Acura TLX

Acura TLX 2018 Type S

The Acura TLX is a luxury sedan produced by Acura. The first Acura TLX was a “TLX Prototype” sedan as a substitute for the Acura TL and Acura TSX sedans. The production version was unveiled in April at the New York International Auto Show 2014. Acura TLX’s production started in Marysville, Ohio, United States.

Manufacturer Acura | Honda
Production 2014–present
Model Years2015–present
Class Type Mid-size luxury car (E)
LayoutFront Engine, Front-wheel drive / All-wheel drive
Related Honda Accord
Engine 2.4-liter K24W7 I4
3.5-liter J35Y6 V6
Transmission 8-speed dual clutch (I4)
9-speed ZF 9HP automatic (V6)
Wheelbase109.3 in (2,776 mm)
Curb Weight3483–3492 lbs (I4, P-AWS)
3585–3620 lbs (V6, P-AWS)
3748–3774 lbs (V6, SH-AWD)
PredecessorAcura TL, Acura TSX

Acura TLX : Features

TLX models set will lose with the V6 engine of nearly 150 pounds compared to the TL FWD and around 225 pounds compared to the SH-AWD TL. The SH-AWD model is no longer offered with high-performance summer tires rather less harsh all season tires. The Honda double clutch gearbox is the first to use a torque converter, which is made to absorb the reduction of transmission gears from NVH displacement stroke.

Like as Acura RLX and Acura MDX, the TLX also comes standard with LED headlights, orange LEDs also the flashers included in the side mirrors and LED rear brake lights. Overall length compared to the previous TL reduced by 3.8 inches, while the wheelbase maintains the same length. As with the ninth generation of the Honda Accord, the Acura TLX lost the double-wishbone front suspension of the Acura TSX and Acura TL to replace it with a MacPherson-type arrangement. Significantly reduce interior noise, triple door seals, and additional sound insulation.

Acura TLX : Engine

Two power options are available,  2.4-liter DOHC four-cylinder i-VTEC engine is available with a direct injection along with a dual-clutch gearbox and adaptable to the Electronic Power Steering, Precision All-Wheel Drive (P-AWS) Advanced Stability. The engine has a power of 206 kW with an EPA estimated fuel consumption of 24/35/28 mpg (city/highway/combined) compared to 22/31/26 from the previous TSX. Honda estimates that it is 1.5 seconds faster 0-60 mph, the 4-cylinder Acura TLX MSRO start approximately $31,890 or $360 more than the outgoing TSX. Both the 4-cylinder TLX and 4-cylinder automatic TSX weigh the same.

Acura TLX 2017

Acura TLX 2017

A 3.5-liter SOHC VTEC direct injection V-6 with cylinder deactivation (VCM) is linked to Honda’s first use of a 9-speed automatic transmission (ZF), which is available with P-AWS or four-wheel drive (SH-AWD). The SH-AWD system uses hydraulic clutches rather than electromagnetic clutch assemblies in the former TL cut considerably the weight, size, and cost. The engine has a power output of 290 hp and the front-wheel drive models deliver 21/34/25 miles per gallon, while the four-wheel drive models rated 21/31/25 mpg.

Acura TLX : Safety

Features of Lane Maintenance System Assist with Road Release Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Tracking, Blind Spot Information System, Tire Pressure Control System with Full Band Assist, Brake System Collision mitigation, vehicle assisted. 7 airbags, including the driver’s license of the knee airbag.

Acura TLX : Motorsport

A TLX-GT, a racing version of the TLX SH-AWD with a twin turbo version of the V6 direct injection engine in the production TLX SH-AWD Acura sedan is developed by Motorsports Group in Honda Performance development. It has a custom chassis and aerodynamic performance parts approved for the Pirelli World Challenge competition. The TLX GT presented at the 2014 North American International Auto Show.

Acura TLX 2016

Acura TLX 2016

RealTime Racing entered a GT-supported car factory in the Ohio Central and Sonoma rounds of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge, with Peter Cunningham claiming a best result of 13. In 2015, the team sent two full-time tickets to Cunningham and Ryan Eversley. The latter became the first race of St.

Petersburg and finished sixth in the GT class drivers classification, while Cunningham finished 14 Eversley continued as the full-time driver in 2016, winning the second race of Road America. Cunningham after the first half of the season, claiming 2nd place in Road America race 1, then Spencer Pumpelly took his place for the last three rounds. The Acura TLX (LX-GT) will be replaced by the Acura NSX GT3 in 2017.

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