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2014 Acura RLX priced

January 16th, 2013 · No Comments

Toyota’s luxury division has released pricing for its all-new flagship, Acura RLX, at the Detroit Auto Show. Powered by an all-new direct-injected 3.5-liter V6 rated at 310 horsepower, the front-wheel-drive sedan replaces the outgoing RL model as the automaker’s new flagship. The new range-topping Acura RLX features the application of Precision All-Wheel Steer and Jewel [...]

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List of safest cars for 2013

January 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has revealed its annual Top Safety Picks List for new 2013 year. As we know, IIHS only evaluated 29 vehicles with its new testing procedures for TSP+. Luxury cars were the first groups evaluated.

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2013 Acura ILX and 2012 Honda CR-V Recalled

July 19th, 2012 · No Comments

Bad news for Acura fans. The Japanese carmaker recall more than 170,000 vehicles in the United States and over 20,000 in Canada. An issue with the front door latches of the new 2012 Honda CR-V crossover and 2013 Acura ILX sedan is forcing Honda to voluntarily. Honda said that simultaneous operation of the driver’s or [...]

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Acura recalling over 52,000 TL sedans

May 17th, 2012 · No Comments

Acura recalling approximately 52,615 TL sedans. The first safety recall involves vehicles from the 2007 and 2008 model years. The problem: a faulty power steering hose that could, over time, deteriorate and develop a fluid leak. A leaky power steering hose “could lead to loss of power steering assistance or, if it leaks onto a [...]

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2011 Acura TSX

November 17th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Acura has officially unveiled its facelifted 2011 TSX sedan, which makes its official debut at the LA Auto Show today. On the outside, the 2011 Acura TSX gets a discreet facelift that includes a revised grille and foglamp surrounds of the TSX wagon have been fitted to the sedan, and the changes out back are [...]

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Domestic Brands Surpass Imports in Initial Quality for the First Time in IQS History

June 19th, 2010 · No Comments

Domestic auto brands have demonstrated higher initial quality than import brands for the first time, according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010. Overall, the industry average for initial quality is 109 problems per 100 vehicles (PP100) in 2010, increasing slightly from 108 PP100 in 2009. However, initial quality for domestic brands as a whole [...]

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2010 Acura ZDX

July 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Look at the first official images of the all-new Acura’s four-door sports coupe. The 2010 Acura ZDX has been officially revealed as a pre-production concept at the New York Auto Show this April. As we see, the production ZDX is identical to the NY Show concept. Fresh design include the panoramic glass roof, the hidden [...]

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Acura’s sporty crossover spotted in Canada

March 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Acura’s BMW X6 sporty crossover rival spotted again in Canada. The last time it was caught circulating the German’s N??rburgring wearing a lot more camouflage than this example. Unfortunately, Acura hasn’t given any indication that this vehicle even exists. it’s wearing all the contemporary Acura styling cues and the N??rburgring pics clearly showed the shield [...]

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Honda Accord Achieves 5-Stars

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments

The all new model of the euro Honda Accord (also known in the United States as the Acura TSX) has been awarded with 5-stars under Euro NCAP’s safety rating scheme. In the previous rating system, the Accord had a 5 star adult occupant, 4 star child occupant and 3 star pedestrian protection scores Euro NCAP’s [...]

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2009 Acura TL

August 11th, 2008 · No Comments

3 months ago the new Acura TL was caught in camo on road testing. Today we have a first official photos of the all-new 2009 TL Sedan. The new Acura TL is larger than the outgoing model as it rides on a 1.4-inch longer wheelbase and is longer and wider thus promising to offer improved [...]

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