A couple of months back, we reported that Honda had filed a patent for its next generation variable valve timing and lift control system: appropriately named "Advanced VTEC." At the time, the only information available was the results of this new technology, specifically that it would boost fuel economy, increase perf
When Honda released information about the development of its Advanced VTEC (A-VTEC) system in September, we were looking forward to seeing how the new system would be employed in the next generation of Acuras and Hondas. The system will increase torque, power and fuel economy, all while oozing fewer emissions into the atmosphere. Good stuff, all of it.