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Acura Automobiles: New 2016 Acura ILX Begins Production as Brand Marks 20th Anniversary Of Manufacturing in America

  • Acura outlines vital miracle with U.S. sales of two-million North American-made Acura vehicles
  • ILX prolongation starts currently during Marysville, Ohio Auto Plant

The Acura code currently distinguished sales in a U.S. of a 2 millionth North American-made Acura vehicle, 20 years after Acura prolongation began in a U.S., as a initial new 2016 Acura ILX sports sedan rolled off a public line during a Marysville Auto Plant in Ohio. The redesigned and reengineered 2016 ILX delivers some-more performance, some-more modernized record and some-more oppulance excellence than ever before.

“This year outlines a 20th anniversary of a start of Acura prolongation in Ohio, so a introduction of a ILX is another sparkling theatre in a story with a Acura brand,” pronounced plant manager Rob May. “Our associates are requesting a extensive knowledge in producing high peculiarity Acura products and will precedence a prolongation of TLX and ILX in one plant to accommodate a high expectations of a Acura customers.”

Production of a Acura ILX, a gateway to a Acura sedan lineup, began in 2012 during a company’s Greensburg, Indiana plant. It now will be constructed alongside Acura’s top volume oppulance sedan, a Acura TLX, that launched in Aug of final year. The Marysville Auto Plant has done vital investments to serve allege Acura peculiarity with a launch of a TLX sedan and will continue to allege a world-class levels of peculiarity for Acura business with a launch of a new ILX.

“Reaching twin million in sales of North American-made Acura vehicles as we start prolongation of a 2016 ILX during a Marysville Auto Plant portends good things for a Acura brand,” pronounced Michael Accavitti, comparison clamp boss and ubiquitous manager of a Acura Division. “We deeply conclude a faithfulness of a business that fuels a enterprise to build Acura products of a top peculiarity in America.”

The 2016 ILX gets a vital injection of Acura opening DNA with a focus of an all-new 2.4-liter DOHC direct-injected i-VTEC engine and 8-speed twin purchase transmission, a same powertrain that drives one chronicle of a renouned new Acura TLX sedan. The 2.4-liter engine that powers both a TLX and new ILX is constructed during a circuitously Anna, Ohio engine plant. The Marysville plant introduced new apparatus and processes to support prolongation of a 2016 Acura ILX, including new potion designation and back cessation equipment.

Acura now has sole 2 million North American-made Acura vehicles to a business in America, given U.S. prolongation of a initial Acura indication began in 1995, with a Acura CL constructed during a East Liberty Auto Plant. In 2014, 94 percent of Acura vehicles sole in America were done during a company’s plants in Indiana, Ohio and Alabama, regulating domestic and globally sourced parts. Total U.S. sales of North American-made Acura models reached an all-time high of 158,043 vehicles in 2014, on sum sales of 167,483 Acura performance-luxury cars and SUVs for a year.

Starting this fall, Acura will start prolongation of a next-generation Acura NSX supercar during a new Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC), located adjacent to a Marysville Auto Plant and a circuitously growth core of Honda RD Americas, Inc., that led a growth of a NSX.

About Acura
Acura offers a full line of pointing crafted performance-luxury vehicles by a network of approximately 270 U.S. Acura dealers. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX oppulance flagship sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. The next-generation Acura NSX mid-engine supercar will join a Acura lineup after this year. Acura was recently famous by for a third uninterrupted year as heading all oppulance brands in defended value after 5 years of ownership.

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