The goals for the Acura Integra structure were to provide a
strong, rigid platform to ensure a long, durable service life, create
a stable base for the suspension, provide carefully designed front
and rear crumple zones to minim...
The TL is engineered as a total safety package with features designed
to help in accident avoidance and to help protect the passengers in
the event a collision is unavoidable. The best form of safety
engineering is the type that...
Since its introduction, the Integra has always been a driver's
car. Every element of the vehicle, from the engine to the design and
location of major and minor function controls, has been tailored
specifically to make the drivin...
As the entry-level Acura, the Integra embodies all the virtues
that have established Acura as one of the leading luxury import
brands in the U.S. market. It features superb road manners and
excellent handling, an advanced powertrain, ...
MEDIUM-DUTY OFF-ROAD CAPABILITY
The engineers who designed the MDX tested a range of competitive SUVs
to help quantify off-pavement use patterns, customer needs, and
engineering targets for the new MDX. Nine off-road parks in
An advanced powertrain is essential to meet MDX's primary goals of
outstanding performance, class-leading low emissions, and excellent
fuel economy. To that end the MDX is powered by an advanced 3.5-liter
SOHC VTEC engine th...
5-SPEED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE
An advanced 5-speed automatic transaxle was developed specifically
for MDX to meet ambitious performance, driving enjoyment, and comfort
goals. A lock-up torque converter is provided to maximize fuel
The Acura MDX is the first product in an uncharted portion of the
market: a car-like, family-sized, luxury SUV. To venture beyond
current competitive offerings with a no-compromise design, a new
chassis was essential. Engine...
To pursue a new direction in the luxury SUV segment, Acura envisioned
MDX as the first SUV with truly car-like ride and handling
characteristics with the benefit of a family-sized SUV interior. By
avoiding some of the compro...
In the MDX, clean solid forms on the instrument panel and door areas
define a wide open and luxurious space. Positioned within that space
are the driver's cockpit and a multi-use console that are reminiscent
of Acura's ot...
REMARKABLE STORAGE CAPACITY
Engineers configured MDX to handle an amazing range of contemporary
family storage needs. In addition to the center console bin and
beverage container holders, MDX has a long list of built-in features
and the ...
FLEXIBLE CENTER CONSOLE DESIGN
As a focal point of the interior design, MDX's center console is an
extraordinarily versatile design. It's neatly integrated with the
instrument panel design, it houses heating and air conditioning
The Acura MDX SUV is engineered to meet and often exceed all
applicable safety standards. Safety, security, and accident avoidance
are top Acura priorities. With that in mind, various systems &endash;
body structure, chassis...
Typical of all Acura products, the MDX benefits from an integrated
approach to designing manufacturing quality into the original plan
for the vehicle. This approach results in a vehicle that is sure to
achieve the legendary ...
The launch of the Acura Automobile Division on March 27, 1986, was a
uniquely historic event, not just for Acura and its customers, but
for the world automotive industry. It was the beginning of a bold and
The all-new CL coupe is the newest addition to the Acura line that
reinforces the brand's commitment to performance engineered vehicles.
Re-designed and re-engineered from the ground up, the new CL delivers
higher levels of perf...
In an effort to address environmental concerns, the Integra
features a number of components that are recycled or can be recycled
at the end of the vehicle's service life. The bumpers, for instance,
are made of rec...
The new CL is available with two V-6 powerplants. The 3.2 CL receives
a powerful, 225-hp VTEC V-6 engine, similar to the CL 's sibling, the
3.2 TL performance luxury sedan. The all-aluminum block with Acura's
renowned VTEC syste...
The new CL has been engineered from the ground up to provide
extraordinary performance that rivals Europe's finest mid-luxury
coupes. The engineering goals for the second-generation CL chassis
have been achieved by enhancing spo...
The new CL coupe's body has been completely redesigned and is now
based on the state-of-the-art Global Midsize Platform. Compared to
the previous generation coupes, the new CL unit-body is six-percent
stronger in torsional rigid...