The Acura TLX is manufactured by Acura, the luxury division of Honda vehicles since 2014 midsize luxury sedan. The Acura TLX was the first time as “Prototype Acura TLX”, a limousine in Los Angeles Acura Design Studio developed to replace Acura TL and Acura TSX sedans shown. The production version was unveiled in April 2014, at New York International Auto Show. Sales began in August was the Acura TLX into production in July in Marysville, Ohio, USA.
Acura TLX Production Model
Two options are available four-cylinder power DOHC i-VTEC 2.4-liter direct-injection engine with a dual-clutch transmission and precision steering wheel (P-AWS) paired. The dual-clutch transmission developed Honda is the first to use a torque converter, this is done to reduce gear shifting shock absorb NVH. The engine with 206 hp with a consumption of EPA-estimated 24/35/28 mpg (city / highway / combined) compared with the previous Acura TLX 22/31/26 rated. Honda estimated at 1.5 seconds faster 0-60 mph, 4 cylinder be Acura TLX will start at $31,890 and $360 more than the Acrua TSX retirement. Both 4-cylinder and 4-cylinder automatic Acura TSX weigh the same.
Acura TLX Engine
A 3.5-liter SOHC VTEC V6 direct-injection engine with cylinder deactivation (VCM) is the first use of a Honda 9-speed automatic transmission (ZF), his choice of P-AWS or AWD coupled (SH-AWD). The SH-AWD by hydraulic clutches instead of electromagnetic clutch assemblies are in the above TL, which lowers the weight, size and cost significantly. The engine with 290 horsepower rated and front-drive models deliver 21/34/25 mpg, while models with all-wheel drive is rated at 21/31/25 mpg. The V6 at $ 36.115 TLX or $ 810 less than the outgoing TL SH-AWD models start as standard with the “technology package”, which costs $ 1,860 less than the previous TL SH-AWD with the “Technology Package” feature , TLX models configured with the V6 engine lost nearly 150 pounds compared to the FWD TL and over 225 pounds compared to the TL SH-AWD. The SH-AWD model is no longer significantly less powerful all-season tires offered sticky summer tires.
As the Acura RLX and Acura MDX, the Acura TLX standard with LED lights, LED displays amber routes comes built into the side mirrors and LED rear brake lights. Overall length in the previous TL decreased 3.8 inches, while the wheelbase remains the same length. As with the agreement of the ninth generation TLX loses the double-wishbone front suspension of the Acura TSX and Acura TL replacing them with a McPherson configuration. To reduce interior noise significantly, will triple door seals is used, as well as additional sound insulation.
Acura TLX Motorsports
A TLX-GT a race car version of the Acura TLX SH-AWD version with a V6 twin-turbo direct-injection engine in the production Acura TLX SH-AWD sedan was found also developed by Acura Motorsport Group, Honda Performance Development. This has modified chassis and aerodynamic performance parts for the Pirelli World Challenge competition allowed. The Acura TLX GT was unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show.