The new 2022 Acura NSX Type S proved itself worthy at the iconic Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach street circuit yesterday, establishing a new production car course lap record of 1:32:784, nearly three seconds quicker than the previous best. Pilot was Ricky Taylor, driver of the No. 10 Konica Minolta Acura ARX-05 for Wayne Taylor Racing and two-time and defending IMSA prototype series champion. The historic run eclipsed the previous 2-mile course record of 1:35.663 set in 2019 by Sports Car Club o
Motul, the French oil company, will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its flagship, the 300V racing oil at the 2021 Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, putting its new formula to the test on the track. Already available for customers in the US.
300V is Motul’s most advanced racing oil,” said Motul USA Brand Manager Nolan Browning, We worked hard to make new 300V even better, using technical data from Motul sponsored racing teams to develop a product worthy of the historic 300V name. New 300V provid
Acura announced that it will auction off the first-ever produced 2022 NSX Type S during Monterey Car Week. Making its debut on the 12th of August, during Monterey Car Week, the 2022 NSX Type S is the brand’s most advanced and performance-focused street-legal Acura NSX ever created.
The lineup comes in a limited run of merely 350 units and will be available worldwide, as 300 will be offered in the US. Every unit is produced at the Performance Manufacturing Center in Ohio and is geared with a t
Acura team retains its strong positions at the Broadmoor Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, with two podium finishes in the Exhibition Class. Competing on a short course due to adverse weather, all four Acura vehicles reached the finish line with exceptionally good times.
Making its race debut, the Acura TLX Type S, driven by Jordan Guitar, finished third in the Exhibition class, while Justin Lumbard finished second with his TLX Type S. Nick Robinson finished 2nd in the race, while his brot
As the new 2021 Acura TLX Type S arrives in dealerships tomorrow, Acura has released a new video that showcases the development of the sedan’s new Type S Turbo V6 engine: the 3.0-liter DOHC V6 unit adopts technologies from the twin-turbo NSX supercar and produces a total of 355hp and 354lb-ft of torque.
Assembled in the company’s Anna Engine Plant in Anna, Ohio, the Type S Turbo V6 was developed in Japan under the supervision of Akio Matsuda, TLX Type S Powertrain Development lead. However, t
Acura’s new and highly anticipated 2021 TLX S is about to make its debut at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in Lexigon, Ohio. The new Type S comes with new exclusive gadgets, neat advanced engineering solutions, and numerous personalization options.
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The heart of the beast is an all-new 24-valve, dual-overhead-cam 3.0-liter V6 engine with direct injection and a single twin-scroll turbocharger, producing a total of 355hp and 354lb-ft of torque. Exclusive to the lineu
The new 2022 Acura MDX has earned the highest possible safety rating from the IIHS – the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The MDX qualified for TOP SAFETY PICK PLUS award by earning “GOOD” grade in all crashworthiness tests, “SUPERIOR” rating Collision Mitigation Braking System, and “GOOD” for the driver-assistive technologies. MDX remains the brand’s most popular vehicle and becomes the third model in the Acura lineup to be awarded TSPP.
Furthermore, all Acura sedans and SUVs come wit
Acura announced the on-sale timing for the new 2021 TLX Type S, which returns the Type S performance to the showrooms for the first time in more than 10 years. Inspired by the award-winning second-generation Acura TLX, the new Type S comes with an exclusive V6 power unit, a sport-tuned chassis with double-wishbone front suspension, and a Brembo brake system.
The heart of the drivetrain system is a revised 3.0-liter Type S Turbo V6 and produces a total of 355hp and 354lb-ft of torque, making i
2021 Acura TLX, which will be digitally revealed on Thursday, May, 28, is based on a new Acura-exclusive sports sedan platform. The new TLX features a dedicated architecture especially molded by the Type S vehicles. Such a system includes a highly rigid body and performance-focused chassis highlighted by the return of double-wishbone front suspension.
This new TLX suspension system is comprised of two wishbone-shaped control arms, in place of the more common Macpherson strut setup in numerous
Acura will reveal a completely revised TLX Sport Sedan digitally on May 28. The team promises dramatic gains in terms of performance and also some sweeping changes as it comes to exterior design. What we also expect is that the vehicle will be the fastest and most advanced Acura to date.
The TLX will make its public debut in a short movie at Acura’s official website on Thursday, May 28 at 10:00 am PDT.
In terms of aesthetics, the exterior of new TLX carries forward the massive proportions
Trent Hindman, the 2019 International Motor Sports Association GT Daytona class champion, will pair with Shelby Blackstock, a multi-race winner with his Civic Type R TCR, for a full-season effort in the 2020 SRO GT World Challenge America Series in an Acura NSX GT3 Evo.
Blackstock and Hindman will compete for Racers Edge Motorsports as a Silver Cup team in the 13-round GT Championship which features world-class competitors. The pair seems to be a natural fit and each of two has enjoyed succes
2020 Acura MDX and MDX Sport Hybrid are already available for order. Both models share the same refined drivetrain system and neat infotainment features, but also come with different attitude towards driver and road situations. Let’s check ‘em out!
2020 Acura MDX
This bad boy comes with Tech and Advance package options and with optional Super-Handling All-Wheel-Drive (SH-AWD) technology, which is one of the most advanced and sophisticated torque-vectoring AWD systems in the market today. The p