Facelifted: Hey, Remember the Acura ILX

Who buys Acuras?

Somebody must, right? Honda keeps building them (or badging them: looking at you, CSX) so there must be a market, but who still buys almost-but-not-quite-luxury vehicles (outside of Buick stans, of course)?

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Acura Continue Exercise in Futility

Remember Acura? They’re like Honda but more expensive but just as stupid. Whereas Honda seems to have embraced this whole ‘what a hyperactive child thinks future cars will look like’ design approach, Acura has doubled-down on their ‘how long can you look at it for’ styling. Continue reading “Acura Continue Exercise in Futility”

2017 Civic Type R Revealed, Ugly

The 2017 Geneva Auto Show offered the unveiling of the 2017 Honda Civic Type R, North America’s first offering of the hot-hatch, available this spring. Adapting the current family design language renders turbo 2.0L inline-four godawful, despite it’s 306 horses and 295 torques. Continue reading “2017 Civic Type R Revealed, Ugly”