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Acura

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Acura is a brand name used by Honda in the US, Canada, and Hong Kong since March 1986 to market higher-end line of Hondas. Acura relies solely on badge engineering. Every model including sport utility (SUV), family, and sports cars are rebadged Hondas.

History

  • 1990
    • Acura dealerships in the US win 5th consecutive first-place ranking on the Customer Satisfaction Index by J. D. Power and Associates. Expansion of research and development in US announced.
  • 1991
    • The Acura Legend coupe won Motor Trend's prestigious Import Car of the Year trophy.
    • Hondas revolutionary VTEC is introduced in the NSX.
  • 1997
    • Integra Type-R introduced. Highest Hp/liter (108) of any production car.
  • 2001
    • MDX won the prestigious Motor Trend "2001 Sport/Utility of the Year" award

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Timeline

1986

The Acura brand is introduced to North America by Honda.

1987

1988

1989

1990

A new 2nd generation Integra is introduced.

1991

New Vigor Model added to Acura's lineup. New 2nd generation Legend is introduced. Acura NSX introduced.

1992

Minor update to 2nd generation Integra.

1993

1994

A New 3rd generation Integra is introduced.

1995

New 2nd generation Vigor introduced as TL.

1996

New SLX SUV model is introduced. (Not sold in Canada) New 3rd generation Legend introduced as the RL.

1997

New Civic sedan based EL is introduced. (Canada only) New 2 door Coupe **TL introduced as CL.

1998

The Integra receives a minor update.

1999

New 2nd generation TL is introduced.

2000

No CL model for 2000.

2001

New 2nd gen CL Coupe introduced. New MDX Luxury SUV introduced. New 2nd generation EL model. (Canada only)

2002

The new 4th generation Integra is introduced as the RSX. The NSX is updated.

  • Models Sold:
    • CL
    • EL (Canada only)
    • MDX
    • NSX (Minor update)
    • TL
    • RL
    • RSX (New) (4th generation Integra)


2003

2004

New 3rd generation TL introduced. New TSX sports sedan indroduced.

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2005

New 2nd generation RL introduced. The RSX receives a minor update.

Related Topics

External link

  • Acura USA
  • Acura Canada
  • AcuraZine: Enthusiast Community

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News

  • Acura and XM Are First to Offer Complimentary Satellite Radio ... - Earthtimes.org
  • Hit-and-run at Town Hall - Tewksbury Advocate
  • 911 briefs -- Published Oct. 12, 2006 - Stockton Record
  • RDX is READY: Acura puts plenty of tech treatments into new ... - ParamusPost.com
  • Group 1 drives away with purchase of East Coast auto dealerships - Bizjournals.com
  • Matt And Hugh Plumb Win VIR Finale To Give Acura ST Title - Auto Racing Daily
  • Family prays for news of missing woman - Charlotte Observer
  • New Climate-Control Features Help Get Rid of Fog on Windows - Wall Street Journal (subscription)
  • RCMP investigating hit and run - Vancouver Sun (subscription)
  • Grand-Am Cup Series: Acura Team Wins Race, BMW Duo Takes Title - National Speed Sport News (subscription)
  • ... more news

Blogs

  • 2002 Acura RSX
  • !!! GS Roll call !!!
  • FS: Acura Legend Automatic Transmission!
  • WTB: G2 Coupe Headlights (R and L)
  • 91 LEGEND COUPE WITH A ''BHG'' FOR ONLY$450!!!!!
  • iLink NOT Compatible With New iPod Nano or 80GB Color iPod; All ...
  • Alpine Basslink II installation help
  • Street Battle
  • Acura RL
  • Throtle Body for sale, just lowered price:
  • ... more blog news

Jobs

  • ACURA INTEGRA COUPE 1989, - Pottstown, PA
  • Car Wash/Lot Porter - ACURA OF TULSA - Tulsa, OK
  • Import Technician - ACURA OF TULSA - Tulsa, OK
  • SALESACURA SALES$75,000++ - Springfield Acura - Springfield, NJ
  • AUTO SALES - ACURA OF LIBERTYVILLE - Chicago, IL
  • Used Car Depatment Manager - Sunnyside Acura - Nashua, NH
  • Cashier Receptionist - Sunnyside Acura - Nashua, NH
  • Sales Professionals - Park Acura - Akron, OH
  • PUH-LEEZ! NO GREEN PEAS!!! - Acura of Peoria - Peoria, AZ
  • NEVER BE OUT OF WORK AGAIN!!! - Acura of Peoria - Peoria, AZ
  • AUTO SALES MANAGER - ARLINGTON ACURA IN PALATI - Palatine, IL
  • Full-time Lot Attendant - Priority Chevrolet/Toyota/Acura - Chesapeake, VA
  • AUTO SALES - ARLINGTON ACURA IN PALATI - Palatine, IL
  • Billing Clerk - Priority Chevrolet/Toyota/Acura - Chesapeake, VA
  • Accounts Payable Clerk - Priority Chevrolet/Toyota/Acura - Chesapeake, VA
  • Vehicle Sales Consultant - DCH Tustin Acura - Tustin, CA
  • Sales Associates - Priority Chevrolet/Toyota/Acura - Chesapeake, VA
  • Auto Tech Wanted - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Jobs - Pittsburgh, PA
  • AUTO *Cashier/Receptionist* - Schaumburg, IL
  • Technician - HON TECH - Phoenix, AZ

Video

  • Acura RL's all-wheel drive system
  • Acura Showcase - IPOD Giveaway "Techno Traction"
  • Acura Showcase - "David Bowie: An Earthling at 50"
  • Acura TSX 120mph
  • 2004 Acura TL Crash Test
  • Acura Showcase - IPOD Giveaway "Techno Commute"
  • Acura Integra LED Custom Taillights
  • TOV Video: 2007 Acura RDX Undercar Analysis
  • TOV Video: 2007 Acura RDX Undercar Analysis
  • TOV Video: 2007 Acura RDX Dyno Test
  • My 93 NSX
  • rents due
  • peep wars
  • You have new Picture Mail! (video)
  • RSX Type-S
  • 50 foot drop
  • Jerry & Pachee
  • England
  • 2004 Z06 1
  • 2004 Z06 2

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