New Acura TLX: the fastest in history

New Acura TLX: the fastest in history

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After the updates the car has changed not only externally, but also became the fastest in the history of the brand.

Japanese company Acura has launched its updated sedan TLX. Recall that the car was developed on the basis of the concept of Type S, which was introduced a year earlier. After the change of generation of the Acura TLX has received a new platform, which makes the suspension more sophisticated – it made the front double wishbone and rear multi-link option is used.

The vehicle’s dimensions have grown – the length has increased by 74 943 mm to 4 mm, and width has increased by 56 mm and now amounts to 1 910 mm. Together with grew up with 2 2 776 to 870 mm wheel base that provides a lot of space in the cabin.

The vehicle is now at 56% consists of aluminium and steel high strength, increased stiffness 1.5 times. Through the use of the new platform and suspension Acura TLX now rely on 18-inch wheels instead of 17-inch. For the decoration of the interior used better quality materials.

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The speedometer and tachometer decided to leave in analog form, but between them is an information 8-inch display. But the multimedia system has premium performance – it is a little elevated above the front panel, and its diagonal has reached 10.2 inches.

Motor gamma has changed completely – to replace the atmospheric engines came turbo. The base will be a 276-horsepower turbo engine, which is familiar to crossover Acura RDX. Combined it with the latest 10-speed automatic transmission and front-wheel-drive system. However, for extra charge you can get all-wheel drive version in which the rear axle is transmitted 70% of the torque.

However, the main highlight will be a special powerful version of the Acura TLX Type S. the Car will get a 3.0-liter turbo V6. His power is still kept secret, however, the manual stated that this modification will make the new Acura TLX is the most powerful in the history of the brand. Production of the car will be manufactured at the Honda plant in the United States.

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