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Old 25th April 2008, 16:53   #1
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Default New Honda Accord for Europe

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Honda Accord first drives - Fifth Gear

it looks alot like camry.


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seems like the Honda accord launched in uk is much much better than the American and the soon to be launched indian accord.

Honda has done this before with civic too....
why do we always get a boring design and europe gets a much better one???
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Isnt it too early to launch another model?
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Rear looks very European (for good reasons) and the front somehow reminds me of "Holden".

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IMO the US version looks a lot better. The back looks nice but the front is a bit weird.
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Don't like any of the new accords. This one's tail reminds me of the Sumo Grande's tail.
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Its got Acura written all over. More lines from the TSX,in fact.
Good though. I like this better than the current design.
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Its got Acura written all over. More lines from the TSX,in fact.
Good though. I like this better than the current design.
The ACCORD for europe is the TSX for North America so what you're looking at IS a TSX.
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The ACCORD for europe is the TSX for North America so what you're looking at IS a TSX.
Thats right.Stupid me!

Seems like just few extra curves have been added to the fender. Not much to the rest of the car.
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Isnt it too early to launch another model?
nope thats the euro accord. us gets a different version and we get the us one.
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Why do you think that we get boring ones? Civic isn't! Current gen or the upcoming Accord isn't that boring either. They're infact a bit bigger than the european versions. I think they suit our country better too.

European one looks good. But of late, the newer generation Accords have a mixed and a bit confused design. I still love the older ones which had a traditional Honda touch. Even the trademark grill has changed for bad.
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From Fifth Gear website:

"it's available with a 156bhp 2.0 petrol, an all-new 150bhp 2.2 i-DTEC diesel and a 201bhp 2.4 litre petrol"

Now this is interesting. I am assuming here that it is the same K24A engine that currently produces power in the range of 170bhp. This is the biggest leap in output terms ever when one considers the lineage of this four-banger mill. 30 ponies how in God's name?? Guess will have to wait for the official specs to come out....
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Thats right.Stupid me!

Seems like just few extra curves have been added to the fender. Not much to the rest of the car.
Its ok dude. one could go crazy keeping track of how many different badges the same cars have. btw this TSX is newer and a lil bigger than the last one. They say its a complete redesign. I hope i'm right!
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Its ok dude. one could go crazy keeping track of how many different badges the same cars have. btw this TSX is newer and a lil bigger than the last one. They say its a complete redesign. I hope i'm right!
The pictures make the car seem bigger,no doubt.Its definitely a few inches broader.Probably not different length-wise.
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European one looks good. But of late, the newer generation Accords have a mixed and a bit confused design. I still love the older ones which had a traditional Honda touch. Even the trademark grill has changed for bad.
But since someone on this thread said, it looks like a Camry, I thought you would go ga ga
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But since someone on this thread said, it looks like a Camry, I thought you would go ga ga
C'mon Ajit. That's only when I'm SERIOUS about thingys!

BTW, I would like to meet that person who spoilt Camry's identity by comparing it to this!
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