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The Acura Integra Returns as a Feisty Four-Door Hatchback with an Available Manual Transmission

~ A DriveWays Review ~ by Frank A. Aukofer The Integra from Acura, the luxury marque of Japan’s Honda, returns for sport-oriented enthusiasts as a 2023 model after a spotty history that started in 1985. It had gone through four... Continue Reading →

2021 Acura TLX SH-AWD Advance: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer For a quarter of a century, the Acura TL and its successor, the  TLX, now redesigned for 2021, have held court among the finest performing sports sedans on the market.  Acura is the premium/luxury brand of Japan’s Honda,... Continue Reading →

Drive After Drive in the 2020 Acura MDX

by Jason Fogelson I have a friend whose sister Amy recently bought her fourth Acura MDX in a row. She owned a first-generation (2001 – 2006); a second-generation (2007 – 2013); and a third-generation (2014 – present) MDX, and just upgraded... Continue Reading →

Don’t Ignore the 2020 Acura RDX

by Jason Fogelson Ignoring Acura is a mistake. While the brand has had its ups and downs in terms of awareness and popularity, its cars have never lacked in quality and passion. As the luxury brand of the Honda universe,... Continue Reading →

2020 Acura MDX AWD A-Spec: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer To paraphrase Erasmus: in the land of multiplying bitty crossovers, the luxury 2020 Acura MDX still reigns. Desiderius Erasmus, in the 15th or 16th century, famously wrote, “In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man... Continue Reading →

2019 Acura RDX A-Spec: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer With an all-new vehicle for 2019, the Acura RDX has come full circle in a dozen years. When it was introduced as a 2007 model, the RDX was the first luxury compact crossover sport utility vehicle,... Continue Reading →

2018 Acura TLX A-Spec AWD: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer They call it a “major refresh,” but the 2018 Acura TLX looks and feels more like a comprehensive makeover of the sport/luxury sedan. Although it carries over engines, transmissions and other components from the previous TLX,... Continue Reading →

2017 Acura NSX: A DriveWays Review…

by Frank A. Aukofer Long awaited, the 2017 Acura NSX doesn’t disappoint. Its unique design and supercar persona attracts superlatives like metal filings to a magnet. It has a top speed of 191 mph, according to Acura, with a 0-60... Continue Reading →

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