The Honda N600 2-Door Sedan was first introduced in the U.S. in 1970. It had a 2-cylinder, air-cooled engine, and a price of around $1,300. More Honda history
Wayne's Garage serving Eugene and Springfield, Oregon can repair or service your
Honda or Acura and has been performing Honda service and repair since 1973.
We have experienced technicians to properly service and repair your car.
We are an AAA approved Auto Repair shop and have been awarded
the Blue Seal of Excellence by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.
Our technicians are ASE certified
We offer a 24 month/36,000 mile warranty.
We have a courtesy vehicle to get you home or to work.
Your car is hand washed and vacuumed.
Most repairs are completed in one day.
We can perform all maintenance necessary to keep your new car warranty in effect.
In October 1946, Soichiro Honda established the Honda Technical Research Institute in Hamamatsu, Japan, to develop and produce small 2-cycle motorbike engines. Two years later, Honda Motor Company, Ltd. was born.
The first production automobile from Honda was the T360 mini pick-up truck powered by a small 356 cc straight-4 gasoline engine.
The first production car from Honda was the S500 sports car released in 1963. It's chain driven rear wheels points to Honda's motorcycle origins.
In 1970 that Honda imported its first automobile model, the little N600, in the US.
In 1973 Honda has launched Civic in the US, the first Honda car to catch to the American public and it was then that the company begun to witness larger and larger sales
The Honda Civic offered enough interior space and it offered a significant fuel efficiency that it soon became an American success. The world faced a fuel crisis in the early 1980's and Civic was the vehicle US consumers wanted, as it was inexpensive and it offered good gas mileage.
In 1986 Honda introduced the Acura brand to the U.S. market in an effort to create a separate luxury division for its products. At first, it was just two models: the Legend sedan, which was the first true Japanese luxury car sold in America, and the Integra sport coupe and sedan.
The Acura brand was a marketing creation for the North American market as they were not sold in Europe or Japan, only Hondas, the Acura brand was immediately successful.
Consumers liked the features, performance and upscale image of Acura cars, along with the fact that Acuras were backed by Honda's reputation for reliability and low ownership costs.
The T360 pickup truck was Honda's first production automobile. It was introduced in June 1963.
The S500 was the first production car from Honda, released in 1963, following the T360 truck into production by four months.