Do you have questions about the Acura leasing program? We might be able to help

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 8:19 PM
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What benefits does an Acura lease have?

Leasing a vehicle is a fantastic way to be introduced to an automaker like Acura or to be able to take advantage of the manufacturer’s newest technology. Making the decision to lease a sedan or crossover SUV from Spitzer Acura is becoming an increasingly popular one for customers to make. Those new to the process are often quick to ask, ‘What benefits does an Acura lease have?’ To help those who might be in the nebulas stages of taking this route or are coming over from another automaker’s leasing program, some of the Spitzer Acura financing team members put together some information you might want to know. Read the rest of this entry »

Take a closer look at how Acura is changing the way your car handles

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura Technology on Tuesday, January 30th, 2018 at 4:28 PM
A left quarter view of the 2018 Acura RLX in front of a city skyline.

What is Acura Precision All-Wheel Steer?

All Acura vehicles are designed with a degree of precision rarely seen in the consumer marketplace. The automaker goes through a long research and development process to make sure that its vehicles have the necessary components to make them perform with precision and efficiency. So, what is Acura Precision All-Wheel Steer (P-AWS®) and how does it work? Potential customers may be wondering if P-AWS® is the same as Acura all-wheel-drive. It’s understandable that people new to the Acura brand will need an introduction to this innovative technology. Anyone needing more explanation or would like to see a demonstration can schedule an appointment with a Spitzer Acura sales professional today. Read the rest of this entry »

Make your friend jealous by sharing great photos of your new Acura

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Monday, January 29th, 2018 at 5:14 PM
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How do I take the best photos of my Acura?

If you have purchased or leased a new Acura sedan or crossover SUV, you probably have found more than a few things to love about it. Furthermore, there is no reason to be shy about sharing your new Acura with your friends and family on your social media platforms. To properly express how you feel about your vehicle, a little more effort is required than just pulling out your phone and snapping a picture. If you want to know how to take the best photos of your Acura, the automaker put some tips on its Twitter feed. We’ve shared the tips with you. If you use the hashtag #AcuraStories, you might get your photo featured on Acura’s official Twitter account. Read the rest of this entry »

Acura teases new high-performance engine options coming soon

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura News, Acura Technology on Tuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 10:31 PM
A pair of Acura Type-S coupes parked nose-to-tail on a racetrack.

Is Acura going to bring back the Type-S?

Acura tipped its hand a bit when it revealed the prototype of the RDX crossover SUV at the North American International Auto Show. Depending on how the final development processes of the RDX prototype shake out, we may be able to glean some clues about the future of the brand. Some diehard Acura enthusiasts may fondly remember a certain category of vehicle that hasn’t been seen since 2008. In fact, it’s pretty common for our product experts to have customers ask them if Acura is going to bring back the Type-S lineup. It appears that for the first time in a while, they can finally answer, yes. Read the rest of this entry »

It’s never too early to plan where you’ll watch the big game

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events & Activities on Wednesday, January 10th, 2018 at 10:25 PM
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Where can I watch the Super Bowl near McMurray, PA?

Who doesn’t get excited about the Super Bowl, especially when our hometown team has such a great chance of making it to the biggest stage in sports. It may be a bit presumptuous to start thinking about where you can watch the Super Bowl near McMurray, PA, but everyone at Spitzer Acura is in it to win it. We took a poll among the staff working in and around the showroom to get some ideas of the best places to catch a Pittsburgh game, including the playoff game this Sunday against Jacksonville. As always, we remind you to call ahead to these businesses if you plan to show up with a big party. Read the rest of this entry »

Being able to see out of a vehicle is the most important safety feature you have

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Thursday, December 28th, 2017 at 7:55 PM
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When should I replace my windshield wiper blades?

We can talk about safety ratings and systems that help drivers prevent accidents, but the fact remains that the most important factor in vehicle safety is a person who can easily see outside of the vehicle. Having a dirty or otherwise obscured windshield is a major problem when it comes to operating a vehicle in the safest manner possible. The most important tool to maintain outward visibility is the windshield wipers. Knowing when windshield wiper blades should be replaced is an easily forgotten task, but no less important than rotating tires or fixing the brakesRead the rest of this entry »

Acura tees up new crossover SUV prototype for Detroit Auto Show

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura RDX on Friday, December 22nd, 2017 at 8:42 PM
A photo illustration of what the new Acura RDX prototype may look like

Is Acura making a new version of the RDX?

One of the most important dates on an automaker’s calendar is coming up next month with the start of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. It’s been quite some time since Acura has chosen to radically redesign one of its models and that streak is coming to an end in 2018. On Jan. 15, Acura will be pulling back the curtain on the prototype of a completely redesigned version of the RDX crossover SUV. The new version of the RDX Acura is making will be the first of a new generation of vehicles under the company’s “Precision Crafted Performance” banner. Not only is Acura debuting a new prototype crossover SUV, but it’s also introducing an Acura-exclusive platform for the RDX for the first time. Read the rest of this entry »

Spitzer Acura helps you plan your night out to ring in the new year

By blogsadmin | Posted in Local Events & Activities on Wednesday, December 13th, 2017 at 10:45 PM
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Best 2017 New Year’s Eve parties near Pittsburgh, PA

We know that we haven’t even gotten through Christmas yet, but if you’re looking for something fun to do to ring in the new year, you have to start planning as soon as possible. After asking around and doing some internet research, we have found some of the best 2017 New Year’s Eve parties near Pittsburgh, PA. Hopefully, these will suit your fancy or at the very least inspire you to throw one of your very own. Regardless of what you want to do to celebrate the end of 2017 and welcome 2018, Spitzer Acura wants to remind everyone to be safe and make sure they have a way to get home. Read the rest of this entry »

If you plan on shopping online this Christmas, protect yourself

By blogsadmin | Posted in Tips & Tricks on Tuesday, December 5th, 2017 at 9:48 PM
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How can I stop identity theft during the holidays?

There are fewer than 20 days before Christmas. If you haven’t started Christmas shopping yet, you will be tempted to venture out into the endless online marketplace to ensure everyone gets what they want and the presents are under the tree on time. With the literal billions of dollars at stake, identity thieves are going to out in force. Our financing team did some research to come up with a few handy tips to help you stop identity theft during the holidays. Several 2018 Acura models are also currently available in our showroom, just think how good those would look with a bow on them in the driveway. Read the rest of this entry »

Spitzer Acura offers a glimpse behind the wheel of the NSX

By blogsadmin | Posted in Acura Technology on Thursday, November 30th, 2017 at 8:00 AM
A rear quarter view of an Acura NSX on a racetrack

What is it like to drive the Acura NSX?

The Acura NSX offers a completely unique driving experience compared to anything else in the automaker’s inventory. In the 25 years since the NSX was first released, it has been something of an outlier among so-called “supercars.” Certainly, the latest version benefits from the latest in automotive technology in terms of materials, performance and overall technology. Additionally, there are some features found with the NSX that aren’t seen in other cars in its class. At the top of that brief list is the manufacturer’s Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive system. This helps drivers control the vast amounts of power that the engine creates on its way to providing zero-to-60 mph times in the three-second range.  Read the rest of this entry »