The Latest on Acura from the 2017 New York Auto Show
Discover what’s new in the world of Acura based on what has been presented and on display at the 2017 New York Auto Show. From a redesigned 2018 Acura TLX to a new TLX A-Spec model, there’s plenty to be excited about. Read on to learn more!
2018 Acura TLX
This luxury midsize sedan has received new looks and innovative new technology for the new model year, introduced the night before the 2017 New York Auto Show. Its appearance mirrors Acura’s Precision Crafted Performance design direction, as inspired by the Acura Precision Concept that was unveiled last year. This involves menacing wraparound LED headlights, a larger pentagonal grille, and more. Powertrains include a 2.5L V6 that generates 290 hp via a nine-speed automatic transmission, and a 2.4L inline-four that produces 206 hp via an eight-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
There’s also new technology in store on the Acura TLX. The dual-screen infotainment system has been updated for quicker response times, and the displays prove more intuitive. Smartphone app integration comes in the form of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The AcuraWatch suite of safety technology remains on option on this redesigned model.
Acura TLX A-Spec
New this upcoming model year in the midsize sedan lineup is the TLX A-Spec, running on a V6 engine delivering power to either front-wheel drive or Acura’s Super Handling all-wheel drive. You can also expect distinct style features on this new model. This topmost trim offers additional perks, including:
- Retuned suspension
- Power steeling
- Bolstered leather seats
- Sport steering wheel
- Brushed aluminum-look interior trim
- Either red or black leather
Learn More About the 2018 Acura TLX at Acura of Ocean
The 2018 Acura TLX will arrive at Acura of Ocean in June 2017, and pricing information is not yet available. But if the 2018 New York Auto Show has shown us anything, that this model is worth the wait. In the meantime, explore the current Acura inventory, and give us a call if you have any questions!