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Honda hypes Acura as the luxury heavyweight, with up to five models expected in the next five years.
 Date: September 23, 2002 13:09
 Submitted by:  Anonymous
 Source: GlobalAutoNet.com
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Vehicles to come out of the Acura stable include the previously-announced TSX (at about $26,000), a Gas-Electric Hybrid Super-Sedan, an SUV/Truck Hybrid based on MDX (which will get a 265hp 3.5L V6 in 04MY) and, possibly, a V8 RWD RL replacement (but not expected until 07MY).

http://www.globalautonet.com/pages/roadahead/092302.html

NOTE: it's already been announced that the '03 MDX will have 260hp (not the 265 hp mentioned in the link above). Also, delaying the launch of the redesigned RL to MY'07 seems insane, but if Acura sees the potential for a greater return on investment by dedicating their stretched resources to developing more SUVs and hybrid vehicles in the near term, then it fits past patterns.

Last edited by JeffX on September 23, 2002 15:52

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09-23-2002 23:19
TSX Price   (Score: 1, Normal)
iharry
10-01-2002 13:52
Re: TSX Price   (Score: 1, Normal)
Ascari
09-23-2002 16:10
Interesting...... but   (Score: 1, Normal)
CanadaCraig
09-23-2002 16:30
Lienert...   (Score: 1, Normal)
Ickes_alternate
09-23-2002 18:17
check your 'facts' - '04 TL will not appear until next Fall   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
09-23-2002 21:53
Re: check your 'facts' - '04 TL will not appear until next Fall   (Score: 1, Normal)
Wizard
09-27-2002 16:15
Re: check your 'facts' - '04 TL will not appear until next Fall   (Score: 1, Normal)
Colin
09-23-2002 20:36
04 TL... definitively next fall   (Score: 1, Normal)
Mazenger
09-24-2002 06:37
Re: 04 TL... definitively next fall   (Score: 1, Normal)
CanadaCraig
09-25-2002 12:11
V8 Is Just Penis Envy   (Score: 1, Normal)
Kaiso King
09-26-2002 05:38
Re: V8 Is Just Penis Envy   (Score: 1, Normal)
tb820
09-26-2002 10:17
Re: V8 Is Just Penis Envy   (Score: 1, Normal)
HardRevingBoi
09-26-2002 15:19
Re: V8 Is Just Penis Envy   (Score: 1, Normal)
tb820
09-27-2002 06:53
Re: V8 Is Just Penis Envy   (Score: 1, Normal)
9000RPM
09-23-2002 19:11
real inside scoop   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-23-2002 19:50
Re: real inside scoop   (Score: 1, Normal)
gilbert
09-25-2002 03:25
Honda S2200 Coupe   (Score: 1, Normal)
Buran
09-23-2002 20:29
Re: real inside scoop   (Score: 1, Normal)
JMU R1
09-25-2002 15:53
What about a MDX type S?   (Score: 1, Normal)
SoundAssassin
09-23-2002 17:39
Honda V8   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-23-2002 19:10
Re: Honda V8   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-23-2002 19:51
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09-24-2002 18:56
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09-23-2002 20:23
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JMU R1
09-23-2002 21:44
I'd rather have RWD than the V8   (Score: 1, Normal)
Brillo
09-23-2002 21:58
Re: I'd rather have RWD than the V8   (Score: 1, Normal)
Wizard
09-24-2002 02:22
220/1770=1% ??!!%%   (Score: 1, Normal)
ceric
09-24-2002 02:24
Re: 220/1770=1% ??!!%%   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-24-2002 18:58
Re: Honda V8   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-23-2002 21:57
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09-23-2002 23:02
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09-24-2002 15:07
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09-24-2002 15:07
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09-25-2002 02:36
I agree!   (Score: 1, Normal)
kung
09-24-2002 00:51
Re: NO V8 NEEDED!   (Score: 1, Normal)
ldvknight
09-24-2002 01:38
Re: Me too   (Score: 1, Normal)
dydx
09-24-2002 15:38
Re: Me too   (Score: 1, Normal)
Type R-Positive
09-24-2002 01:56
Look at all the money Porsche wasted on the V8 for the Cayenne   (Score: 1, Normal)
Brillo
09-24-2002 11:39
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09-24-2002 13:31
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09-24-2002 17:50
Isn't Honda going into IRL?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-24-2002 19:13
honda is not going to get loss   (Score: 1, Normal)
importracer
09-24-2002 17:49
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09-25-2002 00:37
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FinalVibes
09-25-2002 01:22
Desperate Need of Honda V8   (Score: 1, Normal)
Power Of Dreams
09-25-2002 01:29
V8 Goes Against Honda's Technological Direction   (Score: 1, Normal)
gs-legend
09-24-2002 19:50
Acura really need a V8.   (Score: 1, Normal)
HardRevingBoi
09-24-2002 12:22
Luxury heavyweight?   (Score: 1, Normal)
JR
09-23-2002 21:24
What About the NSX?   (Score: 1, Normal)
MarkF
09-24-2002 02:26
Re: What About the NSX?   (Score: 1, Normal)
KenB
09-23-2002 18:10
Dual Note AWD/RWD   (Score: 1, Normal)
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09-23-2002 22:53
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