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2018 Acura TLX Makes World Debut with Aggressive, Sporty Design, and New Technology Features

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Last week we had fun live tweeting (@SmailAcura) the world debut of the 2018 TLX. The event, broadcast live on YouTube, was hosted Jon Ikeda, Vice President and General Manager of Acura. During the presentation, he said the 2018 TLX is "the next step in our transformation as we sharpen our focus on Precision Crafted Performance in everything that we do and everything that we make."

 


Acura has released the following information about the 2018 TLX and its updates. Keep tuned to this blog and follow us on Twitter to stay up to date as to when Smail will be…
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2017 Acura NSX Named Green Car Journal’s 2017 Luxury Green Car of the Year

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The 2017 Acura NSX was awarded the 2017 Luxury Green Car of the Year distinction by Green Car Journal

"The 2017 Acura NSX delivers the luxury of driving a sports car equally at home on the highway or the track, that also happens to have important 'green' credentials," said Ron Cogan, editor and publisher of Green Car Journal and CarsOfChange.com. "Its advanced hybrid drivetrain, impressive aerodynamics, use of lightweight materials, and significantly improved city fuel efficiency over the previous generation are all 

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Acura NSX Design Includes Not-So-Subtle Nod to Flux Capacitor

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While many design elements also serve functional purposes, one of the more interesting design choices of the 2017 Acura NSX is clearly just for a little fun. The engine compartment layout has been directly influenced by the Back to the Future films, says NSX chief engineer Ted Klaus.

“Those films were very influential when I was young,” Klaus told NSXPrime.com.  “Every kid wanted a DeLorean with a flux capacitor. I included one in almost every car design I dreamed up over the years,” he added. “I wanted to be Doc Brown when I grew up. So it was only…

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Acura Celebrates New NSX Owners with Customized Films Tied to Each Unique, Built-to-Order Supercar

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As owners of the 2017 Acura NSX begin taking delivery across the U.S., Acura has revealed a new campaign – "NSX Originals" – that brings each unique, built-to-order supercar to life in a customized, digital film. 

Each owner film is customized to match the exact specs and options tied to their specific NSX, and features that vehicle's unique serial number. Click here to see Jay Leno's custom NSX, serial number three.

There are seven distinct versions of the film, each showcasing the power, dynamism and beauty of the NSX, alongside a unique development technology or manufacturing process that 

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COMING SOON: 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid 12/05/2016

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The 377 horsepower, electrified 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD is the most powerful and technologically advanced Acura sedan in history, applying a groundbreaking three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD)—an exclusive Acura technology also found in the new Acura NSX supercar.

The RLX Sport Hybrid offers the most spacious five-passenger seating in its class, with a powertrain that combines V8-like performance and 4-cylinder-like fuel efficiency along with precise 'on rails' handling feel, courtesy of its electrically-powered 

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Acura to Celebrate 30th Anniversary with 2017 NSX and Precision Concept at Monterey Automotive Week

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Look for a strong Acura presence at the 2016 Monterey Automotive Week, as their 30th Anniversary will be highlighted by the West Coast debuts of the Precision Concept and NSX GT3. 

"There's no better place on earth to showcase and celebrate our brand heritage and future direction in this 30th anniversary year than at Monterey Automotive Week," said Jon Ikeda, vice president and general manager for the Acura Division. "We're acutely focused on our Precision Crafted Performance DNA, which is exemplified in products like the NSX and Acura Precision Concept."

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Acura is Proud to Sponsor The Playbook's 32 Under 32

 
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In his playing days, Magic Johnson ran up and down a basketball court with the number 32 emblazoned on his chest and back. Now, years later, Johnson is using the number in a different way. Through his website The Playbook by Magic Johnson, he has compiled a list to "recognize and highlight individuals who exhibit the professionalism, hard work, values and talents to lead the reimagining of possibilities for tomorrow’s business culture." It is his 32 Under 32...

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Smail Acura Showroom Renovation Complete!

After a construction and renovation process spanning several months, our new Smail Acura showroom is complete and ready to dazzle. We'd like to thank our customers for being patient and understanding, and we're excited for everyone to see what the new showroom has to offer. In addition to having our new models of Acura vehicles and accessories on display, we've also been able to add some exciting new features to our showroom…

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