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.

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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. Hybrids

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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

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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.

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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.,

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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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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.

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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.

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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. 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

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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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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.

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World debut for Acura RLX Concept

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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

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Acura to debut 3 new vehicles at the 2012 North American International Auto Show including its first gasoline-electric hybrid

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Acura will unveil three new vehicles at the 2012 North American International Auto Show including a new compact sports sedan, a redesigned RDX crossover sport utility vehicle, and a concept version of the next generation Acura NSX super car. The Acura ILX Concept is a styling study of a new luxury compact sedan scheduled for launch in spring 2012. Acura also will unveil a prototype of the 2013 RDX, the second generation of Acura’s five-passenger SUV.

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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 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.

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

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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.

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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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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 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

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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

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Honda Plug-In Hybrid, 2017 Acura NSX, Tesla Model 3 In China: Today's Car News

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Today, we have details on the 2018 Honda plug-in hybrid, full specs for the 2017 Acura NSX hybrid supercar, and the possibility that the Tesla Model 3 electric car could be built in China as well as the U.S. The 2018 Honda plug-in hybrid will have a 40-mile electric range, and share a platform with the.

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2014 Acura NSX Hybrid Supercar: Will Debut January In Detroit

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At the start of this year, at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, Honda’s luxury arm Acura wooed the crowds with the world premiere of its NSX hybrid supercar concept. At the time, Acura promised its new flagship car would be on the roads for 2015 and ran a Super Bowl ad so popular, it crashed Acura’s website. Now it looks as if Acura has

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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

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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

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Acura TSX to Become First Hybrid Offering From Company

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A few days back we posted a story about Honda and their decision to bring a hybrid model to the Acura lineup of vehicles. The release of information about an Acura hybrid came directly from Honda CEO Takanobu Ito as he spoke at the NAIAS. At the time, it was unclear as to what Acura product would be chosen as the first to receive hybrid power

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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?

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2014 Acura ILX Sport Sedan: More Features, Hybrid Later

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For its second model year, Acura has added new features to the ILX compact sedan, which serves as its entry-level vehicle. The 2014 Acura ILX will go on sale tomorrow at dealers for Honda''s luxury brand, but an announcement of new features and upgrades thus far applies only to the two conventionally powered models.

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 NSX Hybrid Concept: 2012 Detroit Auto Show

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Ever since Acura ditched the much-loved NSX back in 2005, Honda hasn’t had an “everyday supercar” to call its own. Now the Japanese automaker has decided to let the venerable NSX be reborn: as a leaner, faster, greener version of its former self: the Acura NSX Hybrid Concept. On display at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show, the NSX

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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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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 NSX Hybrid Supercar To Make On-Track Debut At Mid-Ohio

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Hybrid supercars are officially in fashion. We''ve been positively inundated by the things over the last year or so, from BMW''s upcoming i8 plug-in hybrid, to the exotic Ferrari LaFerrari, Porsche 918 and McLaren P1 trio, to this: The Acura NSX. Like its historical namesake, it''s the Acura destined to be one of the most accessible hybrid supercars

Acura Debuting New Models In Detroit, Including First U.S. Built Hybrid

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Acura is debuting three new models at the upcoming 2012 Detroit Auto Show, including a concept vehicle that shows the styling for the next NSX sports car, a second-generation RDX crossover concept and the all new Acura ILX sedan concept. Based on the Honda Civic, the 2013 Acura ILX will serve as Acura's new gateway vehicle and hopefully bring new

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.

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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

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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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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.

SolarCity and Honda establish investment find to finance $65M in solar projects for Honda and Acura customers

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are partnering to make solar power more affordable and available to Honda and Acura customers in the US, providing a cleaner source of electricity at a lower cost than utility-supplied power. The partnership establishes an investment fund to finance $65 million in solar projects to assist Honda and Acura customers with the initial cost of solar power installation. SolarCity and American Honda Motor Co.,

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