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    Recalls: Acura recalls 2013-2014 ILX, ILX Hybrid over fire-prone headlamps
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    The Acura ILX just can't seem to catch a break. The Japanese automaker recently decided that the ILX Hybrid would no longer be offered in the US for the 2015 model year. Now, a possibility for fires has also cropped up in the compact luxury sedan. Acura has announced a recall of 14,078 examples ...

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    Report: Acura built just 91 examples of the ILX last month, here's why
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    The short life of the Acura ILX has been vexed by one glaringly odd standard equipment choice, mediocre reviews, getting outsold by its competition as it posted slower-than-projected sales and a pledge by Honda to upgrade its supposedly upgraded offering. Therefore, when Automotive News reports ...

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    Comparo: 2013 Buick Verano Turbo vs. 2013 Acura ILX 2.4
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    Answering The $30,000 Entry-Level Luxury Question Twenty years ago, a comparison between an entry-level Buick and Acura would have matched a Skylark against an Integra. Twenty years ago, a comparison between an entry-level Buick and its Acura equivalent would have matched a Skylark against ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #323
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    Lamborghini Veneno, Geneva Motor Show, Jaguar 3 Series challenger, Cheaper Corvette rumors Episode #323 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Michael Harley and Jeff Ross talk about the Lamborghini Veneno, Geneva Auto Show, a Jaguar 3 Series challenger and rumors of a ...

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    Review: 2013 Acura ILX 2.4
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    Going Mainstream Has Its Privileges Acura's experiment with niche models has failed. Competing in the luxury car business by filling white space with product just didn't work for the Japanese automaker. In place of slow-selling models like its ZDX and quirky first-gen RDX, the mindset at Acura ...

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    Report: Acura ILX headed for Civic-like early upgrades
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    The not-yet-ready-for-primetime 2012 Honda Civic saw it quickly returned to sender for refurbishment, now the Acura ILX is headed in the same direction in its very first year. Automotive News reports that the small, Civic-based sedan from Honda's luxury brand isn't meeting sales expectations, ...

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    SEMA: Acura preps ILX for endurance racing challenge
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    Acura has used the occasion of this year's SEMA show to unveil a 2013 ILX that is remarkably different from the road-going car that we are familiar with. A far distance from the rather mildly performing street car, this ILX Endurance Racer is actually prepped to race at the grueling 25 Hours of ...

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    Video: Acura's ILX Hybrid gets all ate up with LED lighting
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    Acura has paired its 2013 ILX with the band Metric on its U.S. tour. To keep people as intrigued outside the concert as they are inside, Acura turned the ILX into an LED art car with a 3D display where there should have been an interior. Creating the LED light show took 4,600 hours, that was for ...

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    Podcast: Autoblog Podcast #292
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    2013 Cadillac ATS, Nürburgring going broke, 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL, Ford Escape last-place finish Episode #292 of the Autoblog Podcast is here, and this week Dan, Zach and Steven Ewing chat about the 2013 Cadillac ATS, the possibility of the Nürburgring going bust, the 2013 Mercedes ...

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    Official: Honda recalls 172,200 CR-V and Acura ILX models over bum door latches
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    Ford isn't the only one having recall trouble with its crossovers this week. Honda has just announced a voluntary recall for its 2012 CR-V, as well as the 2013 Acura ILX, to correct an issue with their front door latches. According to Honda, operating the front driver or passenger inner door ...

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    Video: New Acura ILX ads promote its mullet-like nature
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    It's business in the front, party in the back for this 2013 Acura ILX ad that premieres June 4. The dual personality commercials try to show you that this new compact luxury sports sedan fits into all of the aspects of a person's life or, at least two: Work and play. The pair of commercials ...

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    Official: 2013 Acura ILX production gets underway in Indiana
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    Honda has been building the Civic in Greensburg, Indiana, since 2008, but now the company's newest American assembly plant has some variety on its lines. The 2013 Acura ILX joined its mass-market relative at the 2.1 million square-foot facility yesterday. Honda is building both the standard ILX ...

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    First Drive: 2013 Acura ILX
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    Faint Praise For The World's Nicest Honda Civic Acura has a long and storied history of being an innovator since its creation in 1986. As the first luxury brand from Japan, the marque brought with it the first variable valve timing technology, the first drive-by-wire electronic throttle, the ...

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    Official: Acura prices 2013 ILX from $25,900*
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    In the market for an entry-level sedan from a premium automaker? Your choices are few and far between, it seems. There's the Lexus CT 200h and Audi A3, but those are both hatchbacks. That leaves the Buick Verano, which, by all accounts, is a credible entry into the segment. If that's not quite ...

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    Chicago: Editors' Choice: Top Five 2012 Chicago Auto Show Debuts
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    The Chicago Auto Show may be the smallest of the North American auto shows we cover (yet largest by square footage, ironically), but year after year, more and more automakers choose to show off some new metal under the lights of McCormick Place. This year saw a total of 18 major reveals (click ...

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    Chicago: 2013 Acura ILX puts a familiar face on entry-level luxury
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    The 2013 Acura ILX is here, and it will be one of the new first-responders to address the perception of Acura's weakened health. It might just be our eyes, but the transition to Acura-spec wheels and paint job makes this look much more of-the-family than the concept shown in Detroit. However, the ...

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    Detroit: Acura ILX Concept ushers in era of entry-level luxury
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    It's no secret that Acura has had a rough couple of years. After an extremely successful launch in the late 1980s, Honda's luxury marque truly hit high gear in the mid 2000s with such successful models as the TL sedan and MDX crossover. And then things went south with a fury that sent the ...

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