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 |  Dec 19 2013, 4:59 AM

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Acura will cut its product portfolio from six to five models next year, confirming today that the TSX sedan will be discontinued in 2014.

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 |  Dec 19 2013, 12:01 AM

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Honda and Acura leads all automakers with six vehicles in their lineup receiving the highest possible safety rating of Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

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 |  Dec 18 2013, 2:34 PM

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Properly tightened bolts seem to be an issue at Acura. First the MDX was recalled for improperly tightened bolts on the drive shaft, and now the RLX is being recalled for loose rear-suspension bolts. 

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 |  Dec 18 2013, 9:02 AM

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Acura has teamed up with Jerry Seinfeld to create a series of commercials that will be running in the third season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.

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 |  Dec 13 2013, 10:01 AM

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Acura has announced a recall of model year 2014 MDX crossovers due to potential problems with loose propeller shaft bolts. 

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 |  Dec 06 2013, 2:02 PM

Ask-AutoGuide-No-26-Main-ArtGoldilocks and the Three Bears is a lighthearted fairytale highlighting the adventures of a cute little girl and a trio of cuddly bears… or is it? A closer examination of this innocent-sounding narrative reveals that it’s actually a gloomy tale that glorifies breaking and entering, trespassing, vandalism and theft.

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 |  Dec 06 2013, 1:15 PM

Gran Turismo®6 Acura NSX Concept

Gran Turismo 6 launches today and among the almost unmanageably long list of available cars, gamers are able to “play” with the concept version of Acura’s upcoming NSX. 

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 |  Nov 25 2013, 10:26 PM

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The new Acura NSX is set to debut its production form sometime in 2015 and now the Japanese automaker has confirmed that a roadster variant is in the works.

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 |  Nov 20 2013, 8:37 PM

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Acura just debuted the latest version of its RLX on the floor of the 2013 L.A. Auto Show: the Sport Hybrid SH-AWD.

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 |  Nov 20 2013, 11:41 AM

2014 acura mdx utility vehicel of the year

The all-new Acura MDX has been chosen as the winner of the 2014 AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year Award.

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 |  Nov 18 2013, 3:03 PM

It’s been a big year for crossovers and SUVs


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Last year AutoGuide crowned the Scion FR-S with our inaugural Car of the Year award. In the coming weeks we will be announcing our 2014 Car of the Year winner, but in the meantime it is time to introduce a new award; the AutoGuide.com Utility Vehicle of the Year.

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 |  Oct 30 2013, 10:49 AM

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While other automakers are struggling to meet standards set by new crash tests, Honda and Acura are putting out winners, at least according to the latest round of NHTSA crash testing.   Continue Reading…

 |  Oct 29 2013, 8:32 AM

A Grizzled Veteran is showing its Age


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The fourth generation Acura TL has had a hard time fitting in during its short lifetime. Sized closer to a mid-size luxury sedan, the TL is powered, optioned and priced more like a compact luxury sedan. In fact, at a base $36,030, the TL is actually cheaper than the BMW 328i.

With such a cheap entry fee, how is it that the TL still gets outsold by many compact and mid-size luxury sedans? Well, there are many factors like controversial looks and badge snobbery at play here. But not everyone cares about those factors and we wanted to find out for ourselves if this senior citizen is indeed a great luxury performance bargain, or just an also ran ready for a reinvention.

 |  Oct 18 2013, 12:00 PM

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Like Rolex watches, fine art or mega yachts, people aspire to own luxury automobiles. If they were both offered to you for free, chances are you’d pick a shiny new BMW 5 Series over a battle-scarred 1996 Plymouth Breeze every single time.

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 |  Oct 14 2013, 10:12 AM

honda collection hall

Joining the likes of Mazda and Lamborghini, Honda has now opened up its museum to pretty much anyone with a computer.

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 |  Oct 01 2013, 4:45 PM

Row Your Own


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If it’s not a diesel-powered, rear-wheel-drive station wagon with a manual transmission, it’s not worth considering, let alone buying.

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 |  Sep 17 2013, 6:45 PM

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Acura has announced pricing for its 2014 TSX, which will start at $31,530, which is the same base price as last year. 

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 |  Sep 15 2013, 4:37 PM

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Acura has launched a new colorizer app for its upcoming NSX, allowing you to virtually paint the Japanese supercar any color you can dream up.

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 |  Sep 06 2013, 5:22 PM

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Acura has adjusted the pricing of its 2014 TL sports sedan, increasing the bottom line by $125 across the various models and trim levels.

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 |  Sep 04 2013, 5:47 PM

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Both General Motors and Subaru posted banner sales last month but the industry as a whole did very well in August. Across the board deliveries were up 17 percent in the U.S.

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 |  Aug 19 2013, 8:50 AM

2013 acura tl badge

One of Acura’s bread-and-butter products is long overdue for a refresh and when the TL is replaced next summer it won’t just have a new name, it will also sport smaller dimensions and more power.

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 |  Aug 16 2013, 7:15 AM

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The Honda NSX Super GT race car has finally been revealed at Suzuka Raceway, as the teams begin testing their vehicles for the 2014 season.

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 |  Aug 05 2013, 3:31 PM

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Prior to the start of the Honda Indy 200 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexington, Ohio, the Acura NSX prototype made its running debut, taking a lap on the course and showing the automaker’s intentions of going racing with its next supercar.

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 |  Aug 04 2013, 11:25 AM

2016-Acura-NSX

After numerous tiny clips teasing Acura’s new supercar, the Japanese brand has released an extra long sneak peek at the upcoming NSX.

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