1990 Honda Prelude Overview


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4.55 stars

Based on 22 reviews

Its My Dream Come True!!! by Annie
 — My Lovely Honda Prelude Car is for me a ( movie star) Its good looks says it all'its allureing in Traffic'its powerfull and strong'and the road that we Travel goes on and on'It has no rust its bodywor... Read More
Awesome by Michael
 — performance: among the best, great acceleration and impecible handling always with zero body roll Build Quality: it looked like it was at one point very good, but as i got the car second hand my fram... Read More
Prelude by Steven
 — I own a hard to find 1990 Honda Prelude Si 4WS, which stands for four-wheel-steer. This is a rare car in the sense that preludes were only made in japan and that on this car, the front AND rear wheels... Read More

1990 Honda Prelude Overview

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1990 Honda Prelude

A bit boxy, with the notchback rear, the 1990 Honda Prelude nevertheless had many fans.

The favorite descriptors for the car are "great," "cool," "fast and fun." Others include the "quintessential Japanese sports car,” and "reliable and nimble."

One driver, in obvious appreciation of the 105 hp produced by the 4-cylinder 2 liter engine said, "Yet, that was me that flew past you."

Given the age today, there aren't many 1990 Preludes around. But if you're lucky enough to find one, you can expect to pay between $100 for a parts-car to $3500 for one in very very good shape.


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