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Report: The 2016 Acura NSX once again seeks to be a budget Ferrari

The Acura NSX is almost here, after what seems to be an eternity of teasers and concepts. It may seem like old news, but the NSX is still on its way and recently, WhatCar spoke to Ted Klaus, the NSX’s chief of development. In the interview, Klaus explained the NSX once again is built on the […]

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Report: Acura RLX Sport Hybrid delayed for technical issue

Acura was on schedule to launch its anticipated RLX Sport Hybrid but after a technical issue, Acura’s senior vice president, Mike Accavitti, confirmed the model is delayed. After speaking with Wards Auto, specifics weren’t disclosed by Accavitti, though he said that “it just hasn’t met with our expectations yet.” Speculation suggests there is a problem with the […]

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Report: Acura’s NSX prototype catches fire on the ‘Ring

Not too long ago, the Acura/Honda NSX prototype was caught running around the Nurburgring when all of sudden, things went terribly wrong. While the NSX was being tested to the max, it randomly and spontaneously combusted after its batteries apparently exploded from being pushed to the limit. The NSX prototype itself is a total loss, obviously […]

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Recalls: Acura issues recall for 2013-2014 ILX and ILX Hybrid over fire-risk headlights

Acura filed a new recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding the 2013-2014 ILX and ILX Hybrid. In the recent announcement, 14,078 examples were recalled from 2013-2014 over concerns of a fire risk with headlights that could overheat and ignite the car. A stop-sale has also been issued until dealers could repair the […]

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Acura prices 2015 TLX starting at $30,995

Acura officially announced that the 2015 TLX sedan will start at just $30,995 without the mandatory $895 destination charge. Sales will launch later this year in August. The 2015 Acura TLX is the next chapter in the automaker’s luxury midsize offering, succeeding the last generation TL. Power for the first time sill start with a […]

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Acura quietly axes the ILX Hybrid for the 2015 model year

Acura announced some minor product changes for the current entry-level ILX for the 2015 model year. Though the biggest news for this product update was the killing of the ILX Hybrid, which is no longer available for the new year. Instead, the 2015 Acura ILX continues with its usual choice of two Honda-sourced i-VTEC four-bangers, […]

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2014 Beijing: Honda showcases the Spirior Concept in China, hints at next-gen Acura TSX

Our beloved Acura TSX isn’t bespoke to our market by any means, as the compact luxury sports sedan has been sold abroad as the European and Japanese spec Honda Accord. Over in China however, it’s sold as the Spirior, which recently received a conceptual redesign for Auto China 2014. Not much is known about the […]

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All wheel steering Acura TLX headed to the New York Auto Show

Straight out of Acura comes news that they will be offering a production version of the TLX concept that made its debut at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past January. Offered with either 2.4 liter four or a 3.5 liter six, the new midsize sedan will get its power sucked […]

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Video: Honda releases a video showcasing its Concept-GT NSX-based racer

Honda is on the wire to tease again about some of the NSX’s related projects, including this latest Concept-GT NSX-based race car. It is built to compete in the Japanese Super GT series, which is similar to Germany’s DTM championship, and Britain’s BTCC. In that league, it will compete with other domestic competition such as […]

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2014 NAIAS: Acura TLX Concept

Acura has released the replacement for the TSX. The TSX is a thoroughly American effort designed in Los Angeles, this midsize luxury sedan has been engineered and built in Ohio. Slotting between the low-end ILX and upscale RLX sedan, the TLX will fight off the BMW 3 series with a slightly less aggressive “beak” than […]

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