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Honda’s bringing a new Pilot and Acura RDX at Chicago for a soccer parents’ delight

Honda officially hopped on the PR wire to confirm the arrival of a new Pilot and Acura RDX at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, perpetuating the demand for the increasingly common soccer parent. If, at first, it felt like you completely forgot that Honda still even made the Pilot crossover, it’s because the car’s gone unchanged […]

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Photo Rendering: This is what an Acura NSX Type R could look like–and it’ll likely happen

The Acura NSX is finally here in production form and to make things a little more interesting, graphic artist, X-Tomi Designs decided to render their own version of a more powerful Type R version of the NSX. And while this may be an interpretation and rendering of what the hypothetical Type R version could look like, […]

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2015 Detroit: The 2016 Acura NSX is finally here

After many years of teasers, rumors, and speculation, the all-new second generation Acura NSX was finally revealed in production form earlier today at the Detroit Auto Show. Featuring an all-new DOHC 75-degree twin-turbocharged V6 mated to a nine-speed dual-clutch automatic in tandem with a three-electric motor Sport Hybrid system, the new Acura NSX seeks to […]

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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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