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  1. MDX
    I just acquired my first Acura and I was disappointed to see the stock stereo does not support A2DP for music over Bluetooth. I want to replace the single DIN stereo with a Double DIN CarPlay unit if it’s possible. I was hoping to reroute the backup camera off the tiny rear view mirror one and...
  2. 2nd Gen TSX
    Apples to Oranges: 2011 Nissan Murano & the 2011 Acura TSX Wagon Crossovers are the hottest body styles to come along since pillarless hard-top convertibles. Station wagons, by contrast, are as dead as tailfins and wrap-around windshields. For more, see my epitath. So what are they doing in...
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    2011 Infiniti M35h Hybrid: 1st Drive Review This March, Infiniti will launch its 32-mpg M35h into the luxury hybrid-sedan segment, a niche only slightly larger than the market for cars with square wheels. Right now, the sales leader is the $58,925 Lexus GS450h, which was outsold last year by...
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    Acura Boosts Production for 2011 ForeCast of 150,000 Sales Delights Acura Dealers Acura told dealers it would boost production by 15,000 units during the 1st quarter from a year ago and aims for 150,000 sales for the year. "That's music to my ears" said Douglass Fox, dealer principal of...
  5. 1st Gen NSX
    Honda Bringing CR-Z TS-1X & Sports Modulo NSX to 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon With the dust still settling on the floors of the 2011 Detroit Auto Show, Japan’s major automakers are already preparing for the 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon, which kicks off this Friday and runs the entire weekend in the Japanese...
  6. 4th Gen TL
    The Car Connection Summary Rating: 7.8 out of 10 by Bengt Halvorson Deputy Editor Jan 6, 2011 The Basics While the 2011 Acura TL lays aim at some of the market's top sport sedans, it has very modest roots—essentially, building on the V-6 Honda Accord. That said, the TL is up to the task; it's a...
  7. MDX
    Road Test: The 2011 Acura MDX The 2011 Acura MDX exists in a very crowded market segment populated by some very talented players like the BMW X5, Audi Q7, Land Rover LR4, Mercedes GL, Cadillac Escalade, Lincoln MKT, Lexus GX and many more. There's also a contingent of fully loaded 7-passenger...
  8. 2nd Gen TSX
    The Car Connection Carmakers [in 1998]: “SUVs are the new minivans, because young parents hate the minivan’s Soccer Mom connotation. Also wagons are a non-starter for precisely the same reason.” Carmaker [Acura, in late 2010]: “The new-new: wagons.” If you’re scratching your head, you aren’t...
  9. 2nd Gen TSX
    2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon Priced from $30,960 The 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon arrives in showrooms soon wearing a base price tag of $30,960, not including destination charges. The Sport Wagon shares most of its basics with the TSX sedan, which showed up to this year's 2010 Los Angeles auto...
  10. 4th Gen TL
    Acura Wins 2011 ALG Residual Value Award Acura announced today that the TL performance luxury sedan received the 2011 ALG Residual Value Award for Best Near Luxury Car. The ALG Residual Value Awards recognize the vehicle in each industry segment that is predicted to retain the highest...
  11. 2nd Gen TSX
    2011 Acura TSX Sedan Further Improves, Performances & Efficiency Despite the TSX sedan being a top choice in its class, Acura has not rested on its laurels, as a host of major updates have been made for 2011. Topping the list, the TSX sedan receives a freshened exterior look along with a wide...
  12. 2nd Gen TSX
  13. MDX
    No Clear Winner b/n 2011 Acura MDX & Lexus GX460 Although it was Honda who pioneered the Japanese luxury brand market with its Acura line, Acura is underappreciated and often overlooked. As the story goes, Acura’s success heeded moves from Nissan with its Infiniti brand and Toyota with its...
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    Honda Accord Receives New Styling and Increased Fuel Economy for 2011 Date: June 24, 2010 12:24 Submitted by: Jeff Source: Honda Press Release Credibility Rating: Not Specified EPA fuel economy goes up to 23/34 city/highway mpg (+2/+3) on some models; more features and a new Accord SE...
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    Honda CR-Z is Awfully Sporty for a Hybrid NEW YORK — Honda's about to take another swing at selling a gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle as a sporty, performance car that just happens to have a hybrid drivetrain to save fuel. That's similar to its pitch for the current Insight sedan hybrid...
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    All U.S. Honda Vehicles to Get Brake OverRides by 2011 American Honda has announced that it will be installing a brake-override system on all of its Honda- and Acura-brand vehicles for the North American market by the end of 2011. The device would, quite simply, allow the brake pedal to...
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    1st Drive: 2011 Infiniti QX56 Overcomes the Odds Ask any braniac elementary school student what happened to the dinosaurs, and they'll tell you they turned into birds. While the mechanics are a bit more complicated than a momma T-Rex hatching a brood of yellow finches, modern science would...
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    Next Generation Honda Civic Delayed Until 2011 We’re in dire need of a redesigned Civic; however, according to John Mendel, American Honda Motor Co.’s executive vice president, the redesigned Honda Civic won’t arrive until 2011. The schedule is well past the typical five-year product line for...
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    Next Generation Honda RidgeLine Coming for 2011 At five years old, the Honda Ridgeline is one of the oldest vehicles in Honda’s lineup. That’s expected to be fixed by next year, according to Vicki Poponi, Honda’s assistant vice president of product planning, at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. A...
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    Honda Odyssey Concept Revealed Coming this Fall Honda today gave us the first look at the next-generation of its award-winning Odyssey minivan with the new Honda Odyssey Concept, which is on display at the 2010 Chicago Auto Show. Unlike previous Odyssey models, the new Odyssey Concept shows...
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