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2010 Acura ZDX Auction to Benefit GRAMMY® Charity
Customized ZDX is music memorabilia on wheels

A customized, one-of-a-kind 2010 Acura ZDX four- door sports coupe will be up for auction starting today, with all proceeds benefiting MusiCares®- the official GRAMMY® Foundation charity. Participants can bid on the ZDX on eBay® (www.ebay.com/grammy) through February 8, 2010, with a minimum starting bid of $45,000. The ZDX is outfitted with Acura accessory 20-inch diameter wheels/tires and custom leather seats and floor mats embossed with the GRAMMY® logo. Additionally, signatures of the artists performing at tonight’s MusiCares® Person of the Year Gala will grace the interior— making the ZDX the ultimate collector’s item for any music fan.

Designed, developed and manufactured* in North America, the all-new ZDX is the first vehicle to be styled from start to finish in the new, dedicated Acura Design Studio in Torrance, California. The ZDX body features sensuous curves, deeply sculpted shoulders and strong character lines. The ZDX is powered by a new 3.7-liter VTEC® V-6 that generates 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque. Along with a host of other driver enhancing technologies, the ZDX features a class-leading Acura/ELS Surround® 435-watt, 10-speaker Premium Audio System, which was personally tuned by multiple GRAMMY® winning producer/engineer Elliott Scheiner.

About MusiCares®
Established in 1989 by The Recording Academy, MusiCares® (www.musiccares.com) provides a safety net of critical assistance for music people in times of need. MusiCares®' services and resources cover a wide range of financial, medical and personal emergencies, and each case is treated with integrity and confidentiality.  MusiCares® also focuses the resources and attention of the music industry on human service issues that directly impact the health and welfare of the music community.

About Acura
Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network of 270 dealers within the United States. The 2010 Acura lineup features six distinctive models including the RL luxury performance sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX sports sedan, the turbocharged RDX luxury crossover SUV, the award-winning MDX luxury sport utility vehicle and the all-new ZDX four-door sports coupe.

For media information and high-resolution photos of all Acura vehicles, please visit www.acuranews.com. For consumer information, please visit www.acura.com.
*Using domestic and globally sourced parts

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