2018 Acura TLX Type S

Friday, January 27th 2017. | Acura


If you are wondering on when the newer TLX will be released, it is the time for the excitement. After a bit wait, the company finally confirms the new update on the sedan. The upcoming TLX is claimed to be the main influencer for the next Acura lineups in the future since this model is successful to combine some elements in perfectly fit of luxury. To be competitive in today tougher competition, especially for European cars, the auto team has prepared some significant betterments on the 2018 Acura TLX in attempt to present the nimble and luxury sedan with the advanced technological components and balanced handling.

2018 Acura TLX Type S

Exterior

According to the early plan, the overall appearance of TLX will keep bringing the characteristic of Honda style and altogether highlight the new Acura elements. No wonder as there will be a completely stunning design still. In the front end, several elements including the chromed detailed shield grille featured with the impressive LED headlamps are embedded. Just around the bumper, we will see the running lights and some air intakes giving the striking view outside. Along with the aggressive and archaic styling, the company has built the car with the longer dimension allowing there should be roomier spaces inside. In the back part, the flared fenders and spoiler on the trunk add up the modern and sportiness outlook.

Interior

As predicted, the interior side of 2018 Acura TLX is done with the details and beautiful outlines. Showcased in the latest renderings, the cabin looks pretty elegant supported with all the sophisticated technological clusters placed just around the dash. The standard features such as touch screen display and other infotainment gadgets are all equipped. To offer the best passengers’ comfort, the car seats will be covered with the high quality materials, while the leather upholstery could be enhanced to the higher trim model.

Engine

In terms of powertrain, recent reports hinted there will not be significant changes going to provide. The current engine variants comprising a drivetrain unit of a 2.4 liter inline-4 and a 3.5 liter V6 version are again injected under the hood of 2018 Acura TLX. These engines could possibly produce the output of 206 HP and 182 lb-ft of torque and 290 HP and 267 pound feet of torque respectively. The second engine is claimed to possess the more balanced and sharper handling along with the traditional 9-speed automatic transmission. However, the configuration of an 8-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox has been best mated with the first above-mentioned engine.

2018 Acura TLX Release Date and Price

Those who are looking forward for the exact details on the car release and price should wait a bit since the company has not made an official statement on it. Suggested from the recent speculations, the premiere of 2018 Acura TLX for the dealerships might be held during the fall of 2017 or in the beginning of 2018. The starting price of TLX sedan is appraised ranging at $33,000 to $45,000. The row vehicles including Lexus ES, Volvo S60 and Buick La Crosse will be the main competitors within the same segment.