Honda has entered the pickup-truck market with its 2006 Ridgeline midsize model. The new
truck, powered by a 3.5-liter V-6 rated 255-hp engine, has 252 lb-ft of torque and a
5,000-pound tow rating.
Underneath the bed of the pickup is an 8.5-cubic-foot trunk that
can be used for lockable storage. In addition, the tailgate can be opened flat or swung
open from the side.
Honda introduced the production edition of its new offering at the
North American International Auto Show in Detroit earlier this month. The Ridgeline goes on
sale this March.