Sir-Mix-A-Lot Was Right: Fonda Didn't Have a Motor In the Back of Her Honda!


The results are in for automakers using Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) standards for rating their cars' horsepower. And this is no good news for those of you who bought that Toyota Camry with the expectation of a hotter-than-hot-sake 210 hp. In reality, you may be feeling a bit like you just swallowed some raw shrimp, cause that hp just dropped down to a piddly 190.

But brother, if you bought yourself an already hot as a slider burger straight off the grill Dodge Viper, consider yourself lucky. Because, my friend, you just got a free upgrade of scorching hot fries in the 10 hp upgrade you'll be receiving.

Toyota, Honda must fess up to less vroom [Detroit News]

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Universal Horsepower Testing Busts Japanese Carmakers [internal]