• JWFisher Posted: 10/11/2008 8:19am PDT

    Lets remember that Sam Mitani hasn't had a prediction yet that actually happened. He is good at writing pieces based on nothing but hype. Net value is zero.
    And lets also remember that while some people might get all worked up about a 2.4 liter engine, the redline would be even lower and the VTEC zone would be even narrower. Why would anybody want such a 4 cylinder?
    If it does have to be a torque engine, why not the 2.3 turbo? All well built, not a lot of output for it's size, and without direct injection it's hardly state of the art. And it's mileage in the RDX is absolutely terrible.

  • Ed Posted: 10/11/2008 1:22pm PDT

    The whole ACURA division has little to offer that is not offered by Honda, and should be SHUT DOWN.
    It pains me to say that, because Acura was the FIRST Japanese brand to produce near-luxury cars with reliability that successfully challenged the domestics and esp. the GERMANS.,
    But their initial success (1986-1992 or so) was squandered later with poor models, with medicocre styling and performance, overpriced accords, Pilots, CRVs and civics, really, a