Dopo averla citata come spauracchio tipo Touran nel post di Alastio,
ho un po' leggiucchiato qua e là riguardo alla macchina e al perchè TopGear riserva sempre un particolare trattamento..
leggo da wiki..
The rushed final stages of design and production, especially in regard to the suspension, meant that many of the press fleet cars had an incorrect front suspension set-up whereby there was no camber change when the car rolled, which in turn produced "almost heroic" levels of understeer
A causa della fretta hanno sbagliato il setup dell'avantreno che causava un sottosterzo assurdo (su un'auto a trazione posteriore
The rear dampers were inclined inboard from the axle to their top mounts on this 'spine', rather than being mounted vertically on dedicated top mounts built into the body at the rear wheel arches. This limited the effectiveness of the dampers somewhat (they were dissipating vertical motion when mounted at an angle) and, when combined with the live rear axle, made the rear end prone to 'bump steer' on rough roads.
Ottimo design delle sospensioni posteriori
The troublesome manual gearbox was a four-speed unit with synchromesh on all gears except reverse and was derived from the Triumph Toledo unit, controlled by a floor-mounted lever.
Il cambio era una merda cosmica..
Un capolavoro automobilistico