• (5.0) 14 reviews
  • MSRP: $2,766$7,054
  • Body Style: Coupe
  • Combined MPG: N/A
  • Engine: 195-hp, 2.2-liter I-4 (premium)
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel Drive
1997 Honda Prelude

1997 Honda Prelude Reviews

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I knew there was something different about Honda's Prelude Type SH when I hustled it up my favorite piece of abandoned road faster than I have ever in another car. There are two models of the all-new Prelude, but the Type SH is the most interesting from a technical perspective. It uses ATTS, or Active Torque Transfer System, to help take corners with more stability and control than wou... Read full review for the 1997 Honda Prelude

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by Prelude owner from PA on May 19, 2009

Best value for the money. Great car. Get one. You wont regret it. Have yet to have any problems with it. Plenty of aftermarket parts to make it your own.

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