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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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