Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Acura started the Japanese luxury market...

After 10 years of research, Honda Motor Company opened 18 Acura dealerships in North America. Acura was the first Japanese luxury brand which paved way for other Japanese brands to open their own luxury line: Lexus by Toyota and Infiniti by Nissan. Acura started by selling 2 distinct models: the Legend and Integra.

Here are some Acura facts:
  • Honda's revolutionary VTEC technology was introduced in Acura's NSX (New Sport eXperiment).
  • The MDX wins the prestigious Motor Trend "2001 Sport/Utility of the Year" award.
  • 3rd generation Acura TL is introduced and immediately becomes the best selling luxury car in America. (2004)
  • The new Acura TL wins "Consumer's Most Wanted Vehicle" at (2006)
  • Acura RL is introduced with revolutionary SH-AWD system (2006)
  • Since the Acura TSX was introduced in 2003, it has been on Car & Driver's 10 Top Ten list 3 consecutive years.
  • Acura will be introduced in Japan (2008)
You can read more about Acura's history on - Acura.

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