I'm not in the US, but based on "observation, speculation and anecdote, which are collectively known as 'data' on the web" (LOL Ash) i would say this is exactly because the manual wagon is such a niche product, almost all of the people interested in one are the very same, who want it to be diesel too. In other words:… » 4/15/14 4:58am Tuesday 4:58am

That's a non-issue. Firstly, the batteries don't die that quick, in fact loads of Prii still go on their first set after 10 years. More importantly though, and take this comming from an European, used to loads of problems with diesels: these modern diesel engines are a huge collection of very expensive parts, that tend … » 4/04/14 5:18am 4/04/14 5:18am

Price-wise, i see your point, but model-wise? I would say the gap is too small between the 7 and the Ghost to get another car in there without hurting either. Of course i'm not working for their marketing department, so i wouldn't know, but still. » 4/02/14 6:23pm 4/02/14 6:23pm

I don't really know where you get this from, as an owner of an AW11 MR2, i would say that chassis feels prety stiff. It is short, it is small, and has a lot of metal in it for it's size, evidenced by the fact, that even though it is smaller than an 1.6 Civic of similar vintage, it is heavier by a cool 100kg at least. » 3/27/14 3:56am 3/27/14 3:56am