The Honda Stream debuted in Japan in 2000, and in less than a year the model was introduced in Europe. According to the creators, Stream was supposed to fill the gap that formed after the Shuttle and Civic Aerodeck was discontinued. The compact seven-seater minivan is built on the elongated platform of the new Honda Civic.
Honda Stream – a new word in the class of monocabs, said this time by the Japanese manufacturer. Not yet a minivan, no longer a passenger car – Stream is balancing somewhere on the edge, offering customers the best features of both classes. The car combines the possibility of multipurpose use, ease of control and maneuverability. Continue reading
Honda Stepwgn is a mid-size minivan that stands out for its capacity and height. Unlike the Honda Odyssey and Honda Stream, it can accommodate up to eight people. The first generation of this car appeared in May 1996. This one-room car immediately gained high popularity thanks in large part to the flexible pricing policy of Honda and the large interior space with a flat floor through the use of front-wheel drive. Initially, the car was offered exclusively for the Asian market.
The first generation Stepwgn featured an almost rectangular body. The simple no-frills design had a positive impact on the overall image of the car. The minivan received two doors, a passenger sliding door and a rear wing gate. Salon could be 5-seater in two rows of seats and 8-seater in three rows of seats. There were two options for using the middle row of seats: either rotating, allowing Continue reading
The debut of the Windstar minivan took place in 1994. The car turned out to be modern and stylish in design. Quite dynamic – “a hundred” from standstill in 13.5 seconds, with an almost two-ton mass. But with active driving it is very voracious (about 18 liters per 100 km). The main driving force is a 3.0-liter V6 gasoline engine with multi-point injection. Made by Windstar in Canada.
In 1998, the model was restyled. Windstar of this model year has become not only safer and more environmentally friendly than its classmates, but also opened a new stage in the history of minivans. Continue reading
In the early 60s, Ford specialists set themselves the task of creating a convenient, versatile vehicle for the European market. Hence, many different modifications of the basic Transit: from a traditional truck with a rear drive axle to front-wheel drive delivery vans with a lowered body floor.
The original name of the car was “Little Red Riding Hood” (Eng. “Redcap”), and only in 1965 before the start of production preference was given to the name Transit. Arguing this choice by the internationality of the name, which will be clear to customers around the world. Continue reading
Thunderbird is the legendary car of the fifties and sixties. Among his fans you can find truly iconic figures. For example, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, who included 50 brand-new cars in his inaugural cavalcade. The movie star Marilyn Monroe possessed a Thunderbird in pale pink.
Translated from English by Thunderbird “Thunderbird”. It has its roots in the mythology of the American Indians. This bird was a totem of some tribes and at the same time a folk character. The wonderful bird was considered the messenger of the gods, she ruled the sky and helped people to preserve the harvest. Traditionally, it is depicted with a sharp bent beak, a crest on the head and wings spread out to the sides. Since its debut on February 20, 1954, to this day, all Ford Thunderbird cars have been adorned with one or another version of an Indian totem. Elden Giberson, a young employee of a promising design studio, proposed the sports model of the company, and designer William Barnett embodied the idea in metal. Continue reading