March 1st, 2013 | Comments Closed | Acura

The Acura is the luxury vehicle division of Japanese automaker Honda Motor Company. Fire March 1986, luxury, performance, and near-performance vehicles are found in the United States and Canada. It was established in 1991 in Hong Kong in 2006, Mexico and China in 2004. Honda’s plan to introduce Acura to the Japanese market in 2008 was delayed due to economic reasons, and later withheld as a result of the financial crisis in 2008.

Acura a Japanese Honda dealership sales channel, called Honda Clio, which sold luxury vehicles with the introduction of the previously established Honda Verno, followed by Honda primo build in the next year. Being the first Japanese automotive luxury brand Acura keeps the difference. In its first few years of its existence, Acura was one of the best-selling U.S. Luxury Marques. Although sales in late 1990 mark in early 2000, a revival, due to drastic redesigns and new model introduction to expert.

Acura brand role

After a decade of research, Honda North America, open 60 new dealerships by 1986, to support the Acura automobile division. Acura’s first Japanese luxury brand, introduced under the slogan, “Acura Exact fabricated performance.” Executive class Legend and the compact class Integra, available as a five-door and three-door hatchback’s primary contribution consists of two models. Legend of the Project XX, a joint venture Honda entered into with the United Kingdom’s Austin Rover Group’s results. It is mechanically related to the Rover 800 series, while the Quint hatchback Honda Integra was an improvement.

The success of this model, especially the legend, the competing Japanese luxury brand ventures. Legend aims to compete with rivals Toyota Crown and the Nissan Cedric and Gloria, but due to the introduction in 1986 worldwide, Toyota, Nissan and other companies like Lincoln knowledge of the Legend respond to the market and that the size of the dynamics and the transportation of the car. Toyota launched Lexus ES, Nissan introduced the Infiniti J30 and the Ford Taurus platform and named their new sedan the Lincoln Continental.

Acura Integra First Generation

In 1987, Acura’s first full year of sales, selling 55,000 for the flagship Legend sedan accounting Integra with 109,000 vehicles sold, and the rest are small. By 1990, Acura sold 138,000 54,000 vehicles, including of hearsay, Mercedes-Benz’s 78,000 cars and 64,000 each for BMW and Lexus as it was.

Acura TL, Acura RSX, Acura MDX (2000-2003)

The year of 2000, Acura has a rebirth changed by the introduction of several redesigned models. The first model is the 1999 Acura 3.2 TL, a luxury sedan Lexus ES, Infiniti I30, and BMW 3 series compete. Critics claim that although 3.2 TL luxury cars in one area of ​​his competition did not happen, it is a combination of sporty and luxury good video. This feature, TL’s competitive price associated with, was very popular with consumers. Subsequent Acura models, the value of equipment and very few options followed by the same philosophy.

Acura Logo Vector Material

Acura Logo Vector Material

Another refreshed Acura introduced in the early 2000 MDX, a popular three-row crossover, Honda Odyssey minivan based on the SUV. MDX slow sales SIX, a little more than a rebadged Isuzu Trooper replacement. The MDX was the path to a limited capacity provided luxury SUV market demand with car-like crossover SUVs. It was the winner in the car and driver in the first comparison test against seven other SUVs. [8] Acura’s line-up this time another vehicle TL 3.2, 3.2 CL, RSX, and the NSX. By the end of 2000, Acura name in his car, he lost an engine displacement of inclusion, Simple, instead of two or three-letter designation. 1999-2003 TL was beaten with infection and other problems.

Acura RL, Acura TSX, Acura RDX (2004-2006)

TL 2004 model year debuted a new, sharp, Italianate styling and a 270 HP, V6 integrated measurements by the then current SAE standards. The new TL increased sales dramatically over 70,943 American units in 2005, as the C-Class, G35, CTS, ES 300 and A4 as trumping competitors. Also around the same time, the Acura TSX was introduced as an alternative to the BMW 3-series. This is basically a re-badged European and Japanese market Honda Accord loaded with features. This model is the only 4 cylinder sedan Acura’s line-up.

In 2005, a new RL 300 HP (220 kW) V6, improved styling, and Super Handling-wheel drive, a system is only one wheel on the RL’s ability to familiarize yourself with all you can send. The second-generation RL and the car driver’s top ten lists of 2005, and an “Editor’s Choice” Award for Top Tech Car. While critically acclaimed, sales, expectations not met as the RL seen the price of the bond. The new RL luxury features as the game is more than the original version and the performance. Honda of Japan that it will, but Honda Canada again asks. RL’s initial MSRP is $ 69,500 CAD, six-cylinder BMW 525i and the V8-powered BMW 545i is more than close. RL’s price point, most consumers a V8 Moreover, the Acura German rival and expected value of the Japanese manufacturer is not on par with the expected load. Damage of Honda, Japan’s alleged hubris, even though Honda Canada RL’s price today.

Acura ZDX, Acura ILX, Acura RLX (2007-Current)

Acura TL 2007 model year license to start again. 2009 and all new RL, TL TSX as a model for a mid-year update to this model, all three in their debut in the 2008 calendar year. 2011 Acura RL fore by the redesign of the vehicle, as well as a brand new luxury crossover concept of the same name created by the ZDX, the plan was announced. The Acura ZDX is Acura’s design studio in the South, California TORRANCE plan. The Acura MDX ZDX Michelle Christensen and design based on the 3.7 liter V6 engine vehicles (300 bhp) and the SH-AWD system. A common misconception is that it is a large and complex MDX, Honda Crosstour, rather than the Honda Accord, based on the underpinnings of the text is based. This is the first Acura is created entirely in North America. Production Model ZDX Orange County, Southern California Auto Shows October 15, 2009 debut. ZDX concept is that it is a “four-door coupe,” body design emphasis is like a car and pulled back slingshot. “Another remarkable aspect of the ZDX design of the rear shoulders above the rear wheel. ZDX sold in December 2009.

Acura Logo Wallpapers

Acura Logo Wallpapers

Acura Racing

Almost from its inception, the Acura American Motorsports is concerned, especially America and IMSA GT Sports Championship Car series between the clubs. Beginning in 1991, reached the Comptech Racing Acura Comptech with all the spices in the all-new Acura NSX prototype V6 engine used in a contract. Acura his first year in the Championship with a victory in the Daytona 24 hour class Move. Acura and Comptech 1992 and again in 1993 the championship, as well as another Daytona class win in 1992 and 1993 for a class win at Sebring 12 Hour.

These three Acura-powered sample of 2007 Sebring 12 Hour debuted at the opening round of the season and begging, and were successful in their debut. Andretti Green’s Acura took second place and the overall LMP2 class, when Fernandez Racing finished third overall sixth and Highcroft, established Porsche teams in their class with a series of abuse. At the same time, Acura heavily on their purchases of their own courage to the chassis, the chassis development. So radically changed from their original orientation cars and that they are now called the Acura Arx-01a. Gil de Ferran Acura 2008 season develops B spec cars will start begging with 1/4 Acura team.

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