Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 63. Chapters: Honda Legend, Lexus GS, Audi A6, Audi RS6, Toyota Camry, Audi A8, Opel Omega, Saab 9-5, Audi S6, Volvo S80, Mercedes-Benz W210, Jaguar XF, BMW 5 Series, Audi S8, Mercedes-Benz W211, Citro n C6, Peugeot 607, Renault Vel Satis. Excerpt: The Honda Legend is a mid-size luxury car made by the Japanese automaker Honda. It was the result of Project XX, a joint agreement started in November 1981 with the Austin Rover Group of Great Britain and was mechanically related to the Rover 800 series. When the Legend made its appearance into the market, rival companies in Europe, Japan and North America took notice, and quickly introduced or revised products that could be compared to it. Toyota began development in 1983 with the F1 project, the code name for a secret flagship sedan effort that became the Lexus LS, and Nissan updated their premium flagship the President initially introduced in 1966, and offered the new President in North America as the Infiniti Q45. In 1986, Mitsubishi completely redesigned its flagship sedan, the Mitsubishi Debonair (introduced in 1964), and shared the new Debonair with South Korean manufacturer Hyundai, introducing the Hyundai Grandeur, and in 1990 the Mitsubishi Diamante joined the Debonair. In North America, Lincoln took a new approach to the venerable Continental offering for the first time a front wheel drive luxury sedan with a V6 engine in 1988, and General Motors introduced the GM H platform (FWD) that was used by Buick, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac mid-level sedans. Cadillac also introduced the Sedan de Ville on its new qCq body platform with front wheel drive in 1985. In Europe, Audi took a fresh approach to the 100 and in 1994 introduced the A6, and BMW introduced the BMW 5 Series (E34) in 1988. Honda introduced the Legend as a flagship sedan to compete with the popular JDM Nissan Cedric / Nis...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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