Acura is the premium vehicle brand of Honda, initially launched in 1986 only in USA and Canada, later it was introduced to Hong Kong (1991), Mexico (2004), China (2006), Russia (2014) and Kuwait (2015). Under that marque Japanese company marketing luxury and performance cars. Acura often called a first automotive luxury Japanese brand.
Since almost it first days, Acura has been involved in various American auto sports, especially in touring and endurance series. But later Honda decided to rebadge all Acura racing vehicles (mainly prototypes for Le Mans Series) under Honda Performance Development cars (HPD).
In the present time, there are six models of Acura cars, including compact sports sedan, luxury crossover, and supercar. By last year, it sold 177,165 cars only in the USA.