Acura Automobiles: Bolder 2018 Acura TLX Arrives in Showrooms Next Month With Class-leading Technology and Enhanced Style

  • Bold new impression desirous by Acura Precision Concept
  • New A-Spec various adds energetic dimension, graphic impression and opening impression to TLX V6
  • TLX leads shred with AcuraWatch™ technologies now customary

The rested 2018 Acura TLX opening oppulance sedan goes on sale Jun 1 with a some-more sporty and alluring demeanour reflecting a brand’s new pattern direction, along with an all-new TLX A-Spec variant, and new reward features. The 2018 TLX offers AcuraWatch™ as customary apparatus on all grades, heading all oppulance midsize sedans in a focus of modernized reserve and driver-assistive technologies. The new 2018 TLX 2.4L starts with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP)1 of $33,000 while a V6 versed models start during $36,200. The TLX V6 A-Spec is offering for a initial time starting during $42,800.

“We’re enhancing a already superb energetic opening of a Acura TLX by carrying a Precision Crafted Performance instruction by to a extraneous design,” pronounced Jon Ikeda, clamp boss and ubiquitous manager of Acura. “The serve of a new A-Spec serve advances a TLX to a some-more particular position in a shred and enhances a interest to a some-more opening oriented buyer.”

The 2018 TLX is a initial Acura to underline a redesigned dual-screen user interface (ODMD 2.0) with some-more discerning menus and authority structures complemented by a new 7-inch capacitive touchscreen (previously resistive type) with a 30-percent faster response time and Android Auto™ harmony — putting some of your phone’s many useful Apps on a TLX’s display. The new TLX also supports Apple CarPlay™, a seamless proceed to use your iPhone in a automobile to get directions optimized for traffic, make calls, send and accept messages, and listen to music.

The 2018 TLX is a initial Acura sedan to take pattern cues from a Acura Precision Concept and boasts an alluring new style, highlighted by a Acura solid pentagon grille and amplified by a some-more neatly sculpted hood and front fenders, interconnected with clever energetic characteristics including some-more assertive and sporty front and back fascia and side sills. Acura’s signature 5-lamp Jewel Eye™ LED headlights and new amalgamate circle designs finish a distinctive, jaunty and assertive impression of a TLX. 

New Features for TLX V6 Models
All TLX V6 models underline a new back diffuser with unprotected dual-exhaust outlets; while a Technology Package adds a chrome side sill garnish, leather seats with high-contrast stitching and piping, and a power-operated driver’s chair thigh extension.

The TLX V6 Advance Package gains new, reward facilities including trapezoidal LED haze lights, a Surround View camera system, built-in wireless charging pad, white LED ambient interior light piping (in 10 locations), a exhilarated steering circle and back outboard seats, power-folding side mirrors, and a new body-colored decklid spoiler.

All-New TLX V6 A-Spec
Reflecting Acura’s Precision Crafted Performance® DNA, a all-new 2018 TLX V6 A-Spec amps adult a sporty impression of TLX and facilities disdainful pattern elements inside and out, along with pivotal enhancements to framework tuning and wheel/tire specification. 

The TLX A-Spec’s singular styling starts in front with a matte-black solid pentagon grille with dim chrome surround, an assertive reduce front fascia with extended core atmosphere opening flanked by spin LED haze lights, and a dim coming for a Jewel Eye LED headlights. A-Spec disdainful 19-inch amalgamate wheels finished in Shark Gray paint are shod with 245-series tires and mix with aggressively flared side sills for a some-more jaunty and planted stance. The A-Spec extraneous upgrades continue during a back with a gloss-black decklid spoiler, “smoked” LED taillights, and an disdainful fascia featuring a reduce diffuser accented by 4-inch spin twin empty finishers. A matte-black side window approximate and A-Spec badging on a front fenders and back decklid completes a look.

Inside, a TLX A-Spec facilities some-more aggressively bolstered front seats with high-contrast stitching and piping; red LED ambient light piping; red driver’s scale highlights; black superstar and post treatment; brushed aluminum-look instrument row garnish; and an exclusive, thick-rimmed steering circle with A-Spec badging.

In serve to a softened parallel hold and responsiveness offering by Michelin Primacy 245/40R19 tires (225/50R18 on other V6 models), a TLX A-Spec advantages from a retuned electric energy steering complement and check settings. A-Spec models versed with SH-AWD also get a quicker steering ratio for increasing response and a stiffer open rate and back stabilizer bar for softened physique control.

The TLX A-Spec is accessible in 5 extraneous colors, including a trim-exclusive Still Night Blue Pearl, and one of twin singular interior tone schemes, Black with Alcantara™ chair and doorway inserts or Full Red that facilities a confidant red leather throughout. A-Spec models have a same underline set as a TLX V6 with Technology Package as good ventilated front seats, wireless charging pad and LED ambient light piping found in a Advance Package.

The 2018 Acura TLX continues to be offering with twin modernized powertrains: a 2.4-liter, 206-horsepower i-VTEC® inline-4 corresponding to an 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (8DCT) with torque converter; and a 3.5-liter, 290-horsepower i-VTEC® V6 corresponding to a 9-speed involuntary delivery that has been retuned for a some-more polished feel.

TLX models with a 2.4-liter engine come versed with Acura Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS™), with eccentric left- and right-rear-wheel toe angle control to raise altogether doing precision, low-speed maneuverability and high-speed stability.

TLX models with a 3.5-liter V6 are accessible in both two- and all-wheel expostulate configurations. Front-drive models underline P-AWS with eccentric left- and right-rear-wheel toe angle control that sharpens low- and high-speed maneuverability. All-wheel-drive models underline Acura Super-Handling All Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), a many worldly torque-vectoring complement in a industry, enabling a precise, energetic pushing knowledge that is singly Acura.

TLX 2.4-liter models can be versed with a Technology Package, while V6 models are accessible with a Technology, A-Spec or Advance Packages. 

Significant new or upgraded facilities and technologies for a 2018 Acura TLX:
2.4-liter TLX:

  • Newly styled front fascia, hood and front fenders
  • Restyled Jewel Eye™ LED headlights with automobile on/off and automobile high beam
  • LED daytime using lights and spin signals
  • Dark Burl/Acoustic timber interior appliques
  • ODMD 2.0 user interface with capacitive touchscreen
  • Apple CarPlay compatibility
  • Android Auto compatibility
  • Sirius XM 2.0
  • Full-color TFT driver’s scale
  • New 17″ 10-spoke amalgamate wheels
  • AcuraWatch™ apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies (now standard)

2.4-liter Technology Package (adds to TLX 2.4L):

  • Navigation
  • HD Radio with Digital Traffic

3.5-liter V6 (adds to 2.4-liter TLX):

  • New back fascia pattern with chrome accents
  • Exposed twin exhausts outlets
  • Rear diffuser

3.5-liter V6 TLX Technology Package (adds to TLX V6):

  • Navigation
  • HD Radio with Digital Traffic
  • New chair styling with high-contrast stitching and piping
  • Driver’s chair power-operated thigh extender
  • Chrome side sill garnish

NEW: 3.5-liter V6 TLX A-Spec (adds to TLX V6 Technology Package):

  •    A-Spec disdainful extraneous styling and trim
  •    A-Spec disdainful interior styling and trim
  •    Round LED Fog Lights
  •    New 19″ separate 5-spoke amalgamate wheels
  •    Flush-mounted front and back parking sensors (+2 front sensors)
  •    Gloss black back decklid spoiler
  •    Increased front chair bolstering
  •    Red driver’s scale highlights
  •    Red LED ambient light piping – 10 locations
  •    Wireless charging pad
  •    Ventilated front seats

3.5-liter V6 TLX Advance Package (adds to TLX V6 Technology Package):

  • Surround View Camera System
  • Trapezoidal LED haze lights
  • Flush-mounted front and back parking sensors (+2 front sensors)
  • Body-colored decklid spoiler
  • New 18″ 15-spoke amalgamate wheels
  • Power folding side mirrors
  • Heated steering wheel
  • Heated back outboard seats
  • Heated windshield
  • White LED ambient light piping – 10 locations
  • Wireless charging pad
  • Ventilated front seats



About Acura
Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an strange proceed to record and pattern that creates a new pushing experience.

The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. Last spring, Acura launched a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.

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1 MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, end assign ($950) and options. Dealer prices might vary.
2 Based on 2017 EPA ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.
3 Dual Clutch Transmission.


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