Acura is working on a more powerful version of NSX

January 17, 2015 at 19:41

The automaker Acura is developing a more powerful version of the second generation Acura NSX, according to reports with reference to the chief designer Ted Claus model.

According to him, the new car will receive the prefix Type R. However, the premier Acura NSX Type R is expected for at least two years, as the manufacturer has not even submitted all the specifications of the standard model. It is known that the Acura NSX will be a hybrid model with motors with a total capacity of more than 550 horse powers and a starting price of about $ 150 thousand. Up to 60 miles (96 km) per hour the car will accelerate in less than 4 seconds.

Acura more powerful version of NSX pics

Acura more powerful version of NSX image


New generation Acura NSX!!!

January 15, 2015 at 19:34

The new generation NSX has become a hybrid. The internal combustion engine works in conjunction with the three electric motors. Such a power plant for a company called Sport Hybrid Super All-Wheel Drive.
The new V6 engine equipped with a dual turbochargers for better weight distribution to place it between the axles. Two electric motors placed in front of the vehicle are driven front axle, independently of each other. The third electric motor is located in the rear part of the vehicle between the engine and transmission. This helps the engine accelerates and increases the speed of gear. As for the transmission, then it became a 9-speed and is equipped with dual-clutch.

New generation Acura NSX 2015  pics

New generation Acura NSX 2015 image

All Acura cars will have four-wheel drive

January 11, 2015 at 19:20

Acura Company is considering equipping all models with four-wheel drive.
Company Acura, apparently, is in search of itself. So, before the automaker was talking about the new “company policy”, which will involve equipping all cars of the brand with rear-wheel drive and motor V8, but this idea was rejected.
Now, in the minds of brand management is formed a new plan – to equip all cars sold under the brand Acura, wheel-drive system. At the same time, even in the basic configuration.

Acura NSX  pics

Acura NSX picture

Acura NSX supercar will cost about 120 thousand Euro

January 11, 2015 at 19:12

It is known that the cost of Acura NSX supercar will be close to the Audi R8.
Production of hybrid supercar Acura NSX will begin only after two years, and much of the future car is not yet known. However, representatives of the brand still uncovered some secrets and reported that the cost model will be close to the price of the current Audi R8, which, in turn, is available on the German market from 117 000 euros.
“We need to get the NSX such acceleration, which is experiencing the owner of Ferrari. And more importantly, we should receive the same dynamic characteristics as in everyday use, and at the Nurnberg ring. As for prices, then I think it will be close to the family of Audi R8. I understand that this is a fairly wide range, but still NSX will be very affordable, “- said the project manager NSX Ted Klaus, transfers« What Car? ».

Acura NSX supercar pics

Acura NSX supercar picture

Acura MDX was named the most popular 7-passenger premium crossover

January 9, 2015 at 19:01

Record sales for the last six months of 2014 strengthened the position of the car MDX third generation as the most popular premium 7-passenger crossover in America, and not only this year, but of all time.
In June MDX sales rose for 68.4% (compared with the same period of the previous year) and amounted to 30,664 vehicles, while total sales MDX for his nearly 15-year history made 692,710 vehicles, making it the most popular 7- passenger crossover of all time in the United States.
“Premium cars buyers expressed their views. We want to thank Acura buyers because they helped get the title of a top MDX car among the 7-seater premium crossovers. MDX is a leader in its class, always offering the best combination of features and functions that are looking for buyers of premium cars “, – says Mike Accavitti, senior vice president and general manager of Acura.

2015 Acura MDX pics

2015 Acura MDX image

Acura ILX was deprived of hybrid versions

January 7, 2015 at 18:35

The automaker has decided to no longer engage in sales of hybrid versions Acura ILX. Acura ILX sedan will no longer be offered in a hybrid version. The automaker has decided to stop the sale of such modifications, and it is connected with a rather low demand for the car.
As the vice president of North American division Honda John Mendel (John Mendel), customers do not appreciate such cars, as they found that the impact of hybrid installation is too low.
Recall that an updated four-door sedan called Acura ILX, has debuted at the auto show in Los Angeles.
It received several notable innovations.

Acura ILX pics

Acura ILX picture

TLX sedan will not be selling in the US

January 5, 2015 at 18:34

Acura suspended sales of sedan TLX in the US due to a possible malfunction of the parking mode of automatic transmission
The reason for pause sales became the alleged defect of new nine-diapason “automatics”, which has the new sedan with a V6 engine. Engineers began to equip it a few months ago.
The Honda premium brand Manual called Acura brand sent out to dealers in the US order the suspension of sales of the new sedan TLX, says the publication Consumer Reports.
The reason for this was the alleged defect of new nine-diapason automatic gearbox, which has the sedan with a V6 engine. Automatic transmission is notable for the fact that the regimes it is selected by pressing and not the movement of the selector.

TLX sedan pics

TLX sedan picture