For the first and only time in the history of Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) testing, an automobile nameplate has earned the prestigious TOP SAFETY PICK rating for every vehicle in its entire line-up. To accomplish this safety milestone, all 2009 Acura luxury sedans and SUVs received the highest possible
The Acura brand ranked first in overall luxury brand residual value in the recently announced Automotive Lease Guide (ALG) 2009 Residual Value Awards. According to ALG, Acura's line of luxury performance vehicles is expected to retain the highest percentage of its purchase price after a traditional three year lease.
"Residual value is an important measure of overall vehicle quality and desirability," said Dick Colliver, executive vice president of sales. "ALG's prestigious award is yet anothe
By adding an available manual transmission to the TL SH-AWD® model, Acura will further up its game for performance minded TL drivers who prefer the winding route over the direct route, Acura announced today. Available next fall for the 2010 model year, will be a TL SH-AWD® with 6-speed manual transmission and numerou
Acura today announced pricing for the all-new 2009 TL performance luxury sedan that will go on sale at Acura dealerships nationwide on September 24th, with all-wheel-drive models planned for sale in November.
For the first time ever in an Acura vehicle, the newly redesigned TL will be available with a choice of two different VTEC® engines while also offering both front wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive (TL SH-AWD®) models. MSRP pricing for the 3.5-liter V-6 equipped TL is $34,955 and the TL with Technology Pac
Since inception, the Acura TL performance luxury sedan has set lofty standards for styling, performance, comfort and technology. Available for 2009 in two distinctly different models, TL and TL SH-AWD®, the all-new fourth-generation Acura TL dramatically expands the model's capabilities and appeal with evocative style, a choice of two VTEC® powertrains (including a new 305-horsepower V-6) and the TL's first-ever application of Super Handling Al
For 2009, the MDX’s power rear tailgate feature is standard equipment with the Technology and Sport packages – previously the power rear tailgate was only available on the Entertainment Package. Additionally, the AcuraLink™ real-time traffic system includes an additional metropolitan market (Dayton, Ohio) and the MDX is offered in two new exterior colors— Bali Blue Pearl and Mocha Metallic.
Manufacturer's suggested retail pricing for the 2009 MDX is: MDX, $40,790; MDX with Technology
Saturday’s Acura Sports Car Challenge at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course was setting up to be another David Brabham highlight reel, just like last week’s wild Lime Rock Park overall victory, when he grabbed the lead with 90 seconds left in the race.
The popular Aussie racer diced his way through heavy late-race traffic with his bright green, blue and black No. 9 Patron Highcroft Acura ARX-01b prototype sports car and pressured Romain Dumas for
The all-new, completely redesigned 2009 Acura TL employs dramatic new styling along with a luxurious interior that includes more driver relevant technology than ever. Featuring the most powerful Acura engine ever, the 2009 TL will be available in two distinctive versions including the first ever application of Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) on TL. Available in the fall of 2008, the new TL will deliver a driving experience that achieves new highs within the performance luxury sedan category.
The all-new 2009 Acura TSX sports sedan has earned the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) TOP SAFETY PICK and 5-Star safety ratings in all governmental crash tests performed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA*), Acura announced today. A 5-Star rating is NHTSA's highest safety rating and TOP SAFETY PICK is IIHS' top rating reserved only for vehicles that achieve GOOD ratings in all of its crash tests.
The TL performance luxury sedan was Acura's top-selling model with April sales of 4,291 units, eclipsing MDX sales for the first time in months. Acura sales for April tallied 13,025 units, down 20.9 percent based on the daily selling rate* compared to April 2007. Year-to-date** Acura vehicle sales totaled 50,565 units, down 14.9 percent compared to 2007.
"With the arrival of the all-new TSX just last week, and two additional sedans coming later this year, expect Acura car sales to increase th
The show-stopping Acura "Advanced Sports Car Concept" made its world debut today at the 2007 North American International Auto Show. The dynamically styled concept provides a preview of the design direction for the successor to the Acura NSX.
Created to take exotic sports car styling to a new level, the concept is designed to incorporate a powerful front-mounted, V-10 engine and a new high-performance, rear-wheel-drive based version of Acura's exclusive Super Handling All-Wheel Drive(TM) (SH-
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