2018 Kia Stinger
Cars

Avoid the Acura TLX, the Kia Stinger is Better

My co-workers and I got into a discussion today about Acura. To be more specific, we were discussing how the manufacturer seems to have lost its way a bit with its sedans. Sadly, I have to agree. There was a time when Acura was respected, and Kia was a joke. But today, Kia is in …

Cars

5 Surprisingly Quick Honda and Acura Cars

Hondas and Acuras have historically been known for their reliability and easiness to own and drive. However, they’re not typically known for their speed. Sure, there have been many sporty Honda and Acura models in the past, however, they have always been meant more for a road course or autocross track than a drag strip. …

2001 Acura Integra Type R
Cars

How the Acura Integra Started the Type R Legend

Some automotive badges have become short-hand for high performance. BMW’s M, Mercedes’ AMG, and Nissan’s GT-R. There’s also Honda’s Type R. In addition to sports cars like the S2000, in the 90s and early 2000s Honda offered stripped-down, souped-up versions of cars like the Civic and NSX supercar. Unfortunately, the US didn’t receive a Civic …

Trucks & SUVs

Top 10 SUVs Everybody Hates-Nobody Wants

The SUV is dominating not only America but all over the globe. It is such a huge segment now that most US vehicle manufacturers have dumped their car lines to make more SUVs and pickups. Nobody saw that coming except the beancounters. They saw the rise and decided it was more profitable to make SUVs …

Cars

Five Rare Japanese Cars From the 1990s

From staring at the new releases at our local Blockbuster to having to actually call someone via a payphone, it’s fun to recall the 1990’s. Even better than those timeless necessities were the cars, specifically Japanese sports cars. Here are five rare cars from the 1990’s that we would definitely include in our dream garage. …

2019 Acura NSX
Cars

Acura Takes the Stage with this Year’s NSX

The year is 2020 and the major car brands are bringing back some of their most iconic and beloved models, and enthusiasts everywhere are ecstatic. The 2020 Acura NSX takes the stage to offer one of the manufacturer’s finest luxury sports car, and it’s better than we could have ever imagined. If you’re not very …

White 2020 Acura ILX A-Spec driving down a fall forest road
Cars

Is the 2020 Acura ILX Worth Buying?

Since its inception in 2012, the Acura ILX has been the brand’s entry-level sedan offering that competes with the BMW 3 Series, Audi A4, and Lexus IS. But how competitive is it? It’s a tough call, however, you would have to look at it from a value standpoint. Sure, the Acura ILX is based on …

Gildred Racing Super Cooper Type S
Cars

For Maximum Speed, Start with a Classic Mini Cooper

Classic cars trade modern safety for lightness and compactness. That’s why a 2.0-liter Caterham Seven can out-race a Bugatti Veyron. It’s also what makes the classic Mini Cooper so appealing. The originals weren’t particularly quick: the classic Mini pickup’s biggest engine was a 38-hp 1.0-liter. But they were extremely light, even for the day. Although …

2019 Lexus GS F
Cars

These Are the Luxury Cars People Keep the Longest

When it comes to things such as depreciation and long-term reliability, luxury car owners typically don’t care too much for them. If they wanted a car that could last them 300,000 miles, then they probably wouldn’t be buying a luxury car in the first place. That said, luxury car owners do hold onto a few …

Acura ILX zooming down urban street
Automotive News

Forbes’ Top 32 New Cars to Avoid

It’s that time of the year for Forbes’ “New Cars To Avoid” list. Is This Valid? Cars are a lot better than even 10 years ago, but there can still be some sorta-semi lemons in this year’s crop. The issues can range from dated designs to plunging resale values. Reliability can still be an issue, while …