It is tacitly acknowledged by some in the industry that BMW's 3 series is the best sports sedan in the world.
Want evidence? Why else would automaker product planners from Lexus to Cadillac to even Hyundai endlessly talk about creating a "3-series fighter?"
So it's not really surprising when new vehicles have traits that emulate that BMW benchmark.
But has the redesigned 2013 Honda Accord taken it too far?