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Old 22nd August 2007, 12:55   #106
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interior looks great, kudos to honda for giving the accord a proper speedo!
the exterior looks fugly IMO. i like the current exterior much better.
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Old 22nd August 2007, 13:06   #107
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So after a Hyundai a Soccord... Honda does a Acconata?
I dont think so tsk. Its just a evolution of the European Accord.

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Old 22nd August 2007, 14:25   #108
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gordon the coupe in red looks very nice really sporty, seen it mainly in silver. dont know why honda does not release the coupe in india
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Old 22nd August 2007, 15:17   #109
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People are forcing themselves to see the similarity between Sonata and Accord. Except that "H" is present on both the grills, it might be seem so. The sloping front waist, the wheel arches, everything looks different.
Car and Driver has a driven report on Accord (you cant expect them to say bad about Accord in a million years). vtec.net has a even more details.
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Old 22nd August 2007, 19:28   #110
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And while I'm wishing for the impossible, can we have the MT too in the V6 please?
According to links posted in this thread, only couple 3.5 will have manual.
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Old 22nd August 2007, 21:26   #111
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Looks better than the previous accord. Very bulky though.
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Old 22nd August 2007, 21:37   #112
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According to links posted in this thread, only couple 3.5 will have manual.
Well that was initially the case with the current V6 also as that was only available with the 6-speed MT in the Coupe bodystyle. However, a little later the Saloon too was given the MT gearbox.
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For the FE conscious,this is the only car so far in the world which can run as a 6 cylinder,4 cylindered or even a 3 cylindered engine depending on conditions so even though it is the most powerful in this segment at 268bhp it may just be the most fuel efficient car in this segment.

Also have read in terms of interior space this is the largest but honda have compromised on boot space.
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For the FE conscious,this is the only car so far in the world which can run as a 6 cylinder,4 cylindered or even a 3 cylindered engine depending on conditions so even though it is the most powerful in this segment at 268bhp it may just be the most fuel efficient car in this segment.

Also have read in terms of interior space this is the largest but honda have compromised on boot space.
The Cadillac Sixteen also has this technology although its still a concept car.
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Old 27th August 2007, 15:47   #115
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Found some pics. Source thecarconnection.com



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The Cadillac Sixteen also has this technology although its still a concept car.
Honda Odyssey has been running for quite a few years with this technology already.
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Old 27th August 2007, 18:52   #117
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The honda oddysey and the other cars I think had only two options [eg 3 or 6] cylinders,this is supposedly the only car with three choices[3,4,6]
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IMHO this car looks pretty good. The front is impressive. But the rear is not that good. I would say the interior is pretty refined (Honda is pretty good in that). But any updates on what is under the hood?
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The Cadillac Sixteen also has this technology although its still a concept car.
Don't remember which one but Chevy Impala or Malibu V8 runs on 4 cylinders when cruising.
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Actually IIRC, this feature was first standardised on Chrysler V8's. They used to shut down 2 or 4 cylinders depending on the running conditions. I think they called it Dispalcement on Demand or something like that.
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