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 |  Nov 28 2012, 2:00 PM

Looking to bridge the gap between mid-size and full-size luxury sedans, Acura has unveiled its new RLX flagship model at the Los Angeles Auto Show today.

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 |  Nov 20 2012, 10:32 AM

A sodium pentothal-loaded needle might be nice every now and again when auto executives lend predictions; that or a crystal ball, and here’s why.

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 |  Nov 20 2012, 9:31 AM

With the 2013 Accord, Honda made the surprise move of offering a continuously variable transmission (CVT) to help maximize fuel economy. Hitting higher mpg targets is, however, just one goal for the Japanese automaker and a new dual-clutch unit is on its way to help maintain the brand’s fun-to-drive reputation.

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 |  Nov 15 2012, 9:46 AM

It’s the dream of every Honda fanboy; a tour of the Honda Collection Hall.

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 |  Nov 12 2012, 5:54 PM

Looking nearly identical to a Honda Accord, the 19-inch wheels and Michelin high performance rubber are a strong indication that something more impressive lurks underneath.

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 |  Nov 12 2012, 10:01 AM

While the big hype surrounding the all-new Acura RLX luxury flagship sedan is its electric all-wheel drive system, front-drive models will gain a new all-wheel steering system to help maximize performance and safety.

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 |  Oct 31 2012, 3:01 PM

Hurricane Sandy ravaged much of the U.S. East coast this week, as the so-called “Frankenstorm” powered her way over the Appalachian Mountains, carrying rain and winds as far as the Midwest. Not surprisingly the automotive industry has been impacted by her rampage.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 8:43 PM

Virtually seen by everyone in the world in the recent Avengers movie, the Acura NSX Roadster concept makes it most recent public appearance at the 2012 SEMA Show.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 6:24 PM

Making its debut today at the 2012 SEMA Show is a custom Acura ILX ‘Street Build’ that shows what the ILX is capable of with some aftermarket goods.

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 |  Oct 30 2012, 1:50 PM

Acura is set to go racing in the near future with a track-prepped version of its new ILX compact premium sedan.

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 |  Oct 29 2012, 10:14 PM

Aiming to showcase the car’s sporty side while helping further develop its potential, Acura is taking its new ILX luxury sports sedan racing.

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 |  Oct 23 2012, 10:01 AM

Acura has trademarked the name TLX, a moniker which will sit on the TL successor, which will be a merging of the existing TL and TSX. 

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 |  Oct 22 2012, 1:17 PM

Only a year ago Acura unveiled its NSX concept car as a V6 hybrid, now word of the production car debuting at the same show is trickling out. 

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 |  Oct 16 2012, 2:17 PM

The 2014 Acura MDX has dropped its heavy camo in the latest set of spy photos seen here, showing that the classic Acura beak will stay intact.

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 |  Oct 10 2012, 12:02 PM

While Honda plays doctor with its unpopular Crosstour, Acura is taking on a different role for its 2013 ZDX crossover: Mortician.

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 |  Oct 02 2012, 5:32 PM

Among a relatively mundane sales month across the board, there were still a few big winners riding high above the pack.

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 |  Oct 02 2012, 3:32 PM

The Acura ILX race cars built by Team Honda Research West in collaboration with Honda Performance Development and Solo Motorsports will be on display at SEMA this year.

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 |  Sep 23 2012, 10:01 AM

To help widen the gap between the Acura TSX model from the smaller, newly-released ILX, the Japanese automaker has increased its pricing $500 across every trim level for the 2013 model year.

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 |  Sep 21 2012, 4:32 PM

Rumblings of a smaller version of the new Acura NSX are resurfacing after Honda shelved the project during the financial crisis.  

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 |  Sep 21 2012, 1:54 PM

Originally seen at the 2012 New York Auto Show as a concept, it has now been confirmed that the production version of the Acura RLX will bow at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show.

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 |  Sep 14 2012, 9:03 AM

Joining Acura‘s already impressive family of IIHS Top Safety Pick vehicles is its newest ILX model, which was just awarded the highest possible score of good in all four tests, including the roof-strength test.

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 |  Sep 14 2012, 9:01 AM

The 2013 Acura MDX is now available at dealerships nationwide with a starting price of $43,280 excluding a destination charge of $895. That price is a slight $250 bump over the 2012 model.

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 |  Sep 08 2012, 11:01 AM

One of only two cars to recently earn a ‘good’ rating on the IIHS small overlap barrier test, Acura has released pricing for its 2013 model year TL which will start at $36,800.

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 |  Sep 06 2012, 8:32 AM

Fans of the American Le Mans Series and motorsports in general may be weary of Grand Am’s acquisition of ALMS, but if there’s any hope to be had that top quality motorsports will remain on the North American continent it’s that automakers are supporting the merger.

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