Born in 1986, Acura was formed by dedicated and passionate Honda engineers as the luxury division of the Honda Motor Co. The brand launched as the first Luxury automobile brand from Japan with two models: the Integra and the Legend.

(1989 Acura Integra, By Amy LC at English Wikipedia – Transferred from en.wikipedia to Commons., Public Domain,

Called “The best sports car ever built” by Motor Trend, the Acura NSX made waves in the supercar industry when it was released in 1989. The sports car became extremely popular for the fact that it could both compete on a race track and be driven every day.

(Acura NSX leaving Cars and Coffee in Irvine, By Axion23 – Acura NSX, CC BY 2.0,

In 2000, Acura launched the MDX. As the first ever crossover SUV with three-row seating, this Acura model turned the auto industry on its head once more.


A leader in innovation, Honda started a trend when they launched their luxury division, Acura. Today the company continues to lead the way with luxury standard features.

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Cole’s Collision is Acura Pro First Certified. The certification requires that Cole’s Collision staffs technicians that meet educational standards, have and maintain tools and equipment as required by American Honda, maintain prescribed facility standards and pass regular third-party inspections. We want you to rest easy knowing that your Acura is in good hands.  By partnering with the American Honda Motor Co. to receive the ProFirst certification, the professionals at Cole’s have your back.