Just a day after unveiling the 2022 Honda Passport in rugged TrailSport guise, the Japanese automaker unveiled a Passport prototype outfitted with a host of off-road accessories.
Honda is dubbing its latest creation the Passport TrailSport Rugged Roads Project vehicle and will showcase it at Overland Expo West in Flagstaff, Arizona this weekend. The show car welcomes a number of upgrades to make it even more off-road capable than the standard model.
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Major upgrades include a Jsport suspension lift kit that increases ride height by 1.5 inches in the front and three-quarters of an inch in the rear. Honda’s Rugged Roads project also sports Firestone Destination A/T2 all-terrain tires to improve off-road traction.
Elsewhere, Honda outfitted the Passport TrailSport Rugged Roads project with orange recovery points, thick stainless steel skid plates to protect the oil pan and fuel tank, and a lower door brush trim. As you’d expect, it also includes a plethora of genuine Honda accessories, including roof rack crossbars, fender flares, black 18-inch wheels, black lug nuts, steering stem caps black valves, trailer hitch, cargo bed and cargo side panel protectors. It also includes a Roofnest front Sparrow XL roof tent.
Honda will showcase a second model at this weekend’s Overland Expo West in the form of the 2022 Ridgeline HPD Trail Tour project vehicle. It’s also fully equipped for landing and features a Jsport suspension lift, a custom spare tire carrier, traction boards, a Thule roof tent, crossbars, a canopy canopy, raised rail supports, hydration packs, a Thule AllTrail X hike, shackles and recovery points. .