I don't understand why Honda quit making
the Prelude. The profile is very sporty.
It is strong,with near 200hp from the
DOHC, 16 valve, VTech 4 cylinder engine.
The low profile tires and the
suspension system make it stick like a
race car in a tight corner. Handling is
superb and the 4 wheel disc brakes will
flat stop you.The overall quality is
what we have come to expect from Honda.
The price was right for the upper end
performance of the 2001 Prelude
My favorite feature is the way the
engine sounds at about 7500 rpm.The
transmission is responsible for letting
the revs happen.It is a normal
automatic that has an inner gate to
allow it to be shifted manually.Wind it
as tight as you dare and then push the
shift lever forward.How sweet it is.
I don't have many complaints, but being
a big man, hurt in the back, I have
problems getting into the drivers seat.
The seat has to be adjusted as low as it
will go and the back of the seat has to
be tilted back. I can just barely get
in. A little more room would have been nice.