The Truth About Cars » Acura RL http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Sun, 01 May 2016 16:00:56 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 The Mega-Mileage Acura RLs of eBay http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/the-mega-mileage-acura-rls-of-ebay/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/11/the-mega-mileage-acura-rls-of-ebay/#comments Sun, 03 Nov 2013 15:30:26 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=640953 It’s been a long time since the Acura Legend or its successors had much mojo. The second-generation model, most notably the six-speed manual-shifted coupe, had a certain amount of street presence and enthusiast credibility, but the two generations that came after that didn’t impress anyone. The current car is perceived by the public as a […]

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It’s been a long time since the Acura Legend or its successors had much mojo. The second-generation model, most notably the six-speed manual-shifted coupe, had a certain amount of street presence and enthusiast credibility, but the two generations that came after that didn’t impress anyone. The current car is perceived by the public as a […]

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Review: 2014 Acura RLX (With Video) http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/review-2014-acura-rlx-with-video/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/08/review-2014-acura-rlx-with-video/#comments Sat, 17 Aug 2013 02:02:09 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=498841 Breaking into the Luxury market isn’t easy. Toyota has arguably had the most success with Lexus, the only full-line luxury marque sold in America that isn’t German. Infiniti gave up on trying to go head-to-head with the S-Class and 7-Series when they ditched the Q, and Cadillac has yet to have a complete and coherent […]

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Breaking into the Luxury market isn’t easy. Toyota has arguably had the most success with Lexus, the only full-line luxury marque sold in America that isn’t German. Infiniti gave up on trying to go head-to-head with the S-Class and 7-Series when they ditched the Q, and Cadillac has yet to have a complete and coherent […]

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Honda Shows Off New Tech In Old Wrappers http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/honda-shows-off-new-tech-in-old-wrappers/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/honda-shows-off-new-tech-in-old-wrappers/#comments Mon, 12 Nov 2012 17:30:25 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=466632 Apparently, Honda invited some journalists to Japan so they could go check out new technology carefully packaged into existing cars, lest anyone reveal super-secret things like what the next Acura RL looks like. No matter, we’ve got everything below. The 2014 Honda Fit will get a new EarthDreams/CVT combo. Only a few specs were released, […]

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Apparently, Honda invited some journalists to Japan so they could go check out new technology carefully packaged into existing cars, lest anyone reveal super-secret things like what the next Acura RL looks like. No matter, we’ve got everything below. The 2014 Honda Fit will get a new EarthDreams/CVT combo. Only a few specs were released, […]

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September 2012’s Sales Losers: Mitsubishi i-MiEV Outsells Acura RL http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/september-2012s-sales-losers-mitsubishi-i-miev-outsells-acura-rl/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/10/september-2012s-sales-losers-mitsubishi-i-miev-outsells-acura-rl/#comments Fri, 05 Oct 2012 16:25:24 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=462782 Independent sales analyst Tim Cain has released his Worst Selling Vehicles list for September 2012, with not just one but three measures of poor performance. While sales of the Mazda3 were up 57 percent, every other Mazda was in the dumps; the CX-9 was down for its 8th consecutive month, while the Mazda5 performed dismally […]

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Independent sales analyst Tim Cain has released his Worst Selling Vehicles list for September 2012, with not just one but three measures of poor performance. While sales of the Mazda3 were up 57 percent, every other Mazda was in the dumps; the CX-9 was down for its 8th consecutive month, while the Mazda5 performed dismally […]

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Next Acura RL Debuting At Los Angeles Auto Show http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/next-acura-rl-debuting-at-los-angeles-auto-show/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/09/next-acura-rl-debuting-at-los-angeles-auto-show/#comments Fri, 21 Sep 2012 19:59:07 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=461221 The next Acura RL will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Here’s what it won’t have; Rear-wheel drive, a V8 engine, non-derivative styling, an endorsement from Harrison Ford and the gyroscope-based navigation system that debuted on the first generation car. Here’s what it will have.

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The next Acura RL will debut at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Here’s what it won’t have; Rear-wheel drive, a V8 engine, non-derivative styling, an endorsement from Harrison Ford and the gyroscope-based navigation system that debuted on the first generation car. Here’s what it will have.

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Review: 2012 Acura RL http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/review-2012-acura-rl/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/05/review-2012-acura-rl/#comments Sun, 13 May 2012 13:00:36 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=441436 Despite debuting over seven years ago, extensively refreshed in 2009 and nip/tucked again in 2011, the Acura RL remains a mystery. Flagship products usually sell in small numbers, but the RL is one of the rarest sedans in America. This isn’t exactly been a badge of honor for Acura. Overlooked by shoppers who flock to […]

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Despite debuting over seven years ago, extensively refreshed in 2009 and nip/tucked again in 2011, the Acura RL remains a mystery. Flagship products usually sell in small numbers, but the RL is one of the rarest sedans in America. This isn’t exactly been a badge of honor for Acura. Overlooked by shoppers who flock to […]

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Next Acura RL Will Not Have Electric SH-AWD As Standard http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/next-acura-rl-will-not-have-electric-sh-awd-as-standard/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/01/next-acura-rl-will-not-have-electric-sh-awd-as-standard/#comments Tue, 24 Jan 2012 21:50:56 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=427938 Today, TTAC was treated to what might be the first look at Acura’s newest flagship. While we saw renderings of the new car, we weren’t allowed to take photographs – but none of the information released was embargoed. The look of the next RL can best be described as a current TL mated with a […]

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Today, TTAC was treated to what might be the first look at Acura’s newest flagship. While we saw renderings of the new car, we weren’t allowed to take photographs – but none of the information released was embargoed. The look of the next RL can best be described as a current TL mated with a […]

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90s Japanese Luxury Car Purchase Dilemma: Q45, LS 400, or RL? http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/90s-japanese-luxury-car-purchase-dilemma-q45-ls-400-or-rl/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/09/90s-japanese-luxury-car-purchase-dilemma-q45-ls-400-or-rl/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2011 13:00:10 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=411405 Since my daily-driver ’92 Civic is about to become a much less civilized car (plus it’s finally made the transition from “somewhat rough” to “total beater,” I need to start shopping for another DD very soon. Since I’ve developed a fascination with Japanese luxury cars of the 1990s (the era before the Japanese Big Three […]

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Since my daily-driver ’92 Civic is about to become a much less civilized car (plus it’s finally made the transition from “somewhat rough” to “total beater,” I need to start shopping for another DD very soon. Since I’ve developed a fascination with Japanese luxury cars of the 1990s (the era before the Japanese Big Three […]

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