Honda has opened a new museum in the United States, more specifically in Southern California, which is “American Honda Collection Hall‘. Designed as a tribute to the Japanese brand’s more than 60-year history in the American market, it features iconic models from that history, combining both street and racing vehicles.
It is a warehouse with more than 1,800 square meters of exhibition space attached to Honda’s headquarters in the USA Torrance. It is open to the public free of charge during planned “Cars, Bikes & Coffee” events.
Below is a list of some of the vehicles, both cars and motorcycles, currently on display at the museum:
- 1970 Honda N600 Coupe
- 1975 Honda Civic CVCC hatchback
- 1979 Honda Accord CVCC hatchback
- 1985 Honda CRX Si
- 1986 Acura Legend
- 1991 Acura NSX
- 1997 Honda CR-V
- 2006 Honda Insight
- 1962 Honda 50/Super Cub
- 1969 Honda CB750A
- 1973 Honda CR/RC250 Elsinore
- 1975 Honda GL1000 Gold Wing
- 1981 Honda CBX1000
- 1983 Honda VF750F
- 1990 Honda VFR750R/RC30
- 1992 Honda NR750
- 2004 Honda RVT1000R/RC51
In addition, the competition will also have a place in the exhibition, with representatives such as Acura Spice GTP lights from 1992, the Reynard 961-031 Indy Car from 1996 or Acura Integra real time from 1997.
Honda has also announced that the collection will be continually updated several times a year to show visitors new products and even provide samples of thematic collections.
Noriya Kaihara, president, CEO and director of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and general manager of regional operations (North America), said: “Our new American Honda Collection Hall reflects the important connection between the dreams and passion of Honda employees the joy of customers who love their Honda products and racing fans who rejoice in our checkered flag successes. “All of us at Honda are honored to share the expressions of our American history in the form of products and technologies that have helped advance people and society.”