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1985 Honda CRX Si is a rolling time capsule

This 35-year-old example is a reminder of how far we've come, and how much we've lost.

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This is a 1985 Honda CRX Si.

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It's part of Honda's collection, rolled out for us to sample.

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And what a sample, looking nearly as fresh as the day it rolled off the assembly line 35 years ago.

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Under the hood is a tiny, 1.5-liter engine. No VTEC here.

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And on the inside? How do you feel about vinyl and velour?

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Seating is just for two on the US edition of the CRX.

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The seats are tiny but they are comfortable.

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Heck, everything is tiny.

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Styling is of its era, but this thing still turns heads today.

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It's the ultimate palate-cleanser in a sea of excellent, modern machines.

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