Full of changes
Despite only being on the market since 2012, Acura’s most affordable sedan, the ILX, has already seen its fair share of alterations. Dropping the slow-selling Hybrid model last year, the ILX gets an early start on 2016 with a different engine, a significant facelift and an additional trim level that I tested: the top-level A-SPEC grade, which includes with a handful of sporty exterior and interior additions.
I’m going to start by saying the refresh looks fantastic, particularly with the Orchid White Pearl paint (are there any Honda/Acuras that don’t look good in this colour?) The front end of the vehicle is much bolder embodying sharper lines, bigger intake ducts, a new “shield