In the realm of entry class luxury sedan, TLX from Acura is definitely not a new name. This series gets a considerable number of followings since its first introduction in 2014. The rumor of 2021 Acura TLX Type S release is certainly creating a buzz among sedan lovers. People want to know what kind of features that this new model will offer.
Introduction of New Type
As the manufacturer releases Type S trim level for the RDX, it also gears up to release similar version for TLX series. 2021 Acura TLX Type S is meant to be the sporty version of this luxury vehicle. It might be visible in the exterior and interior designs. However, the most drastic improvement would be in the engine specs itself. It is expected to deliver spectacular performance if compared to the base model.
Type S TLX Engine Specifications
It is rumored that the model will be equipped with a turbocharged V6 engine. It is unknown whether the V6 engine will be similar to its previous release which has discharge capacity of 3.5 liters and can produce up to 290 horsepower. Nonetheless, this trim level is capable of performing better than the base model which has 2.4 liter V6 engine with power production of 206 horsepower.
Safety features are the main concerns for 2021 Acura TLX Type S and other sporty trim levels which will be released by the manufacturer. This sedan is equipped adaptable cruise, safety assistance for lane keeping, auto-brake for emergency, and others. Other modern safety measures are expected to be included in the final design as well.
Luxury Features in Type S
Upon a first glance, people can see how classy and expensive this sedan is. When it comes to 2021 Acura TLX Type S, however, the manufacturer plans to make it looking sportier. The wheel size is visibly larger than base model. The roofline also has more glaring coupe-y shape. There are also other external features such as sharper hood ridges, slimmer backside lights, and visible scallops on the sedan’s doors.
The inside of this car is also designed to have sportier look. The seats are bolstered to maximize comfort so that driver and passengers can enjoy the ride better. The steering wheel also has flat bottom which is considered to be more ergonomic and able to increase driver’s performance. Some modern amenities are also included to make the ride more exciting.
There are some spy-pictures leaked which show the internal side of this new car. It seems like the new trim level will be armed with more modern infotainment console in the form of high-tech touch screen display. The features of this console are still unknown but you can expect good things out of it.
Pricing and Release Prediction
On August 2020 the Type S from Acura will be shown to public before its official release date which is yet to be announced. However, it is predicted that 2021 Acura TLX Type S will be released in early 2021 at the very latest. The price is uncertain but it is expected to be no more than $51,000 which already includes the delivery fee to your door.