Archive for the ‘Stories Of Interest’ Category
Watch the Evolution of the Acura Type S with its Origin Story Video
Setting the bar for high-performance, the Acura Type S has changed the way drivers experience thrill while behind the wheel. Thanks to advancements over the years and the drive to offer high-performance vehicles that are exciting to drive, Type S is highly popular among the Acura fanbase. Wondering what Acura Type S was like back then compared to today? Watch the evolution of the Acura Type S with its origin story video.(more…)
Sometimes it feels like our lives have become busier than ever, so we often don’t stop to smell the roses. Or as Acura indicates in the new #LookUp campaign, we don’t stop to look around us as we form a sort of tunnel vision when we consider the many tasks we have to perform every day. To highlight this concept, the new campaign features gorgeous photography as viewed through the sunroof of Acura models. Typically the moonroof in the redesigned 2019 Acura RDX. (more…)
Weirdest driving laws in Washington D.C.
We like to think all laws are created with good intentions, but some of them are just bizarre. Which got us wondering: What are the weirdest driving laws in Washington D.C.? We found plenty of strange things along the way that are unrelated to driving (No dancing for more than 12 hours in any 24-hour period?) and some were just myths (a man doesn’t need to carry a red flag in front of your car). Here are the ones that seem to be true. (more…)
Here at Karen Radley Acura, we’re often writing our own comparison pages to help you decide between luxury models. Well, it seems Acura has done a bit of this themselves as the automaker recently released its own comparison video reviews to help you visually see what the difference is between models. Key competitors include the 2018 Lexus NX300 and 2019 Infiniti QX50 vs the 2019 Acura RDX. (more…)
2019 Acura RDX Rally Cycling Official Vehicle
It’s that time of year when everyone is heading outdoors to enjoy the weather. A favorite pastime among many is cycling. For some, it’s more than just a pastime. Rally Cycling has 16 riders in its men’s team and thirteen riders on the women’s team. It’s one of the most successful teams in the U.S. and is supported by its partnership with Rally Health, a program that helps encourage healthy lifestyle choices. Acura also proudly sponsors Rally Cycling and this is the brand’s seventh year of sponsorship. For 2018, we see the 2019 Acura RDX has just been unveiled as to represent the Rally Cycling teams along each leg of the Amgen Tour of California as the Official Vehicle of Rally Cycling. (more…)
If there’s one area where many manufactures are a bit tight-lipped, it’s their motorsports performance. It’s not that Acura doesn’t want you to see photos of the NSX in action, but rather that they aren’t related to direct sales. It’s a bit of a different look at the industry, but rest assured you can find plenty of action on Instagram. These are some of our favorite photos of the Acura NSX GT3 Rally Car. (more…)
There’s something about music and cars that just seems to go together, and it’s very likely the fact that so many of us get our best jam sessions on behind the wheel. That, and a commercial would be pretty hard to understand if a podcast was playing at the same time as the voice over, right? Understandably, you’ll sometimes hear a song in an ad, especially one for a new car, and find yourself wishing that tune was included in your playlist. If you’ve seen the new 2018 Acura TLX commercial, you may have found yourself asking what the song is. (more…)
What is Acura’s involvement with the NOLA Jazz Fest?
With new technology comes an increased focus away from things many of us consider traditions. This can be fine for ideas that become outmoded, but can also lead to a feeling of lost heritage. New Orleans is well-known for its rich focus on jazz, but it’s important to make efforts to preserve this cultural heritage or it could be lost. Which is why the NOLA Jazz Fest is such an important annual event. Today we’re looking at Acura’s involvement with this festival as well as other strong efforts to keep jazz alive. (more…)
What Are Those White Oval Bumper Stickers With Black Letters?
We’ve all probably seen those white oval bumper sticks that have black letters on them, which to many, seem to be random with no real meaning. What are those, anyway? Is there a meaning behind them? We decided to investigate.
What Is Engine Braking and Why Is It Prohibited?
Different states and municipalities will have different driving laws, many of which you may not even be aware of. That being said, you may have noticed signs in certain areas that state that engine brakes or engine braking is prohibited, especially if you’ve done any traveling in the midwest area of the country. The only problem is, many drivers will wonder what engine braking is exactly, and why it is not allowed.