We've worked through cars that are faster than they're perceived to be. But what about cars that look fast but are indeed slow — at least according to the guy with the stopwatch. What's the most overestimated car on the road?
Indeed, the latest (and soon to be discontinued) Mitsubishi Eclipse GS has the curves of a sports car, but the performance of a sad tuba. For one, it take more than eight seconds to get from stopped to sixty, which makes it slower, by degree, than a turn-of-the-century fishmonger's cart. Sure, you can opt for the faster GT, but then you might want things like handling and steering feel, both of which the departing Eclipse has none.
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