Category: Acura

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]


Acura Unveils 2015 TLX At 2014 New York International Auto Show

Acura has unveiled the 2015 Acura TLX performance-luxury saloon at the 84th New York International Auto Show. Developed under the Red Carpet Athlete Theme, the 2015 TLX features an updated styling, new engines, new technologies and new transmission options. Powering the new TLX is two new, high-output direct injected i-VTEC petrol engines: a 2.4 liter, 4-cylinder unit that produces a decent 206 horses and peak torque of 182 lb.-ft, and a direct injected 3.5 liter SOHC i-VTEC V6 featuring Variable Cylinder Management that  produces 290 hp and peak torque of 267 lb.-ft. The V6 engine offers 13 lb-ft and 10 hp more than the 2014 TL 3.5 liter engine. The standard 2.4 liter unit is mated with an all new 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (8DCT) with torque converter and becomes the world’s DCT  with a torque converter on a production vehicle. On the other hand, the more powerful 3.5 liter....