By on November 3, 2015

Ridgeline Baja Race Truck hints at the styling direction for the all-new 2017 Ridgeline pickup.

Have you recently wondered, “What would the face of the redesigned Civic look like plastered on a desert-ready racing truck?” Honda has your number. This is the new Ridgeline.

Except it’s not.

The Japanese automaker announced its return to the Baja 1000 at SEMA on Tuesday and revealed the machine that will carry HPD’s HR35TT race engine — a 550 horsepower, a 3.5-liter twin-turbo V6 — across the finish line.

Underneath its lightweight body, the Ridgeline Baja Race Truck is exactly that — a tube-frame racing truck with nearly nothing in common with the vehicle with which it shares its name. However, that twin-turbo V-6 does have the same block, cylinder heads and crankshaft as the engine found in the future Honda pickup.

The next-generation Ridgeline will debut in the first half of 2016, Honda said in the release.

Get the latest TTAC e-Newsletter!

5 Comments on “This Is the New Honda Ridgeline, Kinda...”


Read all comments

Back to TopLeave a Reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

Recent Comments

  • Jeff S: That is what happened in 1973 after the Arab Oil Embargo a Windfall Profits Tax was passed and yes Congress...
  • Jeff S: @ttacgreg–Agree I do not see any short term solutions for the Government to reduce gas and diesel...
  • ttacgreg: I sometimes suspect that BigTrucksReview is reincarnated here. Whoever they were should’ve given them...
  • ttacgreg: There is no reason to visit a show room these days. Dealers don’t have any examples of the vehicles...
  • DenverMike: Link? First just admit you’re “SilvyZ71” a “former” TTAC frequent...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Jo Borras
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber