Acura doesn't tend to do concept cars these days that don't foreshadow a specific upcoming production model. The ZDX prototype of 2010 previewed the production version, as did the ILX and RLX showcars of 2012 and the MDX of 2013. The NSX concept is on its way to production, as the SUV-X concept is likely to do as well in the coming years. Show More Summary
Acura shows off its sports cars with the help of mechanical horses.
SEMA isn’t an event you’d normally associate with a rather tame luxury brand like Acura but the automaker did have a handful of concepts on show this week at the event. They were aimed at demonstrating the tuning potential of the cars they were based on, with two of the concepts based on the RLX flagship sedan and a third based on the...
A year ago, when Acura first announced that its RL flagship sedan was to be replaced by a new model called the RLX, the Japanese automaker rolled out a thinly-veiled concept version of the new RLX that was powered by an advanced hybrid system similar to the drivetrain destined for the new NSX sports car. Called Sport Hybrid Super Handling...
Acura has been busy over the past 48 hours unveiling NSX concept 2.0, the 2014 MDX prototype, and now, the automaker is announcing prices for the 2014 Acura RLX. For starters, the base 2014 Acura RLX goes for $49,345 and brings a 3.5-liter V-6 engine rated at 310 horsepower along with it. Power is directed [...]
As is usually the case with Acura, the actual 2014 RLX sedan here in L.A. doesn't stray far from the RLX concept we reported on from the 2012 New York Auto Show. It's a handsome enough car that's distinguished mainly...
After teasing us with the thinly veiled concept earlier this year, Acura has officially taken the wraps off its all-new flagship sedan, the 2014 Acura RLX. Aside from its huge step forward in terms of styling and luxury, the new RLXShow More Summary
Honda's American luxury brand Acura will show of its new RLX flagship at the LA Auto Show, previewing the next Legend sedan expected in 2014. Revealed as a thinly-veiled 'concept' earlier this year, the RLX will replace the outgoing RL, which is sold in Australia as the Legend. Show More Summary
Posted on 06.22.2012 13:00 by Justin Cupler Filed under: Acura | USA | sedan | industry news | auto shows | concept cars | Los Angeles Auto Show | New York Auto Show | Acura RL | luxury cars | midsize cars | future cars | Cars | Car News Patent filings are sometimes the bane of secretive automaker’s existence. Show More Summary
Acura’s relaunch is kicking off. Over the past year we’ve seen the small ILX sedan, redesigned RDX crossover, upcoming RLX and the NSX Concept debut. The only thing left untouched so far is the best-selling MDX. With Acura’s quick pace at getting a thoroughly redesigned lineup launched, it can’t be too far behind. This latest [...]
The Acura RLX Concept is a good indication of the luxury brand's direction for its next-generation flagship, which will replace the RL. More 2012 New York Auto Show Coverage Underneath the RLX's skin is a high-tech hybrid powertrain that makes...
Acura has unveiled the RLX concept at the New York Auto Show, featuring first application of Acura Sport Hybrid SH-AWD with more than 370-horsepower and 30 mpg combined fuel economy rating. The production version is slated for launch at the beginning of 2013 and will be also offered in a 310-horsepower, front-wheel-drive version, which will [...]
Fresh off debuting the Acura RLX Concept at the 2012 New York Auto Show, the Japanese automaker has announced it plans to offer the Aha by Harman Infotainment system—as seen on the RLX Concept—on the 2013 model. Acura follows parent company Honda, as well as Subaru, in announcing it will feature Aha. “Our vision to [...]
While the Acura RLX Concept's exterior may have underwhelmed, Cars.com Industry Analyst Kelsey Mays was impressed by the interior when he hopped in the car at the 2012 New York auto show. The RLX is about the same size as...
Get yourself a pair of Zubaz, because Acura's bringing back the early ‘90s all over again with the RLX — a big, V6-engined all-wheel-drive sedan concept with four-wheel steering. More »
Acura's parent company, Honda, will debut a production RLX in early 2013, but American Honda President Tetsuo Iwamura said the RLX Concept is a "strong indication" of the automaker's next flagship. The concept packs a lot of technology and a...
www.ZerCustoms.com - The Acura RLX Concept had its world debut at the 2012 New York International Aut... [...]
Acura’s lineup is being given a complete makeover. After realizing its strategy in the past decade just wasn’t working, Honda decided to make a change. Acura would abandon its push to compete head-to-head with top-tier brands like Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Instead, Acura would compete in the near-luxury realm against Buick and Lincoln. We’ve seen [...]Show More Summary
Acura's new concept has LED headlights, which might actually make it to production. (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET) NEW YORK - Acura's RL has long been a struggling warhorse, unable to keep the company ahead of the technology charge lead by other automakers. Show More Summary
Honda's overseas luxury arm Acura has pulled the covers from its new RLX 'concept', previewing the successor to the brand's current RL flagship. With a long history of re-badging and up-speccing, It is also likely that Acura's large sedan will share its platform and components with the next-generation Honda Legend. Show More Summary