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Acura Automobiles
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Introduction
    03/06/2003 - INTRODUCTION With the new TSX, Acura expands its sedan line-up to complement the sporty 3.2 TL and luxurious 3.5 RL. The TSX is positioned as a stepping stone to these established nameplates, providing luxury sedan buyers with a new en...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Powertrain - Part 1
    03/06/2003 - INTRODUCTION The TSX is a precisely engineered sports sedan that blends agility and handling with 5-passenger comfort. That delicate balance of attributes drove every aspect of development, including the selection of the powertrain. When...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Powertrain - Part 2
    03/06/2003 - PROGRAMMED FUEL INJECTION (PGM-FI) The i-VTEC 4-cylinder engine features Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI), which relies on an array of sensors to constantly monitor a number of critical operating variables. The system tracks throttle...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Body
    03/06/2003 - INTRODUCTION (BODY) The exterior styling of the all-new TSX sets a course that will be reflected in future Acura sedans. Familiar Acura cues are echoed in the TSX sheet metal, but in an emotional, evocative way that gives the TSX an ag...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Chassis
    03/06/2003 - INTRODUCTION (CHASSIS) The new Acura TSX is more than Acura's entry sedan. It is a responsive, balanced, sharp-handling sports sedan that is designed to compete on equal terms with Europe's best -whether front-drive, rear-drive or all-w...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Interior - Part 1
    03/06/2003 - INTRODUCTION Slide into the TSX driver's seat, and the purposeful nature of the cockpit immediately becomes apparent. This is a driver's car. Benchmarked throughout its development against some of the world's best sports sedans, the TSX...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Interior - Part 2
    03/06/2003 - COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE ITEMS Throughout the TSX interior you'll find useful comfort and convenience features that make day to day driving more pleasant. Front and rear cup holders accommodate even large drinks, and numerous convenient s...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Safety
    03/06/2003 - INTRODUCTION The TSX uses the latest technologies to offer substantial gains in overall safety. But safety begins with the dynamic traits of the vehicle-in other words, how the vehicle can help its driver avoid an accident. In the TSX,...
  • 2004 Acura TSX -- Environmental Sensitivity
    03/06/2003 - ENVIRONMENTAL SENSITIVITY One of the engineering goals for the Acura TSX program was to help protect the environment. Appropriately, in engineering and building the TSX, engineers sought various methods to make the vehicle more effici...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Introduction
    03/05/2003 - OVERVIEW As the flagship sedan in the Acura lineup, the 2004 RL boasts impressive levels of power, handling and luxury, allowing it to compete easily with the Mercedes E320, BMW 530i, Audi A6, and Lexus GS 300. The 3.5 RL comes fully e...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Powertrain
    03/05/2003 - 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...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Chassis
    03/05/2003 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL is equipped with 4-wheel, independent double-wishbone suspension with coil springs, 4-wheel disc brakes with ventilated front rotors, Anti-lock Braking System (ABS), and stabilizer bars at both front and rear. Furt...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Structure
    03/05/2003 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL has a stamped-sheet-steel unit-body structure that contributes greatly to an overall feeling of solidity and poise. Created with the same NASTRAN stress-analysis software used to design the space shuttle, this lightw...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Body
    03/05/2003 - OVERVIEW The 3.5 RL body design displays a muscular stance and dynamic appearance while maintaining an enduring elegance and sophistication. It provides generous interior space and headroom, especially in the rear seats, coupled with ...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Interior - Part 1
    03/05/2003 - OVERVIEW The RL's interior was carefully designed to deliver the highest levels of luxury, cutting edge technology, and superior performance and functionality. This concept is evident throughout the car, encompassing everything from the...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Interior - Part 2
    03/05/2003 - SPEED-SENSITIVE INTERMITTENT WIPERS The RL is equipped with an automatic, speed-sensitive intermittent wiper system that slows down the wipers when the RL is stopped or moving slowly and increases their speed when vehicle velocity in...
  • 2004 Acura 3.5 RL -- Safety
    03/05/2003 - OVERVIEW Advances in strength and rigidity of the unit-body structure, as well as innovations in side-impact protection and air bag technology, make the 3.5 RL as safe and secure as it is comfortable and gratifying to drive. For increase...
  • All-New Acura TSX Sports Sedan Combines Performance, Refinement
    03/05/2003 - The all-new Acura TSX sports sedan combines a powerful engine, choice of 6-speed manual or 5-speed Sequential SportShift automatic transmission, drive-by-wire throttle control system and race-bred suspension with an ergonomic i...
  • Acura Announces Pricing for 2004 3.5 RL Luxury Sedan
    03/05/2003 - The 2004 3.5 RL luxury sedan will be priced at $45,600 when it goes on sale today at Acura dealers nationwide. This price represents a $450 increase compared to a 2003 model equipped with the Acura Satellite-Linked Navigation System'...
  • MDX Luxury SUV Posts February Record
    03/03/2003 - February sales of Acura vehicles totaled 11,323, up 12.2 percent compared to last month, Acura announced today. Demand continued to be strong for the MDX luxury SUV with record sales of 4,514, up 3.4 percent compared to February 2002...