The bucket seats are okay but not as sporty as one might hope for as they could do with some more side support for spirited driving. Good seats, good visibility except for the rear quarter, the bane of all fastback sports coupes , a tilt- adjustable, leather-wrapped steering wheel and well-placed shift knob, and good foot pedal arrangement make the Tiburon suited to enthusiastic driving. The Tiburon sits you low, increasing the speed illusion. The design is sporty, sexy, and modern. For under 20 grand it is a great car. Spend the cash saved on accessories and one could have a super cool car for less money than a stock version of one of its competitors. If you have a family or more than one friend, you need four doors.
He was afraid of the car and the way it could attract tickets. The fuel and water temperature gauges separate the round tachometer and speedometer. My repair list might make me seem like a boy racer, but I'm honestly not. Reproduction of part or all of the contents of this web-site in any form is prohibited and may not be recopied and shared with a third party. Not unexpectedly the car tends to understeer, what with the weight of the aluminum V6 engine mounted transversely between the front wheels.
Once you are in it fits so well. Clearly, this is not a passenger-carrying setup. If you are unlucky enough to have your once-every-decade accident, you might want more safety at that decisive moment. Let's let engineers, not designers, handle this one. But do the headlights really need to be that busy? Well it's not fast; basically anything with a 2. I am a single woman and this is a problem free, reliable car and it looks really nice.
There seems to be no middle ground here. During a brief test drive among pylons laid out in the infield of Las Vegas Speedway we found the Tiburon easy to throw around. Other than some problems with the sun roof now resolved it has been extremely reliable -- no mechanical problems. Under the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the content, organization, graphics, design, compilation, magnetic, translation, digital conversion and other matters related to the automobile-catalog. Apart from the space taken by the subwoofer, storage space is quite decent especially thanks to the wide opening tailgate and the rear seat backs that fold down. The commercial copying, redistribution, use or publication by you of any such matters or any part of this site is strictly prohibited. We used to call them fastback coupes! Remember, race cars don't wake up until a few laps around the track bring everything up to temperature.
Every bump, every pothole, every tar strip. A cargo net would be a valuable addition to help keep stuff in place when throwing the car around corners. Inside, the new Tiburon is stylish, comfortable for the front passengers, at least and functional. And you save Big Bucks. This car performs like no other fast and smooth in the turns.
Pop the hood and you're greeted with a pristine engine compartment, with almost everything covered. Finding nothing suitable in their own inventory, they then cribbed the styling from the Ferrari 456. Slam the aluminum pedal to metal and you'll experience torque steer. The red car stopped in just 126 ft, and the white No. It's a thud, a whap in the butt, a slap to the tail bone that was found most unwelcome by everyone who rode in this tester.
Put the aluminum gas pedal to the metal and the front wheels scrabble for grip. In fact, the split seats fold flat to increase cargo space and since they are useless for passengers, they might as well stay folded flat. The things have dark silver numerals against black. The instrumentation is easy to read under its hooded binnacle, but the silver paint that encircles the dials is kind of cheesy. Cornering could be done at any sane speed. As far as a reliable and affordable car, or a cool fast car, you are better off with anything other than this. Producing 181 horsepower, the 2.
Substance must be included, too. Initially, we were disappointed because it didn't perform significantly better than the production version. The i4 version isn't very fast, but it is still a pleasure to drive. But Lord can it fly. It looks great, feels great, handles great.
At the front the four headlights are hidden behind plastic covers with large turn signals that lead up into the false fender line that is actually part of the hood. Honda made its fortune with the Civic and followed it up with the Accord. As with its tires, the brakes are designed to operate at higher racing temperatures than a street car's, and our wimpy 60-0-mph braking test wasn't enough to make the racing Ferodo brake pads really work. Like all front-drive cars, it tended to understeer, but it was easy to compensate by using the throttle, brakes, and steering wheel. Crank up the volume and one is enveloped in good sound. How would the Tiburon twins do? Some have noted that it looks like the Ferrari 456 left and, you know, it kinda does.