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Acura to bring back Type-S performance variant in coming years

Acura to bring back Type-S performance variant in coming years

Acura has made some announcements that fans of cars like the 2002 Acura RSX Type S pictured here will appreciate. Acura says that "over the next few years" the Type-S performance variants will return to its line and will be situated at the top of the core model lineup. Acura also has other performance-oriented plans for its cars.

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2019 Acura RDX reboots the SUV with touchpad tech and SH-AWD

2019 Acura RDX reboots the SUV with touchpad tech and SH-AWD

Acura may be calling this 2019 RDX Prototype just a "first look" at the design of its upcoming third-generation RDX, but make no mistake, there's more here than simply hints and teases. The SUV, unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show 2018 today, is Acura's most extensive redesign in a decade, and brings previously concept-only features like the Acura Precision Cockpit infotainment system into production.

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Acura RDX Prototype previews all-new path for SUV best-seller

Acura RDX Prototype previews all-new path for SUV best-seller

SUVs are big business for Acura, and so all eyes will be on the all-new Acura RDX Prototype when it breaks cover at the Detroit auto show next month. Billed as the "most extensive Acura redesign in more than a decade," the new SUV concept will preview what we can expect from the production model later in the year, both inside and out.

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Taco Bell employees can get a $4K discount on a Chevy Corvette

Taco Bell employees can get a $4K discount on a Chevy Corvette

When it comes to buying a new car, there isn't a person alive who doesn't want to save money on the sticker price, whether it's haggling with the dealership or qualifying for some discount program. Well, if you're in the market for a new Chevy Corvette and are hunting for a deal, you might want to consider a career change. Due to an odd arrangement between Taco Bell and GM, employees of the fast food chain are eligible for a $4,385 discount on a new Corvette Grand Sport.

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4 Tesla Roadster alternatives you can drive today

4 Tesla Roadster alternatives you can drive today

So the new Tesla Roadster has you gripped. There's $200k burning a hole in your pocket - or $250k, if you want to be among the first 1,000 owners - and you're all set to put down your deposit and join the waiting list. Problem is, Tesla isn't going to start making them until 2020, and that's assuming no delays between then and now. If you're in the market for some electrified sports car action while you wait, what are your options? Fret not, eco-racer, I've got you covered.

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Acura NSX “Dream Project” by ScienceofSpeed rolls into SEMA

Acura NSX “Dream Project” by ScienceofSpeed rolls into SEMA

Each year at SEMA there are a vast number of awesome custom cars on display. This year one of the coolest is a special Acura NSX by ScienceofSpeed called the NSX “Dream Project” and the car looks the business. The first thing you notice about this special SEMA car is the bodywork that looks straight off the GT3 racing grid. The body kit is inspired by those GT3 racers and not only looks good, but it functions as well.

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Acura’s ARX-05 prototype racer to tear up Daytona

Acura’s ARX-05 prototype racer to tear up Daytona

Acura has pulled the wraps off the awesome prototype racing car that it will use to take on the competition at the 2018 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race series, the debut of the racing car will happen at Daytona. The official unveiling of the sexy racer was at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering; Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion; and Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance Concept Lawn.

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2018 Acura RLX gets new safety tech and a nose job

2018 Acura RLX gets new safety tech and a nose job

Acura's 2018 RLX is the next in line to receive the automaker's distinctive new grille, with the refreshed luxury sedan also getting performance changes under the sheet metal. The largest sedan in Acura's line-up, the RLX will now be offered in just two variations, cutting the number of options buyers need to consider. The two powertrains will give the choice of either gas or gas-hybrid.

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2018 Acura TLX V6 A-Spec First Drive: Millennial-minded

2018 Acura TLX V6 A-Spec First Drive: Millennial-minded

Acura is three decades old, and with the 2018 TLX it's looking for like-minded Millennials. Latest in the automaker's line-up to bear the redesigned corporate grille, the new TLX also debuts an A-Spec version that builds on that nose-job with a sharper, more aggressive body kit. Acura's target is clear: it wants to be the sports sedan of choice for youthful drivers wanting bang-for-their-buck that the Germans just don't deliver.

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The 2018 Acura TLX’s most important change is inside

The 2018 Acura TLX’s most important change is inside

Car infotainment is a dark art, and getting it right is tougher than you might think. Happily, the 2018 Acura TLX hasn't just revamped its exterior styling - most noticeably with the new family snout - but introduced a significant improvement in the dashboard. It's called the On Demand Multi-Use Display, and it's a noticeable change over the old infotainment system.

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2018 Acura TLX adds sporty A-Spec to lure tech-savvy younger drivers

2018 Acura TLX adds sporty A-Spec to lure tech-savvy younger drivers

Acura promised last year that its Precision Concept would donate its distinctive styling to production models sooner rather than later, and the 2018 Acura TLX is next in line. The company's luxury sports sedan is targeting younger, more eager drivers with its big revamp for the 2018 model year, complete with the marque's new signature diamond pentagon grille. Inside, meanwhile, there's more tech and gadgetry as standard.

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2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid First Drive: First of the hybrid SUV breed, best of the hybrid SUV breed

2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid First Drive: First of the hybrid SUV breed, best of the hybrid SUV breed

Acura has been on the electrification bandwagon since the slow-selling, current-generation RLX sedan was introduced in 2013, but with this latest effort - the 2017 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid - people are actually going to take notice. Sure, the battery-assisted NSX supercar has gotten more than its fair share of attention, but the loyal folks who drive the premium brand's sales are far more interested in SUVs and MPGs than they are in lap times and turbochargers.

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