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  • Acura TL A-SPEC Concept Vehicle To Be Displayed at Los Angeles Auto Show
    Acura TL A-SPEC Concept
    12/29/2003 - The Acura TL A-SPEC Concept performance luxury sedan will make its debut at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. This extensively modified TL is a one-of-a-kind built to explore the next level of performance accessory possibilities f...
  • Acura TL A-SPEC Concept Highlights
    Acura TL A-SPEC Concept
    12/29/2003 - Powertrain 300+ horsepower, powertrain including: o Performance-tuned 3.2-liter, 24-valve, V-6 engine o High flow intake and exhaust o 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission with limited-slip differential Su...
  • Acura TL A-SPEC Concept To Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show
    Acura TL A-SPEC Concept
    12/11/2003 - The Acura TL A- SPEC Concept vehicle will make its debut at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. This extensively modified TL is an exercise built to explore the next level of performance accessory possibilities for Acura's best-s...
  • Honda and Acura Vehicles capture three Car and Driver '10Best Cars' Awards
    2004 Honda S2000
    12/04/2003 - Car and Driver Magazine's January 2004 issue named the Honda Accord, S2000 and Acura TSX as winners of its prestigious and highly competitive annual "10Best Cars" award. Nearly 60 vehicles were nominated for the 2004 award, with ...
  • 2003 American Honda SEMA Display Vehicles Fact Sheet
    2004 Acura TL
    11/04/2003 - 2004 Acura TL with A-SPECTM Performance Package The most recent addition to the Acura A-SPEC performance lineup is the 2004 TL. Acura's top-selling model features hot new styling, a more powerful 270 horsepower V-6 engine, a...
  • Fast Facts: 2003 Acura MDX
    2003 Acura MDX
    09/23/2003 - The Acura MDX demonstrates that luxury, performance and SUV functionality can all exist within an environmentally friendly package. The MDX's meets stringent ULEV-2 emission levels in all 50 states while delivering 260 horsepower fr...
  • Acura to Debut All New Sports Sedan at the 2003 North American International Auto Show
    12/12/2002 - Acura will debut an all-new sports sedan at the 2003 North American International Auto Show in January. The new Acura sedan will go head-to-head with other premium sports sedans from Europe and Japan. It will combine a state-of-the-ar...
  • Acura Announces Pricing for New 2003 MDX Luxury SUV
    09/30/2002 - Acura today announced prices for its more powerful 2003 MDX luxury SUV, which features significant added equipment and refinements that increase the vehicle's price 2.8 percent compared to last year based on a sales-weighted ave...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Introduction - Part 1
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW The Acura MDX' was launched in 2001 to define a new era in the evolution of luxury sport utility vehicles, treading beyond the limits of existing SUVs in terms of handling, packaging efficiency and environmental impact. It was d...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Introduction - Part 2
    09/18/2002 - 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 MDX. Accommodating extreme off-road use c...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Body
    09/18/2002 - INTRODUCTION To pursue a new direction in the luxury SUV segment, Acura designed the MDX as the first SUV to combine a car-like ride and handling with a family-sized SUV interior. By avoiding some of the compromises that other manufact...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Interior - Part 1
    09/18/2002 - INTERIOR DESIGN 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 reminiscent of other Acura mod...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Interior - Part 2
    09/18/2002 - SYNCHRONIZED CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMAfter analyzing competitive SUVs, it was clear to MDX engineers thatsignificant strides could be achieved by offering climate controlcomparable to a luxury sedan instead of merely matching existingt...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Powertrain - Part 1
    09/18/2002 - INTRODUCTION An advanced powertrain is essential to meet 2003 MDX's goals of providing V-8-like performance, class-leading low emissions, and excellent fuel economy. To that end, the MDX is powered by an advanced 3.5-liter, VTEC V-6, e...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Powertrain - Part 2
    09/18/2002 - EXHAUST SYSTEM A low-restriction, high-flow exhaust system is crucial to efficient power and torque production. The 2003 MDX features a new high efficiency system that incorporates several key elements that work in concert with the eng...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Chassis
    09/18/2002 - INTRODUCTION The Acura MDX was the first product in what has proven to be a very popular portion of the market: a car-like, family-sized, luxury SUV. To venture beyond current competitive offerings with a no-compromise design, a new ch...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Safety
    09/18/2002 - INTRODUCTION 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 - body structure, chassis, driv...
  • 2003 Acura MDX -- Quality & Manufacturing
    09/18/2002 - INTRODUCTION Like 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 durab...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Introduction
    09/18/2002 - INTRODUCTION As the flagship sedan in the Acura lineup, the 2003 RL boasts impressive levels of power, handling and luxury, allowing it to compete easily with the Mercedes E320, BMW 530i, Audi 3.0 A6, and Lexus GS 300. The RL's 3.5-lit...
  • 2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Powertrain
    09/18/2002 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is powered by an all-aluminum, 3.5-liter, single-overhead-camshaft, 90-degree V-6 engine that produces 225 horsepower at 5200 rpm and 231 lb.-ft. of torque at 4700 rpm. Four-valves-per-cylinder, a three-stage variabl...