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Old 7th February 2007, 23:35   #1
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Honda Concept Strikes AccordÂ*Detroit Auto Show 2007 - MSN Autos
The coupe looks awesome. There is a striking similarity with the Beemer 6 series couple. I would definitely prefer this over the current Toyota Solara.
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Old 8th February 2007, 10:37   #2
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Front looks great but i didn't like the rear design. Hope they make the required changes before they put this into production.

And whats with the quad exhaust? How can a V6 engine have 4 outlets? Wonder what the exhaust system will be like. I guess it'l prob be a 6-2 system with 2 exhaust outlets for each of the 2 pipes (like the OHC Vtec's dual exhaust).

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Why restrict the design to the coupe? This has to be carried on to the sedan also (or vice versa). The current gen accord is anyways due for a model replacement.

The front end looks fabulous and.......german?
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Note that it says What the Accord "MAY" look like. I guess the final production model might be different from what is shown in the photo
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If you ask me, it bears resemblance to the Jaguar C-XF concept, which in turn seems to be a copy of a Volvo.
Even then, very good looking car.
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Front looks great but i didn't like the rear design. Hope they make the required changes before they put this into production.
I dont see anything wrong with the rear in general.
But going along with the Accord's image, its a radical thing.
But somewhere in my mind says, this isnt an original idea. Looks like the rear is inspired from cadillac cars.
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I quite like it looks much more sporty, chiselled & purposeful than the current bloated Coupe design. Now if Honda would introduce this here along with the V6 & 6-speed manual *sigh*
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A thread on this same car already exsists here.

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Why restrict the design to the coupe? This has to be carried on to the sedan also (or vice versa). The current gen accord is anyways due for a model replacement.
Honda America has said that this concept shows the styling direction of the upcoming eigth generation Accord.

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The Accord Coupe Concept demonstrates the styling direction for the upcoming, eighth-generation Accord," said John Mendel, senior vice president of American Honda.
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The front end looks fabulous and.......german?
Actually, it looks more Volvo-ish
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the front looks similar to volvo/ mitsubishi inspired and the rear as dodge/infiniti...
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Looks like all the new design are going SPORTY....
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I like it.

Though I'd lose the silly oversized Honda logo on the bum & put in either a smaller one or nothing at all.

Looks insane from the front 3/4. A bit like the Mitsubishi Evo X concept.
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Would the new accord sedan end up like the new Modeo[which itself is quite volvo inspired].Agree with Elf bits of the evo in there too,here's the evo.

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