Acura Automobiles: Acura Launches Handcrafted "PMC Edition" Models in New York

Posted on 12. Apr, 2019 by in Acura Canada

  • 2020 Acura TLX PMC Edition to entrance during New York Auto Show; accessible this summer
  • Handcrafted in a Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC), where a Acura NSX supercar is produced
  • TLX PMC Edition combines a line-topping reward facilities of a Advance Package with a sporty impression of a A-Spec line
  • Highest quality, many colourful paint Acura has offering on a prolongation automobile – nano colouring record formerly disdainful to NSX
  • The TLX is a initial indication to accept “PMC Edition” treatment; MDX to follow
  • View a Acura TLX PMC Edition video

Harnessing a singular capabilities of a bespoke Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio, Acura will deliver domestic limited-edition vehicles, starting with a 2020 TLX PMC Edition. With prolongation starting this summer, a 2020 TLX PMC Edition will be built by a same master technicians that palm arrange a Acura NSX supercar. Deliveries of a disdainful 2020 TLX PMC Edition will start this summer with pricing around $50,000. An MDX PMC Edition will follow. Both a prolongation TLX PMC Edition and MDX PMC Edition Prototype make their universe entrance during a 2019 New York International Auto Show and will be on arrangement around open uncover days, Apr 19-28, during a Jacob Javits Center.

“We designed a PMC not usually to build NSX, though to give Acura a coherence to try domestic prolongation of singular book models,” pronounced Jon Ikeda, Acura Brand Officer. “The TLX and MDX PMC Edition are a initial to take advantage of this singular capability, and we intend to try additional options.”

With a singular prolongation run, a 2020 TLX PMC Edition is renowned by a deeply sleek and grade-exclusive Valencia Red Pearl paint with nano-pigment technology, practical in a bespoke factory’s modernized paint facility.

The 2020 TLX PMC Edition will lay atop a TLX lineup, featuring Acura’s high-performance direct-injected i-VTEC® V6 powertrain and torque-vectoring Acura Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) along with a full element of reward facilities common with a TLX Advance Package. In addition, a TLX PMC Edition will incorporate a confidant extraneous and interior pattern elements of Acura’s A-Spec line, and mixed PMC Edition-exclusive pattern elements, inside and out.

Extreme Color: Supercar Caliber Paint

Each TLX PMC Edition is finished in Valencia Red Pearl, a top quality, many colourful paint ever offering by Acura and formerly indifferent for usually a NSX supercar. This modernized paint facilities nano colouring record that produces unusually high tone superfluity (chroma) and low levels of contrast.

Engineered regulating mica, steel splinter and super-high clarity nano pigments, a paint is practical regulating PMC’s modernized robotic paint complement in mixed bottom coats to raise tone intensity. This is followed by twin transparent coats to boost a paint’s luster. Each PMC Edition undergoes a same prudent palm investigation routine given to a NSX. The sum time in paint, including curing, is 5 days.

Handcrafted Build Process
The TLX PMC Edition public routine starts with a smoothness of a body-in-white from a categorical TLX prolongation trickery (Marysville Auto Plant). Once a paint routine is finished, a learned Performance Manufacturing Center master technicians will start a palm public of a PMC Edition, starting with a designation of all drivetrain and framework components, wiring harnesses and electronics. Next, a PMC Edition 19-inch wheels and tires, and extraneous trim are added. Finally, a PMC Edition is propitious with a singular interior including an away numbered sequence board on a core console.

When a hand-assembly routine is complete, any TLX PMC Edition will bear a same peculiarity control routine as NSX, including dyno check, final paint inspection, rough-road make-believe and H2O trickle test. Finally, these PMC Editions will be wrapped in a specifically designed automobile cover before being ecstatic to a play around an enclosed automobile carrier.

Exclusive PMC Edition Features
The TLX PMC Edition combines a line-topping reward facilities of a TLX Advance Package with a sporty impression of A-Spec line – a singular build in Acura’s U.S. line-up. PMC Edition-exclusive extraneous pattern elements embody Valencia Red Pearl paint, a body-colored grille surround, shimmer black embellished roof and doorway handles; shimmer black 19-inch wheels and projection nuts; body-colored side counterpart housings, and dim chrome 4-inch twin empty finishers.

Inside, a TLX PMC Edition is renowned by black Milano leather seats with Alcantara™ inserts, black piping and red stitching for a seats, doorway panels, and core armrest. An A-Spec steering circle includes seperated black leather, red stitching and metal-finished paddle shifters. The away numbered sequence board on a reduce console designates a 2020 TLX PMC Edition as domestic during a Performance Manufacturing Center.

TLX PMC Edition Feature Summary

Exclusive to TLX PMC Edition

  • Valencia Red Pearl nano colouring paint
  • Unique PMC Edition numbered sequence plaque
  • Gloss black 19-inch split-5-spoke wheels with black projection nuts
  • Gloss black roof panel
  • Gloss black doorway handles
  • Gloss black solid pentagon grille with body-colored grille approximate
  • Dual 4-inch black chrome empty finishers
  • Premium black Milano leather seats with Alcantara™ inserts, black piping and red stitching
  • Perforated leather-wrapped steering circle with red stitching and paddle shifters
  • Red stitching on doorway panel, core console, and armrest
  • Premium floormats with steel A-Spec badging

Additional Features

  • A-Spec extraneous competition coming package
  • A-Spec interior competition coming package
  • Jewel-Eye LED headlights, LED haze lights
  • GPS-linked navigation with Apple Carplay and Android Auto integration
  • Heated and ventilated front seats, exhilarated back outboard seats, exhilarated steering wheel
  • Acura ELS Studio™ reward audio complement with 10 speakers
  • Wireless charging
  • Surround perspective camera system
  • Power folding doorway mirrors with auto-dimming
  • Front and back parking sensors, blind mark information (BSI) system, back cranky trade monitor
  • AcuraWatch™ apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies

 

About Acura
Acura delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of well-developed peculiarity and reliability. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a five-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV, and a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.

Five of a 6 Acura models sole in North America are done in executive Ohio, regulating domestic and globally-sourced parts, including a ILX and TLX oppulance sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), a RDX and MDX oppulance SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and a Acura NSX supercar, that is built to sequence during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

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