Archive for November, 2017

Do you need to winterize your car in Washington D.C.?

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
2018 Acura MDX driving by snowy mountains

Top tips for winterizing your Acura

Let’s face it: We’re not exactly facing the same snow fall as, say, Canada. Still, with dropping temperatures and the occasionally slick roads, it never hurts to prepare for the worst. When we talk about top tips for winterizing Do you need to winterize your car in Washington D.C.?your Acura, you have to decide whether you mean to store your vehicle, or simply get it serviced ahead of the changing temperatures. Many owners of high end vehicles, like Acura, tend to put them away in favor of driving a more economical vehicle that can afford to take salt damage. Whether you plan to drive or store, here’s what you need to know. (more…)

Where to dine in on Thanksgiving 2017?

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
Location marker with text that says restaurants open on Thanksgiving

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2017 Washington D.C.

Whether you’re in Washington D.C. because you happen to be visiting over the holiday, or you live in the area, there are plenty of reasons why you simply don’t want to cook a holiday feast. We understand, and fortunately there are plenty of area restaurants that will be open for Thanksgiving 2017. Here are our top choices for you to enjoy the full meal experience without having to cook all day yourself. (more…)

AcuraWatch suite gains new Traffic Jam Assist for 2018 Acura RLX

Friday, November 10th, 2017
2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid parked in front of a city backdrop

How does Acura Traffic Jam Assist work?

There are some features in cars that we almost definitely can’t live without these days. A vehicle without cruise control is practically a taboo for modern motorists. Some features, however, haven’t quite reached that must-have status. We hope they will be in the future, however, as they not only help with driver fatigue, but even reduce the chance of collisions. Naturally, we’re talking about driver assistance features. For Acura, you can find driver assistance technologies in the AcuraWatch Suite, which for the 2018 Acura RLX, now includes Traffic Jam Assist. What is it and how does it work? (more…)

What did Acura bring to SEMA 2017?

Friday, November 3rd, 2017
ScienceofSpeed Dream Project Acura NSX

ScienceofSpeed Dream Project Acura NSX

For many automotive enthusiasts, driving an Acura is in and of itself a dream car experience. For some in particular, it’s only a dream if it’s a model that’s as fun, if not everyday practical, as the 2017 Acura NSX. This year at the 2017 SEMA show, or Specialty Equipment Market Association, not only highlighted its NSX, but showed off a performance-enhanced ScienceofSpeed “Dream Project” Acura NSX. Here’s what you might have missed. (more…)