LA Auto Show Design Challenge: Acura Human/Machine Interface Concept

Acura Human/Machine Interface Concept

This year’s LA Auto Show Design Challenge theme asks the question: “How Will Cars Interact with Us In 2029?” Honda USA’s entry, the Acura Human/Machine Interface(HMI) Concept explores the possibilities of shape-shifting surfaces controlled by the passenger through mental and physical connections.


2029: Technology and human beings have converged to allow a deeper level of interactivity between human and machine. Implants are common – they allow humans to connect with objects and modify them mentally and physically; they enable an enhanced experience when it comes to comfort and efficiency. This allows technology not only to cater to the needs of a passenger, but also to anticipate them. The future interior of the autonomous Acura car will be a sandbox for creativity and usability, giving our vehicles a greater role in passengers’ everyday lives. Our concept is comprised of an exterior and interior shell, connected through a modular adjustable mesh that can flex and shape to custom-fit a passenger’s needs. The interior is also constructed out of a fabric-like material that can be changed by simply pushing or pulling on surfaces that can accommodate one or two passengers. With the help of biometrics and after repeated use, the vehicle will learn the preferences of each user and anticipate their needs by changing its shape.

Visit for more on the LA Auto Show Design Challenge.

[Source: Los Angeles Auto Show]

Gallery: Acura TLX Full Wrap in Blue and Yellow

Acura TLX Full Wrap

Here’s something different from Acura of North Toronto. Looking to stand out in a bright and bold way, the dealership took a pair of Crystal Black Pearl Acura TLXs and wrapped one in matte yellow, the other in metallic matte blue. To add contrast and a little more style, they kept the roof and side mirrors black, tinted the windows, and wrapped the grilles in matte black. The look is very polarizing, but it should definitely turn some heads.

Thanks to Michael from Acura of North Toronto for sharing the photos.

[Source: Acura of North Toronto]

Gallery: NSXPO 2014

NSXPO 2014

Photos from the first three days of NSXPO 2014. Track days were held at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and was followed by NSX NITE hosted in the town of Marysville, Ohio. The event wraps up with a social dinner Saturday evening.

A big thanks to NSX owner Brylek for sharing these amazing shots.

[Source: Brylek]

Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX by Acura of Pembroke Pines & Vossen Part 2

2015 Acura TLX by Acura of Pembroke Pines & Vossen

The 2015 Acura TLX by Acura of Pembroke Pines & Vossen Wheels got a few small updates for this recent photo shoot. Mike Chang says they’ve added RV6 Precat Deletes (PCD) which brought the TLX a gain of 17 hp and 19 lb-ft of torque at the wheels. Visually, the TLX now uses 20×10.5 deep concave wheels for the rear with a more aggressive wheel fitment.

Enjoy the new gallery above and stay tuned for more updates.

[Source: Vossen Wheels, Acura of Pembroke Pines]

Gallery: 2015 Acura TLX by Acura of Pembroke Pines & Vossen

2015 Acura TLX by Acura of Pembroke Pines & Vossen

Here is the long-awaited gallery of the 2015 Acura TLX by Acura of Pembroke Pines & Vossen Wheels.

The Bellanova White Pearl TLX received the following add-ons:

• Acura Optional Front Under Spoiler
• Acura Optional Side Under Spoiler
• Acura Optional Rear Under Spoiler
• Acura Optional Decklid Spoiler
• Acura Optional LED Fog Light Kit
• RSR Prototpye Coilover
• 20″ Vossen VFS2 Silver Polish Finish
• Interior wood trim to Carbon Fiber finish by RodWraps

Mike Chang from Acura of Pembroke Pines says they will continue to build on this TLX with more mods coming before the 2014 SEMA Show.

[Source: Vossen Wheels, Acura of Pembroke Pines]

Gallery: Opening of Puerto Rico’s Acura de San Juan Dealership

Acura Puerto Rico

Last week Acura de San Juan in Puerto Rico held a gala event to celebrate both the grand opening of their new dealership and the unveiling of the new Acura TLX. One of the dealership’s notable features is an Acura inspired sculpture/water fountain by Puerto Rican artist Luis Torruellas. Also, customers looking to pass time can work on their golf game with the dealership’s own virtual golf simulator, which is said to be the most advanced simulator on the island.

Check out the new dealership and a few photos from the event in the gallery above.

[Source: Acura de Puerto Rico via Facebook]

Gallery: The PopUp Dinner L.A. Presented by Acura

The PopUp Dinner L.A. - Acura TLX

“We spent our Saturday evening in white at the PopUp Dinner L.A., complete with great company, a lovely spread, and surprise guest Ludacris. Browse through our favorite moments from the night, courtesy of photographer Lucas Rossi.” - Acura via Facebook

[Source: Acura via Facebook]