Looking somewhat like a goiter on the neck of a a warthog, we bring you the Accord Crosstour. Actually, it looks more like Honda decided to combine all the amazing character traits of an Infiniti EX35, a VW Passat CC, and a BMW X6 into one completely lustless package. So lustless, it leaves us limp and lethargic. Forgive our lack of excitement as yet another crossover trundles into in these M. Balisky spy shots as unabashedly as a grown man wearing overalls … with nothing underneath. Alright, funny derogatory comments aside, the Crosstour is confirmed, so it will soon festoon your local outlet mall parking lots. So what the hell is it, anyhow?
Well, if the name didn’t give it away, the Crosstour is based on the Accord, giving it a liftback and a boost in ride height. We’d be lying if we said that we didn’t think this was aimed squarely at the Toyota Venza in the people-movers segment. That being said, the current Accord is huge, so expect this to be a portly number. But other than that, we have no details for you. Speculation? Sure. Look for the Accord’s engine lineup to be found under the hood, seating for five, and a host of annoying commercials. Don’t say we didn’t warn you.
All-new Honda Accord Crosstour to Arrive in Fall 2009
07/07/2009 -Torrance, CA – An all-new crossover vehicle based on the award-winning Honda Accord will go on-sale in the fall of 2009 as the “Accord Crosstour,” American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. This new addition to the Honda lineup will be sold as a 2010 model. Additional information will be announced later in the year.
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