Here’s a fantastic Director’s Commentary for gearheads. Honda’s Bradley Buchanan takes us through all the design work that went in to the creation of an Odyssey that hauls at both ends.
What a sound this thing makes! And how it hunkers! It has all the gravitas of a hairy-armed first-generation Porsche 911 Turbo.
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: there’s a market out there for vans that pack the punch and handling of a BMW 535i. People in my demographic and psychographic could easily absorb 10,000 of these a year in North America alone. I’d buy one in a second, especially if it were powered by a turbodiesel.
Space is the ultimate luxury.
Space coupled with warp-speed performance? Well, that’s nirvana. Honda, are you listening?