Maybe their attempt to grow rapidly has hampered their ability to construct a driveable car. It seems as if the quality of their cars has gone down in rythm with the rise in advertising.
This is what makes me so nervous about all of the manufacturrers making their own souped up versions of production cars. Some feel that Fords attempt in making a valid competiotor to the civic has fallen short, regardless of aftermarket furvor at the time of its arrival.
Maybe there is a trend here...i mean what are we supposed to expect from the MPS or the SVT focus or the RX-8 for that matter (which in my opinion looks more like a suppository than an automobile?