Honda has been building the Civic in Greensburg, Indiana, since 2008, but now the company’s newest American assembly plant has some variety on its lines. The 2013 Acura ILX joined its mass-market relative at the 2.1 million square-foot facility yesterday.Honda is building both the standard ILX and the ILX Hybrid at Honda Manufacturing Indiana, which is the only plant slated for assembly of the new compact Acura. Greensburg will continue to build Civic sedans, including the natural-gas-powered Civic GX, both for domestic consumption and export. Since the ILX is based on the Civic, the two cars sharing an assembly line is a natural.The ILX goes on sale on May 22, at a starting price of $25,900 plus $895 for destination. -AutoBlog
DETROIT, Mich., Jan. 9, 2012 – Representing the leading edge of a wave of new products and technologies, Acura today unveiled three new vehicles at the North American International Auto Show, including a concept version of the all-new gateway to the Acura brand, the ILX luxury compact sedan; a prototype of the 2013 RDX crossover sport utility vehicle; and the NSX Concept, which presages the direction for Acura’s next-generation supercar.
Acura also announced that the next-generation NSX will feature Acura’s innovative new Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® technology and that the vehicle will be developed by Honda R&D Americas and manufactured in Ohio.
“Over the next 24 months the Acura brand will unleash a series of new models that will remake our product lineup and shake up the luxury market,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura. “Acura will once again defy conventional wisdom to become one of the top luxury brands by creating luxury vehicles based on our own unique values.”
Debuting three new models in Detroit heralds the beginning of Acura’s second 25 years as a premium luxury-performance automobile brand.
Lynnwood Garrett discusses what makes Harper Acura different from our competition!
Q: What makes Harper Acura different from another dealership?
A: Relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff, and competitive prices.
Q: What makes it so dependable?
A: Career employees, and very low turn over.
Q: What makes up the core of customer service?
A: Empowering employees to make decisions, instant gratification.
Q: How would you describe the atmosphere of the dealerships?
A: It is a very laid back and relaxed atmosphere.
Q: What is the greatest benefit of buying from our dealership?
A: Service after the sale. All of the sales consultant are available after the sale for such things as pairing phones with bluetooth, and answering any questions customer might have about their vehicles.
Q: What are the main reasons to buy from Harper Acura?
A: Competitive pricing, friendly staff, and great service.
Q: What makes Harper Acura a top competitor in the car dealership business?
A: Thirty years of striving every day to make “happy customers.”
Q: What is the inventory like?
A: Acura is a moderate priced luxury automobile, and we have a great selection.
Q: Any examples of things that set Harper Acura apart from other dealerships?
A: Tom Harper and Shannon Harper are in the stores everyday and are very visible.
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