The 2017 TLX might be the new name on the maps of mid-size sedans. Acura placed new engines, transmissions and new style into this sedan, as upgraded, but new model of Acura TL, whose design and appear were old, and it was shown in sales. The 2017 Acura TLX will be placed amongst compact ILX and the full-size RLX. We could see prototype at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The 2017 Acura TLX is unveiled, but there is enough time for modifications ahead of official unveiling. Acura is arranging the smaller sized TSX car later in 2014.
The 2015 TLX comes as new model. Prototype of this car shown at Detroit’s car show had LED fuses on side mirrors which are providing glow about the mirror’s bottom edge. Overall feel of the 2015 TLX’ look is – luxurious. In addition to this grade are 20-inch wheels. Wheelbase of the 2015 TLX prototype is 4.6 inches longer than TSX, and 3.8 inches shorter than its predecessor TL. Overall wheelbase length is 109.3 inches.
2017 Acura TLX Specs
Two drivetrain possibilities is going to be provided in the 2017 Acura TLX. For the base models, Acura has prepared direct-injection 2.4-liter I-4. This one is lighter than the engine inside TSX. Second choice is going to be direct-injection 3.5-liter V-6. Performances and outputs of engines haven’t been unveiled. Front-wheel drive are going to be regular, but, for the cars with V-6 powertrain, there will likely be supplied a brand new version of Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive. Transmission obtainable for this one is nine-speed automatic, and the four-cylinder cars will be supplied with eight-speed dual-clutch automatic. This one need to bring outstanding fuel economy rating. There had been rumors about manual gearbox, but it will not take place just before Acura releases TLX V-6 SH-AWD 6M model.
Though all other components are new for the Acura, interior of the 2017 TLX is going to be related to the outgoing model TL. Same range of interior space will likely be enough to take as much as five passengers. Anyway, inside the cabin need to be more quiet than just before due to use of active noise cancellation. From other characteristics, it is specific that new TLX will have lane keeping systems, adaptive cruise control, and blind-spot monitors. For all other luxury add-on and information, there is no official information.