Jeremy Clarkson on the Honda Insight: It’s Biblically terrible

So for what you’ve read about the Honda Insight is all bells and whistles about the hybrids fuel-economy and its ability to tell you how “green” you’re driving. However, rarely has any journalist commented on what the 2010 Honda Insight is like as a car that moves you from point A to point B – until now.

Jeremy Clarkson, host of our favorite TV show Top Gear, recently wrote a review on Honda’s latest hybrid offering over at TimesOnline. Here’s what Clarkson had to say about the Insight.

So here goes. It”s terrible. Biblically terrible. Possibly the worst new car money can buy. It”s the first car I”ve ever considered crashing into a tree, on purpose, so I didn”t have to drive it any more. The biggest problem, and it”s taken me a while to work this out, because all the other problems are so vast and so cancerous, is the gearbox. For reasons known only to itself, Honda has fitted the Insight with something called constantly variable transmission (CVT)

You can read the rest of Clarkson review over at TimesOnline by clicking here.


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– By: Omar Rana