Snapshot: Acura TLX Engineers

Posted by  on May 6th, 2014 No comments

2015 Acura TLX

Meet the brilliant group of engineers who put power, design and the thrill of the drive first in building #thenewTLX. Acura_Insider

[Source: Acura via Twitter]

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Build Your Own 2014 Epson NSX CONCEPT-GT

Posted by  on May 2nd, 2014 1 comment

Paper Craft 2014 Epson NSX CONCEPT-GT

Paper Craft lovers, the 2014 Epson NSX CONCEPT-GT is now available for your building pleasure. Visit – 2014 Epson NSX CONCEPT-GT to download the template.

If you’re up for the challenge, Epson also has the entire pit and other car models available on their Paper Craft landing page.

[Source: Epson]

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Acura USA April 2014 Sales Results

Posted by  on May 1st, 2014 1 comment

Acura Advance

Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:

American Honda Sales Rise 1.1 Percent in April

05/01/2014 – TORRANCE, Calif.

  • CR-V sets new April record as Honda core models anchor on-going retail sales success
  • Acura light trucks set April record, continue unprecedented growth in 2014

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today reported April 2014 Honda and Acura vehicle sales of 132,456 units—an overall increase of 1.1 percent (-2.8 percent based on the Daily Selling Rate, or DSR*)compared to April 2013. The Honda Division also saw in increase of 1.1 percent with April sales of 118,334. Acura division gained 1.6 percent on April sales of 14,122, with light trucks increasing 35.9 percent for the month on sales of 9,536 units.  Year to date American Honda sales reached 457,810.


Acura light trucks continue to sell well above last year’s pace, led by the hot-selling MDX and RDX. However, vehicle supply is becoming a factor as Acura begins winding down production of TSX and TL models in preparation for the new TLX models, which are scheduled to hit the ground later this year.

  • Acura division sales increased 1.6 percent vs. 2013 with 14,122 units sold in April
  • Acura trucks set a new April sales record with an increase of 35.9 percent on sales of 9,536
  • MDX posted another major increase with sales up 80 percent in April
  • RDX sales increased for an unprecedented 24th month in a row, climbing 6.3 percent

“With RDX posting two solid years of continuous growth and MDX sustaining its hot sales pace, our Acura SUVs continue to set the standard in the luxury light truck segment,” said Mike Accavitti, Acura division senior vice president and general manager. “In a few short months, we will unleash the all-new 2015 Acura TLX to reestablish Acura’s reputation for thrilling luxury performance sedans and establish the Acura brand as a force to be reckoned with in the luxury segment.”

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 26 days for April 2014 and 25 days for April 2013. Year-to-date, the DSR is calculated with 101 days for 2014 and 101 days for 2013. All other percentages in release are unadjusted; see table for adjusted DSR figures.

American Acura Vehicle Sales for April 2014
Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
April April DSR** April April DSR**
2014 2013 % Chg. 2014 2013 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 14122 13,899 -2.3% 52,070 48,852 6.6%
ILX 1,659 1,894 -15.8% 5,800 7,508 -22.7%
RLX/RL 353 407 -16.6% 1,531 791 93.6%
TL 1,694 2,959 -45.0% 6,546 9,752 -32.9%
TSX 880 1,622 -47.8% 3,803 5,798 -34.4%
MDX 5,180 2,877 73.1% 19,777 11,605 70.4%
RDX 4,344 4,088 2.2% 14,565 13,247 9.9%
ZDX 12 52 -77.8% 48 151 -68.2%
Memo: ILX Hybrid 49 152 -69.0% 164 535 -69.3%
Memo: TSX Wagon 89 206 -58.5% 393 819 -52.0%
Selling Days 26 25 101 101
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

[Source: Acura]

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Snapshot: Naughty Acura TL

Posted by  on April 30th, 2014 No comments

2007 Acura TL

Is this third generation Acura TL in trouble with the law or is it just a set up for a clever photo shoot? Leave a comment if you know the origin of this photo.

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[Source: Flickr]

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Josh Clymer’s 400,000 Mile Acura TSX

Posted by  on April 29th, 2014 2 comments

Josh Clymer's 2005 Acura TSX

Congratulations goes out to Josh Clymer who last week passed 400,000 miles(643,738 kilometers) in his 2005 Acura TSX. To no one’s surprise, the TSX still runs like a champ and has had very few issues over the years.

“there’s no engine swaps, rebuilds or any other major work. In fact the only problems or things I just plain wore out were the door lock actuators, serpentine belt bearing, cooling fan motor and the starter. I replaced the starter because it was starting to slow down. Meaning it took a few extra seconds to start then it used to. It still actually worked just fine. It lasted to 330,000 miles!” Josh Clymer – TSX Travels

Josh started documenting his TSX experience just last year, with the goal of eventually joining the 500,000 mile club. You can follow along on Josh’s blog TSX Travels –

Good luck on your travels Josh!

[Source: Josh Clymer - TSX Travels]

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Gallery: 2014 Acura MDX on Vossen 22″ CVT Wheels

Posted by  on April 24th, 2014 1 comment

2014 Acura MDX | Vossen 22" CVT

If you’re wondering what 22″ wheels would look like on the 2014 Acura MDX look no further. The folks over at Acura of Pembroke Pines put a fully accessorized 2014 Acura MDX SH-AWD on 22″ Vossen CVTs. All other things aside, I think this setup looks fantastic.

Also pictured is a 2014 Acura RDX sitting on 20″ Vossen CV5s.

[Source: Acura of Pembroke Pines]

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Gallery: KREIS Japan NSX Owners Club Meet

Posted by  on April 22nd, 2014 No comments

KREIS NSX Owners Club

A little rain didn’t stop 111 NSXs from converging at Laguna Gamagori for the KREIS Japan NSX Owners Club meet this past weekend. Check out for more photos.

[Source: KREIS NSX Owners Club]

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Video: First Generation NSX Montage

Posted by  on April 21st, 2014 No comments

NSX History

Honda Japan looks back on 15 years of the first generation NSX with this five-minute montage.

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