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Old 12th January 2006, 22:28   #16
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Even the old Vtec came with 5 alloy wheels.

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Old 12th January 2006, 22:45   #17
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Even the old Vtec came with 5 alloy wheels.

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same with Honda Accord

although I think Mercedes CLS comes with 4 alloys only
I had seen CLS at MotoXtreme rally running on rim (one of front tyre) and later on someone posted on forum about the same chap having puncture
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Old 12th January 2006, 23:11   #18
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Cars with 4 alloys:-
Fiat( all cars)
Maruti (all cars)
All Mercs (seen Es)
Chevrolets (Unless you go for optional wheels in which case you get 5)
Hyundai
Can some one confirm about Mitsubishi??
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Old 13th January 2006, 05:50   #19
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...I never got the chance to experience high speed driving on the NHC. In what way does it feel un-inspiring...
See my post in a different (similar) thread...
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Cars with 4 alloys:-
Fiat( all cars)
Maruti (all cars)
All Mercs (seen Es)
Chevrolets (Unless you go for optional wheels in which case you get 5)
Hyundai
Can some one confirm about Mitsubishi??
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mitsubishi has 5 alloys for the models with alloys.
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Old 13th January 2006, 10:32   #21
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mitsubishi has 5 alloys for the models with alloys.
Thank god for those manufacturers like Honda and Mitsubishi who dont skimp on some petty cash for that 'elusive' 5th alloy
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Old 13th January 2006, 10:43   #22
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I think a wider set of tyres should do the trick (to a certain extent).

I never got the chance to experience high speed driving on the NHC. In what way does it feel un-inspiring???

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On a straight line, the NHC-VTEC feels very stable, though an occasional bump on the road may cause it to jump, but its not scary in the least, even at speeds like 140-150 (did this on the G-Noida express-way, which is quite smooth tarmac, maybe rougher roads will bring up more insight)

However, while cornering at high speeds above 100, or at sharp corners at speeds around 80, there is a definite oversteer and the steering tends to over-compensate - maybe i need to get used to this extra-light steering, which though not as light as its predecessor NHC, is still light compared to other cars.

And the rubber definitely needs upgrading to lend more confidence.

I havent faced any cross-winds strong enough to give any feeling of de-stablisation, though the winter breeze was pretty strong this season in delhi.
Maybe, I need to go to a tropical storm region like chennai-ECR to test that one out.
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Old 13th January 2006, 11:31   #23
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MOST!, if not all, of the HONDA's lower and middle segment vehicles are bad at high speed highway driving! the only Honda i have really loved driving on high speeds on the highway was the HONDA LEGEND ,back in australia.

even the CRV aint that "confident" at high speeds on highways!
but then, for city use, u dont find something so good often!
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Cars with 4 alloys:-
Fiat( all cars)
Maruti (all cars)
All Mercs (seen Es)
Chevrolets (Unless you go for optional wheels in which case you get 5)
Hyundai
Can some one confirm about Mitsubishi??
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Hyundai comes with 5 alloys.
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