Acura introduced new TLX sports sedan generations. Car debut took place in an online format. The company said that it is the fastest and sportiest sedan in the history of the brand. The model moved to a new platform, lost atmospheric motors – they were replaced turbo engines – as well as got an unusual three-section airbag.
Acura TLX is based on the new architecture from the front double cross suspension levers and rear multi-link. For a fee you can order adaptive shock absorbers. Compared to predecessor TLX has grown in size. Sedan stretched out in length 74 mm, up to 4943 mm, widened by 54 millimetres (1910 mm), height is 1433 mm (-15 millimetres) and Wheeled base increased from 2776 to 2870 mm, front and rear track expanded by 30 and 41 mm.
Rear-mounted multi-link for a fee – adaptive shock absorbers. The body is 50% tougher and is 56 per cent composed of aluminium and high strength steel, an amplifier is made of its front bumper, hood, front wings and mounts front shock absorbers. Front and back body spacers added steering gear – with variable gear ratio and the brakes are electromechanical an amplifier that is connected with brake pedal only.
The car got another pentagonal radiator grill (her drawing is different depending on execution) led head optics whose shape has become narrower front bumper with three air intakes. For cars with the “four” a sports package will be available A-Spec, which includes a darkened LED optics, black glossy exterior elements trunk spoiler and 19-inch alloy Shark Gray wheels.
For the basic sedan provided 18-inch rims. The interior of the TLX is completely new, however no digital dashboard panels, not even a touch. The model did not receive a screen but analogue dashboard complemented by a seven-inch a screen between the dials. To control the media system with a diagonal of 10.2 inches on the central tunnel Touchpad installed.
Acura promises customers dear finishing materials – wood and high-quality skin. On the centre console now has wireless charging device for smartphones. Acura TLX became the first production model with a new three-section frontal airbag for the front passenger.
Its feature is in that it consists of three zones connected between with jumpers – at the accident, head passenger turns in the middle while two side sections cover holding it on both sides in one position. The base will be a turbo engine 2.0 from the Acura RDX crossover. Kickback – 276 hp and 380 N • m.
The engine works in tandem with a ten-speed “Automatic”. By the default, Acura TLX 2.0 will be front-wheel drive, but for full payment will be offered SH-AWD drive with two individual couplings on the rear axle at the top of the gamut will be “Charged” top version Acura TLX Type S comes with new three-litre turbo engine V6 direct injection.
The company has not yet been called its power however how expected she will be on 400 horsepower level. The engine is combined with ten-band automatic and the SH-AWD drive for Type S is included to the list of basic equipment.
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