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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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.

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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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Acura CDX could migrate from China as luxury subcompact crossover

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Acura today has a thin lineup that has as many passenger sedans as crossover utility vehicles. DON'T MISS: 2017 Acura NSX: Sexy, Powerful Hybrid. With only the TLX, RDX, MDX, RLX, and NSX to work with, Honda's premium line doesn't compete in a number of important markets. The most glaring absence is in the raging hot subcompact crossover realm. Future Cars subcompact

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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. Known as Sport Hybrid SH-AWD That same drivetrain will now feature in the 2013 Acural RL, reports Automotive News.

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 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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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.,

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?

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, Honda has now announced the new hybrid supercar will be produced at the company''s Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio. 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. Virtually from the start, the new NSX has been an

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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. Hybrids

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

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

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

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.

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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.

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 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

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.

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 unveils 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive; optimized based on NSX learnings

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Acura unveiled a redesigned 2018 Acura RLX reflecting the brand’s new design direction. The 2018 Acura RLX will make its public debut during Monterey Automotive Week next week on the Monterey peninsula. The new 2018 Acura RLX will go on sale in November.

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 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

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.

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 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.

Honda discontinuing Civic Hybrid, Civic natural gas model, Accord plug-in hybrid; new BEV, PHEV models coming

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Due in part to Honda’s ability to advance fuel economy through conventional engine technology, the Civic lineup will no longer include a hybrid or a natural gas model, according to John Mendel, Executive Vice President, Automobile Division American Honda Motor Co., Honda currently is selling the MY 2014 Accord Plug-in Hybrid. For the first five months of 2015, Honda’s total hybrid sales (including Acura models) were down 22.3% Sales of the Civic Hybrid were down 10.2%

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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. Autonomous driving Hybrids

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. That could change with the 2013 model, which will for the first time offer a hybrid version of the MDX.

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

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

Honda targeting 2/3 of unit sales from PHEVs, HEVs and ZEVs by ~2030; PHEVs the core of electrification

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At a press event in Tokyo to lay out his future vision and direction for the company, Honda Motor President & CEO Takahiro Hachigo said that the company will strive to make two-thirds of its overall unit sales from plug-in hybrid/hybrid vehicles and zero-emissions vehicles such as fuel cell vehicles and battery EVs by around 2030. After that, Honda will make a plug-in hybrid type available for the major models and increase the number of models sequentially.

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Honda beginning sales of Legend with 3-motor Sport Hybrid SH-AWD system in January; V6 with cylinder deactivation

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will begin sales of the all-new Legend flagship sedan (its cousin is already on sale in the US as the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) at dealerships across Japan on 22 January 2015. Engines Hybrids Motors Honda Motor Co.,

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Acura provides more technical detail on NSX sports hybrid AWD powertrain, body

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Acura unveiled the production model of the next-generation NSX at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this past January ( earlier post ), and now has provided more technical detail on the high-performance hybrid sports car and its new Sport Hybrid-AWD power unit.

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

Green Cars News

The North American International Auto Show was the setting for Acura to debut three new vehicles – including two with hybrid powertrains. Taking centre stage at the event was a concept version of the ILX hybrid luxury compact saloon car; the NSX Concept, a next-generation super-car; and a prototype of the 2013 RDX crossover sport [.]. Green cars Latest news Acura Acura ILX Concept Acura NSX Concept Acura RDX Detroit Motor Show North American International Auto Show

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

World debut for Acura RLX Concept

Green Cars News

The newcomers have been arriving thick and fast at the New York International Auto Show – with the Acura RLX Concept (pictured) the latest vehicle to make a debut. Featuring a 3.5litre direct-injected VTEC V6 engine and a sport hybrid all-wheel drive system, the Acura RLX Concept also makes use of three electric motors to [.]. Green cars Latest news Acura Acura RLX Concept green cars New York International Auto Show

Series production of next-generation Acura NSX hybrid supercar begins in April at new Performance Manufacturing Center

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Acura’s Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) will begin series production of the next-generation Acura NSX hybrid supercar ( earlier post ) in late April, with customer deliveries to commence thereafter. Complementary production of the Acura NSX’s bespoke, 75-degree, twin turbocharged V-6 engine takes place at the company’s nearby Anna, Ohio engine plant and is undertaken by a small group of master engine builders. Hybrids Manufacturing Materials