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Honda Fit profile

Honda Fit profile

Makuhari Messe, Japan

With a 1.5 liter engine, as opposed to the peppy 1.3 liter model in the "stock" Fit, and all-wheel drive, one has the beginnings of a decent little WRC (World Rally Championship) car, and all of that coming around $20,000, depending in the dollar/yen valuation the very moment you buy the thing ... Fit RS must have the engineers and stylists at Mitsubishi, Toyota, Nissan and other car-makers more than a little worried. Honda people told us at the show, "It would be simple to install the car's entire drivetrain under the floorboards ...".

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