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Old 08-21-2014, 07:38 PM
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Honda...

For the most part I have always like Honda designs. True, some of them have been pretty boring (current Accord, for example) but they've also had some really great designs. The early Prelude, for example, and the Acura Vigor both come immediately to mind.

But the hind end of the Crosstour? That had to be thought up by the guy that designs pants for the Kardashians. Ugh.




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Old 08-21-2014, 07:44 PM
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Sheesh, dude... why such a small pic?
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Old 08-21-2014, 07:48 PM
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Sheesh, dude... why such a small pic?
Hmm, phillips license plate screws . . . and what has she got on her feet?
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Old 08-21-2014, 08:37 PM
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Sheesh, dude... why such a small pic?
I'm not sure what you're seeing but the picture is huge on my screen. Maybe you're on a desktop.

Hondas have been boring forever with the exception of the 86 Honda Prelude.
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Old 08-21-2014, 09:36 PM
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Some forums allow users to force a pic resize. I haven't found it for here yet.
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Old 08-21-2014, 09:52 PM
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Some forums allow users to force a pic resize. I haven't found it for here yet.
It was one I found and linked on the internet.

Not curiously, perhaps, there are VERY FEW pictures of the a$$ end of the Crosstour. Apparently Honda knows it's butt-hugly, too.

I didn't have time to download it and resize it, but with it being huge...hey, it kind of makes my point artistically, too.
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:11 PM
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I'm not sure what you're seeing but the picture is huge on my screen. Maybe you're on a desktop.
Sarcasm, m'man. Sarcasm.
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Old 08-21-2014, 10:13 PM
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The most offensive thing to me about a Crosstour is how much space (and visibility, probably) is lost to that stupid sloping hatch.
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Old 08-22-2014, 12:09 AM
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I test drove one of these a few years ago. It offered the driving pleasure of an SUV with lousy visibility. I ran from it.
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Some forums allow users to force a pic resize. I haven't found it for here yet.
I've found a nifty solution. Just hit ctrl - until it's the size you want. When you're done, hit ctrl+ (no need for shift key) until it's back to normal.
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Old 08-22-2014, 06:49 AM
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I think it's not bad looking. Honda took a lot of flak for "boring" cars when it didn't keep with the current trend of excessive angles and contours so they tried to play catch up by jaggering up the bodies of existing cars to the point where it looks a little ridiculous.

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Old 08-22-2014, 07:08 AM
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I honestly like those cars. I'm a fan of Honda in general as well.
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I put some miles on a CMX250 Rebel once. It looked nice, but the cornering ability was far less than what I prefer. I'm considering a CBR600RR in the not too distant future, or even a CBR1000RR if I find a used one for sale at the right price. Other competitors include the Triumph Street Triple or Daytona 675; GSXR 600, 750, and 1000; ZX-6R and ZX-10R, and R6 or R1.

4 wheeled Hondas mostly fail to excite me, though I wouldn't mind having an S2000.
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Old 08-22-2014, 07:49 AM
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I honestly like those cars. I'm a fan of Honda in general as well.


Seriously , I'm with you on the second part. They seem to make high-quality cars. I remember waiting to cross at a sidewalk and seeing an Accord round the corner so noiselessly that I immediately said, "Oh, that must be a hybrid." But it was just a six!

I've driven two different Accords, (2001 5-speed and 2010 automatic), and they've both been very nice (although the seat on the '01 could've used more padding).

If I could pick one Honda from the last 30 years to own, I'd go with the Civic 4WD wagon.
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Old 08-22-2014, 08:09 AM
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looks like a lot of modern cars to me. in keeping with the bloated fertility goddess current styling trend of high waistlines, zero visibility, and general chunkyness

id drive it.
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