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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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Bucking trends, Acura reveals vision of tomorrow’s dashboard

Bucking trends, Acura reveals vision of tomorrow’s dashboard

A concept car might be an eye-catching flight of fancy, but considering most of our time is spent inside our cars, concept interiors like Acura's Precision Cockpit are arguably more important. Revealed at the LA Auto Show today, the carless-concept is the fruit of single team responsible for materials, design, and software as Acura readies itself for an increasingly-connected, often-autonomous future. It's also the Japanese premium car company's opportunity to school rivals on just how dashboard interaction should behave.

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Stunning in bare carbon fiber, Acura’s NSX GT3 car gets snapped in testing

Stunning in bare carbon fiber, Acura’s NSX GT3 car gets snapped in testing

Acura is taking the NSX racing, and we've got our first glimpse of the supercar as it tackles the track in development form. Though it's not expected to officially compete in North American competitions until 2017, the NSX GT3 car is getting its practice in early, and looking mighty appealing in the process.

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NHTSA: some older Honda and Acura cars need airbags replaced ASAP

NHTSA: some older Honda and Acura cars need airbags replaced ASAP

In a statement released today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that some older Honda and Acura vehicles need to have their airbags replaced as soon as possible and should not be driven until that replacement is made. The warning follows new test data that reveals “a particular subset” of Takata’s faulty air bag inflators have a much higher risk of exploding when the air bag is deployed. The vehicles covered by the warning are from the 2001 to 2003 model years.

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This all-electric Acura NSX concept plans to beast Pikes Peak

This all-electric Acura NSX concept plans to beast Pikes Peak

Acura is taking the 2017 NSX supercar to Pikes Peak, complete with a high-tech all-electric prototype version that could one day revolutionize racing. The Japanese firm will have three cars in total at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb on June 26, the regular NSX making its North American racing debut at the same time.

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