Out-of-control Acura crashes into two stores

The driver of an Acura MDX claims the vehicle wouldn't stop, which is why he crashed into a Houston yogurt shop and then turned into a lab testing place. My theory? Subconsciously we're sick of all these damn yogurt places. » 4/27/11 3:15pm 4/27/11 3:15pm

Seattle Learns How Not To Drive In Snow

Go slow, steer into skids, pump your brakes — just a few of the snow driving tips those of us in winter states know too well. Seattle drivers got a pop quiz on them from Mother Nature Monday. They failed. » 11/24/10 12:00pm 11/24/10 12:00pm

2010 Acura MDX: First Drive

The 2010 Acura MDX has been loaded down with technology like no SUV before. That's a good thing, as that tech solves so many of the problems inherent to the SUV form factor. » 8/05/09 2:00pm 8/05/09 2:00pm

Movin' Very Slowly: Hypermiling

When we had our old Acura Legend, we were addicted to its fuel-economy display. We generally averaged around 21 mpg, which included a 33-mile Walnut Creek-to-San Francisco commute that was 2/3 open freeway and 1/3 brutal congestion (hello, MacArthur Maze and Bay Bridge). On a trip from Portland back down the East… » 1/05/07 2:30pm 1/05/07 2:30pm

From Fukui to You: More on Honda's Diesels, Turbos

Honda's CEO, Takeo "The First Person to Call Me Dr. F Loses an Eye" Fukui says the company is working up a clean diesel V6 that will likely power the Honda Pilot and Acura MDX, AutoWeek reports. The prospective V6 is the second of Honda's new diesel engines to come to light, the first being a 2.2-liter four set to… » 12/05/06 7:32am 12/05/06 7:32am

Embarg-Uh-Oed! AutoWeek Breaks Honda/Acura Embargo, Spews MDX Pics…


We feel like AutoWeek must not need to worry about those "embargo"-things, it's like they don't seem to apply to the folks with the once-a-week web updates. Like with the GMT-900 pickups last month and now with these pics of the Honda MDX. Of course what do we know, maybe AutoWeek went to the bathroom when the… » 8/25/06 7:21pm 8/25/06 7:21pm

Spy Photos: 2008 Acura MDX

Spies busted a production model successor to the MD-X concept — shown in New York earlier this year — during hot-weather testing in the Mojave. From the shots, it appears the company's pulling out all the style stops: flared fenders a la S-Class? Check. Spanky new grille shape? Check. Third row of seats? Check. V8?… » 6/27/06 10:35am 6/27/06 10:35am

Diesel: The Honda Hybrid For Big Cars


Honda's doing the dirty deed in lieu of hybrids and moving to the not-as-clean-as-unleaded diesel in the automaker's minivans and SUV's starting with the Odyssey minivan and Acura MDX SUV in the US market by as soon as 2009. Honda's President Takeo Fukui has been looking at hybrids in Honda's smaller vehicles and to… » 5/25/06 3:45pm 5/25/06 3:45pm

A N-SeXy New Image For Acura?


Acura dropped three new vehicles, two into their line-up and one concept, today in New York including the "show-stopping world debut of the MD-X Concept SUV" pictured above. But, the really interesting news out of the Honda-lux brand is the potential for some racing cross-ties for the Acura NSX. Ya see, Acura's… » 4/12/06 4:17pm 4/12/06 4:17pm

Acura to Show off New SUV Concept in New York

Acura's celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and the cake looks to be in the shape of a new-generation SUV. Execs at the Honda brand announced it would be unveiling a concept version of its MDX luxury ute at the New York auto show next month, and released two sketches indicating what such a creature might look… » 3/28/06 9:39am 3/28/06 9:39am