01 January 2010

Honda: One Small Step for a Man

OUTthere Magazine : Issue 67
Soichiro Honda with the 1963 Honda RA270F prototype Formula one car
Roderick Eime reminisces on Honda’s history on the occasion of its fortieth anniversary in Australia.

Forty years ago, a humble man in a big suit stepped onto the surface of the moon and uttered those famous words. On a different scale perhaps, but when Hidehiko Shiomi set up shop in a Melbourne flat, his mission was also the first step in a momentous journey.

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