Acura News

  • Acura NSX pace car for the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb

    This weekend is the Pikes Peak Hill Climb in Colorado, and one of the more standout cars racing to the 14,110-foot summit will be this Acura NSX supercar. It’s serving as the official pace car for this year’s event, and it’s just one of four Acura models that will be present. The others are an original NSX as well as the latest ILX and TLX luxury sedans. In a Pikes Peak first, Acura will install 24 cameras along the course to capture the NSX pace during a special run. All the sequences will eventually be compiled together to create a single video that Acura will post on its...

  • 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
    2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Gets More Tech, Same Great Price

    Acura’s RLX flagship sedan doesn’t get that much attention in luxury circles but, in Sport Hybrid trim, actually features one of the most sophisticated drivetrains offered in a production car. That drivetrain is called the Sport Hybrid Super-Handling All-Wheel-Drive system, and it...

  • 2016 Acura RDX
    2016 Acura RDX Priced From $36,640

    The 2016 Acura RDX debuted back in February, bringing some notable updates to Acura's small crossover. Now, we've got full pricing information for the revised model. The base price for the 2016 RDX is $36,640 for front-wheel-drive models, and $37,690 if you add all-wheel drive. Both prices include...

  • 2017 Acura NSX internal view
    2017 Acura NSX Tech Secrets Revealed

    When it finally launches on the market, the 2017 Acura NSX will be one of the most advanced performance cars in production, a feat made all the more impressive when you factor in that you won’t need to be a millionaire to afford one (Acura hasn’t mentioned pricing but the sticker is...

  • 2016 Acura RLX
    2016 Acura RLX Gets AcuraWatch Driver Aids, Chassis Tuning

    Acura’s RLX flagship sedan has been around since the 2014 model year. Launched as the replacement for the RL, the car offers a decent hit of luxury and in Sport Hybrid trim you also snag V-8-like performance combined with the thirst of a four-cylinder. For the 2016 model year, Acura has...

  • 2016 Acura MDX  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show live photos
    2016 Acura MDX Video

    The Acura MDX has been one of the top-rated, three-row crossover SUVs since it was new in 2001. It was just redesigned in the 2014 model year—but Acura is at it again for 2016, with more changes to keep the MDX on par with crossovers like the Buick Enclave and all-new Volvo XC90 going into...

  • Takanobu Ito

    Supplier firm Takata’s ongoing airbag recall has affected a number of automakers but primarily its biggest customer, fellow Japanese firm Honda, which on Monday announced that its embroiled CEO Takanobu Ito will be replaced. News of the defective Takata airbags, which have inflators that can explode, first emerged in 2013 and since then around 14.5 million vehicles have been recalled, the majority of those being from Honda. At least six deaths and 64 injuries have been linked to the problem worldwide. On top of the airbag recalls, it was revealed late last year that Honda failed to...

  • Acura SUV-X concept, 2013 Shanghai Auto Show
    Acura planning CDX compact crossover?

    Acura's been rumored to be planning a compact crossover to take on the likes of the Audi Q3, BMW X1 and Mercedes-Benz GLA ever since it rolled out the SUV-X concept car at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show. There’s strong demand for compact crossovers among premium buyers, especially in China where...

  • 2016 Acura MDX  -  2015 Chicago Auto Show live photos
    2016 Acura MDX Gets Nine-Speed Auto, Available Electronic Driver Aids: Live Photos

    The current MDX has only been around since the 2014 model year but already the popular seven-seat SUV is receiving some significant updates. Although there are no changes to its styling, the 2016 Acura MDX will be coming to the market with a new nine-speed automatic transmission, a new...

  • 2016 Acura RDX
    2016 Acura RDX Debuts At 2015 Chicago Auto Show: Live Photos

    While Acura’s brand mission seems to vary with the season, its crossovers continue to succeed, thanks to handsome design and high-tech features. Now, the smaller of Acura’s crossover lineup is once again completely new: the updated 2016 Acura RDX was unveiled today at the 2015 Chicago...

  • All-New 2016 Honda Pilot SUV to Make Global Debut at 2015 Chicago Auto Show
    Updated Acura RDX And All-New Honda Pilot Confirmed For Chicago Auto Show

    Things are just starting to settle at the Detroit Auto Show but already we have details on some of the new vehicles set to appear at the Chicago Auto Show, which this year gets underway February 12. One all-new model set to appear at the show will be the 2016 Honda Pilot, a teaser for which has...

  • 2017 Acura NSX
    Fernando Alonso Goes Gaga For New NSX

    Two-time Formula One world champion Fernando Alonso will be driving for McLaren this season, which as most F1 fans would know will be powered by Honda engines once again. Having been driving Ferraris and Maseratis in his off-time since 2010 (when he first joined former employer Scuderia Ferrari)...

  • 2017 Acura NSX live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    The Acura NSX has been a concept car in progress for a long time. Here at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, the wait may finally be over. This, according to Acura, is the production-ready 2016 Acura NSX. ALSO SEE: Acura NSX: The Legend Returns At 2015 Detroit Auto Show It’s been 25 long years since the first NSX was introduced, and this will be its replacement. You might not be able to tell much from the last NSX concept Acura showed here in Detroit, but there are slight differences in what Acura calls the NSX's new "Interwoven Dynamic design.” Whatever you call it, the new NSX is a...

  • 2017 Acura NSX live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
    Hotter Acura NSX Type R Planned: Report

    Acura’s new NSX supercar has finally made its debut in production trim, appearing this week at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show. It was at this event that Acura confirmed the car’s sophisticated hybrid drivetrain will deliver at least 550 horsepower, allowing it to accelerate from 0-60 mph in...

  • 2017 Acura NSX live photos, 2015 Detroit Auto Show
    Acura NSX: The Legend Returns At 2015 Detroit Auto Show

    Heralded in its heyday as the “$40,000 Ferrari,” the Acura NSX carved new ground for Honda in the performance enthusiast world, winning praise everywhere it went, and remaining highly sought after today. Yet, somehow, Acura and parent company Honda let the NSX flounder and eventually...

  • 2016 Acura ILX
    2016 Acura ILX Debuts At 2014 L.A. Auto Show

    Acura had high hopes for its newest gateway vehicle, the ILX compact sedan, which was originally introduced at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The idea behind its creation seemed logical enough: by basing an Acura model on the Honda Civic, the automaker could lower the price of entry and attract a...

  • 2015 Acura TLX by Galpin Auto Sports, 2014 SEMA show
    Acura Teams Up With Galpin Auto Sports To Build A Custom TLX For SEMA

    Acura isn’t a brand you normally associate with SEMA but the Japanese automaker was there this week with a modified version of its TLX, which was developed together with Galpin Auto Sports (GAS). The vehicle is strictly a concept but hints at the tuning potential of the new sport sedan, which...

  • 1996 Acura Integra GS-R from The Fast and the Furious. Photo by eBay user jim19490.
    Acura Integra From 'The Fast And The Furious' For Sale On EBay

    A 1996 Acura Integra GS-R used in 2001's The Fast and the Furious—the first film in the series—is for sale on eBay, with a current bid of $47,200. It was featured in the four-way street race that marked the first meeting of Vin Diesel's Dom Toretto and the late Paul Walker's Brian...

  • 2015 Acura TLX 2.4

    The 2015 Acura TLX is a surprising car in many ways. Rising out of the near-premium or entry-luxury segment to prove itself more than just another mid-level manager’s car, the Acura TLX offers a well-tuned chassis and suspension, innovative drivetrain features, and impressive value. As we noted in our first drive of the TLX: “It has, hands down, the best-tuned suspension you can buy for the money, especially in the entry premium/luxury segment, and that includes stalwarts like the BMW 3-Series and newcomers like the Cadillac ATS. It’s really that good.” That statement...

  • 2017 Acura NSX spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Acura NSX Spy Shots And Video

    Concept versions of Acura’s second-generation NSX supercar have been hitting the auto show scene since early 2012 but now we have new spy shots of the production version that will be hitting showrooms next year, most likely as a 2016 model. This is still a prototype but it differs to previous...

  • Teaser for 2016 Acura ILX
    Updated 2016 Acura ILX To Debut At Los Angeles Auto Show

    Acura had high hopes for its newest gateway vehicle, the ILX compact sedan, which was introduced at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. The idea behind its creation seemed logical enough: by basing an Acura model on the Honda Civic, the automaker could lower the price of entry and attract a younger, hipper...

  • 2015 Acura RLX
    Acura Looks At Making All-Wheel Drive A Standard Feature On Its Cars

    Acura may take a page out of Subaru’s playbook and make all-wheel drive a standard feature on its cars. The move is just one strategy Acura is looking at to stand out from rivals in the luxury segment. "The key is awd," Acura chief Koichi Fukuo told Automotive News (subscription required)...

  • 2017 Acura NSX spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2016 Acura NSX To Offer Ferrari 458 Performance For Audi R8 Price

    Prototypes for Acura’s second-generation NSX are currently being tested at the Nürburgring, with one of the cars even burning to ground in late July. Despite the setback, Acura is confident the new NSX will be ready for launch in 2015 and that it will meet some pretty lofty goals set by...

  • 2015 Acura TLX 2.4
    2015 Acura TLX first drive review

    Whatever happened to the Legend, the Integra, or even the Vigor? Acura used to have such brilliant, instantly recognizable model names. Names that inspired thoughts of potential, performance, power, and style. Now, the brand has adopted the alphabet stew that plagues so much of the rest of the...

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