroit North American International Auto Show has been a pretty good one, to say the least. We’ve seen two brand new supercars, and a host of other special new models rolled out. It might seem like we’re repeating ourselves, but it really is good to see the US car industry returning to form. Here are…

Detroit 2015 – New Acura NSX is finally here

We’ve been teased for months, but now the all-new second-generation Acura (Honda) NSX is finally here. So, has it been worth the several years of waiting? It’s taken a long time to get here. Having first been aired in 2007, the Acura ASCC (Advanced Sports Car Concept) was killed off in late 2008 as the global recession took hold….

EngageSportMode Awards 2014 – Part One

With the clock running down on 2014, it’s time for EngageSportMode to bring you our annual awards. Who has performed well enough to earn a coveted macaroni and glitter trophy this year? Part one focuses on road cars, whilst part two will include motorsport and media. Let’s get down to business: 2014 seemed to be the…

Friday Photo – Acura NSX Production Model Teaser

It seems like we’ve been waiting ages for the production ready Acura (Honda) NSX to be unveiled, with various concepts and disguised versions being displayed. However, we’ve got less than a month until we finally see the real deal: Due to make its official debut at the North American International Auto Show – the Detroit Motor Show to everyone else –…

Friday Video – Civic Type R Concept ‘Engage Race Mode’

The new Civic Type R is being teased quite substantially by Honda at the minute, ahead of a 2015 launch date.  We’ve had photos, concept models, teasers and press releases already to promote the latest Civic Type R, but this time Honda has upped the ante with a genuinely impressive video known as ‘The Other Side’. You can…

2015 Honda Civic Type-R Video – R-Rated

Along the Goodwood Festival of Speed, this week also seems to be the one for teasing trailers of forthcoming hot hatches. Following on from Ford, and their revised Focus ST, is this video from Honda. When we first saw the concept for the new Civic Type-R Concept at the Geneva Motorshow, we knew it was going…

Friday Photo – 2014 Geneva Motor Show Gallery

It’s been a busy week at the 84th Geneva International Motor Show with a number of launches and debuts. We’ve covered a lot of it here on EngageSportMode already, but here’s some our photo highlights: A big week for the Audi, with the Audi S1 Sportback, RS4 Nogaro Blue special edition, new TT and TT…

New – Honda S660 Concept for Tokyo Motor Show

Seemingly creating a theme of small white open-top sports cars on EngageSportMode this week, today with have photos of a new mini Honda roadster concept. Honda is being pretty tight-lipped when it comes to details about the S660, only briefly mentioning that it is an “open-top sports-type mini-vehicle” which will be one of the highlights…

Brand New – 2014 Honda Civic Tourer

Another day, another new estate based on a C-segment hatchback enters into the arena of EngageSportMode. This time it’s the Honda Civic Tourer, set to be built in Britain and on sale in 2014 following its official unveiling next month at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Style is, of course, naturally subjective but the new Civic…