American Honda has unveiled its all-new NHL All Star Ridgeline at the 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show, which commenced on November 16.
This customized Ridgeline was established together with the National Hockey League (NHL), a professional ice hockey league in North America. Honda is an official partner of the NHL and has been involved in various activities to date.
On January 29, 2017, the NHL will be holding its 2017 All Star Game in Los Angeles. The all-new Ridgeline is the official vehicle of this event and the NHL All Star Ridgeline will be awarded to the most valuable player (MVP) of the 2017 NHL All Star Game.
Along with its exceptional power and performance, the 2017 Ridgeline offers the largest interior and the most functional cargo space amongst all midsize pickups in North America. According to American Honda, it features the best handling in its class as well as comfort, a quiet ride and traction that adapts to any weather condition.
The NHL All Star Ridgeline features a direct injection 3.5-liter V6 i-VTEC gasoline engine and six-speed automatic transmission. It also offers both front-wheel and torque vectoring all-wheel-drive, along with the latest safety features including automatic braking.
(Translated by Masayuki Shikata)