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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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The Top 6 Supercars for Under $200k

The Top 6 Supercars for Under $200k

The car world is abuzz with record-breaking hypercars such as the Bugatti Chiron, Pagani Huayra BC, Koenigsegg Agera RS, Porsche 918, and Ferrari LaFerrari. But there’s a problem. All these speed demons will cost you upwards of $1M. Unless you’re a tech billionaire or the heir to a trillion-dollar oil-rich dominion in the Middle East, hypercars are not what you would call ‘affordable’ in the purest sense of the word.

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2019 Acura ILX gains AcuraWatch safety tech, Android Auto and CarPlay

2019 Acura ILX gains AcuraWatch safety tech, Android Auto and CarPlay

The 2019 Acura ILX has been revealed, closing the loop on the premium automaker's range of cars and SUVs with the latest design language and active safety tech. The refreshed 2019 ILX most notably adopts the new Acura snout, the Diamond Pentagon Grille, which we first saw previewed on the Acura Precision Concept.

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5 ways Acura changed the 2019 NSX

5 ways Acura changed the 2019 NSX

Acura's second-generation NSX tried the impossible: a supercar that was not only usable every day, but without headaches or frustrations along the way. If in the process it sacrificed a little drama in the name of accessibility, the 2019 NSX nudges things back in the right direction. A series of focused changes could pay big dividends to the hybrid coupe.

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2019 Acura NSX gets stiffer, feistier and more striking

2019 Acura NSX gets stiffer, feistier and more striking

Acura's potent hybrid sports car is getting a refresh, with the 2019 Acura NSX making its debut at Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance this year. Promising new styling, a more upscale interior as standard, and performance improvements courtesy of chassis upgrades, it should leave the NSX even more capable.

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