Acura Automobiles: Return of Type S and All-new V6 Turbo Underscore Renewed Commitment to Performance Throughout Acura Core Model Lineup

Posted on 16. Jan, 2018 by in Acura Canada

  • Acura to move behind vaunted Type-S opening various over a subsequent few years situated during tip of core indication lineup
  • Acura-exclusive, turbocharged V6 engine in growth
  • A-Spec competition styling various to be practical to all new Acura core models

In and with a tellurian entrance of a 2019 Acura RDX Prototype and building on a NSX supercar as a apex countenance of Precision Crafted Performance, Acura now announced new sum on a destiny opening plan of a core indication lineup. The skeleton embody a launch of a new turbocharged V6 powerplant disdainful to destiny Acura products, a lapse of a vaunted Type-S opening code in a entrance years and enlargement of A-Spec sports variants to embody all core models in a future.

“We have done a vital joining to Acura to move any component of Precision Crafted Performance to life by a new era of products,” pronounced Toshiaki Mikoshiba, boss CEO of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. “Acura will pursue a singular powertrain plan that underscores a brand’s legitimate place as a opening multiplication of Honda.” 

Building on a instruction set onward by a a twin-turbocharged V6-powered NSX supercar, Acura will deliver a new V6 turbo powerplant. The new high-performance powerplant will be disdainful to a Acura lineup and will be interconnected with a latest era of Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), that is rising in a new 2019 RDX.  The new Acura Turbo V6 will make a approach into mixed products in a years ahead.

In addition, as partial of a strengthening joining to performance, Acura will move behind a much-heralded Type-S opening various in a entrance years. The Type-S badge final seemed on a 2008 Acura TL, that featured a track-tuned chassis, some-more absolute engine and brakes, high-performance tires and extensive, sports-oriented extraneous and interior modifications.  Like a new engine, a Type-S badge will make a approach onto mixed Acura models in a future.

Finally, formed on a success of a V6 TLX A-Spec variant, launched in 2017, Acura will deliver A-Spec variants for each new core indication in development, including a new 2.4-liter TLX A-Spec this open and an A-Spec various of a all-new 2019 RDX, that will launch with a rest of a all-new RDX lineup in mid-2018.  Acura’s A-Spec badge initial seemed on a 2004 TL sedan and now appears on a Acura TLX and ILX sedans.

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Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, representing a strange values of a Acura code – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of peculiarity and reliability

The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX premium, oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-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 as a new and apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.


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