We’ve driven through some tough times with Acura. Anyone that’s followed the American Acura brand has experienced a bump or two on the road to reinvention.
How often do you hear an SUV owner refer to driving their truck-based SUV vehicle of choice as fun?
In 2014 Torque News reported on Team Honda and the independent Honda powered team assault on the world’s most famous hill climb.
Granted, I’m an unabashed Acura fan and have been since the 1980s. Back then I had the opportunity to take the wheel of NSX more than once, in fact I owned one for a year.
Yes, autonomous-driven-accident avoidance is here now
New technology, while a wonderful thing, takes a bit of getting used to for many a seasoned driver.
O.K, we won’t B.S. you here. For readers looking to Acura’s under $32 K compact production sports-sedan to be the “end all, be all” automotive metric performer, move on! This is not your car.
In a recent night-driving road test of 2015 TLX, Torque News-Acura was astounded by the near-day-light illumination of Acura's latest Jewel Eye LED 5 projector beam headlamp technology.
The first time Torque News viewed Acura’s tech-rich hybrid, segment breaking, and priciest luxury performance sedan, was at the RLX Sport Hybrid Los Angeles Auto Show debut back in 2013.
Building a mid engine high performance sports car for the streets is not a new undertaking. Its been done in relatively low numbers by several manufacturers since the 1950s.
The short story is that 2016 NSX engineering from an automotive developmental view point is very exciting, and in the near future of performance automotive design will save lives.
Metaphorically throwing oneself under the bus as an automotive journalist can be time consuming as well as debasing as to one’s audience.
Acura’s #2 best selling vehicle is an SUV, no surprise there.
Automotive journalism and subsequent car review is full of pitfalls. We spend much time reading responses from our readers, mostly positive.
Friday’s 20 minute qualifying round found relative newcomer Ryan Eversley of Atlanta Georgia taking the Pole Position for Saturday’s St. Petersburg Pirelli World Challenge G.T.
We’ll begin this article with a bit of praise for Acura design and engineering. The short story is this: Acura’s made all the right moves with the significant refresh of ILX.
It’s an eerier feeling!
Torque News spent some serious seat time driving 2015 Acura MDX AWD Advanced, while on a recent trip to Phoenix, Arizona.
That day in Sonoma ,California, we learned much about the tenacity and character of a seasoned driver that just won’t give up!
For 2016, Acura MDX SH-AWD features a 9 speed automatic transmission with Integrated Dynamics System(IDS) technology
It’s those little things one recalls in replaying the internal brain-loop of a not so long ago conversation with Acura execs and engineers.
It’s not an easy task. How do you take the best selling entry premium SUV in North America and broaden its market appeal? Ask Team Acura. RDX is set for a white hot sales trajectory in 2015.
The short story
Last week we flew down to California’s Napa Valley to view and test drive Acura’s “substantially refreshed” 2016 ILX.