Honda Legend – Acura Wiki

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Honda Legend

The Honda is a mid-size luxury car made by the automaker Honda. It was the result of XX, a joint agreement started in 1981 with the Austin Group of Great Britain and was related to the Rover 800 series.

the Legend made its appearance the market, rival companies in Japan and North America notice, and quickly introduced or products that could be to it.

Toyota began development in with the F1 project, the code for a secret flagship sedan that became the Lexus LS, and updated their premium the President initially introduced in and offered the new President in North as the Infiniti Q45. In 1986, completely redesigned its flagship the Mitsubishi Debonair (introduced in and shared the new Debonair with Korean manufacturer Hyundai, the Hyundai Grandeur, and in 1990 the Diamante joined the Debonair.

In North America, Lincoln a new approach to the venerable Continental for the first time a front drive luxury sedan a V6 engine in 1988, and General introduced the GM H platform (FWD) was used by Buick, Oldsmobile, and mid-level sedans. In Europe, took a fresh approach to the 100 and in introduced the A6, and BMW introduced the BMW 5 Series in 1988.

Honda introduced the Legend as a sedan to compete with the JDM Nissan Cedric / Nissan twins, and the Toyota Crown. In America, the Legend competed larger rear wheel V8 sedans Lexus LS, Infiniti Cadillac Sedan de Ville, Town Car, and the large sedans, however, the Legend was to compete in the slightly smaller car class, such as the Mercedes-Benz Lexus ES, Infiniti J30, Romeo 164, and the Volvo 940 at the time.

The Legend was initially a four-door with a two-door personal coupé added later. It was the which launched Honda’s Acura brand in the United Honda was inspired by the word to create the first Honda with a V6.

The first and second-generation Legend was known as the Acura in North American markets 1986–1995, and in 1996 the third-generation was as the Acura RL, while the Legend is still used in Japan and markets.

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The Legend hardtop coupe was to compete with the Nissan coupe, the Toyota Soarer, and Cosmo and shared many with the Rover 800 coupe.

there is some market pressure for Honda to upgrade the from a V6 to a V8, as products identified as have the same refinement and efficiency as the top line Legend/RL. is speculation that Honda has both a V8 and V10 engine used in models, but no decision has been to actually install any engine than a V6 into the Honda as of yet.


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