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Better Than Its Sales Would Suggest

Acura gives the RDX crossover a number of thoughtful updates for 2016. Are they enough to make the slow-selling CUV appeal to a wider range of consumers? We spend a week with one to find out.

Luxury Sedans, Off-Road Specialists, Hybrid Crossovers And More

This week, the Autoblog staff has been driving fullsize sedans, HD trucks, hybrid crossovers and off-road specialists. Here are some thoughts on them.

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An Underdog No More

What's an aspiring Japanese automaker to do in 2015's golden age of affordable luxury? If you're Acura, you scramble to release a mid-cycle upgrade to elevate the status of your 2016 ILX sedan.

Deep Dive

Acura's long-awaited NSX is finally here, and it's longer and wider that the 2013 concept that signaled its revival. It's also got a hybrid powertrain with 550+ horsepower.

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Splitting The Difference Makes The Difference

Immediately after landing at Washington's Dulles airport, an Acura representative handed me the keys to a 2014 TSX with fewer than 180 miles on its clock. The four-cylinder engine started and I pointed its signature beak towards a destination in Middleburg, VA. It was a curious move by the Japanese automaker, especially considering that I had flown no less than 2,300 miles to drive the discontinued vehicle's ostensible successor, the all-new 2015 Acura TLX.

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Acura's Best-Seller Aims For The Heart Of The Market

There are certain vehicles on sale today that are affected by what I call 'Camry Syndrome.' Named after Toyota's ubiquitous family hauler, Camry Syndrome affects a fair number of cars and trucks, many of which are exceedingly popular with consumers.

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A Wolf In Sheep's Clothing

Having already driven and reviewed the 2014 Acura RLX this year, colleagues Steven Ewing and Jeffrey Ross poured several thousand words into apprising it, then someone took the safety off the Comments and flipped them to "Fully Automatic" because those two reviews and four brief posts were hit by more than 1,200 of your deeply felt sentiments.

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Same Book, Different Cover

Earlier in the year, I reviewed a powder-blue Volkswagen Beetle Convertible, and I witnessed a group of high-school-aged girls ogling the car as it sat in my driveway. In my head, I found it to be a funny-yet-fitting scene that I didn't think of again until a 2014 Acura RLX showed up in my driveway. This time around, an elderly neighborhood couple stopped to give the big Acura sedan a closer look. The RLX is trying to shed past stereotypes of its predecessor, the Acura RL, just like the Beetle.

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What Is, What Could Have Been, And What May Yet Be

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This Is Not The Acura You're Looking For

This Is Not The Acura You're Looking For

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Faint Praise For The World's Nicest Honda Civic

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Bucking The Downsizing Trend For All The Right Reasons

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