Japanese Rides & Honda Legend

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Honda Legend

Honda was manufactured as a mid0size luxury A Project XX – a joint agreement the Honda Motor Company and Rover Group of Great was resulted in the creation of Honda in November, 1981.

Legend was associated with the Rover 800

As soon as the Honda Legend its entry into the market, rival automakers in Europe, and North America became so as to revised or introduced new vehicles to with the Honda Legend. took the initiative with its F1 in 1983, a codename used for its flagship sedan which popular as Lexus LS. Nissan on its premium flagship the President was first launched in 1966 and it as Infiniti Q45 in North America.

Mitsubishi also started on its flagship sedan, the Mitsubishi that was launched in 1964 and it completely in 1986 and later it with Korean automaker to come up with Hyundai Mitsubishi also included the in its lineup with Debonair in

In 1998, Lincoln in North brought the respected Continental for the time as a front wheel luxury sedan powered a V6 engine. General Motors its GM H platform (FWD) used by Oldsmobile, and Pontiac mid-size Audi also came action with introducing its A6 in

In i988, BMW brought the BMW 5 Series

However, the Honda Legend, a sedan is designed and developed a view to target the market of JDM Cedric/Nissan Gloria twins and Crown. The Honda Legend into competition with rear wheel drive V8 like Lexus LS, Infiniti Cadillac Sedan de Ville, and Town Car. Legend competed with some German sedans as well as small executive car class the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, Lexus ES, J30, Alfa Romeo and the Volvo 940.

Honda Legend

In the beginning, the Legend was introduced as a sedan. Later, a two-door luxury coupe was also into the lineup. This led the basis for Acura brand in the States.

The first Honda got the V6 engine.

The first generation Legend from 1986-1995 and was appeared a nameplate of Acura Legend in the America. The car is renamed to Acura RL it was appeared in 1996 as third Legend. However, the nameplate is still prominent in Japan and other markets.

In 1987, the coupe appeared on the scene and coupe shares some features of Rover 800 coupe and was to compete with Nissan coupe, the Toyota Soarer. and Cosmo.

Honda has faced a lot pressure to the engine of its Legend from V6 to higher. Although, Honda is V8 and V10 engines in its racing models, are no reports that whether is going to upgrade its Legend from V6 to V8 or not.

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