Acura Debuts Three New Vehicles at the 2012 NAIAS

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Acura RDX, NSX Concept, ILX Concept

Official release from www.acuranews.com:

Representing the leading edge of a wave of new products and technologies, Acura today unveiled three new vehicles at the North American International Auto Show, including a concept version of the all-new gateway to the Acura brand, the ILX luxury compact sedan; a prototype of the 2013 RDX crossover sport utility vehicle; and the NSX Concept, which presages the direction for Acura’s next-generation supercar.

Acura also announced that the next-generation NSX will feature Acura’s innovative new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® technology and that the vehicle will be developed by Honda R&D Americas and manufactured in Ohio.

“Over the next 24 months the Acura brand will unleash a series of new models that will remake our product lineup and shake up the luxury market,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura. “Acura will once again defy conventional wisdom to become one of the top luxury brands by creating luxury vehicles based on our own unique values.”

Debuting three new models in Detroit heralds the beginning of Acura’s second 25 years as a premium luxury-performance automobile brand.

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Acura NSX Concept Gallery

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Acura NSX Concept

Acura NSX Concept

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Acura ILX Concept Gallery

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Acura ILX Concept

Acura ILX Concept

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2013 Acura RDX Prototype Gallery

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2013 Acura RDX Prototype

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LIVE from 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit

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Acura Booth at NAIAS 2012

Only a few hours remain until Acura’s big unveiling at the 2012 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The press conference scheduled for 2:35 PM EST will debut the next generation RDX, the all new ILX concept and the highly anticipated NSX concept.

Below are a few shots of the NSX still under wraps at the Acura booth.

Acura will offer a live webcast at www.acuranews.com with press releases shortly after. Stay tuned!

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NADAguides Names the 2012 Acura TL Featured Vehicle of the Month

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2012 Acura TL
NADAguides Featured Vehicle of the Month: 2012 Acura TL

Automotive pricing and information publisher NADAguides.com has named the 2012 Acura TL featured Vehicle of the Month for January. The refreshed Acura TL was released early in 2011 and struggled with shortages throughout the year but finished with a strong sales month in December.

NADAguides.com has noticed a rising trend in consumer interest levels according to recent website data, and has recommended the 2012 Acura TL “a compelling vehicle option for consumers shopping for performance luxury sedans.”

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Acura Three Vehicle Debut To Be Webcast Live From North American International Auto Show

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Acura Advance

Official release from www.acuranews.com:

01/05/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

On January 9, Acura will offer a live webcast from the 2012 North American International Auto Show as it unveils three new vehicles. The debuts include the all-new ILX Concept compact sports sedan, a redesigned RDX crossover sport utility vehicle, and a concept version of the next generation Acura NSX supercar.

The press conference will take place on January 9, 2012 at 2:35 PM (EST) in the Acura booth at Cobo Center, Detroit and will be webcast live on: http://acuranews.com/live/2012naias-acura. Press materials will be posted at www.acuranews.com immediately following the press conference.

Additional ways to connect with Acura:
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Acura_Insider
Join the discussion: #AcuraDetroit
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Acura
YouTube: www.youtube.com/acura

For media information, high-resolution photos and videos of Acura vehicles, please visit www.acuranews.com. For consumer information, please visit www.acura.com.

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Acura USA 2011 December and Year End Sales Results

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Acura Advance

Official release from www.acuranews.com:

Acura Announces December and Year End Sales Results
MDX Again Leads Monthly Sales, But Overall Sales Still Led by Sedans

01/04/2012 – TORRANCE, Calif.

As a challenging 2011 came to a close, the MDX luxury SUV again led Acura monthly sales with 4,588 units sold, down 22.1 percent based on Daily Selling Rate* (DSR). Total monthly sales for Acura were 13,129 units (down 15.2 percent) while year-to-date** sales totaled 123,299 (down 8.0 percent).

“As we close the chapter on a tough year, Acura will start off 2012 strong with the debut of three all-new products at the North American International Auto Show, including the next generation NSX,” said Jeff Conrad, Acura vice president of sales. “Although we still had low inventory in December, our production levels are now back to normal. With a great line-up of products and all-new ILX and RDX models coming in the spring, 2012 will be a very good year for Acura.”

The next best selling Acura light truck was the RDX crossover SUV with 1,576 units sold, up 2.3 percent. Acura light truck sales totaled 6,250 (down 18.6 percent) while total car sales were 6,879 (down 11.9 percent).

Acura’s TSX sports sedan led December car sales with 3,546 units sold, down 19.3 percent. The TL performance luxury sedan was Acura’s next best selling car with sales with 3,283 units, down 0.2 percent.

For media information and high-resolution photos of all Acura vehicles, please visit www.acuranews.com. For consumer information, please visit www.acura.com.

*The daily selling rate (DSR) is calculated with 27 selling days for both December 2011 and for December 2010. **Year-to-date sales based on 307 days for December 2011 and 306 days for December 2010.

American Acura Vehicle Sales For December 2011
  Month-to-Date Year-to-Date
  December December DSR** December December DSR**
  2011 2010 % Chg. 2011 2010 % Chg.
Acura Division Total 13,129 15,489 -15.2% 123,299 133,606 -8.0%
TL  3,283 3,275 0.2% 31,237 34,049 -8.6%
TSX 3,546 4,393 -19.3% 30,935 32,076 -3.9%
Memo: TSX Wagon 295 126 134.1% 3,210 126 2439.3%
RL 50 141 -64.5% 1,096 2,037 -46.4%
MDX  4,588 5,887 -22.1% 43,271 47,210 -8.6%
ZDX  86 253 -66.0% 1,564 3,259 -52.2%
RDX   1,576 1,540 2.3% 15,196 14,975 1.1%
Selling Days 27 27   307 306  
* Honda and Acura vehicles are made of domestic & global sourced parts. ** Daily Selling Rate

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