Saturday, October 14, 2023

Acura Repeat Victory at Petit Le Mans

The 26th running of the Motul Petit Le Mans saw Acura teams and drivers take the battle for the IMSA Manufacturers', Drivers' and Teams' championships down to the final minutes of the 10-hour event today at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta.  Meyer Shank Racing prevailed in a chaotic final hour to take a second consecutive victory for Acura and the team; with Acura finishing a close third in the Manufacturers' Championship battle with three victories over the course of the nine-race season.

  • Drivers Colin Braun, Tom Blomqvist and Helio Castroneves make late-race charge to victory in #60 MSR Acura ARX-06
  • Second consecutive victory for MSR and Acura in season-ending IMSA endurance event at Michelin Raceway Road Atlanta
  • Third win for the hybrid-powered ARX-06 prototype in debut 2023 season

Motul Petit Le Mans Acura Race Results

  • 1st GTP - #60 Tom Blomqvist, Colin Braun and Helio Castroneves; Meyer Shank Racing Acura ARX-06
  • 9th GTP - #10 Filipe Albuquerque, Ricky Taylor and Louis Deletraz; Wayne Taylor Racing with Andretti Autosport Acura ARX-06 [Did not finish – contact]
  • 14th GTD - #93 Ashton Harrison, Kyle Marcelli and Danny Formal; Racers Edge Motorsports with WTRAndretti Acura NSX GT3 Evo22
  • 15th GTD -  #66 Katherine Legge, Sheena Monk and Marc Miller; Gradient Racing Acura NSX GT3 Evo22 [Did not finish – mechanical]

Thursday, September 28, 2023

Honda and Acura Electric Vehicles Will Have Access to Largest EV Charging Networks in North America

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. today announced that it has reached agreements with EVgo and Electrify America, plus roaming network partners, giving Honda and Acura EV customers access to more of the largest charging networks in North America. These latest agreements are in addition to the recent announcement that Honda will adopt the NACS charging standard with Honda and Acura EVs gaining access to the Tesla Supercharger network.

  • New agreements add single-app access to EVgo and Electrify America charging networks, plus roaming partners, through the HondaLink® and Acura EV apps
  • Honda and Acura customers will have access to Tesla Supercharger stations nationwide
  • Joint venture with seven leading automakers, including Honda, will create a new high-powered fast charging network

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Thursday, August 17, 2023

Acura Previews Performance Electric Vision Design Study

Acura today gave enthusiasts an unexpected sneak peek at its latest Electric Vision during its annual event at the world-famous Monterey Car Week. Created by the Acura Design Studio in Los Angeles, the electrifying design study with thrilling performance proportions; powerfully sculpted, contrast surfacing; and striking neon green lighting signature further explores the future evolution of Precision Crafted Performance design language as the performance brand transitions to a zero-emissions future.


Friday, April 14, 2023

Acura Integra Type S Has Starring Role in Anime Series

The action-packed Acura anime series, Chiaki’s Journey, returns today for its highly-anticipated second season with four new entertaining episodes. Introducing the new 2024 Acura Integra Type S, the most powerful, best performing Integra ever, the turbocharged new season of Chiaki’s Journey will debut during the 48th annual Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach.


Wednesday, April 12, 2023

2024 Acura Integra Type S

Integra Type S elevates Acura Precision Crafted Performance to new levels with class-leading power and dynamic capabilities paired with premium features and refinement

Most powerful, best performing Integra ever boasts a 320 horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, six-speed manual transmission, and 4-piston Brembo® front brakes

Instantly recognizable as a Type S, the high-performance Integra features a substantially wider stance with 2.8-inch blistered fenders housing high performance summer tires

Premium technologies include 9-inch touchscreen with wireless CarPlay and Android Auto integration, Head Up Display and 16-speaker ELS Studio 3D® audio

Monday, April 3, 2023

Airbag Technology Earns Honda Engineer the Highest Safety Engineering Excellence Award from U.S. Government

Honda safety engineer Eric Heitkamp today received the highest honor bestowed by the U.S. Department of Transportation for his work in leading the creation of a groundbreaking front passenger airbag design.  Heitkamp accepted the U.S. Government Award for Safety Engineering Excellence at the 2023 Enhanced Safety of Vehicles (ESV) conference in Yokohama, Japan. Designed to decrease the chance of serious brain injury, the new passenger front airbag technology is now standard equipment in the Acura MDX, Acura TLX and Honda Pilot.

The U.S. Government Awards for Safety Engineering Excellence recognize individuals who have made exceptional scientific contributions in the field of motor vehicle safety engineering and for distinguished service to the motoring public. This is the 2nd consecutive excellence award won by a U.S.-based Honda engineer, with Sue Bai recognized at the 2019 ESV conference, the last time these awards were presented, for industry-leading efforts in connected vehicle technology.

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Limited-Production TLX Type S PMC in Menacing Matte Gotham Gray

Acura is creating 50 hand-assembled TLX Type S PMC Editions finished in Gotham Gray matte paint, the signature color of the performance brand’s NSX Type S supercar. The unique paint utilizes a clear matte metallic finish to give the TLX Type S an even more sinister appearance. Mirroring the production of 50 Gotham Gray NSX Type S models built for the U.S. market, the 50 handcrafted high-performance sedans will enter production next month at the company’s Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Ohio and arrive at select dealers this spring priced at $65,000.

Wednesday, January 11, 2023

2023 Acura Integra Named as North American Car of the Year

The 2023 Acura Integra fulfilled its high expectations by earning the prestigious 2023 North American Car of the Year award, recognized for its sporty design, engaging driving experience, versatile package and premium features. The new performance gateway of the Acura brand, the next-gen Integra completes Acura's return to Precision Crafted Performance with 200 horsepower and the only available manual transmission in its class. It has quickly become the best-selling model in the premium sport compact segment and has the highest percentage of buyers under 35-years old in the class.

This is the second time Acura has been honored with a North American Car or Truck of the Year award. The 2001 Acura MDX also took North American Truck of the Year honors.

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