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2017 Acura NSX: Sexy, Powerful Hybrid Supercar Specs Released

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When it debuted around 25 years ago, the original Acura NSX helped redefine the supercar by combining performance and sexy styling with the usability of more practical cars. Now, a decade after that cult classic disappeared, Acura is launching a sequel that seeks to redefine the supercar in a completely different way.

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Acura NSX Supercar Unveiled In Detroit: This Time It's a Hybrid!

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First shown as a concept way back in 2012, the 2016 Acura NSX arrives with a hybrid all-wheel drive powertrain. DON''T MISS: Honda FCV Concept: Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Vehicle Coming In 2016 (Live Photos) The first-generation Acura (or Honda, in most parts of the The 2015 Detroit Auto Show saw the return of a fan-favorite supercar, with a new twist.

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News in brief: Acura to debut hybrid car

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The 2012 North American International Auto Show will mark the debut of three new vehicles from Acura – including its first hybrid car. Known as the Acura ILX Concept it will include Acura’s first [.]. Green cars Hybrid cars Latest news Acura Detroit Motor Show hybrid car North American International Auto ShowThree powertrains will be featured in a new luxury compact saloon car that will be launched in the spring of 2012.

Tesla Goes Solar, China Vs. U.S. Electric-Car Sales, Acura CDX Rumor: Today's Car News

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Check that out, as well as the possibility of an Acura-based version of the 2016 Honda HR-V, and a report on growing Chinese electric-car sales. The sun is shining in our neck of the woods today, but Tesla Motors could also use some at its nearly-finished, solar-powered Supercharger, retail store, and service center site in California. All this

Recall For 2013-2014 Acura ILX Hybrid Headlamp Problem

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A recall has been issued for 2013 and 2014 Acura ILX Hybrid sedans--along with their gasoline counterparts--to fix a problem with their headlamps. ALSO SEE: Acura Kills ILX Hybrid Under certain conditions, the headlamps may not provide enough heat dissipation, which can be compounded by engine heat and more-intense sunlight during summer driving.

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2013 Acura RL To Feature NSX Hybrid All-Wheel Drive System

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Remember the Acura NSX Concept from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show? Of course you do--it's one of the most striking concept cars in years, and its hybrid system is a statement of intent that performance and parsimony can go hand-in-hand. That same drivetrain will now feature in the 2013 Acural RL, reports Automotive News. Known as Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Details, Tesla Model S P85D And Honda FCV In Detroit: Today's Car News

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The Acura NSX hybrid supercar from the automaker''s luxury division debuts at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show, while the Honda FCV fuel-cell concept made its North American debut there. Honda is in the spotlight today. The 2015 Tesla Model S P85D was on hand for its first auto-show appearance as well. All this and more on Green Car Reports. We''ve got

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Acura Kills ILX Hybrid For 2015; Only Two Mild Hybrids Left

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Following the cancellation of the Honda Insight after the 2014 model year, Honda''s upmarket Acura brand has eliminated the hybrid model from its entry-luxury ILX compact sedan lineup for 2015. The 2015 Acura ILX will be offered with two of the previous three powertrains: a 150-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine Another one bites the dust.

Acura NSX Concept: All-Wheel Drive Hybrid Supercar For 2015

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It's the revival of a legendary supercar, the mid-engined all-wheel drive aluminum Acura NSX, and it's said to be a hybrid. Announced today at the Detroit Auto Show to applause from the assembled press corps, the new Acura NSX Concept was presented by no less a personage than Takanobu Ito What more could Green Car Reports fans possibly want?

Acura CDX Trademarked: Small Luxury Crossover Based On Honda HR-V To Come?

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The 2016 Honda HR-V subcompact crossover hasn''t quite made it to U.S. showrooms, but there is already speculation that it could spawn a related model. Specifically, that Fit-based crossover could trade its "H" grille badge for an "A." DON''T MISS: 2016 Honda HR-V: Live Photos, Video, And Details From 2014 LA Auto Show Honda leverages many of its

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Chevy Volt Mileage, Kia Soul EV Production, Acura ILX Hybrid Death: Today's Car News

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Today on Green Car Reports: Chevrolet Volt drivers pass 500 million miles on electricity, the 2015 Kia Soul EV enters production, and the Acura ILX hybrid is discontinued. The Acura ILX hybrid goes to the grave for 2015, joining a growing list of defunct hybrid models. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Meanwhile, the circle of automotive

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Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar To Be Designed, Built Here In U.S.

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Sold under the Acura brand in the U.S, The Honda NSX sports car is ingrained into Japanese car culture, but the latest model will be every bit as American as it is Japanese. Honda has now announced the new hybrid supercar will be produced at the company''s Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio. Virtually from the start, the new NSX has been an

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Elon Musk & SolarCity Offer Honda, Acura Owners Subsidized Solar Power

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Do you own a Honda, or maybe an Acura? You might be eligible for a discount on solar power at your home. If you think that sounds strange, you're right. Why would a solar company partner with an automaker to provide solar arrays for owners of certain cars?

Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Pre-Order Books Open. In UK

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For Honda and Acura fans it''s been far too long since the companies made something truly exciting for driving enthusiasts. That should change when the new Acura NSX supercar arrives, following its debut fanfare at the Detroit Auto Show last year. Acura hasn''t yet revealed a release date for the NSX, nor full specifications on its hybrid

Hybrid police pursuit car, Tesla Model 3 testing, Acura MDX hybrid, CA electric-car fees: Today's Car News

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Today, we've driven a new luxury hybrid SUV, we've got video of a Tesla Model 3 testing on public roads, and Ford introduces a police pursuit-rated hybrid sedan. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Over the weekend, we ran down our complete list of last week's news stories in our "Week in Reverse" feature. There's new video of the Tesla Model. Today in Car News

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2013 Acura ILX

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New for 2013, the Acura ILX line gives Honda's upscale brand something it hasn't had for a while: a compact near-luxury sedan with an array of engines and performance options, including a hybrid version that's unique in the segment. Underneath the Acura sheet-metal and all-new interior, the ILX is based on the current Honda Civic sedan, which was

Acura Drops A Hybrid, Plug-In Crossovers, Tesla Battery Swapping: The Week In Reverse

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Which automakers did Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk meet with this past week? What hybrid isn''t coming back for 2015, and which plug-in crossovers are on the way? And wait, what is Jay-Z driving? It''s the Week In Reverse, right here at Green Car Reports.

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid Expected To Reach 38 MPG Highway

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The 2013 Acura ILX will be the company's first entry into the compact sedan market since the Integra, but of most interest to GreenCarReports readers is the hybrid version. Previewed in concept form at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the production ILX, Acura's first ever hybrid model, will make its debut at the 2012 Chicago Auto Show this week

2013 Acura ILX Compact Hybrid: Detroit Auto Show Preview

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Since the demise of the well-loved Integra compact many years ago, Acura has had no compact four-door sedan. That's about to change, with the arrival of a production car based on the 2013 Acura ILX Concept shown today at the Detroit Auto Show. It's a compact four-door near-luxury sedan with one model that has an added feature not seen before on

Acura unveils new NSX high performance hybrid sports car

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Acura unveiled the production model of the next-generation NSX at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). The theme was the original tagline for the Acura brand, a guiding force behind the development of the original NSX and a critical component of its launch.

2014 Acura RLX Hybrid: 3 Motors, AWD--Most Sophisticated Hybrid Yet?

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Several manufacturers now offer gas-saving hybrid versions of their vehicles but it''s surprisingly rare to find two companies who have gone about it in the same way. The early pioneers, Toyota and Honda, fielded completely different systems at launch--and well over a decade down the line Honda has once again introduced a new hybrid system. Called

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Acura NSX Hybrid Roadster Revealed In Avengers Promo

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Cool cars have always played big parts in movies, and now it's the turn of the Acura NSX Roadster, set to appear in The Avengers. The roadster version of Acura's hybrid sports car was spotted on set during filming last year, but Acura has now revealed that the NSX Roadster will be used by Tony Stark, played by actor Robert Downey Jr, in the

Acura RLX Concept makes world debut in New York; first application of Acura Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

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2013 Acura RLX Concept. Acura held the world debut of the Acura RLX Concept at the New York International Auto Show. The concept provides a first look at the design and engineering direction for its all-new Acura RLX flagship sedan, slated for launch at the beginning of 2013.

Acura ILX Concept Walkthrough: 2012 Detroit Auto Show Video

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Last week we brought you live photos of Acura's ILX compact luxury sedan from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. As Acura's first compact sedan since the Integra, it's tasked with bringing new buyers to the brand. With sharp styling and some economical engines from the Honda Civic, it may just do that. Our man Joel Feder has shot a video previewing the

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid: Weekend Test Of Acura's First Hybrid

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Honda has been building hybrid cars since 1999, but it's taken until now for the company to offer a hybrid model in the company's upmarket Acura brand. We spent three days with, and covered 300 miles in, a new 2013 Acura ILX Hybrid four-door sedan. And we have to say, while we like the ILX as a car--and it delivers good gas mileage, averaging 41.4.

Acura introduces three new vehicles at Detroit show; two hybrid powertrains

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Acura also announced that the next-generation NSX will feature Acura’s new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD technology, is expected to debut in the next three years, and will be developed by an engineering team led by Honda R&D Americas, Inc., Acura ILX Concept. Acura NSX Concept.

Acura Super Bowl Ad: What'd You Swap For NSX Hybrid Supercar?

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We don't know how much Acura's two minutes are costing to promote its 2015 Acura NSX hybrid supercar concept, but with a record The stakes are high for Super Bowl XLVI this Sunday. Not just for the New York Giants and New England Patriots, though, but for the sponsors who spend millions on the precious seconds of advertising time during ad breaks.

2013 Acura ILX Hybrid: First Drive Review

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Though it has wandered through a handful of brand identities and images over the past decade, Acura continues to reinvent itself. This time, the next new thing is a hybrid using Acura's first ever implementation of Honda's familiar hybrid system (on a modified Civic platform) in the 2013 ILX. Entry level, luxury, and hybrid are three words that

Acura NSX v Infiniti Emerg-E: Green Supercar Faceoff

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Thirty years ago, bedrooms all over the world were adorned with pictures of supercars like the Ferrari 288 GTO, Ferrari Testarossa, Porsche 959 and Lamborghini Countach. At that time, very few of us worried about gas mileage, fuel economy or oil prices. All we wanted was a fast, sexy sportscar, even if it only managed a few miles per gallon.

2013 Acura ILX Compact Luxury Sedan: Live Shots, More Details

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Acura's hybrid replacement for the NSX might be getting all the headlines, but the ILX compact sports sedan arguably has a tougher job to do. The ILX concept, as we previewed yesterday, is an all-new Acura compact sedan due for launch in Spring 2012. For many buyers it will be the first point of entry into the Acura brand, so it needs to be good

Acura reveals Gen2 autonomous driving development vehicle

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Acura revealed its second-generation autonomous driving development vehicle in California, a modified version of the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD luxury performance sedan. All model year 2016 Acura sedans and SUVs are available with the AcuraWatch suite of safety and driver-assistive technologies.

Honda launches new environmental leadership award “Green Dealer” program for Honda and Acura dealers in US

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has established a “Green Dealer” program for its independently-owned Honda and Acura automobile dealers in the United States. The Honda Environmental Leadership Award and Acura Environmental Leadership Award will be given to dealers who quantifiably reduce their environmental impact, beginning with a minimum 10% reduction in total energy use at their dealerships. And we heartily congratulate our first group of Honda and Acura Environmental Leadership Award winners.

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid on sale in April; 3-motor sport hybrid system

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Acura’s first hybrid SUV, the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid ( earlier post ), will arrive at showrooms in early April with more than 30 additional horsepower and a 45 percent higher EPA city fuel economy rating as compared to the conventionally-powered MDX SH-AWD.

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Updated Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar Concept Debuts In Detroit

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It’s not quite the production version of the new NSX that we were hoping for, but the updated concept car presented at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show today does give us a much better idea as to what the production version, due sometime in the next couple of years, will be like. We can clearly see that many of the sharp edges on the previous

Acura MDX Hybrid Coming

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Acura To Add Hybrid Option to the 2013 MDX. The Acura MDX from Honda has a decade-long track record as a reliable mid-sized luxury SUV. Fuel economy for the hybrid and standard versions of the 2013 Acura MDX might also benefit thanks to a switch in the engine and transmission.

Refreshed 2017 Acura MDX SUV debuts in New York with Sport Hybrid Powertrain; 26 mpg combined

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Acura unveiled the restyled and refreshed 2017 MDX luxury SUV at the New York International Auto Show, adding available Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) powertrain technology as a model option. The 2017 MDX was designed by the Acura Design Studio in Torrance, Calif.,

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Acura running 4-motor NSX-inspired EV concept up Pikes Peak; 4-wheel independent torque vectoring

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Acura will run an all-electric, NSX-inspired EV Concept in the Electric Modified Class at the 2016 Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Acura will field two production NSX supercars in the event as well.

Acura debuts three new vehicles at Detroit Motor Show

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The North American International Auto Show was the setting for Acura to debut three new vehicles – including two with hybrid powertrains. Green cars Latest news Acura Acura ILX Concept Acura NSX Concept Acura RDX Detroit Motor Show North American International Auto Show

Honda of Canada Mfg. to invest $492M in Ontario manufacturing plants; $83.6M in government grants

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HCI) was founded in 1969 and is the parent company for both Honda and Acura vehicle brands in Canada. Honda Canada has sold more than four million Honda and Acura passenger cars and light trucks in Canada. Honda of Canada Mfg. HCM), a division of Honda Canada Inc.,

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Acura NSX Concept Hybrid Supercar To Be Built In U.S.

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Yesterday, we told you about Acura’s NSX Hybrid Concept Car, unveiled at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show. Then a few hours later, we treated you to our own photo gallery of the NSX unveiling live from the show floor, along with the news that it would reach production in 2015. Yesterday, we mentioned that the all-new supercar would be designed and