Acura News

  • 2017 Acura NSX

    If you’ve been eagerly awaiting the arrival of the new NSX supercar, be prepared to wait a little longer. Acura has confirmed that production of its hybrid supercar has been pushed back until the spring of 2016, with the main cause of the delay being the decision to switch the layout of the V-6 engine and add turbochargers. ALSO SEE: Very First Bugatti Veyron Sells For $1.8 Million At Monterey Auction Production was originally slated to start this fall, with the first cars due in showrooms early next year. Acura isn’t saying when sales will actually start, though the automaker has...

  • 1991 Acura NSX allegedly bought by Donald Trump for second wife Marla Maples
    Possible Donald Trump-Owned Acura NSX Found On eBay

    Donald Trump is having a grand old time bloviating across the country about how Mexican immigrants are problematic, women he doesn't like are dogs and pigs, and John McCain isn't a war hero. It's all part of a calculated marketing effort known as his presidential campaign. It may have the...

  • 1993 Comptech Racing Spice Acura GTP Lights race car
    Acura Kicking It Old And New School At Monterey Car Week This Year

    Acura is prepping for what will surely be a busy Monterey Car Week taking place next month. The automaker plans to show off some important vehicles both old and new at a number of the many events that occur during this annual crazy car week. There will be brand presence at The Quail, A Motorsports...

  • Mike Accavitti
    Acura Replaces Its Chief

    Acura has confirmed that it has appointed Jon Ikeda as its new chief, just as the brand prepares for the launch of its crucial second-generation NSX supercar. Former chief Mike Accavitti, a Chrysler veteran who only joined Honda in 2011 in a marketing role before being promoted to the head of the...

  • Acura NSX pace car for the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb
    Watch The Acura NSX Take On The Pikes Peak Hill Climb: Video

    The new Acura NSX has been tantalizing us with its clean lines and promised performance for the past couple of years, but soon we’ll finally be able to hop behind the wheel and tell you what it’s like to drive. Until then, sit back and enjoy this video showing a pre-production example...

  • Acura NSX pace car for the 2015 Pikes Peak Hill Climb
    Acura NSX Serves As Official Pace Car For 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...

  • 2016 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

    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 combines a regular 3.5-liter V-6 with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and a trio of electric motors in similar fashion to the setup found in the new NSX supercar. The RLX Sport Hybrid was introduced for the 2014 model year along with the regular RLX, and for 2016 the luxury sedan has received some...

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

    The 2016 Acura RDX is refreshed with new styling, a new powertrain, and other features.

  • 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
    Honda replaces CEO amid Takata airbag recall fiasco and slowing sales

    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...

  • Acura SUV-X concept, 2013 Shanghai Auto Show

    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 Acura and many rival firms are looking to boost sales. Now it’s been revealed that Acura parent company Honda has registered the trademark “CDX” with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The filing was made on February 11 and is for automotive applications. MUST WATCH...

  • 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
    2016 Acura NSX Video

    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...

  • 2017 Acura NSX live photos, 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 fade into the history books. No more. The NSX is back. MUST SEE: New Ford GT Supercar Revealed At 2015 Detroit Auto Show Unveiled today at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show after a preview to select media last night, the new Acura NSX (or Honda NSX as much of the rest of the world knows it), sports...

  • 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 driven by Ja Rule in the first Fast and the Furious movie can now be yours.

  • 2015 Acura TLX 2.4
    2015 Acura TLX: Best Car To Buy 2015 Nominee

    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...

  • 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...

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