“It absorbs bumps rather than being knocked off course by them. Plus it actually has plenty of grip on tarmac”
In a segment where the naked ones rule, this sporty yet capable Honda truly stands out.
Now armed with Honda Sensing, the flagship Accord may just be too good to beat.
"Even GM’s test drivers will tell you the car is faster with the Performance Traction Management system engaged than with it all the way off"
“it’s almost alarming how easily it will fire you forwards, with a brilliant V8 roar as the accompanying soundtrack”
“The D5 still drives like a 5 Series, but Alpina’s tweaks have amplified its best attributes and give a real duality of character”
“You are here – zap - now you’re there. Where’s the inertia?”
It won’t trouble Perodua, but good-guy Picanto is just too cool for that anyway.
“The sensation you get from driving is of a good bolt of acceleration pinning you back, some concerning brake performance when you try to stop and then your confidence restored on turn in”
“But it’s the noise, of all things, that dominates the driving experience. Because it’s LOUD, and gets LOUDER still if you stick it in Dynamic”