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Classic Cars: Honda Prelude
« on: February 08, 2008, 06:38:16 PM »
We've all heard of four-wheel drive, but in the late Eighties, John Lambert found himself entranced by four-wheel steering
Back in the late 1980s, Honda was a company brimming with confidence.
In 1988, Honda-powered McLarens won 15 of the season's 16 Grand Prix races; Honda's co-operation promised to revitalise Rover's fortunes as a car manufacturer; and enthusiasts were taking notice of Honda's V-TEC engine in the Civic and CRX.
But the best thing that Honda did back then remains under-appreciated: in 1987, Honda launched an all-new Prelude with - on the top model - four-wheel steering (4WS).
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