1983 Honda Prelude coupe. See more pictures of classic cars.
In '84, discs replaced the rear drum brakes. The 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine with dual carbs was carried over from the previous car. In late 1985 the Si joined the base model. The Si added a fuel-injected 2-liter engine, alloy wheels, and an upgraded interior. The new engine offered better drivability and felt stronger than its 10-horse increase suggested.
Pluses of the 1983-1987 Honda Prelude:
- Smooth-running engine (Si)
- Handling comes at the price of a rough ride
- Lacks excitement
- Too plain to be noticed by the collector's market in the near future
Production* of the 1984 Honda Prelude:
Production* of the 1985 Honda Prelude:
Production* of the 1986 Honda Prelude:
Production* of the 1987 Honda Prelude:
*U.S. calendar year sales.
Specifications of the 1983-1987 Honda Prelude:
Length, inches: 68.9-172.0
Weight, pounds: 2,266-2,379
Wheelbase, inches: 96.5
Price, new: $9,987-$15,475 (U.S.)
Engines for the 1983-1987 Honda Prelude:
|Type||Size ||Horsepower ||Years |
|ohc I-4||112 cid||100||1983-1987|
|ohc I-4||120 cid||110||1985-1987|
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