Difference between the 2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 Acura ILX
What did we ever do before the internet? Automotive research is easier than ever, whether you’re looking to purchase a new vehicle, are looking around for reliable used models or you’re simply wondering about a service issue. On the other hand, it can be difficult to tell the differences and similarities between options when all you have to go on are pictures. Take the 2018 Acura TLX vs 2018 Acura ILX, for example. Both appear to be luxury sedans, and the prices aren’t too different from each other. Read the rest of this entry »
2018 Easter Egg Hunts Washington D.C.
The day-to-day activities of our lives often leave us distracted until the last minute. Though grocery stores and commercials are flashing pastel colors and chocolate treats at us everywhere we look, in some ways we’ve become indifferent to the appeal. After all, bunnies peek out at us from every shelf before Valentine’s Day is even over. We’re so busy ignoring these early advertisements that we forget to pay closer attention as the holiday creeps up. This can be an unfortunate mistake, as some of the 2018 Easter egg hunts in the Washington D.C. area actually take place ahead of the holiday, which falls on April 1 this year. Read the rest of this entry »
What safety features are standard in the 2018 Acura RLX?
If you look to automotive history, you might be shocked to realize just how unsafe many vehicles were in the past. Thanks to crash test ratings and improved technology, we can expect simple issues to already be solved in most vehicles. Sadly, this means classic options may never return. Isn’t it worth it to know you and your loved ones are safe? Today, we’re looking at thee 2018 Acura RLX, the most luxurious sedan in this premium lineup. You already know it has the features you want, but how does it stack up in terms of safety? Read the rest of this entry »
What is the Acura break-in period?
Have you ever heard that you need to break in your new model? It’s not as common of a practice for new vehicles, but Acura still recommends it for their models. Essentially, a break-in period is a certain amount of time where you are a little more particular in how you drive your new vehicle so that any moving parts that haven’t quite adjusted have time to fall into place and work effectively. So what is the recommended break-in period for Acura models? Read the rest of this entry »
Are more gears better for transmissions?
You have to dig deep these days to find a car that offers fewer than five gears, and even then it’s usually on an almost outdated base model. As late as the mid-80s, some brands still offered up three-speed automatic options. All through the 90s and early 00s we saw the four-speed transmission as standard for automatics and a five-speed was a go-to for the manual, yet now models like the 2018 Acura RLX have a 10-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift paddle shifters and Grade Logic Control. Clearly, the automotive transmission has come a long way in just the past few decades. You might be wonder, though, are transmissions with more gears better? Read the rest of this entry »
Acura Photo Gallery from 2018 Chicago Auto Show
Though Acura didn’t reveal much at the 2018 Chicago Auto Show, it’s still a brand that manages to stick out even in the chaos of car shows. There were plenty of big reveals this year, but attendees still felt themselves drawn to the luxury side of the displays at McCormick Place, where the show is hosted. Part of this is likely because Acura brought the Acura NSX, a model few are lucky enough to get close to. The upcoming 2019 Acura RDX was also there, and pictures of both highlights can be seen here at our CAS 2018 photo gallery. Read the rest of this entry »
Where to buy flowers on Valentine’s Day Washington D.C.
Even if you’ve agreed not to celebrate this year, it can feel like a trap. Buying a present when you’ve agreed not to might be overkill, but at the same time, doing nothing at all might not be the answer either. Every other woman in the office is going to get a big bouquet, and your sweetheart will probably begin feeling envious despite her better judgment. Win points by splurging on flowers at these fantastic shops in the Washington D.C. area this Valentine’s Day. Read the rest of this entry »
2019 Acura RDX Prototype Features and Performance
What does a redesign mean to you? For us, it’s a fresh start for an already fantastic option. The 2019 Acura RDX prototype proves just that with a ground-up refresh to its appearance. So what do we know so far about features and performance? We don’t have specific power figures at this time, but there are some hints that the RDX won’t disappoint. Read the rest of this entry »
Best Sports Bars in Washington D.C.
The football season is almost coming to a close, with just a few games left to determine who will be playing in Super Bowl LII. That being the case, you probably already have a good idea of how invested you’ll be in the players, but if you’re like us, you’ll be watching anyway. It’s a good time to enjoy less-than-healthy food, hang out with friends, and watch the craziest commercials of the year. The only question is, where to go? Here are some of the best sports bars in the Washington D.C. area. Read the rest of this entry »
Differences between the 2018 Acura TLX vs 2017 Acura TLX
When you think of new, you probably aren’t just considering whether a vehicle has racked up the miles. You also want to know that is has all the latest features. After all, you’re unlikely to replace your vehicle for the next few years, so you want it to have the latest available technology. In looking at the differences between the 2018 Acura TLX vs 2017 Acura TLX, you can see that the model not only received a dynamic facelift, but fresh technology. Read the rest of this entry »