Acura has confirmed that the production version of its 2015 TLX performance-luxury sedan will make its world debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show in April. A near-production TLX Concept was revealed at the Detroit auto show in January.
Two new powertrains will be offered – a 2.4-litre direct-injected i-VTEC four-cylinder engine mated to an all-new eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with torque converter, and a 3.5-liter direct-injected i-VTEC V-6 mated to a new nine-speed automatic transmission.
The TLX SH-AWD model will be available only with the 3.5-litre powerplant and will employ a next-generation Super-Handling All Wheel Drive™ system that is 25-percent lighter and incorporates
Acura says the TLX features major improvements in noise reduction through enhancements to body stiffness, body sealing and sound insulation, and the application of electronic Active Noise Control.
It will offer the brand's most advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies, including Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow and Blind Spot Indicator (BSI).