November 12, 2004
Honda Legend (Acura RL) wins Japan Car of the Year award
Tokyo, Japan – Honda announced that the new Legend (Acura RL in North America) has won the Japan Car of the Year Award for 2004-2005, and Most Advanced Technology Award conferred by the Japan Car of the Year Executive Committee.
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The 4th generation flagship luxury performance sedan features the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system (SH-AWD), recipient of the Most Advanced Technology Award.
“We are extremely honoured that the new Legend was selected for the Japan
Car of the Year Award 2004-2005 and Most Advanced Technology Award from
among a big field including both domestic and import cars,” said Honda’s
President and CEO, Takeo Fukui. “We see this award as recognition of the
efforts of our suppliers, development and production teams and the many
people who have lent their dedicated support to us in the development of