Acura ILX Could Go Racing in World Challenge, Grand Am Says PR Boss

Acura ILX Could Go Racing in World Challenge, Grand Am Says PR Boss
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Yesterday Acura announced it would field a two car effort at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill race later this year using its new ILX sports sedan. Now Acura has revealed that racing plans for the ILX might not stop there. Continue Reading...

Acura ILX Team to Compete at 25 Hours of Thunderhill

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Acura ILX Team to Compete at 25 Hours of Thunderhill
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Team Honda Research – West will be heading to this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill race with a pair of Acura ILX race cars, working in conjunction with Honda Performance Development and Solo Motorsports. Continue Reading...

Acura ILX 2.4, Hybrid to be Priced Around $30,000

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Acura ILX 2.4, Hybrid to be Priced Around $30,000
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With Acura recently announcing the 2013 ILX would start at around $27,000 for the base 2.0-liter 150 hp model, the Honda luxury arm has now revealed more pricing details about the remaining two versions. While official pricing hasn’t been confirmed, at the car’s launch presentation in Scottsdale, AZ, Acura has said both the 2.4-liter performance… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX to Cost Around $27,000

2013 Acura ILX to Cost Around $27,000
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Acura continues to tease pricing figures for its new entry-level luxury sports sedan, with the latest number coming much closer to the mark. Officially unveiled at the Chicago Auto Show in February, at that time it was announced that the ILX would cost, “well below” $30,000. We now have a better idea of just how… Continue Reading...

Acura ILX Coupe Rendered into Reality

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Acura ILX Coupe Rendered into Reality
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With the recent introduction of the ILX entry-level luxury sedan at the Chicago Auto Show, Acura is reportedly planning a two-door version to follow. Like the sedan, the ILX Coupe will borrow its underpinnings from the Civic – which already has a two-door offering. To illustrate just how the ILX Coupe could look, we’ve employed… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Photo Gallery

2013 Acura ILX Photo Gallery
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Up until now, we’ve been mostly admiring the Acura ILX under the auto show lights but the Japanese automaker has released a huge photo gallery of their new compact sedan model. The Acura ILX is marketed as a compact, premium model that shares the Honda Civic chassis and powertrains. But its styling looks 100-percent Acura,… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars to See at the Chicago Auto Show

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Top 10 Cars to See at the Chicago Auto Show
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Whether you’re heading to the Chicago Auto Show and want to know what to check out, or your trip is a bit more virtual, AutoGuide editors have compiled a list of the must-sees at this year’s event. Head into McCormick Place and hang a left. You can’t miss the all-new 2012 Porsche 911. It might… Continue Reading...

2012 Chicago Auto Show Preview: Acura to Volkswagen

2012 Chicago Auto Show Preview: Acura to Volkswagen
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Did you think that every automaker’s secrets were revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit? Think again. At least ten new models will debut at this year’s Chicago Auto Show, which kicks-off this Wednesday, February 8th. Here’s a quick round up of what to expect: Acura The ILX Sports Sedan will debut,… Continue Reading...

Acura ILX, RDX Production Models Heading To Chicago Auto Show

Acura ILX, RDX Production Models Heading To Chicago Auto Show
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Acura will reportedly unveil the production versions of the new ILX sedan and RDX crossover at the upcoming 2012 Chicago Auto Show starting on February 8th. Both vehicles were displayed at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in concept form but we don’t expect the production models to stray much from the concepts we saw. It’s… Continue Reading...

Top 10 Cars of the Detroit Auto Show

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Top 10 Cars of the Detroit Auto Show
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For some of the more minor auto shows, a Top 10 list of the most important cars often covers most of the new debuts, but not so at the North American International Auto Show. Held each January in Detroit it’s the obvious launch site for major products by the Big Three domestic automakers and over… Continue Reading...

Acura Targets 45 Percent Sales Increase in 2012

Acura Targets 45 Percent Sales Increase in 2012
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After a downright miserable year with an eight percent sales decline, Acura is forecasting a massively successful 2012. On hand to debut two new models as well as the Acura NSX concept car at the Detroit Auto Show, sales VP Jeff Conrad dropped a stunning number, telling the assembled press that Acura will increase its… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX First Look – Video: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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With a new flagship supercar planned in the NSX Concept, Acura also unveiled a new entry-level model at the Detroit Auto Show this week. Called the ILX, it’s based on the new Honda Civic platform, but significantly modified. It also gets some distinct bodywork and three unique engine choices, including a hybrid option – the… Continue Reading...

2013 Acura ILX Sedan Doesn’t Look Like a Honda Civic: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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2013 Acura ILX Sedan Doesn’t Look Like a Honda Civic: 2012 Detroit Auto Show
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Acura‘s new ILX sedan, based on the Honda Civic sedan, officially features Acura’s first hybrid system and has made its debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The 2013 Acura ILX will become the automaker’s new anchor in a strategy to capture entry-level luxury buyers. Acura’s target market with the ILX are intelligent, young professionals…. Continue Reading...

Acura ILX Compact Sedan to Get Hybrid Powertrain, Choice of Two Gas Engines

Acura ILX Compact Sedan to Get Hybrid Powertrain, Choice of Two Gas Engines
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Honda is conceding defeat to Mercedes, BMW and Lexus but that could be good news for fans of the brand. Their reassessment means a fully-refreshed line including new cars as soon as this spring. The first in line is their new ILX compact sedan which will be based on the global Civic platform. The move… Continue Reading...

Acura NSX Concept Confirmed for Detroit Auto Show Debut with New RDX, ILX Small Sedan

Acura NSX Concept Confirmed for Detroit Auto Show Debut with New RDX, ILX Small Sedan
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Acura has officially confirmed it will reveal what it is calling a concept version of the next-generation NSX at the upcoming Detroit Auto Show in January. A brand that’s lineup has been in serious need of some fresh new product and exciting new models will get just that with the debut of this new sports… Continue Reading...