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The 2021 Acura TLX’s best safety feature is something you’ll hopefully never see

The 2021 Acura TLX’s best safety feature is something you’ll hopefully never see

Acura will get to launch Honda's new airbag design, cradling the front passenger's head and helping avoid brain injuries with a clever triple-bag layout. The new airbag - which has been compared to a baseball catcher's mitt, only in this case your head is the ball - was previewed by Honda last year, and will make its commercial debut in the 2021 Acura TLX.

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2021 Acura TLX revealed: Power, Tech and the TLX Type S to come

2021 Acura TLX revealed: Power, Tech and the TLX Type S to come

Acura has revealed its latest sports sedan, with the 2021 Acura TLX promising concept-inspired styling with more power and engagement than the outgoing model. Based on the comely aesthetic of last year's Acura Type S Concept, the new TLX should be priced as aggressively as it looks, the automaker promises.

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2021 Acura TLX reveal set: New TLX Type S with turbo V6 confirmed

2021 Acura TLX reveal set: New TLX Type S with turbo V6 confirmed

Acura is set to reboot the TLX, with the completely new second-generation sports sedan getting its big reveal later this month. Both the regular 2021 TLX - and the Acura TLX Type S the automaker today confirmed is in the pipeline - will combine performance with striking style, it's promised, borrowing heavily from some well-received Acura concept cars from recent years.

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This restomod 1997 Acura SLX is super-stealth “Super Handling” genius

This restomod 1997 Acura SLX is super-stealth “Super Handling” genius

Your eyes do not deceive you: this is indeed a 1997 Acura SLX, the automaker's first SUV, but the classic lines hide a thoroughly more entertaining restomod. Forebear to the MDX and RDX, the automaker's current SUVs, the SLX was hardly commonplace to begin with, but thanks to an engine more powerful than what you'd find in a Civic Type R, along with some other improvements, this reimagined modern classic is even more unusual.

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Acura RDX Android Auto update is a free OTA download

Acura RDX Android Auto update is a free OTA download

Acura is pushing out an update to deliver Android Auto to recent RDX owners, with the luxury SUV adding support for Google's smartphone interface alongside the existing Apple CarPlay support. The upgrade is free of charge to owners, and takes advantage of the SUV's integrated cellular connection to avoid a trip to the nearest dealership.

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Acura Type S Concept is the soul reboot we’ve been waiting for

Acura Type S Concept is the soul reboot we’ve been waiting for

Acura has always punched above its weight when it embraces its own unique Japanese heritage and runs with it, and so consider us already charmed by the Acura Type S Concept car it has pulled the wraps off today. Set to make its official debut at Monterey Car Week in California this coming week, the sleek sedan is Acura's vision of what its four-door cars should look and feel like in the future.

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Acura engineers to race four vehicles up Pikes Peak

Acura engineers to race four vehicles up Pikes Peak

Acura has a big contingent of vehicles that will be racing up Pikes Peak in the annual Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Four of the rides will be driven and crewed by full-time Acura R&D engineers. Acura notes that this is the largest collection of competitive entries in the brand's history and the cars will fly up to the mountain on June 30.

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The secret to Acura’s big handbuilt TLX bet is right on the nose

The secret to Acura’s big handbuilt TLX bet is right on the nose

If the devil is in the details, then the 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition's own particular demon is the body-finish grille surround. While it may seem strange to judge a $50,000+ super-limited-edition sports sedan by its nasal trim, it's the outsized impact the application of some massively complex red paint has which helps explain the TLX PMC Edition's whole reason for existence.

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2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition gives sports sedan the NSX treatment

2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition gives sports sedan the NSX treatment

Acura has asked the NSX supercar to share its high-tech US production facility, with a highly limited-edition run of 2020 TLX PMC Edition sports sedans set to roll off the line. Making its debut at the New York auto show next week, it'll be a hand-crafted version of the regular TLX, and the start of a new series of PMC Edition cars.

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2019 Acura NSX First Drive: Soul Upgrade

2019 Acura NSX First Drive: Soul Upgrade

If exclusivity is your lodestar when you're buying a supercar, then on a dollar basis the 2019 Acura NSX should probably be your first port of call. The Japanese automaker's resurrection of the iconic sports car may have been around since 2016, but - despite widespread acclaim - this second-generation car has sold in unexpectedly rare numbers.

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2019 Acura ILX first drive: Distinctively safer

2019 Acura ILX first drive: Distinctively safer

The 2019 Acura ILX means more than just the automaker's latest attempt to instill "Precision Crafted Performance" into the small luxury category. For Acura, it's the culmination of a design reinvention intended to make its cars more distinctive, more memorable, and more appealing.

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Five electric cars I’m surprised don’t exist yet

Five electric cars I’m surprised don’t exist yet

Electrification is in fashion now, but there’s still plenty of room for EVs to catch up with their gas-burning brethren. While Tesla may have led the charge in electric luxury, while Nissan, Chevrolet, and others have focused on the entry-level, the pickings are still rich for vehicles taking advantage of electric motors’ instantaneous torque, zero emissions, and design flexibility.

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