Acura TSX

June 27th, 2013 | 0 Comments | Acura

The Acura TSX is a compact car produced by Acura. Introduced in April 2003, as a 2004 model was sold only in the US and Canada, but since the 2009 model year was also in Mexico available. It is also sold in Guam and Puerto Rico. There is in North America under the luxury brand Acura, the emptiness beginners Acura Integra filled as 4-door sedan when the sedan was launched in 2001. The Acura TSX also eventually replace the Acura RSX in the United States. From 2008-2013, the Acura TSX has been the smallest vehicle in the Acura model range, as the Civic-based CSX sold only in Canada. In 2013, the smallest Acura ILX was introduced in both the United States and Canada on the basis of the Civic Platform. All Acura TSXs in Sayama, Saitama, Japan built.

The TSX is badge engineering Accord CL-series (also known as Europe Agreements or JDM Accord known) sold in Europe, Japan, South Africa, New Zealand and in Australia. The Acura TSX had initially another chassis adjustment redesigned interior and the Europe Agreement, when it was introduced. But since 2008, the interior is standardized for all three markets. In Australia and New Zealand, the CL series is sold as Accord Euro in support of smaller size in the agreement for the US market in the category of big cars. In North America, the Acura TSX is along with the middle class luxury Acura TL, which is sold to the Agreement for the US market based. The Accord Euro was launched in late 2009 to life in China, where they built by Dongfeng Honda and Honda as Spirior. Honda announced to discontinue the Acura TSX and Acura TL rose in 2014 with the introduction of the Acura TSX and replaces the two vehicles.

Acura TSX Engine

The Acura TSX uses an engine similar to that of the previous TSX base. The engine is a 4-cylinder 2.4-liter inline reach 201 horsepower (150 kW) and 172 foot-pounds (233 Nm) torque. While the rating of the new engine is 4 hp TSX (3.0 kW) lower than the 2008 model, Acura says the new engine power distributed over a much wider speed range, together with the increase in torque, a sense of power to the driver , Transmission choices are still 5-speed automatic and 6-speed manual transmission, but the automatic version now comes with gearshift paddles on the steering wheel for optional manual transmission.

The Acura TSX was scheduled to receive a 2.2-liter i-DTEC turbodiesel engine to clean high power the 2010 model year; However, it was announced after Honda had given to bring their plans, diesel engines in the United States and Japan for gasoline-electric hybrid engines. Instead, a 280 hp 3.5-liter V6 in the 2010 Acura TSX was available. The TSX V6 is available only with the 5-speed automatic transmission.

The Acura TSX has a price elasticity close, considered as the base model four-cylinder TSX is a good deal for a luxury car. But the higher settings (including V6-powered models) in direct competition with the most expensive luxury sports cars such as the Audi A4 and Infiniti G and own Acura TL.

Acura TSX Special Edition

2012 TSX Special Edition is a version of the TSX recalls 25th anniversary of Acura with 6-speed manual or Sequential Sport 5-speed automatic transmission, a more aggressive front spoiler, rear apron and side skirts, 17×7.5 inch aluminium wheels with dark gray finish 5- , a badge of the “Special Edition” into the trunk, adds Lux hole black suede and red upholstery support, unique red stitching and red lighting throughout the interior, pedal covers aluminium, black roof coating material replaces the standard gray head posters TSX used in other models.

Acura TSX 2010

Acura TSX 2010

Technology package includes ELS audio system and HDD navigation system. Changes in 2012 Acura TSX Sport Wagon is a compact tire repair kit, which allows a storage area under the floor significantly larger. The Acura TSX Special Edition was 2011 Orange County International Auto Show published.

Acura TSX Racing

The RealTime Racing Acura TSX plant is preparing to compete in the SCCA Pro Racing World Challenge GTS class. The TSX factory rebuilt stiffer and lighter, and includes working with high compression and a custom-designed sequential transmission. Acura has the Manufacturers Championship for Touring class in 2005 with the RTR TSX and the drivers’ standings Peter Cunningham. Acura returned in 2006 and won the Constructors’ Championship of Speed ​​World Challenge Touring Car class for the second consecutive year, both RSXs and TSXs. The Acura TSX driver finished in third and fourth in the drivers’ standings. More success followed Pierre Kleinubing won the championship in 2007 and 2008 took Peter Cunninghm Driving RTR in 2009, Peter Cunningham, Pierre Kleinubing, Kuno Wittmer,  Toby Grahovic, and Jeff Courtney.

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