Category: Acura Automobiles

Manufacturing-Prepared Acura Sedan Idea Debuting this Summer season?

Automobile and Driver has reported that Acura will reveal a sporty sedan impressed by the Precision Idea, this summer time at Pebble Seaside. We assume the occasion they’re referring to is Pebble Seaside Concours d’Class, Aug. 18, 2019. Is this the next-generation TLX? No, the article describes it as a brand new “four-door flagship”, and goes on to say the brand new TLX and MDX will doubtless debut late 2019 or early 2020. Though there have been rumors TLX idea would debut this April on the New York Auto Present. Try the total article at caranddriver.com: Acura to Reveal Its Sportiest Sedan But at 2019 Pebble Seaside [Source: Car and Driver]




Acura NSX GT3 Evo Opens 2019 With Win at Circuit of the Americas

Mar three, 2019 – AUSTIN, Texas Kyle Marcelli, Martin Barkey earn season’s first win for Acura Motorsports Marcelli, Barkey lead the ProAm class in factors after opening race weekend Ryan Eversley, Until Bechtolsheimer full Acura NSX 1-2 end on Sunday Kyle Marcelli and Martin Barkey wasted no time in taking the brand new Acura NSX GT3 Evo to Victory Lane, incomes the automobile’s first ProAm class win in Blancpain GT World Problem America competitors and main an Acura 1-2 Sunday at Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas. Marcelli began from the pole in his Racer’s Edge Acura NSX GT3 Evo in Sunday’s occasion and deftly maneuvered by opening-lap contact to construct an early lead. The Canadian driver then handed off to Barkey, who held serve throughout a late warning interval and carried the #80 automobile dwelling forward of the NSX GT3 of Ryan Eversley and Until Bechtolsheimer to finish an....


Spied: Acura TLX Prototype?

It’s been a number of months since we final noticed the mysterious camouflaged Acura sedan, however it appears to have resurfaced in Minneapolis, Minnesota for some chilly climate testing. YouTube person Tall Man Automotive Opinions caught sight of the camouflaged sedans at a pink mild and was capable of document a brief drive-by clip. There’s not a lot to see, however there’s positively the Acura grille poking via. Test it out within the video under(17:18): Thanks for the tip @hunter_jackson__! [Source: Tall Guy Car Reviews]  




Acura USA February 2019 Gross sales Report

Acura Gross sales Climb 11% as American Honda Posts Robust February Outcomes Mar 1, 2019 Acura model vehicles set new February mark as RDX additionally will get file and MDX rises in double digits Honda HR-V units February gross sales file, its greatest month since a June 2018 flood strapped provides Honda Accord gross sales rise 2.5% in tight sedan market Honda CR-V beneficial properties 1.7%, surpassing 26,000 gross sales Gross sales Highlights Acura continued to realize traction as gross sales climbed greater than 11% for the month. Acura vehicles, up 24%, set a brand new February file. Sedans remained robust as ILX and TLX proceed to outperform their segments in retail gross sales. RDX gross sales jumped 31.eight% in February on gross sales of four,965 models, a February file and the ninth consecutive month of file gross sales. MDX had a sturdy month, gaining 14.9% on gross sales of....


2001 ACURA NSX-T VIN 00001 Sells for $90,000 USD

A uncommon Sterling Silver 2001 NSX-T VIN 001 simply bought for $90,000 USD on the Barrett-Jackson public sale in Scottsdale. At first look I believed that quantity appeared a bit low, however I quickly found that the automotive was… an automated. Right here’s the total description from Barrett-Jackson: Lot #771 – This 2001 Acura NSX-T Targa is one among 164 whole constructed worldwide for the 2001 mannequin yr. It’s one among 9 whole vehicles produced with an automated transmission. This car bears VIN 00001 and was the primary NSX-T constructed. This Acura options the signature pop-up headlamps, which have been discontinued after 2001. This aluminum-bodied supercar is powered by its authentic three.Zero-liter V/TEC engine producing 255hp and 224 ft/lbs of torque, mated to an automated transmission. It has a full leather-based inside, energy heated sport seats, Acura premium audio-system with CD participant and a detachable Targa roof panel. It’s in nice situation. Accompanying this NSX-T....




Celebrating 30 Years of the NSX

Acura Marks 30 Years Since Debut of Iconic NSX Supercar Feb 6, 2019 – Chicago, ILL. Acura revisits an iconic second in its historical past: the disclosing of the unique NS-X Idea Csaba Csere, former Editor-in-Chief of Automotive and Driver, joins Acura at 2019 Chicago Auto Present to mirror on the historical past and heritage of NSX Throwback video commemorates iconic, game-changing first and second-gen NSX Acura this week marks 30 years because the shot heard ’around the automotive world — the 1989 international debut of the first-generation Acura NSX.  The primary mid-engined unique with out European pedigree, NSX was a low slung, tremendous mild, high-revving machine sporting the world’s first all-aluminum monocoque, titanium connecting rods, a VTEC™ valvetrain and ranges of high quality and day by day driving consolation unprecedented in sports activities vehicles of the time. Launched because the NS-X Idea, the precursor to the manufacturing NSX, Acura selected the Chicago Auto....


Acura to Assume Grand Prix of Lengthy Seaside Title Sponsorship

Feb 5, 2019 – TORRANCE, Calif. Multi-year settlement beginning in 2019 Highlights Acura’s increasing function in motorsports Acura Grand Prix of Lengthy Seaside to happen April 12-14 The Grand Prix Affiliation of Lengthy Seaside introduced right now that it has reached a multi-year settlement with Acura to develop into title sponsor of the Grand Prix of Lengthy Seaside beginning in 2019. The 45th Acura Grand Prix of Lengthy Seaside will happen April 12-14, 2019. Launched in 1986 as the primary Japanese luxurious automotive model, Acura is a number one nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Efficiency – a dedication to evocative styling, excessive efficiency and progressive engineering, all constructed on a basis of high quality and reliability.  Each Acura and its American Honda father or mother have their U.S. headquarters in Torrance, California. Final 12 months, Acura made a profitable return to the highest degree of sports activities automobile racing within the....




Acura USA January 2019 Gross sales Report

American Honda Studies Gross sales Will increase for Each Honda and Acura Manufacturers Regardless of Winter Chill Feb 1, 2019 American Honda posts 1.5% gross sales improve regardless of late January “polar vortex.” Vehicles set new Jan. report Honda model good points zero.Eight% as CR-V good points practically 20% and Accord continues to set tempo in midsize section Honda vans set new January gross sales report, rising 2.four% Acura model begins 2019 with robust 9.6% January climb, with vans gaining 18% Acura RDX jumps 41% to set one other new month-to-month gross sales report Gross sales Highlights Acura model gross sales withstood the polar vortex in late January to publish a 9.6% acquire for the month, with RDX main the model with a 41% improve. RDX continued its report gross sales march unabated, setting a brand new January benchmark with four,172 automobiles offered for a acquire of 40.9%.  It was....


Honda Celebrates 50 Years in Australia with Golden NSX

Honda has been providing its merchandise in Australia since 1969, so to mark it’s 50-year anniversary they’re going gold. No, it’s not actual gold and even actual paint, however to see a gold-wrapped NSX, Civic Kind-R and CBR100RR collectively for a photoshoot is a sight to behold. Honda says the gold-wrapped NSX isn’t on the market to most of the people and will likely be used purely for celebratory and promotional functions. That’s unlucky, as a result of the golden/yellow color doesn’t look dangerous in any respect on the 2nd technology NSX. Take a look for your self: [Source: Honda Australia]




Acura Marks 15th Anniversary of Tremendous Dealing with All-Wheel Drive™

Jan 30, 2019 – TORRANCE, Calif. Tremendous Dealing with All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) efficiency know-how spans 4 generations, presently obtainable on 5 of 6 Acura fashions World gross sales of SH-AWD-equipped Acura autos to high a million in 2019, with greater than 925,000 offered to-date Acura is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its industry-leading Tremendous Dealing with All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) know-how with a brand new video that illustrates SH-AWD®’s efficiency prowess and distinctive historical past. Acura’s groundbreaking SH-AWD® know-how has lengthy set the bar for performance-enhancing torque vectoring AWD and is now provided on 5 of six Acura fashions in both mechanical (SH-AWD) or electrical (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) type. Moreover, Acura will surpass the one-million mark in world gross sales of SH-AWD®-equipped autos later this yr. In 2004, the primary era of Acura SH-AWD debuted on the 2005 RL sedan because the world’s first torque-vectoring all-wheel drive system. The know-how, which dynamically distributes engine....


Gallery: Acura on the 2019 Sundance Movie Pageant

Movies, world class ski resorts and Acuras. Feels like heaven don’t you suppose? We couldn’t flip down the supply when Acura invited us to expertise the 2019 Sundance Movie Pageant in Park Metropolis, Utah. As a continued companion of the Sundance Movie Pageant, Acura’s involvement and presence could be felt all through the world. We first famous the fleet of over 100 Sundance-branded MDXs even earlier than we arrived at Park Metropolis. A beautiful Valencia Pink 2019 Acura NSX was turning heads and greeting competition goers as they made their method to Fundamental Road from the bus transit station. Trying to refresh, recharge or simply relax? Head to the Acura Pageant Village on Swede Alley for refreshments, business panels and stay music. There’s additionally the complete Acura A-Spec lineup and a Thermal Orange Pearl NSX so that you can discover and have a seat in. Now we have extra content material coming, however for now try a couple of pictures from our weekend on....




Acura Survives Rolex 24 Circumstances To Rating Podium End

Jan 27, 2019 – DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Acura Staff Penske leads Acura effort with third-place end Meyer Shank Racing scores fifth-place end result for Acura NSX GT3 Evo Heavy rain, low visibility mix to halt race twice, and result in early end Heavy rain and ensuing low visibility descended upon the Daytona Worldwide Speedway simply previous the mid-point on this weekend’s Rolex 24, leading to frequent accidents, two race stoppages and a always jumbled order. For the primary time in historical past, the race was crimson flagged twice on account of moist situations, first for an hour, 45 minutes early Sunday morning; and a for second and ultimate time at 12:39 p.m. Race officers waited for situations to enhance sufficient to renew competitors, however finally displayed the checkered flags to finish the race 10-minutes shy of the scheduled 24 hours. When the opening spherical of the 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship....


Acura Survives Rolex 24 Situations To Rating Podium End

Jan 27, 2019 – DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. Acura Group Penske leads Acura effort with third-place end Meyer Shank Racing scores fifth-place consequence for Acura NSX GT3 Evo Heavy rain, low visibility mix to halt race twice, and result in early end Heavy rain and ensuing low visibility descended upon the Daytona Worldwide Speedway simply previous the mid-point on this weekend’s Rolex 24, leading to frequent accidents, two race stoppages and a continually jumbled order. For the primary time in historical past, the race was crimson flagged twice resulting from moist circumstances, first for an hour, 45 minutes early Sunday morning; and a for second and remaining time at 12:39 p.m. Race officers waited for circumstances to enhance sufficient to renew competitors, however finally displayed the checkered flags to finish the race 10-minutes shy of the scheduled 24 hours. When the opening spherical of the 2019 WeatherTech SportsCar Championship had concluded,....




Acura MDX Check Mule Spied

The following MDX is coming, and listed here are some new take a look at mule photographs by way of Motor1.com. They’re calling it a 2020 Acura MDX Sort S, however we nonetheless don’t know if the 2020 MY MDX will probably be a brand new 4th era mannequin. An inside shot does reveal some options from the brand new RDX, just like the True Touchpad. Try extra photographs at motor1.com – 2020 Acura MDX Sort S Spied Testing Below Heaps Of Concealment [Source: motor1.com]


Gallery: 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec Street Journey

Simply earlier than the vacations Lyle B. and his 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec set out for the Pacific Coast Freeway on a 3000-mile journey spanning four nationwide parks: “I began within the Bay Space, went to Tahoe, down HW 395 by the Sierras, via Loss of life Valley, throughout to Zion, right down to the Grand Canyon, via Mojave and Joshua Tree, then to LA and up PCH all the best way again to the Bay. (If anybody cares, I averaged 21 mpg, however a number of mountain climbs and gradual driving on gravel roads). The MDX was a real street warrior, by no means lacking a beat, over snow, mud, gravel and thru rain, desert, canyons and miles of freeway. On many nights, I folded the seats down and slept within the again. My automobile was virtually new after I left, with solely 600 miles on the clock. The street journey was....




Acura Staff Penske, Meyer Shank Racing Full Rolex 24 Preparations

Jan 6, 2019 “Roar Earlier than the 24” three-day open check marks last runs previous to season-opening Rolex 24 at Daytona Worldwide Speedway Meyer Shank Racing secures first and third within the GTD class for the Acura NSX GT3 Evo Staff Penske Acura ARX-05 prototypes run third and seventh in qualifying session to find out Rolex 24 pit and storage allocation A four-car Acura Motorsports effort for the 2019 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship made its public debut this weekend at Daytona Worldwide Speedway, with a pair of Acura ARX-05 prototypes and two Acura NSX GT3 Evo’s all featured in last pre-season preparations on the “Roar Earlier than the 24” open check. Acura Staff Penske and Meyer Shank Racing proceed to guide the mixed Acura Motorsports IMSA effort for 2019. The check days culminated in separate qualifying periods for every class to find out pit and storage allocations for the season-opening....


Acura USA December 2018 Gross sales Report

Vehicles Drive New Information and Acura Turns a Nook as American Honda Posts December Gross sales Enhance Acura model gross sales rise 2.Eight% in 2018, punctuated by best-ever month-to-month and annual truck gross sales Acura RDX has best-ever annual and December gross sales, its second-best month in historical past Honda model posts best-ever annual and December truck gross sales with general December enhance as Honda CR-V units all-time month-to-month file, topping 42,000 gross sales Accord gross sales leap 29.Four% as passenger automobile gross sales stay sturdy; electrified automobiles set new annual file Gross sales Highlights Acura was one of many few luxurious manufacturers to extend gross sales (+2.Eight%) in 2018, setting data for RDX and lightweight vans, resulting in new market share and the model’s first annual acquire since 2014. Acura vans set a brand new month-to-month gross sales file, gaining 17.5% on 12,786 items RDX gained 42.2% to set a brand....




NSX Sort R Prototype Spied in France?

This low-res picture of a camouflaged NSX was just lately posted on the NSX Prime Fb group. The picture was allegedly snapped in Strasbourg, France, and was additionally mentioned to be seen on in Nurburgring, Germany. There’s an opportunity it might be a hoax, however the common opinion says that it’s a Sort-R prototype, or much less doubtless, a targa mannequin. [Source:  NSX Prime via Facebook]


Acura Pageant Village to Host Movie Neighborhood at 2019 Sundance Movie Pageant

Dec 20, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF. IMDb joins Acura Pageant Village with filmmaker Kevin Smith internet hosting on-camera interviews with main actors, writers and director Acura MDX with SH-AWD® returns as official car of the Sundance Movie Pageant Day by day Acura Stage programming contains business and celeb panels plus stay music Acura is ready to return to the Sundance Movie Pageant in 2019 with an immersive expertise at Acura Pageant Village. The model’s footprint on the Sundance Movie Pageant will function interviews with main actors, writers and administrators on the IMDb Studio at Acura Pageant Village, and with greater than 100 Acura MDXs filling the streets of Park Metropolis, Utah as a part of Acura’s ninth yr as a Sundance Institute accomplice. For 2019, Acura is collaborating with IMDb on the Pageant for the primary time, the place filmmaker Kevin Smith will return to host on-camera interviews with main actors,....




2019 Acura RDX Earns Highest Potential 2019 Security Award from IIHS

Dec 19, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF. Highest Potential IIHS security scores amongst all compact luxurious SUVs RDX achieves retail best-selling title following six-consecutive file months RDX on tempo to surpass 60,000 models, setting a brand new all-time file The 2019 Acura RDX has earned the best doable award and security scores from the Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security (IIHS). The 2019 RDX certified for TOP SAFETY PICK+ due to a high score of “GOOD” in all crashworthiness exams, commonplace AcuraWatch™ lively security expertise that earns a superior score, and accessible good-rated headlights. Since its launch in June, the all-new RDX has recorded six-consecutive month-to-month gross sales information to take the lead as America’s #1 retail-selling compact luxurious SUV for 20181. Complete gross sales for the 12 months are on tempo to surpass 60,000 models, marking a brand new all-time file for RDX. In keeping with the IIHS, “The 2019 Acura....


Rendered: Acura RLX/Legend Coupe

Who desires a brand new Acura coupe? We do, you do, all of us do! Take a look at this rendering from Dillon Crumpler aka HondataLover, of a subsequent technology sub-NSX sports activities automobile. The automobile is dubbed Legend, bringing again the enduring identify final seen in 1995. With glossy strains, an RDX-inspired entrance and an aggressive stance, we are able to solely dream! Thanks for sharing Dillon! [Source: Dillon Crumpler aka HondataLover]




2019 Acura RDX vs. Cadillac XT4 vs. Infiniti QX50

Motor Development brings collectively a trio of luxurious SUVs in a “Tweeners” comparability. The 2019 Acura RDX, 2019 Cadillac XT4 and Infiniti QX50 are stated to be tweeners, as a result of they are often slotted between the European compact SUVs(BMW X3, Mercedes GLC, and Audi Q5), and the subcompact SUVs(BMW X1, Mercedes GLA, and Audi Q3). The RDX got here out in first place, shining in just a few classes equivalent to audio, efficiency, infotainment, connectivity and security. Try the total comparability at motortrend.com. [Source: Motor Trend]


Acura USA November 2018 Gross sales Report

Acura Model Nets Double-Digit Gross sales Acquire for American Honda in November Dec three, 2018 Acura automobile and truck gross sales proceed momentum, with the model gaining 10.5% for the month Acura vehicles and RDX set new November gross sales information—the 6th straight month-to-month mark for RDX Honda Accord gross sales stay robust with 1.6% enhance in November Gross sales of Honda electrified autos surpass 5,000 items for fiveth straight month Gross sales Highlights The 2019 RDX scored its 6th straight month-to-month gross sales file, combining with rising gross sales of the newly refreshed ILX to push Acura to across-the-board will increase for model, passenger vehicles and vehicles in November. Acura vehicles additionally gained a brand new file for the month. Acura model gross sales gained a complete of 10.5% in November, with vehicles up 2.2% and vehicles rising 13.eight%. The award-winning 2019 RDX jumped 57.6% on gross sales of 5,951 items for....




True Touchpad Interface™ Wins Award from Well-liked Science

Acura’s New True Touchpad Interface™ Wins a “Better of What’s New” Award from Well-liked Science Nov 27, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF. All-new True Touchpad Interface™ with wealthy options and intuitive performance continues to obtain vital acclaim and awards All-new consumer interface designed and developed in-house by Acura engineers RDX takes over because the retail best-selling mannequin in luxurious’s largest section with over 50,000 offered for the fourth yr in a row. The 2019 Acura RDX and its revolutionary True Touchpad Interface™ has been acknowledged by the consultants at Well-liked Scienceas a “Better of What’s New” expertise for 2018, including to a rising roster of vital reward for Acura’s industry-first expertise, utilizing absolute positioning to ship a extra intuitive and driver-friendly digital expertise. The 2019 RDX debuts a collection of recent Acura-exclusive options and applied sciences headlined by the True Touchpad Interface – combining the most effective parts of a touchscreen with these of a....


Spied: 2020 Acura TLX Sort S?

We all know Sort-S will return, however we don’t know when, or what mannequin shall be first to put on the badge. Based mostly on these photographs and the very fact the second-generation TLX is looming, one might assume there shall be a TLX Sort S as early as subsequent 12 months as a 2020 mannequin. Carscoops has posted some new photographs of a camouflaged Acura prototype testing with an Audi S4 and AMG C43. The automotive is closely padded, however there’s no denying its an Acura grille. There’s not a lot else given away, however we do see an intercooler and large quad exhaust ideas. Try the complete story and gallery at carscoops.com – 2020 Acura TLX Sort S Noticed Testing [Source: Carscoops]




Acura RDX Units New Annual Gross sales File

Nov 14, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF. RDX eclipses earlier annual gross sales report of 52,361 items, set in 2016, with greater than six promoting weeks left within the 12 months RDX is the retail best-selling mannequin within the premium midsize CUV class, luxurious’s largest section RDX is the one mannequin in section with 50,00zero+ gross sales in every of the final 4 years The Acura RDX continues its quest to overcome luxurious’s largest section, topping its earlier annual gross sales report with greater than six weeks remaining in 2018. Because the launch of the totally redesigned 2019 mannequin in June, RDX has posted 5 consecutive month-to-month gross sales data, with year-to-date gross sales in extra of 52,361 items, the earlier report it set in 2016. “As the primary in a brand new era, the 2019 RDX considerably ups the ante by way of efficiency, design, supplies and know-how,” mentioned Jon Ikeda,....


Separated at Delivery: How Twin Acura Legends Reunited After Practically 25 Years

Twenty-five years a fairly very long time:  it’s 1 / 4 of a lifetime, for many of us.  And that size of time is an particularly very long time for a automobile to final lately.  Given common miles-per-year of 12,000, that places a 25-year-old automobile at round 300,000 miles.  Street hazards, mishaps, mechanical failures, obsolescence, and publicity to the weather take most vehicles off the street lengthy earlier than they attain that mileage. However two Acura Legends, appropriately named given their longevity, have survived two and a half many years and are nonetheless actively being proven and preserved in excellent situation.  The vehicles, each 1994 “GS” trim fashions, have been in-built February 1994 in Sayama, Japan, made their means throughout the planet, and have been delivered to Chicago space dealerships. They have been mechanical and beauty an identical twins, separated by solely 145 manufacturing numbers and geared up with precisely....




Acura USA October 2018 Gross sales Report

Vans and Electrified Automobiles Spark Robust October Gross sales for American Honda Nov 1, 2018 American Honda vehicles acquire 6.5% to set new October report Honda electrified automobiles have finest month on report, exceeding 6,000 retail gross sales for second month in a row Honda Pilot gross sales climb 31% for finest October gross sales; Odyssey rises 15% Acura vehicles set new October report, gaining 15% Acura RDX data finest October and second finest single month in historical past, leaping 75% Gross sales Highlights The Acura RDX almost eclipsed its best-ever month (June 2018) because it continues to carry the warmth to one of many trade’s hottest segments, serving to the model to a 7.three% acquire and vehicles to a brand new report in October. RDX gross sales leaped 75.three%, posting complete gross sales of 6,193 for a finest October and second finest month ever. Acura vehicles set a brand new....


Graham Rahal Customized Acura RDX A-Spec at SEMA 2018

SEMA: Graham Rahal Injects Model, Energy and Efficiency to Customized Acura RDX A-Spec Oct 30, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF. 2019 RDX A-Spec tuned and tweaked by Graham Rahal Efficiency to 345 horsepower Up to date 2019 Acura NSX in Thermal Orange Pearl additionally on show alongside new NSX GT3 Evo race automobile Acura Crew Penske ARX-05 Daytona Prototype and Peter Cunningham’s TLX GT commemorate a profitable 2018 race season for Acura Motorsports Acura returns to the Specialty Tools Manufacturing Present (SEMA) in Las Vegas, Nevada to show its dedication to efficiency, motorsports and the tuner neighborhood. A customized 2019 RDX A-Spec designed and constructed by Graham Rahal Efficiency (GRP) provides model, energy and efficiency to the quickest, best-handling RDX but. Recent from Victory Circle, the race-ready NSX GT3, hill climb-conquering TLX GT and Acura ARX-05 Daytona Prototype showcase current Acura Motorsports successes. Manufacturing automobiles on show embrace the newly up....




Acura, Legge, MSR Take GTD Title Battle To the End

Oct 13, 2018 – BRASELTON, GA Second-place GTD end for Katherine Legge and Alvaro Parente in season finale Effort leaves Legge and Meyer Shank Racing 4 factors wanting championship Acura Workforce Penske recovers for fifth-place Prototype consequence following mid-race penalty 2019 Acura NSX GT3 Evo unveiled at Highway Atlanta Katherine Legge and her Meyer Shank Racing group fought all the best way to the checkers Saturday at Highway Atlanta, with a second-place end of their #86 Acura NSX GT3, leaving them second within the GTD championship following the season-ending Petit Le Mans endurance contest. In Prototype, the #7 Acura Workforce Penske ARX-05 of Helio Castroneves, Ricky Taylor and Graham Rahal contended for the general win for the primary two-thirds of the 10-hour race, then recovered from a penalty for passing beneath warning to complete fifth. On Friday, Acura unveiled an enhanced NSX GT3, designated the NSX GT3 Evo, which is able....


Video: Acura + Precision Crafted Efficiency

“We’re a efficiency model, we’re a efficiency division of Honda.” – Jon Ikeda, Acura Division Normal Supervisor What precisely is Precision Crafted Efficiency? The slogan was used when Acura first launched in 1986, and made a return 30 years later. This video from Tier10, provides perception on why Acura resurrected their mantra, and what it means for the future of the model. “…we discover the unity between each racing and manufacturing mannequin Acuras by the lens of drivers, designers, and management alike. From the factories in Ohio to the showroom ground. From Watkins Glen to metropolis streets. The Acura spirit lives on.” – Tier10 Try the 9-minute video beneath: [Source: Tier10 via YouTube]




Matt & Trent Streeter’s Father – Son NSX Duo

Tucson, Arizona For some mother and father, instilling a love and appreciation for the automotive passion is as vital as every other facet of a great upbringing.  For Matt & Trent Streeter, a father & son from Tucson, Arizona, an admiration for Acura’s halo sportscar that was born practically 30 years in the past has advanced right into a household custom that also thrives in modern-day. When Matt first laid eyes on the Acura NSX, it was in Los Angeles at a motocross occasion when champion Jeremy McGrath’s NSX was parked within the pits.  The impression it left was unforgettable, and in 1993, Matt pulled the set off on a brand new NSX of his personal.  His then Three-year-old son Trent was not fairly prepared to show wrenches on his personal, however inside a number of years, the 2 have been disassembling bike engines collectively.  “I might regularly catch him....


2019 Acura ILX on Sale October 10th

2019 Acura ILX Arrives with Dynamic New Styling, Main Expertise Upgrades and New A-Spec Remedy Oct three, 2018 – TORRANCE, Calif. Acura Precision Idea-inspired design improve completes design transformation of Acura lineup AcuraWatch™ lively security and driver-assistive expertise now commonplace on ILX – and now commonplace on all Acura sedans and SUVs Extra Tech: Enhanced dual-screen consumer interface with new graphics, faster response, and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration Vital worth reductions strengthen ILX’s place as gateway to Acura model 2019 updates will add to momentum—ILX has already gained 2.5 factors of share this 12 months The 2019 ILX begins arriving in dealerships October 10 with aggressive new styling that lends Acura’s gateway sedan a notably sportier and extra refined look, highlighted by the model’s signature Diamond Pentagon grille. Along with all-new entrance and rear design, the 2019 ILX receives vital expertise upgrades and premium cabin appointments, together with an....




Acura USA September 2018 Gross sales Report

Truck Gross sales Soar in September with A number of Information for American Honda Oct 2, 2018 American Honda mild vehicles set new September report, gaining 6.three% Honda model vehicles have best-ever September, with Pilot posting report September, up 50% Honda electrified car gross sales set new month-to-month report, topping 5,000 items for third consecutive month Acura gross sales rise four.four%, fueled by report September truck gross sales RDX units fourth straight month-to-month gross sales report with large 54% achieve; MDX gross sales high four,600 items Gross sales Highlights The brand new RDX continued to interrupt gross sales information and mixed with sturdy MDX gross sales to set a brand new September report for Acura vehicles. RDX set its 4th straight month-to-month gross sales mark since launching in June. Gross sales totaled 5,699 for the month, a achieve of 54.three%. Acura’s flagship luxurious SUV, the MDX, turned in one other....


Recap: NSXPO 2018 – San Francisco, California

For over 20 years, the NSX Membership of America (NSXCA) has been the household unit bringing collectively house owners & fanatics of Acura’s halo sportscar.  It’s onerous to consider that a number of the authentic NSX fashions, timeless in design and revolutionary in influence, are actually driving round on “historic” license plates.  Now with the discharge of the second-generation NSX in 2017, the membership is experiencing a robust renaissance and continues ahead with momentum and development. This yr’s largest NSX gathering in the US was held over the week of September 26-30 in San Francisco, California.  It attracted about 230 contributors in almost 130 NSXs.  The occasion’s core planning staff, comprised by simply four members, executed an occasion full with one thing for everybody:  Wednesday and Thursday have been crammed with efficiency driving at Thunderhill Raceway, adopted by scenic drives, photograph shoots, and different social actions the rest of the....




2019 Acura RDX Wins “Wards 10 Greatest UX” Award

Sep 18, 2018 – TORRANCE, CALIF. With reward for its ease of use and intuitive performance, the 2019 Acura RDX obtained a “10 Greatest UX” award from the consultants at WardsAuto, an trade web site primarily based in Southfield, MI. Tom Murphy, Managing Editor of WardsAuto, complimented the RDX, saying “Acura provides us the whole lot we might need in a consumer expertise: glorious driver-assistance applied sciences, a first-rate sound system with headliner-mounted audio system and an total clear design. However essentially the most spectacular facet of the brand new RDX is its modern True Touchpad.” Since 2016, the Wards 10 Greatest UX awards have acknowledged autos that improve customers’ existence and make know-how simple to make the most of. The all-new Acura RDX, on sale since June 1, has posted three-consecutive months of report gross sales, and is the best-selling mannequin within the hotly contested compact luxurious SUV section1. RDX....


Gallery: Lucia’s 2017 Acura MDX

It isn’t the bottom MDX we’ve ever seen, however it will get factors for fashion. Lucia’s 2017 Acura MDX makes use of an AccuAir Air Suspension equipment, rides on Blaque Diamond wheels and is fitted with an SFactorFabrication splitter equipment. Comply with @thats_her_mdx on Instagram for extra on this construct. [Source: @thats_her_mdx via Instagram]




Legge, Parente Take Acura To GTD Victory at Laguna Seca

Sep 9, 2018 – MONTEREY, CA Katherine Legge, Alvaro Parente rating second GTD win of 2018 for Meyer Shank Racing Dane Cameron, Juan Pablo Montoya mix for Prototype podium GTD championship struggle continues to season finale The #86 Acura NSX GT3 of Katherine Legge and Alvaro Parente got here from behind – twice – to attain a dominating GTD class victory Sunday at The America’s Tire 250 at WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca. In Prototype, Dane Cameron led the primary 41 laps in his Acura ARX-05 as he and Juan Pablo Montoya mixed to complete third, the sixth podium end of the season for Acura Crew Penske. Meyer Shank Racing Acura NSX GT3 After qualifying on the pole Saturday with a brand new lap file time, Legge fell from first to fourth when she was balked by slower site visitors on a Lap 7 restart.  However a race setup developed earlier within....


Acura ILX Will get Main Refresh for 2019; New Styling, Improved Tech, and New A-Spec Therapy

Official Launch from Acura Media Newsroom: Sep 5, 2018 – TORRANCE, Calif. ILX completes transformation of latest Acura design identification throughout lineup All Acura sedans and SUVs now function AcuraWatch™ lively security and driver-assistive expertise normal, a luxurious first Enhanced dual-screen consumer interface with new graphics, faster response, and Apple CarPlay™ and Android Auto™ integration ILX earned prime Preliminary High quality Research (IQS) rating in-segment for 2018 Acura’s gateway sport sedan, the refreshed and considerably upgraded 2019 ILX, debuts right now, forward of its October market launch. Persevering with to seize the best share of millennial patrons of any mannequin in-segment, the 2019 ILX delivers a sportier and extra subtle design, premium cabin supplies, tech-savvy options and distinctive A-Spec sport look variant. With the applying of Acura’s signature Diamond Pentagon Grille to the 2019 ILX, the transformation of the model’s design language, impressed by the Acura Precision Idea, now stretches throughout....




Acura USA August 2018 Gross sales Report

American Honda Studies August Gross sales Enhance as Vans Smash Earlier Information Sep four, 2018 Three-peat for the 2019 Acura RDX – 5,793 items bought in August yield third-consecutive month-to-month gross sales report Honda Pilot gross sales proceed to skyrocket in August with 60% achieve – heading to all-time annual report Honda’s electrified autos rating all-time finest gross sales month with 5,884 items bought Acura gross sales bounce 14.eight% in August, as gentle truck gross sales surge to report heights Gross sales Highlights Acura model gross sales gained sharply in August, up 14.eight% as gentle vehicles set an all-time gross sales mark for August. It’s three in a row for RDX, with gross sales totaling 5,793 for the month — a brand new August report. Recent off an replace for the 2019 mannequin yr, together with the addition of a brand new A-Spec package deal, MDX jumped 38% on gross....


Acura at Monterey Automotive Week 2018

Acura rolled out the red-carpet (and orange automotive) remedy for an unique reveal reception for the 2019 mannequin yr NSX supercar.  Now transferring into its third mannequin yr, the NSX is about to obtain efficiency and beauty enhancements to offer it a good sharper edge towards its competitors.  Acura’s occasion on the Carmel Valley Ranch on Thursday, August 23 was attended by pop star and Four-time Grammy award nominee, Jewel, who carried out a number of of her noteworthy hits like “Silly Video games.”  New-for-2019 comes a vivid coloration for the NSX known as “Thermal Orange Pearl” which was showcased. Persevering with its custom as a serious sponsor of The Quail, Acura had a big and arranged presence at Friday’s occasion with a number of NSX fashions on show in addition to the ARX-05 racecar.  Choose members of the NSX Membership of America got the chance to take part in each occasions....




Acura Takes Middle Stage at Monterey Automotive Week With International Debut of 2019 NSX

Aug 27, 2018 – TORRANCE, Calif. 2019 Acura NSX revealed with eye catching Thermal Orange Pearl paint, design and chassis enhancements Acura automobiles on show at Concours on the Avenue and The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering Acura launched the 2019 NSX supercar and continued a compelling presence in Monterey because it showcased the model’s full lineup together with a celebration of Acura’s motorsports packages. Acura was nicely represented on the prestigious annual gathering with a cadre of street and racing automobiles, together with the brand new 2019 NSX and its racing cousin, the NSX GT3, competing in sportscar sequence around the globe, the ARX-05 Daytona Prototype, campaigned by Crew Penske, and the all-new 2019 RDX, boasting Acura’s next-generation of design, efficiency and expertise. 2019 NSX Debuts Throughout Monterey Automotive Week Making its world debut throughout Monterey Automotive Week and on show at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, the 2019 Acura NSX....


Up to date 2019 Acura NSX Debuts in Monterey

Aug 23, 2018 – TORRANCE, Calif. Dynamic dealing with efficiency enhanced through chassis upgrades, new tire specification and Sport Hybrid energy unit tuning Thermal Orange Pearl paint, and Indigo blue and full Purple inside choices now obtainable Greater than 1,900 second technology NSX distributed globally throughout 2017 and 2018 mannequin years; practically 1,000 delivered within the U.S. The 2019 Acura NSX will make its debut at Monterey Automobile Week that includes new design cues, exterior and inside colour mixtures, and chassis upgrades that improve automobile dynamics. The 2019 Acura NSX will first be displayed at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering. The 2019 NSX is obtainable for order at this time with U.S. deliveries slated to start in October. Design Updates, Expanded Coloration Palette New for 2019, a placing Thermal Orange Pearl premium paint choice continues the custom of NSX colour names impressed by motorsports venues and iconic corners, and pays homage....




2019 Acura RDX Earns IIHS TOP SAFETY PICK+ Award

Official launch from Acura Media Newsroom: Aug 14, 2018 – TORRANCE, Calif. Highest Potential IIHS security rankings amongst all compact luxurious SUVs Again-to-back file months earn new RDX retail best-selling title The 2019 Acura RDX has earned the very best attainable award and security rankings of any automobile in its class from the Insurance coverage Institute for Freeway Security (IIHS). The 2019 RDX certified for TOP SAFETY PICK+ due to a high ranking of “GOOD” in all crashworthiness assessments, commonplace AcuraWatch™ energetic security know-how that earns a superior ranking, and accessible good-rated headlights. The all-new RDX went on-sale June 1, recording back-to-back month-to-month gross sales information in June and July to take the lead as America’s #1 retail-selling compact luxurious SUV for 20181. In line with the IIHS, “The 2019 Acura RDX excelled in our six crashworthiness evaluations, together with the roof power check. Our testing equipment utilized over 21,000 lbs of drive....


Snapshots: Acura TLX A-Spec Conversion

Ever marvel what it might take to transform a typical TLX to an A-Spec mannequin? Randy Rodriguez did precisely that, he took a 2015-2017 TLX SH-AWD and transformed it to a near-perfect 2018-2019 TLX A-Spec. The checklist of swapped components embody: hood, entrance fenders, grille, head lights(w/12 pin connector), rear bumper, rear diffuser, exhaust(customized) and wheels. The one factor lacking are the aspect skirts that are coming quickly! Randy mentioned the whole course of took about 2 weeks. Take a look at the transformation images under: [Source: Randy Rodriguez via Facebook]