Tag Archives: Acura

Test Drive: 2017 Acura MDX Elite

By Kevin Harrison With the RLX posting dismally low sales numbers consistently, it may be a bit fairer to call the MDX the flagship of the Acura lineup (NSX not withstanding). It has, after all, been a part of Acura's line up for over a decade and a half and, let's be...
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Test Drive: 2016 Acura ILX A-Spec

By Kevin Harrison When I was younger, I had certain people in my life who pushed me to do better. Parents, friends and teachers all knew I could achieve more than just getting by. Am I ever thankful to have had such supportive people in my life. Because of this, I likely...
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Test Drive: 2015 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

By Kevin Harrison I’m always skeptical of the word ‘sport’ in the auto industry. Sport means different things to different people when it comes to cars and it seems as though the industry likes to use the word to be synonymous with performance. But true performance cars don’t need the word at...
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Acura To Bring Back The Integra?

I've always had a soft spot for performance cars from Acura, but if you look at the premium Japanese automaker's line up today, an accessible performance car is nowhere to be found. That may change quite soon though. A recent interview from Car & Driver with Acura's Chief Designer, Dave Marek,...
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Acura ILX to Get “Substantially New” Refresh For 2016

The ILX had a mostly disappointing introduction into the automotive world with most critics panning it for being too slow, too uninteresting and too pricey. Debuting at the L.A. auto show will be a "substantially new" version which will hopefully address some of the ILX's short comings including a “sharper performance...
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Test Drive: 2014 Acura MDX Elite

By Kevin Harrison In my opinion, Acura has gone through a bit of an odd phase over the past decade. The brand was once known as delivering premium luxury mixed with sportiness, topped off with Honda reliability. In other words, they were legitimate competition to the Germans, only they were cheaper...
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IIHS Releases 2013 Top Safest Cars

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has just released its awards for the 'Top Safety Pick Plus' catagory aka the safest cars tested for the 2013 model year. So without further ado the winners are (in alphabetical order):
  • Acura TL
  • Dodge...
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