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integrator
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ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-08-2012 22:25
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I know this is a side note. And if you can keep from throwing up a bit in your mouth by having to deal with the smarmy Tyson Hugie clearly-paid "blogger'' BS marketing stuff...it shows the production ILX.

There are 5 vids labelled Tyson does this, Tyson does that, Tyson picks up his paycheck at Honda HQ....

http://www.acura.com/future/ILX#7
DavidJ
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-09-2012 08:28
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integrator wrote:
I know this is a side note. And if you can keep from throwing up a bit in your mouth by having to deal with the smarmy Tyson Hugie clearly-paid "blogger'' BS marketing stuff...it shows the production ILX.

There are 5 vids labelled Tyson does this, Tyson does that, Tyson picks up his paycheck at Honda HQ....

http://www.acura.com/future/ILX#7



Damn, that Legend coupe still looks awesome even today.
iahs2k
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-09-2012 08:48
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Then he opens the hood and you can see the hamster and wheel power train. Even the exterior of the ILX now looks bland and boring. They even copied the BMW shark fin GPS antenna. ACURA = EPIC FAIL.
kirk
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-09-2012 09:52
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iahs2k wrote:
Then he opens the hood and you can see the hamster and wheel power train. Even the exterior of the ILX now looks bland and boring. They even copied the BMW shark fin GPS antenna. ACURA = EPIC FAIL.

Sometimes I wonder if blogs have evolved into places to express subconscious self-hatred.
integrator
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-09-2012 10:03
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Or in this case, to try to co-opt the "enthusiast" crowd's commentary and turn its distaste for the AHMC's diluted product line into praise. Just happened to turn 500,000 miles as he drove up to Honda HQ, IT professional, the script he's stuck to in the vids, and the directions he's receiving off to the side. What an orchestration.... just getn paid.
dominik331
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-09-2012 11:15
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When are we gonna get invited to Honda/Acura headquarters?
vtec_love
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2012 03:47
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GPS antenna?
Jesse
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2012 06:58
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integrator wrote:
I know this is a side note. And if you can keep from throwing up a bit in your mouth by having to deal with the smarmy Tyson Hugie clearly-paid "blogger'' BS marketing stuff...it shows the production ILX.

There are 5 vids labelled Tyson does this, Tyson does that, Tyson picks up his paycheck at Honda HQ....

http://www.acura.com/future/ILX#7



Sorry to be negative but honestly the videos are really awful. Same goes with the lighting and the acting (it really does make you want to throw-up). What an awful way to market the ILX.
DCR
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2012 15:32
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I couldn't get through them all...what a joke.

Ikeda thinks the ILX is going to stand up to the test of time design wise like the Legend? Seeing as the Legend already looks better than the ILX, I am going to have to seriously doubt that one.

The odds are even that the one man show Ikeda wouldn't know an Acura Enthusiast if it was serving him jumbo shrimp.
integrator
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2012 17:55
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Did anyone really think this Tyson Hugie wasn't getn paid? The truth about Honda's presence in social media is starting to come out, and its ugly.

http://jalopnik.com/5893022/how-honda-pays-bloggers-to-write-about-their-cars

Anyone wanna guess if some of zealots on here are also paid...just like Hugie? Paid to talk positively about the Civic. Hmm... AHMC denies this approach, but their FB editing, The DriveToFive, and Hondies blogging on here says otherwise.
DCR
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-14-2012 20:27
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Honda-D
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-19-2012 00:25
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Sat in an ILX during local auto show. I have to say, the interior is actually ok. The only part of the car that is really ugly are the SUV style wheel gaps. They may 17" rims looks like 13".

For us Canadian, the is a good replacement of CSX which nobody bought anyway.
A77
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Re: ILX vids Posted on Acura.com [View News Item]    (Score: 1, Normal) 03-19-2012 09:33
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That's the thing - the interior is Ok. It needs to be better surely. fair point re the CSX - least this is more than badge engineering. As long as it is priced not too much more than the CSX was.
 
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