As my faithful coupe approaches 60,000
miles, I began to reflect on the time
we've spent together (cue the
Glancing at the Prelude, I concluded
that Honda engineers set out to design
a sporty coupe that could handle the
rigorous demands a driving enthusiast
would muster during ownership. Hmm, so
what are the daily observances that
quench my thirst for excitment?
A comparatively torquey inline-4 from
Honda which comes alive above the
infamous camshaft change point.
Amazing Handling - easily the
Prelude's strongpoint, ATTS gimmickry
is actually a reality. I personally
vouch for its predictability over
The Prelude's charima is the most
powerful piece of information that
justifies every owner's purchase.
Ultimately, I enjoyed the car more
than any quantified rating could
- Somedays I wished I topped 27 miles
per gallon, which I predominantly
achieve on roadtrips.
- 26k base price is steep nowadays for
the package the Prelude originally
delivered in 1997, mostly unchanged