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The Acura “LX” Factor

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The Acura “LX” Factor

The 2015 Acura TLX and the 2016 Acura RLX are proving that Honda is keeping a firm eye on quality and performance. The TLX is Acura model #3 to receive recent top safety scores. The RLX has just gone on sale, boasting the “ read more

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2015 Acura MDX, RDX and TLX Named Best Cars for the Money from U.S. News & World Report

2015 Acura MDX, RDX and TLX Named Best Cars for the Money from U.S. News & World Report

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2015 – Three of Acura's luxury performance vehicles have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report's 2015 Best Cars for the Money awards: the 2015 MDX was lauded the Best Luxury 3-Row SUV for the Money, the 2015 RDX took the Best Luxury Compact SUV for the Money award and the 2015 TLX won the Upscale Midsize Car category.

The MDX, the best-selling 3-row luxury SUV in the U.S., is a Best Cars for the…
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A Competitive Comparison: 2014 Acura RDX vs. 2014 Lexus RX 350


Vehicle Comparison: 2014 Acura RDX vs. Lexus RX 350

I'ts your money. Which one would you choose? Only one offers better performance and more standard luxury

Among the most popular luxury crossover choices are the Acura RDX and the Lexus RX 350.?The Acura RDX, on sale here at Frankel Acura of Cockeysville, Maryland, is the choice for the smart shopper.

With an MSRP of $34,520, the 2014 Acura RDX starts off with a key advantage over the 2014 Lexus RX 350, which has an MSRP of $39,760. For a more than $5,000 difference, but it…

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Productivity at Frankel Acura

Ralph Rybicki and Jamey Hebb, our Sales Managers, constantly impress upon us and make us think about PRODUCTIVITY - unarguably the most important factor for opportunity for a Client Advisor in the automobile business today.

 

Frankel Automotive Companies is about time management processes.  At every one of Mr. Bob Frankel's stores, he has developed and put into place the tools and processes that help each and every dealership run more productive.

 

What we do at…

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Acura TLX Hits The Big Apple

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Acura TLX Hits The Big Apple

Attendees to the 2014 New York International Auto Show will be among the first to see the 2015 Acura TLX. This performance-luxury sedan was created for the midsize luxury segment. Acura says that it “will deliver higher levels of luxury refinement and sports-sedan athleticism with exhilarating performance enhanced by next-generation Acura powertrain and dynamic-handling technologies”. (HondaNews 1)

What exactly are those? Well, buyers will have…

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What is Direct Injection?

The slight tick or ticking you hear is the new Direct Injection in the new Acura's.  A while ago, an engineer with extensive racing experience stated that his engines were designed and manufactured to purr and run like a sewing machine, smoothly.  So what the heck is up with this ticking sound?

Nothing to worry about, it is actually a good thing to hear.  As a matter of fact, it's a GREAT thing…
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GETTING SAFETY DOWN TO A SCIENCE

Advanced knowledge, applied.
Acura's ongoing safety testing results in a Advanced Compatibility Engineering, (ACE) body structure.  Representing a remarkable leap forward in body engineering, ACE is designed to manage impact forces/energy, if you will, and transmitting them around, over the top and under the passenger cabin helping to maintain the interior space within, like a capsule.  The Ace design is also intended to minimize aggressive force to other vehicles.
 
Taking a step beyond…
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TECHNOLOGY WITH A HUMAN TOUCH.

After all, It's the driver who completes each circuit.

Technology is best when it enriches the bond between man and machine. So Acura has introduced some of the most drive-enhancing systems available today. Like the new AcuraLink network. It works in conjunction with the Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition to show real-time traffic conditions-powerful information that you summon with a few simple words. On select models, the Maintenance Minder system analyzes your driving…

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