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2016 Acura MDX Gets 9-Speed Transmission

2016 Acura MDX Information Released

The current 6-speed transmissions used in Acura/Honda cars have been scolded by some owners about its mediocre shifting quality and performance, especially under heavy-duty applications like the MDX.


Today Acura announced full details about the 2016 model year MDX. The biggest change is the 6-speed unit mentioned above, will be replaced by a 9-speed transmission which has been used on the new TLX.

According to Acura, the new 9-speed unit is 66 lbs lighter than the previous 6-speed one, and it shifts 25% faster too. The direct-injection 3.5L V6 engine remain unchanged...

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Finally Revived: The 2016 Acura NSX with Hybrid Powertrain

2016 Acura NSX

In the past 10 years, Honda may have given you an impression that they’re focusing on making front-wheel-drive daily commuter cars like the Civic and Accord you see on the road everyday.


However, Honda is an auto maker that, if it wants to build a serious sports car, then you better believe the final product will be truly amazing. In our previous article you can see how the first generation Acura NSX was ahead of its time when it debuted 25 years ago.

Now Acura has setup another milestone in the automobile industry by introducing the second generation NSX.

2016 NSX:¬†What’s New?


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What to Expect in the 2015 Detroit Auto Show

The 2015 Detroit auto show to be held in next month is going to be a historical event for the automobile history. Several cars to be debuted there will definitely be proven to be legends in the automobile history. To name a few: the long-waited second generation NSX; the successor of the glory Ford GT; the first Lexus high-performance mid-size sedan, M5/E63AMG fighter: GS-F.

Below is a brief preview of what we’ll see in two weeks.

2016 Acura NSX


25 years earlier when Acura debuted its first generation NSX, it was a milestone in the automobile industry. The 1st-gen NSX has many new stuffs and technologies that people had never seen before at that time...

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2016 Acura NSX Is Coming, Finally

Today, Acura has announced that its long-waited, second-generation NSX, will be unveiled in the 2015 Detroit Auto Show next month.


Acura even published a teaser video to show-off its flagship sports car. If you have followed our blog in the past, you should have seen how the NSX looks from its prototype. Check it out if you haven’t.

Get more information from the press release below.

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LA Auto Show: the 2016 Acura ILX Is One Big Step Forward

The newly redesigned 2016 ILX has considerably larger improvements than the current ILX. This is great news for ILX fans!


2016 Acura ILX Details

Today, Acura officially unveiled the details of the 2016 ILX, one major selling point is its new powertrain. Currently the “old” Acura ILX has two engine choices. The 5-speed automatic transmission only has a 2.0L 4-cylinder engine that is available, producing 150hp and 140 lb-ft of torque. If you want more power, you can only get the 6-speed manual transmission, which comes with a 2.4L 4-cylinder engine, output is raised to 201hp and 170 lb-ft of torque.

Now for the new 2016 ILX, Acura added the fuel direct injection to the...

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