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2008 Honda Accord EXL V6 Coupe

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In two door form, the Honda Accord Coupe is a lone wolf in what is essentially a dying segment. Once upon a time, the midsize coupe market was crowded with the Nissan Altima Coupe, Dodge Avenger/Chrysler Sebring twins, Toyota Camry Solara, and many more. Now, the aforementioned twins are gone, and the Toyota Camry Solara and Nissan Altima Coupe were put to pasture in the last few years. The Honda Accord Coupe is the only one remaining. The key to its success is that it builds on the the Accord sedan’s traits in a much sportier package. The alternative body style to the first Honda Accord generation was a three door hatchback. With the third generation (1986-1989), a two door coupe was added. It was not until 1998 that the sixth generation Honda Accord Coupe would employ a different design and performance approach. From then on, the Accord Coupe was designed with sleeker styling and sharper handling. Following the redesign in 2008, the Accord Coupe aimed to provide a much more drastically different driving experience than the sedan. Continue reading

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