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Category Archives: Acura

Screen Dreams: Automotive Infotainment Systems Part 1


While fumbling with the infotainment features on my Focus, I began to wonder about the long-term sustainability of my car’s primary driver distraction. As an early adopter, my experience with … Continue reading

April 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

2016 Honda/Acura NSX – Back to the Future


Its great news that Honda has revived its flagship sports car the NSX. For the last 10 years or so Honda cars were slowly loosing their edge when it came to … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

2002-2006 Acura RSX: The Sport Compact Car Evolved


The sport compact coupe market has always been a brutal one. The public, always finicky and forever chasing the next big thing will embrace the latest trend as fast as … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

What Is Luxury?


Most dictionaries would define the term luxury car as a “marketing term for a vehicle that provides luxury — pleasant or desirable features beyond strict necessity — at increased expense”. … Continue reading

March 3, 2013 · Leave a comment

1986-1989 Acura Integra: A Civic For Grown Ups


Most car buffs know the story behind Acura. As the first premium Japanese auto brand, it introduced American and the World to a concept that has forever changed the auto … Continue reading

August 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

2013 Acura ILX: Tough Acts to Follow


Acura’s been in a bit of a jam lately. The company known for its technically proficient cars has priced itself beyond the entry-level buyer. While the sporty TSX went BMW … Continue reading

July 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

1995 – 1998 Acura 2.5TL: First Out the Gate, But Slow to Inspire


Few realize that the trend of Japanese luxury brands started with Acura. Unfortunately for Honda’s product planners, the first batch of Acura cars were uninspired looking although they were well-engineered. After watching … Continue reading

January 22, 2012 · Leave a comment

1992-1994 Acura Vigor


Acura was in the right place with the wrong car as new entries from Lexus and Infiniti eclipsed it in performance, comfort and passenger room.

June 5, 2010 · 2 Comments

1990-2005 Acura NSX


The NSX was the flagship sports car for Honda sold as a Acura in America. The mid-engined rear wheel drive near exotic carried the light and efficient theme used by … Continue reading

December 19, 2009 · Leave a comment

Acura TSX


The Acura TSX was designed as an entry level luxury car to replace the Integra sedan that was discontinued in 2001. The TSX is Acura’s smallest and arguably best looking … Continue reading

October 6, 2009 · Leave a comment