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2021 TLX Type S Kicks off Acura’s Year of Type S

Acura Canada announced the on-sale timing for the 2021 TLX Type S. Photo: Acura Canada

Acura Canada announced the on-sale timing for the 2021 TLX Type S.

Building on the second-generation Acura TLX, which went on sale in September, the TLX Type S debuts a turbocharged V6 engine, sport-tuned chassis with double-wishbone front suspension and powerful Brembo brakes.

When it arrives at showrooms in June, the well-equipped 2021 Acura TLX Type S will carry a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of around $60,000.

Powering the 2021 TLX Type S, is an all-new 3.0-litre Type S Turbo V6 that produces 355 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque.

A double-wishbone front suspension and Type S-exclusive Sport+ driving mode also have been specially engineered to provide additional performance.
Power is distributed through Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system with torque vectoring.

The 2021 TLX Type S is available in six exterior colours paired with two interior options, including an all-new Tiger Eye Pearl paint – exclusive to Type S.

Numerous exterior signatures including an open-surface diamond pentagon grille for increased airflow, large-quad exhaust outlets and an NSX-inspired lightweight wheel wrapped in a 255-series Pirelli P-Zero summer tire.

Inside, Type S drivers are treated to Ultrasuede trimmed 16-way power seats with adjustable side bolstering and Type S embossing on the headrests.

Type S comes with several features from the TLX Advance Package, including ELS STUDIO 3D 17-speaker audio system.

Detailed information about the 2021 TLX Type S will be available closer to its on-sale date this June.

Additionally, the next-generation passenger-front airbag earned a Popular Science award, and TLX has also received a TOP SAFETY PICK+ (TSP+) rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS).

For more details on the  2021 TLX Type S Key Specs and Features

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