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Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Chosen as Finalist for Green Car Technology Award

Posted by   on January 21st, 2014 No comments

2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

First of its kind 3-motor hybrid all-wheel-drive system in Acura RLX Sport Hybrid enhances power, handling and fuel efficiency for a new driving experience

01/21/2014 – TORRANCE, Calif.

Acura’s pioneering Sport Hybrid Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) system has been chosen as a finalist for Green Car Journal’s2014 Green Car Technology Award, which will be awarded January 22, 2014 at the Washington Auto Show in Washington, D.C. The award considers technologies that enable significantly improved environmental performance. The 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid, launching in spring of 2014, is the first Acura vehicle to utilize this groundbreaking new technology that delivers exhilarating performance with class-leading fuel economy ratings via its three-motor hybrid system with unique electric motor-powered torque-vectoring capability.

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Video: Walkaround with Acura TLX Lead Designer Jared Hall

Posted by   on January 17th, 2014 2 comments

Acura TLX Prototype - Jared Hall

Delve into some of the design features of the new Acura TLX Prototype with Lead Designer Jared Hall in this video from Temple of VTEC.

Watch the clip below and head over to vtec.net for more discussion.

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Acura NSX Prototype in Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee

Posted by   on January 16th, 2014 No comments

Acura NSX Prototype

The battle for the first Acura NSX continues in the latest episode of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee. A cleverly placed Acura NSX Prototype ignites a short skit between Jerry and special guest Jay Leno as they pull up for coffee in a 1949 Porsche 356/2.

The last time we saw Seinfeld and Leno compete for the first NSX was in Acura’s Super Bowl XLVI Commercial.

Watch the full episode below or check it out at comediansincarsgettingcoffee.com

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Gallery: The 2015 Acura TLX Prototype Part 2

Posted by   on January 15th, 2014 No comments

Acura TLX Prototype

Visit Acura.com’s Future Vehicle page for the full presentation.

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Gallery: Acura TLX Unveiled at NAIAS 2014

Posted by   on January 14th, 2014 No comments

Acura TLX

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Video: The 2015 Acura TLX Prototype

Posted by   on January 14th, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura TLX Prototype

Why does a smart luxury vehicle have to be so well behaved? Introducing the 2015 Acura TLX.

Starring IndyCar driver and former Acura ALMS champion, Simon Pagenaud.

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2015 TLX Prototype – Acura’s “Red Carpet Athlete”

Posted by   on January 14th, 2014 No comments

The 2015 Acura TLX Prototype

Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

2015 TLX Prototype – Acura’s “Red Carpet Athlete” – Unveiled at 2014 North American International Auto Show

Acura TLX Prototype Sets Design Direction for all-new Acura TLX launching mid-year; 2015 Acura TLX will deliver sports-sedan performance and agility in a more refined, sophisticated and technologically-enhanced package

01/14/2014 – DETROIT, MI

Acura today unveiled the 2015 Acura TLX Prototype showcasing the design and performance direction for the all-new 2015 TLX performance-luxury sedan launching mid-year at Acura dealerships nationwide. The TLX was developed around the theme“Red Carpet Athlete” to deliver a compelling blend of luxury refinement and sports-sedan athleticism, with exhilarating performance enhanced by next-generation Acura powertrain and dynamic handling technologies. The TLX will join the ILX compact luxury sedan and the RLX luxury performance sedan as the third vehicle in Acura’s sedan lineup.

“The Acura TLX Prototype is a precursor of some amazing things we have in store for our Acura sedan customers,” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president, American Honda Motor, Co., Inc. “As you would expect from an Acura, this completely new model will offer innovative technologies that break down the barriers between the driver and the machine to deliver a more intuitive, connected and personal driving experience.”

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Gallery: The 2015 Acura TLX Prototype

Posted by   on January 14th, 2014 No comments

The 2015 Acura TLX Prototype

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