"New Car Smell" Less Toxic, But The Mitsubishi Eclipse Spyder Smells…

A group that keeps tabs on toxic car chemicals has released a study showing that new cars are improving in terms of the amount of interior toxins they off-gas: What we euphemistically call "new car smell." General Motors, Mazda and Nissan showed the greatest improvements over the inaugural year of the survey,… » 7/29/08 5:20pm 7/29/08 5:20pm

Acura Didn't Want To Let Us Touch It, But We Did Anyway: First-Hand…


Although our invitation to the big Honda / Acura shindig this week never did arrive (what's up with the lack of love for the Jalopnik, baby? ) — fear not, we were still able to get you a first-hand look at Acura's new hotness, the 2007 RDX — via the folks over at Acura of Troy. They held an owner ride-test event and… » 8/23/06 10:30am 8/23/06 10:30am

Rejoice, Young Urbanites: Acura RDX Pricing Announced

Acura's new small, turbocharged SUV for the young and on-the-go, the 2007 RDX, will be priced in the the low $30,000 range — the sweet spot for aspiring ad lions and the ladies who do their taxes. The MSRP will be $32,995, with an optional technology package pushing it to $36,495, not including $615 shipping and… » 7/13/06 8:42am 7/13/06 8:42am