The Acura 3.0 CL has everything going for it. It has a 3.0 liter 200 horsepower V6 engine and has many features. Its quick to accelerate and pass even with the standard automatic transmission (only transmission avail. for the 3.0). The interior is luxurious and may remind you of a beefed up Honda Accord. I like how even now, in 2006-2007, I still get compliments telling me how nice my car is, even though it is nearly 10 years old. The styling is hate it or love it and I absolutely love it. It looks contemporary and better than many cars now.
The engine, the features, definitely the stying. There are no copies.
Maybe having a 5 speed available with this engine, however, I know that Honda/Acura wanted to keep this car with a luxury theme, which is why there was no manual transmission available.