Acura

Acura essentially serves as the performance and luxury arm of Honda. It is a stand-alone company in its own right, but the models that it offers are generally based upon the same architecture as models offered by Honda. To help create a difference between the two brands, Acura vehicles offer better performance and fairly luxurious interiors – two things that often push cars sporting the Acura badge toward the sportier end of their respective segments. Acura does offer some models and technological advances that aren’t found on Honda vehicles, a prime example of which is the Acura NSX and its twin-turbo, hybrid V-6.

2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition

2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition

Offered in NSX Hybrid’s orange hue, the PMC Edition is priced well for the stuff on offer and is limited to less than 400 examples

Acura has introduced the PMC Edition of its best-selling SUV, the RDX. The RDX was introduced back in 2006 as a spiritual successor to the MDX, which went to take bigger roles in the portfolio, quite literally. The RDX debuted as a premium entry-level crossover and is an important product for Acura. Initially, it was built on the same platform that underpinned the Honda Civic and the CR-V, but the third-generation introduced in 2018 as a 2019 model year SUV and was based on a new platform. It has been the best-selling SUV for Acura in the last two years, so, keeping it fresh is imperative.

The company has introduced the PMC Edition of the SUV in Thermal Orange shade that is reminiscent of the NSX Hybrid supercar. And the price? $52,995 including destination charges. Is this a steal deal?

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Acura Has Big Plans Underway For First-Gen NSX Owners

Acura Has Big Plans Underway For First-Gen NSX Owners

Acura Could Launch An NSX Restoration Program For U.S. NSX Customers

Acura is now busy building second-generation NSX models, but it hasn’t forgotten about enthusiasts that own the legendary first-generation car. According to the company’s manager of the NSX Team, John Watts, Acura is considering introducing a restoration program for U.S. customers. This program would be identical to the one Honda of Japan started back in 2010.

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The MDX Prototype Could Amplify Acura's Newfound Technological Dominance

The MDX Prototype Could Amplify Acura’s Newfound Technological Dominance

The fourth-generation Acura MDX debuts this week with stunning interior

Seven years old as of 2020, the third-generation Acura MDX is on its way out. A much-improved fourth-gen model is underway for an October 14 unveiling, but the SUV we’re going to see later this week is a prototype of the upcoming production model.

Acura just unveiled images and details of the new MDX’s interior and it all looks very promising. Not only a step up in terms of premium features, it also comes with brand-new technology and upgraded connectivity. The digital displays are also much bigger than before. Let’s have a closer look below.

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2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition

2021 Acura RDX PMC Edition

Automaker’s top-selling crossover gets an exclusive paint finish, among other new goodies

Four months after unveiling the TLX PMC Edition, Acura is giving the same special edition treatment to its RDX crossover. Dubbed the RDX PMC Edition, the special edition crossover benefits from the same exclusive additions Acura gave to the TLX. That includes the Thermal Orange Pearl paint finish that’s arguably one of the best colors you can get in the market. The RDX PMC Edition now occupies the range-topping slot in the lineup, combining the two trims sitting underneath it — the A-Spec and Advance Package — into one model. Befitting its status as a top-of-the-line special edition model, Acura is limiting the production of the special edition crossover to just 360 units, all of which are earmarked for the North American market. Each unit of the RDX PMC will carry a sticker price of “in the low $50,000,” according to Acura.

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Next Year Acura Could Grace The World With an NSX Spider and NSX Type R!

Next Year Acura Could Grace The World With an NSX Spider and NSX Type R!

The highly anticipated Acura NSX Type R could debut in 2021

Acura revived the iconic NSX back in 2016 as a hybrid sports car, and nothing much has changed since then except for a mild upgrade for the 2019 model year. But it seems Acura is planning to roll out two new variants of the NSX: a Spider and a hardcore Type R. Excited? Well, don’t lose it yet because these new models won’t arrive until late 2021.

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The Acura NSX Sets Pikes Peak Record for Hybrid Production Cars

The Acura NSX Sets Pikes Peak Record for Hybrid Production Cars

Race-spec versions of the 2021 TLX also did well in the Race to the Clouds

Acura has been in peak form at the 2020 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. The Japanese automaker showed up at Race to the Clouds with a 2019 NSX and a pair of race-spec 2021 TLX sedans to make a statement in a highly competitive field. Consider that mission accomplished as the NSX, with driver James Robinson behind the wheel, set a new record for production hybrid models with a time of 10:01.913. The new record is 0.5 seconds quicker than the old record, which Robinson also set in 2018 with a 2017 NSX. The pair of 2021 TLX sedans also performed well, finishing fifth and sixth in the Exhibition class with drivers Jordan Guitar and Justin Lombard piloting the race-prepped sedans.

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The 2021 Acura TLX Type-S Really Could Be the Dominate Compact Sports Sedan

The 2021 Acura TLX Type-S Really Could Be the Dominate Compact Sports Sedan

With 355 Horsepower, the 2021 Acura TLX Type-S Will Be a Strong Competitor

When Acura revealed the2021 TLX luxury sports sedan, we came right out and said that BMW and Mercedes should worry about it. In fact, you could even argue that Cadillac and Audi should worry too, despite the fact that the former is abandoning fuel-driven performance for a new naming structure and all-electric future. Well, Acura has added even more evidence that certain brands should worry with news that the 2021 Acura TLX Type-S will feature a pure-driven V-6 heart that’s good for 355 horsepower. Even better yet, we’ll see a near-production prototype in special livery serve as a pace car at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on August 30, 2020!

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2020 Acura NSX - Driven

2020 Acura NSX - Driven

Is the NSX the best supercar for the real world?

Most supercars live a life of unexplored potential. In a world where a Toyota Camry can hit 60 mph in a once-shocking six seconds, and six-figure performance machines have to cut that time in half to be relevant, few cars can be pushed to their limits in legal conditions. And the higher the limits, the fewer the chances you have to approach them. That means most supercars spend their days flaunting their looks — along with the prestige associated with their extreme capabilities — between occasional bursts of all-out speed.

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This 1997 Acura Integra Type R Review Will Have You Willing to Pay $60,000 for One

This 1997 Acura Integra Type R Review Will Have You Willing to Pay $60,000 for One

Looking at the used Integra Type R market, that’s not a hefty price, trust us

If you could get into the possession of a ’90s Japanese sports car without paying a dime, what would it be? For some, the poison would be the Acura Integra Type R because 1) the car’s an icon and a blast to drive and 2) used Integra Type Rs cost an arm and a leg these days.

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The Future of Acura Relies Heavily On Its Past, And That's a Very Good Thing

The Future of Acura Relies Heavily On Its Past, And That’s a Very Good Thing

Acura hit the market hard when it introduced the Integra, Legend, and first-generation NSX. The late 1980s and the 1990s represented a time when Acura was about little more than producing performance cars that looked good and felt comfortable. By the time the 2000s hit, however, the company fell into a funk that, at one time, could have pushed the company to the brink of destruction. Now, at just 34 years old, the Acura brand is looking to its roots for guidance as it looks forward. We’re here to tell you that it’s a very good thing, and the company is already several steps into its new master plan.

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Is Acura's Plan for a New Compact Type S Sedan a Hint That The Integra Name Could Make a Comeback?

Is Acura’s Plan for a New Compact Type S Sedan a Hint That The Integra Name Could Make a Comeback?

Acura is aiming for the sky, and a new compact sedan with a type S badge is part of the plan

Acura got us all excited with the new TLX sedan,, which is now available in a high-performance Type S trim fitted with a twin-turbo V-6 engine that should generate well in excess of 300 horsepower. But there’s more good news coming from a leaked dealership video that talks about a Type S version of the new MDX crossover. Acura is also set to launch a "new compact sedan" in Type S spec by 2022. This could also mean that the Integra could also make a comeback soon.

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The 2021 Acura TLX Is a Luxury Sports Sedan that BMW and Mercedes Should Worry About

The 2021 Acura TLX Is a Luxury Sports Sedan that BMW and Mercedes Should Worry About

It comes with a new high-performance V-6 engine

Introduced in 2014 as a replacement for both the TL and the TSX, the TLX is Acura’s answer to the highly popular BMW 3 Series, Mercedes-Benz C-Class, and Audi A4. But even though it was well-received in the U.S., it never managed to outsell its competitors. Acura is now looking to improve on that with the second-generation TLX, and based on its looks, technology, and power, Honda’s premium division should finally give BMW, Mercedes-Benz, and Audi a run for their money. Let’s find out more about that below.

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