Earlier this week, we reported that Acura's flagship sedan, the RL, was outsold by some pretty exotic metal including the Mitsubishi i-MiEV, the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, the Audi R8, and the Nissan GT-R.
The Acura ILX, the Honda Civic with a proboscis prosthetic first shown as a "concept" last month at the Detroit Auto Show, was whipped out here at the Chicago Auto Show today in its full production trim.
Acura knocked the room for a loop with a haymaker called NSX. Here's the other end of the Acura excitement spectrum. It's the ILX, a car with which Acura hopes to attract younger buyers; older, downsizing urban dwellers, and those for whom a doctor has prescribed the avoidance of excitement of any kind.