Why The Acura ILX Has Been Slow Out Of The GatePatrick George4/19/13 11:09amFiled to: Acura ILXAcuraHonda1432EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkOh, Acura ILX. I had such high (well, moderate) hopes for you. You're pretty boring in the looks department like all modern Acuras, but you have Civic Si guts. I was hoping you'd hail a return to the sporty Acuras of my youth. But as Honda will readily admit, the ILX has been struggling at launch.