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Rare Rides: The Six-speed Acura TL, From 2005

On yesterday’s lovely Camaro-cum-Trans Am article, commenter dal20402 presented a very tidy Acura TL located in the gentle climate of Washington state. Said TL happened to be a pretty desirable example, so let’s take a look. TL was a new midsize entry from Acura for the 1996 model year. A direct replacement for the ill-received inline-five […] The post Rare Rides: The Six-speed Acura TL, From 2005 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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Porsche And Penske Team Up For IMSA And WEC Effort

Photo: Michelin Racing USA Team Penske has been kicking butt in racing for decades, and for a lot of that time the team has been powered by Porsche. Way back in the 1960s Roger Penske himself was racing various four-cam Porsche prototype sports racing roadsters. By the 1970s, Penske and hired driver Mark Donohue were a global force, and their Porsche 917/30 became known as an all-conquering machine in the Can Am series. More recently, from 2006 to 2008, the bright yellow DHL-sponsored Penske Po...
Tags: Porsche, Autos, DHL, Audi, Le Mans, Acura, Daytona, Team Penske, Penske, WEC, IMSA, Roger Penske, FIA World Endurance Championship, Porsche Motorsports, FIA WEC, Mark Donohue


Honda targets 100% EV sales in North America by 2040

Honda’s new goal is to achieve 100% EV sales in North America by 2040 as part of its broader target of being carbon neutral by 2050. CEO Toshihiro Mibe announced planned shift away from internal combustion engines at a news conference on Friday, his first since taking over executive leadership of the company in early April. This is the latest in a stream of pledges from legacy car manufacturers to introduce high percentages of zero-emissions vehicles into their fleets and achieve carbon neutrali...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Tech, General Motors, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Honda, North America, Nissan, EVs, Automakers, Acura, Mazda Mitsubishi, Toshihiro Mibe


Another Takata Airbag Tragedy

American Honda and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that a defective Takata airbag inflator ruptured in the crash of a 2002 Honda Accord on January 9th in Lancaster County, South Carolina. The ruptured inflator led to the driver’s death. There have been 16 U.S. deaths and more than 200 injuries due to […] The post Another Takata Airbag Tragedy appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car

Filed under: Acura,Audi,BMW,Car Buying,Convertible,Coupe,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance,Supercars,Sedan Continue reading It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car It's a good time to get a great deal on a new sports car originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 21 Apr 2021 14:57:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
Tags: Luxury, Supercars, Car Buying, Autos, Bmw, Performance, Audi, Best Deals, Hybrid, Convertible, Coupe, Acura, Sedan, Acura Audi, Car Values, Biggest Discount


Type S Origin Story: A Look Back at Acura’s Type S History

It all started with the 1997 NSX Type S in Japan, which led Honda R&D engineers in America to create a prototype coupe called the AC-R. From 2001 through 2008, Type S models played a significant role in Acura’s performance lineup. This video from Acura looks back at the Type S models through the years as we get ready for a new era of Type S cars.  Original article: Type S Origin Story: A Look Back at Acura’s Type S History
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Acura Tells the ‘Origin Story’ of the 2022 MDX

Acura kicked off its "Origin Story" campaign Monday to mark the automaker's 35th anniversary and introduce its new 2022 MDX three-row sport-utility vehicle. The campaign incorporates a series of videos released via Acura's social channels, spanning 15 seconds, 30 seconds and two minutes, looking at the brand's history as a challenger brand rooted in performance...
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Infiniti's new chief lays out his grand plan to revive the flailing luxury brand, whose sales have dropped 50% since 2017

New Infiniti chairman Peyman Kargar highlights the just-released QX55 as a sign that the brand's fortunes are turning around. Infiniti Infiniti has struggled in recent years, seeing sales fall far behind those of its competitors. Their cars are "nice enough, but not class-leading or world-beating," one analyst said. New chairman Peyman Kargar intends to revive the brand with a few key moves. See more stories on Insider's business page. Peyman Kargar has a big new job. Appointed in ...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, Trends, Luxury cars, Ford, Auto Industry, Bmw, Kim, Honda, Infiniti, Nissan, Hyundai, Kia, Buick, Acura, AutoPacific


2021 Acura TLX Type S: Ready to Rock After a 13-Year Hiatus

Like your favorite indie rock bank, after a long hiatus (13 years to be exact), the Acura TLX Type S is coming back. The “normal” 2021 TLX is already available, but the wait is (almost) over for those holding out for the Type S. When the 2021 Acura TLX Type S arrives in May, it will be the quickest and best-handling Type S in Acura history. Here is a closer look. Engine & Powertrain Under the hood of the TLX Type S is a 3.0-liter turbo V6 with Motorsport DNA. The turbo V6 delivers 355 ho...
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The Aston Martin DB11 leads this month's list of discounts

Filed under: Acura,Aston Martin,Audi,Car Buying Continue reading The Aston Martin DB11 leads this month's list of discounts The Aston Martin DB11 leads this month's list of discounts originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 10 Mar 2021 16:07:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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Reliance on Unredacted and Undisclosed Materials

Criminal law can be differentiated from civil proceedings, where both sides are obligated to provide all relevant evidence, in that there is an inherent asymmetry in the information the Crown possesses. This is particularly important given the burden of proof that is imposed on the Crown.   The B.C. Court of Appeal stated in R. v. C. (M.H.),  [29] …there is a general duty on the part of the Crown to disclose all material it proposes to use at trial and especially all evidence which may assist th...
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The $200,000 Acura NSX supercar comes with a tricky chore: cleaning out the massive air vents down its sides

2020 Acura NSX. Kristen Lee The Acura NSX is a supercar, yet part of its design traps dirt and other debris after driving. You can clean it either by taking part of the car apart or with compressed air. This is not an NSX-specific issue. It happens to a lot of other supercars. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Some of the most prominent features of the new Acura NSX - or indeed, any mid-engined supercar - are the rear airflow intake vents, located just behind the d...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Supercars, Autos, Hybrid Cars, Acura, Daniel, Richmond Virginia, Acura NSX, NSX, Kristen Lee, BITranspo, BIReviews, 2020 Acura NSX, Clear Detail LLC


A supercar designer dissects the design of the Acura NSX

The NSX is the most notable car in Acura's line-up The supercar boasts impressive performance, but it's also one of the more eye-catching designs in recent years. Acura's executive creative director shared the processes and insights that created the design of the second-generation NSX. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. Following is a transcript of the video.Narrator: This is the supercar that turned the automotive industry on its head in the late '80s. It's tuned like a Fe...
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Review: The $198,000 Acura NSX lives in the shadow of its legendary predecessor but deserves so much more

2020 Acura NSX. Kristen Lee The 2020 NSX is the mildly refreshed version of Acura's second-generation mid-engine supercar. It uses a twin-turbocharged V6 and three electric motors, including one for each front wheel. Base MSRP of the NSX comes to $157,500. After options, my loaner cost $197,995 MSRP. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. I think there should be a rule for when we talk about, think about, and drive the new Acura NSX.And that rule is: You don't talk about t...
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The $198,000 Acura NSX lives in the shadow of its legendary predecessor but deserves so much more

2020 Acura NSX. Kristen Lee The 2020 NSX is the mildly refreshed version of Acura's second-generation mid-engine supercar. It uses a twin-turbocharged V6 and three electric motors, including one for each front wheel. Base MSRP of the NSX comes to $157,500. After options, my loaner cost $197,995 MSRP. Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories. I think there should be a rule for when we talk about, think about, and drive the new Acura NSX.And that rule is: You don't talk about t...
Tags: Transportation, Trends, Porsche, Supercars, Autos, Hybrid Cars, Acura, Don, Acura NSX, NSX, Acura NSX Acura, Kristen Lee, BITranspo, BIReviews, 2020 Acura NSX, Acura NSX Kristen Lee


25 cars discontinued in 2021 that will disappear from US dealerships, from Ford's last sedan to fan-favorite small hatchbacks

Honda Fit. Honda More than two dozen 2020 vehicles won't be back for the 2021 model year.  As consumer demand shifts, many automakers are eliminating sedans, wagons, and hatchbacks.  Only one crossover won't make it to 2021: the Dodge Journey.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The auto industry is in the midst of a crossover boom - and for every new compact crossover automakers bring to market, some sorry sedan or hatchback heads to the automotive graveyard.The list of m...
Tags: Transportation, US, America, Trends, Ford, Lexus, Auto Industry, Gm, Jaguar, Chevy, Lincoln, Bmw, Honda, Mercedes, Hyundai, Continental


What To Expect for Your 2021 Lexus Maintenance Cost

Lexus maintenance costs are affordable compared to the industry average.Maintaining a Lexus is even more affordable when compared to other luxury vehicles.Drivers can use extended car warranties and prepaid maintenance plans to lower Lexus ownership costs. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Lexus vehicles may have a higher sticker price than many commuter cars, but overall Lexus ownership costs are relatively low. Sinc...
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2022 Acura MDX First Drive – Driver’s Choice Crossover

One thing I’ve observed in my decade-plus covering this industry is that Honda and its luxury brand, Acura, seem to respond more quickly to criticism than most OEMs. I note my bias here – I once owned an Accord – but I don’t think my former ownership of a used Honda is throwing me off. […] The post 2022 Acura MDX First Drive – Driver’s Choice Crossover appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
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2021 Acura TLX A-Spec SH-AWD review: Recapturing the Golden Age

Acura turns to tech in bid to return to past glory.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Luxury cars, Acura, Acura TLX, Sedans, Luxury Sedans


The Acura NSX leads this month's list of discounts

Filed under: Acura,Aston Martin,Audi,Car Buying,Convertible,Coupe,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance Continue reading The Acura NSX leads this month's list of discounts The Acura NSX leads this month's list of discounts originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 4 Feb 2021 12:00:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds. Permalink |  Email this |  Comments
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How Jeff Bezos obsessed over consumers but missed community, plus more Super Bowl ads: Thursday Wake-Up Call

Welcome to Ad Age’s Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing, media and digital news. If you're reading this online or in a forwarded email, here's the link to sign up for our Wake-Up Call newsletters. Bezos’ legacy Ad Age explores the departure of Jeff Bezos from the Amazon CEO role this week. The tech innovator certainly made his mark on the world, creating a company that pretty much fulfilled his vision as the “everything store.” But, ...
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2021 Sundance Film Festival Awards Go to ‘Coda,’ ‘Summer of Soul,’ and More

Today, the Golden Globe nominations were announced, and the results were pretty bad! So perhaps we should try to cleanse our palates with the 2021 Sundance Film Festival awards. This year’s Sundance was virtual, and while that experience can’t hold a candle to being on the ground in Park City, the festival organizers deserver lots of credit for putting the fest together in any capacity and running it smoothly. While I found a lot of the films I saw this year to be lacking, there were still plen...
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Acura's sleek and sporty 2022 MDX gets luxury brand's SUV back on track

A strong new version of Acura's MDX three-row SUV suggests the brand's latest reinvention may have staying power.         [Author: Detroit Free Press]
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Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 and our new long-term Acura TLX | Autoblog Podcast #661

Filed under: Green,Podcasts,Acura,Audi,BMW,Ford,GM,Lincoln,Volvo,Coupe,Crossover,SUV,Electric,Hybrid,Luxury,Performance,sedan Plus electric Mustang and Corsair, BMW electric M car, Stellantis, and reviewing the Audi A4 and Volvo S60 T8Continue reading Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 and our new long-term Acura TLX | Autoblog Podcast #661 Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 and our new long-term Acura TLX | Autoblog Podcast #661 originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 22 J...
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How To Budget for Your Acura Maintenance Cost (2021)

On average, Acura owners pay $501 per year for maintenance and repairs.Acura maintenance costs are low for the industry and very low for luxury models.Extended car warranties or prepaid maintenance plans can help manage Acura maintenance costs. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Acura vehicles are known for their dependability, which is reflected by their low repair and maintenance costs. RepairPal, a trusted repair co...
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Acura Maintenance Cost: What You Might Pay (2021)

On average, Acura owners pay $501 per year for maintenance and repairs.Acura maintenance costs are low for the industry and very low for luxury models.Extended car warranties or prepaid maintenance plans can help manage Acura maintenance costs. Affiliate disclosure: Automoblog and its partners may be compensated when you purchase the products below. Acura vehicles are known for their dependability, which is reflected by their low repair and maintenance costs. RepairPal, a trusted repair co...
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2022 Acura MDX Production Underway In Ohio & Will Arrive In February

Acura reports its newly redesigned MDX, which boasts an all-new light truck platform, will roll into showrooms on February 2nd, 2021. At the time of this writing, production is underway at the East Liberty Auto Plant in Ohio. As we told you earlier, this isn’t just some ho-hum release of a model with a minor face-lift. The changes on this three-row, family-ready SUV are presented as the most comprehensive makeover of Acura’s flagship MDX. So, what does that mean for you? 2022 Acura MDX Sp...
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REVIEW: The $73,000 Genesis G90 is such a plush chauffeur car that driving it only made me want to be driven

2020 Genesis G90. Kristen Lee The 2020 Genesis G90 is the executive luxury sedan designed to compete against the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and BMW 7 Series. The rear seats recline and offer first-class levels of legroom. My loaner had a base MSRP of $72,200 and cost $73,195 after destination fees. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Chauffeuring executives around used to be a job for the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, BMW 7 Series, and Lincoln Town Car. But now that Hyundai's new(ish) ...
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Do you know the stories behind these auto logos?

Four interlocked rings, a woman with wings (although they really aren't), and birds and what might have been a plane...do you know the stories behind some of the best-known automotive logos? Find out in my story at the National Post (Driving.ca). [Author: Jil McIntosh]
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How 2020's hottest car, the mid-engine Corvette, compares to rivals from Audi, McLaren, Lotus, and Acura

The C8 Corvette, Acura NSX, Lotus Evora GT, McLaren GT, and Aud Kristen Lee (C8, Evora, McLaren, R8), Hollis Johnson (NSX) I drove four mid-engine cars this past year: the 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, the Audi R8, the McLaren GT, and the Lotus Evora GT. Last year, Insider's Matt DeBord reviewed the Acura NSX. All of them offered a mix of cylinder counts, horsepower ratings, and price points. For me, the Corvette beat out the Audi but fell behind the McLaren and the Lotus. Visit Business Inside...
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