Acura TL A-SPEC Concept Vehicle To Be Displayed at Los Angeles Auto Show
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
built to explore the next level of performance accessory
Acura TL A-SPEC Concept Highlights
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
Acura TL A-SPEC Concept To Debut at Los Angeles Auto Show
The Acura TL A- SPEC Concept
vehicle will make its debut at the Greater Los Angeles Auto
This extensively modified TL is an exercise built to explore the
level of performance accessory possibilities for Acura's
Honda and Acura Vehicles capture three Car and Driver '10Best Cars' Awards
Car and Driver Magazine's
January 2004 issue named the Honda Accord, S2000 and Acura
winners of its prestigious and highly competitive annual "10Best
Cars" award. Nearly 60 vehicles were nominated for the 2004
2003 American Honda SEMA Display Vehicles Fact Sheet
2004 Acura TL with
The most recent addition to the Acura A-SPEC performance
the 2004 TL. Acura's top-selling model features hot new styling,
more powerful 270 horsepower V-6 engine, a...
Fast Facts: 2003 Acura MDX
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
states while delivering 260 horsepower fr...
Acura to Debut All New Sports Sedan at the 2003 North American International Auto Show
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
Acura today announced prices for
its more powerful 2003 MDX luxury SUV, which features
added equipment and refinements that increase the vehicle's
percent compared to last year based on a sales-weighted
2003 Acura MDX -- Introduction - Part 1
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
MEDIUM-DUTY OFF-ROAD CAPABILITY
The engineers who designed the MDX tested a range of
to help quantify off-pavement use patterns, customer needs, and
engineering targets for the MDX. Accommodating extreme
2003 Acura MDX -- Body
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
compromises that other manufact...
2003 Acura MDX -- Interior - Part 1
In the MDX, clean, solid forms on the instrument panel and door
define a wide open and luxurious space. Positioned within that
are the driver's cockpit and a multi-use console reminiscent of
2003 Acura MDX -- Interior - Part 2
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
2003 Acura MDX -- Powertrain - Part 1
An advanced powertrain is essential to meet 2003 MDX's goals
providing V-8-like performance, class-leading low emissions,
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
A low-restriction, high-flow exhaust system is crucial to efficient
power and torque production. The 2003 MDX features a new
efficiency system that incorporates several key elements that
concert with the eng...
2003 Acura MDX -- Chassis
The Acura MDX was the first product in what has proven to be a
popular portion of the market: a car-like, family-sized, luxury SUV.
To venture beyond current competitive offerings with a
design, a new ch...
2003 Acura MDX -- Safety
The Acura MDX SUV is engineered to meet and often exceed all
applicable safety standards. Safety, security, and accident
are top Acura priorities. With that in mind, various systems - body
structure, chassis, driv...
2003 Acura MDX -- Quality & Manufacturing
Like all Acura products, the MDX benefits from an integrated
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
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,
Lexus GS 300.
The RL's 3.5-lit...
2003 Acura 3.5 RL -- Powertrain
The 3.5 RL is powered by an all-aluminum, 3.5-liter,
single-overhead-camshaft, 90-degree V-6 engine that produces
horsepower at 5200 rpm and 231 lb.-ft. of torque at 4700 rpm.
Four-valves-per-cylinder, a three-stage variabl...