Acura TLX News

  • 2020 Acura TLX Type S spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Acura confirmed the return of its Type S performance badge earlier this year and now the first car to wear it in more than a decade has been spotted. The prototype is for a new Acura TLX Type S, which is expected on the market in the second half of 2019 as a 2020 model. And more Type S models will follow as Acura has confirmed that “multiple” cars will receive the performance treatment this time around. The TLX as the first of the new generation of Type S models is fitting as a TL, the predecessor to the current TLX, was the last model to wear the badge. The TL Type S was last...

  • 2019 Acura TLX
    2019 Acura TLX inline-4 model gets A-Spec treatment

    Acura's TLX was given a major refresh for 2018 that saw the return of the brand's A-Spec package. However, only buyers going for the V-6-powered TLX could tick the A-Spec option. That changes for 2019 as the inline-4-powered TLX can now be ordered as an A-Spec as well. Before you get too excited...

  • 2017 Acura TLX A-Spec race car set for 2017 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb
    Acura is bringing a 500-horsepower TLX to 2017 Pikes Peak

    Following an impressive performance last year with a near-stock NSX and an all-electric version, Acura is returning to the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, and this time it’s bringing not only the NSX but also its latest baby, the TLX A-Spec. But rather than run a stock TLX up the...

  • 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec
    2018 Acura TLX A-Spec first drive review: character by committee

    A jack of all trades, the 2018 Acura TLX is so balanced it fades among more daring, extroverted rivals. A mid-cycle update rather than a full-scale redesign, the 2018 Acura TLX hammers yet another nail in the coffin of Acura's hated shield grille. The new grille stretches more horizontally and sits...

  • 2018 Acura TLX-L
    Long-wheelbase Acura TLX-L debuts at 2017 Shanghai auto show

    The Acura TLX receives a revised look and some new tech features for the 2018 model year. However, over in China, the TLX is also receiving a long-wheelbase option. The stretched model, known as the TLX-L, was unveiled on Wednesday at the 2017 Shanghai auto show. The TLX-L will be sold exclusively...

  • 2018 Acura TLX A-Spec, 2017 New York auto show
    2018 Acura TLX preview

    The Acura TLX is a safe choice for buyers looking for a mid-size sedan with a bit of luxury thrown in, though it doesn’t manage to conjure much excitement. Acura is hoping to fix that with a substantial update for the 2018 model year. Revealed on Wednesday at the 2017 New York auto show, the...

  • Teaser for 2018 Acura TLX debuting at 2017 New York auto show

    The Acura TLX is a safe choice for buyers looking for a small sedan with a bit of luxury thrown in, though it doesn’t manage to conjure much excitement. Acura is hoping to fix that with a substantial update coming for the 2018 model year. A teaser released ahead of the car’s debut next month at the 2017 New York auto show reveals that the updated TLX will adopt the aggressive look of Acura’s Precision concept unveiled at the 2016 Detroit auto show. The angular headlights, grille and enlarged Acura logo all resemble units used on the imposing concept. It’s a look...

  • Acura MDX Custom Trailer concept, 2016 SEMA show
    Tricked-out Acura MDX towing an NSX GT3 to star in SEMA

    Acura will have a major presence at the 2016 SEMA show, which runs from November 1-4 in Las Vegas. The central theme, Acura says, will be an interlinking of its production models with those from its various motorsport programs. Directly representing this will be an MDX towing an NSX GT3. The race...

  • 2015 Acura TLX by Galpin Auto Sports, 2014 SEMA show
    Acura Teams Up With Galpin Auto Sports To Build A Custom TLX For SEMA

    Acura isn’t a brand you normally associate with SEMA but the Japanese automaker was there this week with a modified version of its TLX, which was developed together with Galpin Auto Sports (GAS). The vehicle is strictly a concept but hints at the tuning potential of the new sport sedan, which...

  • 2015 Acura TLX 2.4
    2015 Acura TLX: Best Car To Buy 2015 Nominee

    The 2015 Acura TLX is a surprising car in many ways. Rising out of the near-premium or entry-luxury segment to prove itself more than just another mid-level manager’s car, the Acura TLX offers a well-tuned chassis and suspension, innovative drivetrain features, and impressive value. As we...

  • 2015 Acura TLX 2.4
    2015 Acura TLX first drive review

    Whatever happened to the Legend, the Integra, or even the Vigor? Acura used to have such brilliant, instantly recognizable model names. Names that inspired thoughts of potential, performance, power, and style. Now, the brand has adopted the alphabet stew that plagues so much of the rest of the...

  • 2015 Acura TLX, 2014 New York Auto Show
    2015 Acura TLX: 2014 New York Auto Show Live Photos

    Back at January’s 2014 Detroit Auto Show we were treated with a thinly veiled ‘prototype’ version of Acura’s 2015 TLX sedan, the new midsizer that’s set to replace both the TSX and TL in Acura’s lineup. Today the automaker revealed the production version of the...

  • 2014 Acura TLX GT race car

    The racing version of Acura’s upcoming TLX sedan will make its competitive debut in the fifth round of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge, approximately one month after the world debut of the production TLX at the New York Auto Show on April 16. The round is the Detroit Belle Isle Grand Prix double-header, which runs from May 30 to June 1. Acura revealed the new race car, the TLX GT, alongside the TLX prototype back in January and confirmed at the time that the car would compete in the premier GT category of the Pirelli World Challenge. This meant it would run alongside racing versions of...

  • 2015 Acura TLX (prototype)  -  2014 Detroit Auto Show live photos
    2015 Acura TLX Prototype: Full Details, Live Photos & Video

    Acura has confirmed what we’ve already known for some time; that the current TSX and TL will be replaced by a single model known as the TLX. The new TLX will go on sale as a 2015 model this summer, and will fill the gap between the ILX and RLX in Acura’s sedan lineup. The new mid-sizer...

  • 2014 Acura TLX GT race car
    Acura TLX GT Race Car Set For Pirelli World Challenge

    Coinciding with the reveal of the 2015 Acura TLX Prototype at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show this morning, Acura has confirmed that a version of the car designed for motorsport will compete in the GT category of the growing and highly competitive Pirelli World Challenge. The North American-based series...

  • 2015 Acura TLX spy shots
    2015 Acura TLX Spy Shots

    Acura will launch a mid-size sedan next year that will serve as the replacement for both the TL and TSX lines, and we have the first spy shots of a prototype for it. The new sedan is expected to be labeled the TLX and fill the gap between the ILX and new RLX flagship, with Acura’s reformed...

  • 2012 Honda Concept C
    Is The Honda Concept C A Preview Of Acura’s Rumored TLX?

    With the introduction of the 2013 Acura ILX, Acura’s aging TSX now has to compete with a much newer model that’s almost the same size and occupies a very similar price segment. This has led to suggestion that the TSX will be dropped from Acura’s lineup once the current model has...

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