2018 Acura TLX is a mid-sized luxury sedan produced by Acura, since 2014. The Acura TLX 1st show as the “TLX Prototype”, a sedan design in Acura’s Los Angeles Design Studio, as a substitute for the Acura TL and Acura TSX sedans. The production model was introduced in April at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Sales entered production in July the TLX in August at Marysville, Ohio, United States.
Acura focuses to converging performance and design with 2018 Acura TLX GT package. Each aspect is made to improve the dynamic aesthetic of 2018 TLX. The new 2018 TLX GT package is the personification of track proven performance, delivering a look that is sportier and more dynamic. 2018 Acura TLX GT package includes a rear decklid spoiler, for the bottom spoiler, side bottom spoilers and rear spoiler bottom, with an optional 19-inch Diamond-Cut wheel and tire sealant. Available on all 2017 Acura TLX and 2018 Acura TLX models.
2018 Acura TLX Engines
The Acura TLX 2018 models are equipped with a direct-injected, 3.5-liter V-6 or a 2.4-liter inline-4 engine, proven benchmarks are made to be broken. Whether your speed is white-knuckle efficiency and revolutionary Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ or finally Precision All Wheel Send™ for offhand control, the thrill of the ride is firmly in your hands.
2.4L, 8-Speed DCT, P-AWS : The high-revving 2.4L inline 4 houses the industry’s 1st eight-speed dual-clutch transmission with a torque converter added as standard on TLX. While Precision All Wheel Send™ (P AWS®) heighten handling and control.
3.5L, 9-Speed AT, P-AWS : Agility and efficiency converge with a powerful 290-hp 3.5L V-6 are 9-Speed Automatic Transmission smooth-revving with SHIFTERS paddle. Match paired with Sergi Precision All-Wheel™ (P-AWS) for responsive, conduct and control sporty.
3.5L, 9-Speed AT, SH-AWD : For the ultimate sports management choice, step advanced torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®). Mixed with a powerful 3.5L V-6 and the smooth shifting 9-speed automatic transmission.
2018 Acura TLX-GT, is a race car version of the Acura TLX SH-AWD along twin-turbo variant of the direct injection V6 engine in the production TLX SH-AWD sedan is developed by Acura Motorsports Group at Honda Performance development. It has a custom chassis and aerodynamic performance parts approved for Pirelli World Challenge rivalry. The Acura TLX GT unveiled at the 2014 North American International Auto Show.
RealTime Racing entered a factory-backed car in the GT class at the Central Ohio and Sonoma rounds of the 2014 Pirelli World Challenge, by Peter Cunningham, claimed the best result of 13th. Petersburg race and finished sixth in the GT class drivers classification, while Cunningham ended 14 Eversley continued as full-time manager in 2016, winning the two Road America race. The Acura TLX GT 2016 will be replaced by the Acura NSX GT3 in 2017.
2018 Acura TLX safety fFeatures include Lane Keeping System Help with Road departure Mitigation System, Adaptive Cruise Control with following a low speed, Blind Spot Information System, Tire Pressure Monitoring System with band Complete Help, collision mitigation braking system, Vehicle assist Seven airbag added driver’s knee airbags.
2018 Acura TLX Specification
Model, “2017 Acura TLX – 2018 Acura TLX”
Type, Luxury Vehicle
Rating, 3.5/ 5 Car and Driver
Rating, 8.4/10 U.S. News Best Cars
Engine, “2.4 L,3.5 L”
Number of Cylinders, 4-6
MSRP, “start fFrom $31,900”
Horsepower, 206 to 290 hp
MPG, Up to 24 city / 35 highway
Dimensions, 190″ L x 73″ W x 57″ H
Curb Weight, “3,483 to 3,774 lbs”
2017 – 2018 Acura TLX Configuration & Price
Model, Engine, Horsepower, Curb Weight, MSRP
Acura TLX Base, 2.4 L 4-cylinder,”206 hp @ 6,800 rpm”,”3,483 lbs”, “$31,900”
Acura TLX V6,3.5 L V6, “290 hp @ 6,200 rpm”, “3,585 lbs”, “$35,350″
Acura TLX Technology Package, 2.4 L 4-cylinder,”206 hp @ 6,800 rpm”, “3,491 lbs”, “$35,950”
Acura TLX V6 Technology Package,3.5 L V6, “290 hp @ 6,200 rpm”,”3,596 lbs”, “$39,400”
Acura TLX V6 Technology Package AWD, 3.5 L V6, “290 hp @ 6,200 rpm”, “3,748 lbs”,”$41,600″
Acura TLX V6 Advance Package,3.5 L V6,”290 hp @ 6,200 rpm”,”3,620 lbs”, “$42,600”
Acura TLX V6 Advance Package AWD, 3.5 L V6, “290 hp @ 6,200 rpm”, “3,774 lbs”, “$44,800”