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Acura finally teases the production NSX, to debut at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

It’s official. The 2015 Detroit Auto Show is going to be a big one. From the next Cadillac CTS-V, to Lexus’ new F model, and even Ford bringing the GT–this will undoubtedly be the biggest Detroit Auto Show yet because Acura just confirmed the revealing of the all-new production NSX at the Cobo Center next […]

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Report: Acura TLX sales brought to a halt after rollaway concerns

Acura’s new TLX sedan comes with an in-house nine-speed automatic transmission, which is Honda’s first new transmission since their six-speed automatic in 2010. Prior to that, Honda really pulled the strings on the life of their five-speed automatic for more than a decade. And because this is a new transmission for Honda, Acura’s first use […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: Our Reveal Round-Up – Your official guide to the 2014 LA Auto Show

So the 2014 Los Angeles International Auto Show Press Days have just about wrapped up and after a week long of festivities, there’s a lot to keep your eyes out for if you’ll be attending the show during the public’s viewing. As previously reported, the LA Auto Show features over 30 world debuts with about […]

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2014 LA Auto Show: The 2016 Acura ILX gets completely redone for LA

Acura revealed a mid-cycle refreshed ILX sedan for 2016 and the new entry-level sedan moves closer to resembling its larger TLX brother. For starters, the obvious change is to the exterior of the ILX, which gains the same styled LED headlights as the TLX along with similar taillights. Overall, the new ILX shoots for the […]

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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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