Paging Charles Atlas. The boys from BusinessWeek give the business to carmakers' least potent rides — the ones most likely to have sand kicked in their faces by competitors. Some of the standouts (standdowns?) include the Lincoln Zephyr (overpowered by half), the Buick Terraza (barge-like turning radius) and the Suzuki Forenza (a gas-guzzling econobox?). Is the horsepower war being fought (and lost) not on the front lines, but in the backfield? Read on.
Wimpiest Cars of 2006 [BusinessWeek]