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December 26, 2012

Overview of Honda Exhibit at TOKYO AUTO SALON 2013 with NAPAC

TOKYO, Japan, December 26, 2012 - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. today announced it will participate in TOKYO AUTO SALON 2013 with NAPAC*1, which will be held from Friday, January 11 to Sunday, January 13, 2013, at Makuhari Messe in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. Featuring production and exhibition models of automobiles, motorcycles presenting a variety of exciting approaches to customization, power products and racing vehicles will also be presented at the Honda exhibit.

N-ONE Modulo Style (exhibition model)zoom
N-ONE Modulo Style (exhibition model)
CR-Z MUGEN RZ (production model)
CR-Z MUGEN RZ (production model)

Featured automobiles will include models based on the all-new N-ONE mini-vehicle, such as the N-ONE Modulo*2 Style with its sophisticated atmosphere, the MUGEN Racing N-ONE Concept model manufactured by MUGEN*3, and a model created in collaboration with the Japan Nailist Association (JNA), showing off its custom body colors and adorned in rhinestone. Also on display will be 10 mini-vehicles full of fun and variety, including show models of the VAMOS and the ACTY TRUCK.

Honda’s automobile exhibit will also show the S2000 Modulo Climax (exhibition model), an S2000-based concept model featuring cutting-edge aeroform design and a chic interior coordinated in black and burgundy. Models on exhibit will include the MUGEN CR-V Design Study, a CR-V-based concept model presenting a new design, and the CR-Z MUGEN RZ, a MUGEN vehicle sold commercially as a complete car limited to 300 vehicles.

Honda’s motorcycle exhibit will present the GOLDWING F6B unveiled at EICMA 2012 (70th International Motorcycle Exhibition) in Italy in November and planned for commercial production. Customized vehicles derived from such models as the CB1300 SUPER FOUR<ABS>Special Edition and the NC700X will also be on display featuring aftermarket parts and accessories.

Honda’s racing vehicle exhibit will present the RC213V motorcycle, an essential contributor to Honda’s team and constructors’ championships in the 2012 MotoGP, the highest class in the Road Racing World Championship Grand Prix. Two cars from the SUPER GT Series, the HSV-010 GT and the MUGEN CR-Z GT, will also be appearing as well as the DOCOMO TEAM DANDELION RACING machine that won the 2012 Formula NIPPON team championship.

Organized by the TOKYO AUTO SALON ASSOSIATION (TASA) with the cooperation of the Nippon Auto Parts Aftermarket Committee (NAPAC)
Modulo: Brand name for customized products made by Honda Access Corporation, the manufacturer of genuine Honda aftermarket parts and accessories
MUGEN: Brand name used by M-TEC Co., Ltd., which conducts motor sports activities and develops, manufactures and sells tuned parts for Honda vehicles and complete cars

•Key vehicles in the Honda exhibit

<Exhibition vehicles: concept models>

  • Automobiles
    ・N-ONE Modulo Style
    ・S2000 Modulo Climax
    ・Step WGN Modulo Style
    ・MUGEN Racing N-ONE Concept
    ・MUGEN CR-V Design Study

<Exhibition vehicles: racing vehicles>

  • Automobiles
    ・Super GT GT500 class: HSV-010 GT (AUTOBACS RACING TEAM AGURI)
    ・Super GT GT300 class: MUGEN CR-Z GT (TEAM MUGEN)
  • Motorcycles
    ・MotoGP: RC213V (Repsol Honda Team)
    ・Isle of Man TT Races: EV Motorcycle SHINDEN (TEAM MUGEN)

<Accessorized vehicles (Production models)>

  • Automobiles
    ・N BOX Modulo X
    ・N BOX +
    ・MUGEN N-ONE Premium
  • Motorcycles
    ・CB1300 SUPER FOUR<ABS>Special Edition
    ・CB1100 Black Style<ABS>

<Other exhibition vehicles and products>

  • Automobiles
    ・N-ONE [Collaborative model in conjunction with the Japan Nailist Association (JNA), an incorporated nonprofit organization]
    ・VAMOS show model CANPACHI
    ・ACTY TRUCK show model VAMOTORA
  • Motorcycles
    ・GOLDWING F6B (planned for production)
    ・CBR250R<ABS> Special Edition (planned for production)
  • Power products
    Outboard engines

[TOKYO AUTO SALON 2013: Dates and place]

  • Dates:
    Friday, January 11
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Press and industry admission
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm: Premium general admission (Halls 9-11)
    1:00 pm - 6:00 pm: Premium general admission (Halls 1-8 and 9-11)

    Saturday, January 12
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm: General admission

    Sunday, January 13
    9:00 am - 5:00 pm: General admission
  • Place:
    International Exhibition Halls 1–11, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan
    Honda booth: Hall 4, Booth 439

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