This is true. Same thing with the Civic Type-R--they felt it would compete against the Acura RSX Type-S in our market, so for now it's staying away from the U.S. The same can be said about Ford for now. They have a wild Focus hatchback sold in other countries, but they would never sell it here for now because it might take away sales from the gas-guzzling Mustang--an American icon that Ford will NEVER want to muzzle.Originally posted by smokey
I doubt it - Honda is stupid and doesn't want to infringe on its other car sales, such as the V6 Accord and the S2K.
That's why they didn't bring the RSX Type R over, because it would have hurt the S2K's sales...and that's why I don't believe they will ever introduce a TSX-S or TSX-R with more power because it will infringe on the Accord's sales.
But back to the Accord, the 6-speed is good stuff, but some Honda dealers were telling me that the 6-speed coupes account for roughly 1-2% of ALL Accords made, so they are rare, and when you do find them, they are marked up to around $30,000, which will just make you want something else. And those "sporty" seats are not sporty at all--they were made for the fattest Americans possible, just like the rest of the car.