The Truth About Cars » Honda Prelude http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:17:53 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Ask Bark: What Should I Drive While My Vette Gently Sleeps? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ask-bark-drive-vette-gently-sleeps/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/04/ask-bark-drive-vette-gently-sleeps/#comments Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:00:40 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1327305 Jerrid writes: I’m getting ready to move to the Kansas City to attend a professional school for a year.  I’ve currently divested myself of all cars with the exception of my now daily driven toy which is a modified C6 Z06.  This will be fine until about, oh say, November or December when the snow […]

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Jerrid writes: I’m getting ready to move to the Kansas City to attend a professional school for a year.  I’ve currently divested myself of all cars with the exception of my now daily driven toy which is a modified C6 Z06.  This will be fine until about, oh say, November or December when the snow […]

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Digestible Collectible: 1997 Honda Prelude SH http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1997-honda-prelude-sh/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/02/digestible-collectible-1997-honda-prelude-sh/#comments Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:00:38 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1279778 It’s time for everybody’s favorite parlor game, “Remember When?” where the good old days are magnified and revered. Today’s subject: Remember when Honda made fun, affordable cars? Nowadays, the Civic Si all the H-brand has to offer, though the Type R might restore some mojo. Back in the day, one could buy a CRX, a […]

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It’s time for everybody’s favorite parlor game, “Remember When?” where the good old days are magnified and revered. Today’s subject: Remember when Honda made fun, affordable cars? Nowadays, the Civic Si all the H-brand has to offer, though the Type R might restore some mojo. Back in the day, one could buy a CRX, a […]

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Piston Slap: So Hot, Yet So Cold! http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2015/11/piston-slap-16/#comments Tue, 24 Nov 2015 13:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=1224649 Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Nick writes: Hello Sajeev, (I really wanted to put the “n” in there.) I have a ’97 Prelude that will sometimes cycle on and off its air conditioning when it’s unbearable hot outside (June-September here in Phoenix). Air will come out nice and cold, then it will get real warm suddenly for about 30 seconds before getting […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 Honda Prelude http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/junkyard-find-1982-honda-prelude-2/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2014/06/junkyard-find-1982-honda-prelude-2/#comments Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:00:08 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=842658 The first-gen Honda Prelude didn’t sell particularly well in the United States, being very small and not particularly quick for a sporty car, but it had Accord reliability and some examples managed to survive on the street for decades. In this series, we’ve seen this ’81 and this ’82— both silver cars with red interiors— […]

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The first-gen Honda Prelude didn’t sell particularly well in the United States, being very small and not particularly quick for a sporty car, but it had Accord reliability and some examples managed to survive on the street for decades. In this series, we’ve seen this ’81 and this ’82— both silver cars with red interiors— […]

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(Not A) Capsule Review: Prelude Solaire Convertible http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/not-a-capsule-review-prelude-solaire-convertible/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/not-a-capsule-review-prelude-solaire-convertible/#comments Tue, 05 Nov 2013 15:49:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=642705 Please welcome TTAC reader “psychoboy” as he tells a story of a rare encounter with the rarest of Honda Preludes — JB A few months ago, I was convinced to get involved with what has turned out to be The Worst LeMons Car Of All Time, the mighty ‘Super K’ Plymouth Reliant wagon, as part […]

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Please welcome TTAC reader “psychoboy” as he tells a story of a rare encounter with the rarest of Honda Preludes — JB A few months ago, I was convinced to get involved with what has turned out to be The Worst LeMons Car Of All Time, the mighty ‘Super K’ Plymouth Reliant wagon, as part […]

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Junkyard Find: 1982 Honda Prelude http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/junkyard-find-1982-honda-prelude/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/junkyard-find-1982-honda-prelude/#comments Sat, 27 Oct 2012 13:00:30 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=465003 The Honda Prelude became bigger, faster, and sportier as the 1980s progressed, so we often forget that the first-generation version was such a little car. 330,201 miles. That’s 11,000 miles per year for 30 years. There’s no telling how many head gaskets it has been through, but an impressive achievement by any measure. I’m sure […]

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The Honda Prelude became bigger, faster, and sportier as the 1980s progressed, so we often forget that the first-generation version was such a little car. 330,201 miles. That’s 11,000 miles per year for 30 years. There’s no telling how many head gaskets it has been through, but an impressive achievement by any measure. I’m sure […]

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Junkyard Find: 1981 Honda Prelude http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/junkyard-find-1981-honda-prelude/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/04/junkyard-find-1981-honda-prelude/#comments Sat, 14 Apr 2012 13:00:57 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=439469 Remember how small the early Preludes were? It had been quite some time since I last saw one of these cars, so I was a bit startled by the diminutive dimensions of this example in a California self-serve yard. The first-gen Prelude was smaller and much slower than the versions that followed later in the […]

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Remember how small the early Preludes were? It had been quite some time since I last saw one of these cars, so I was a bit startled by the diminutive dimensions of this example in a California self-serve yard. The first-gen Prelude was smaller and much slower than the versions that followed later in the […]

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