The new Acura TL redefines the concept of performance
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With the new style of the most impressive, its precise maneuverability and its technological features and advanced security, the fourth generation TL represents the ultimate performance in Acura.
Since its creation, the luxury performance sedan Acura TL sets the bar high in very matter of style, performance, comfort and technology. Available in two distinct models in its 2009 version - TL and TL SH-AWD (R) - the all-new Acura TL fourth generation increases the possibilities of the vehicle and offers evocative style, a choice of two engines VTEC (R) ( including a new V6 engine 305 hp) and the system has integral traction great variability (TM) (SH-AWD (R)) integrated for the first time in the TL model.
The new 2009 TL will be sold from $ 39,990 (MSRP) for the model has front wheel drive and from $ 44,490 (MSRP) for the model TL SH-AWD (R) integral traction. Can boast of larger dimensions, optimized suspension, a more powerful powertrain and a new Sequential SportShift gearbox, the 2009 TL is more seductive than ever. This is by far the more advanced technologically sedan ever offered by Acura. A choice of two VTEC engines (R) while a separate aluminum allows the new 2009 TL to meet requirements of many customers. This model comes standard with a 3.5-liter V6 280 horsepower and a torque of 254 lb-ft of supplying power the front wheels. This new, more powerful engine is also energy efficient and present consumption of 11.6 L/100 km city and 7.5 L/100 km on the highway.
The most powerful sedans ferus enthusiasts can choose the TL SH-AWD (R) to become masters of winding roads. Its new 3.7-liter V6 engine provides 305 horsepower and a torque of 275 lb-ft. Fuel consumption of 3.7L engine is 12.3 L/100 km city and 8.1 L/100 km on the highway. The piece de resistance of the TL SH-AWD (R) is the integral traction system has great variability (TM), available for the first time on the TL. When taking spirited cornering, SH-AWD (R) distributes imperceptible way more torque to the outer rear wheel to create a "yaw moment" to help the TL turn more quickly and precisely - all by distributing way of continuous torque powertrain forward in the back and left to right. It shows a sedan integral traction possessing a balance of performance and remarkable precision and excelling all year round, whatever the weather conditions.
The gearbox available is a series of sequential automatic transmission 5 speed gear selectors equipped with a paddle-type F1 (R) and Technology logic control slope. Combining the practicality of a hatchback to the enjoyment of SportShift manual selection of reports, the gearbox also possesses an overdrive for a minimum fuel consumption on a freeway. In fact, the gearbox Acura possesses the largest reduction ratio from 5 speed cars in its class, providing powerful accelerations for lower gears and a speed of flexible and efficient highway cruising.
Handling and passenger comfort benefit from larger External dimensions of TL 2009. Longest 152 mm (6 in.) wider (overall) 45 mm (1.8 inches) and higher ( overall) of 11 mm (0.5 in.), the 2009 TL is considerably more spacious than its predecessors. The greatest width of body directly contributes to the greater habitability of the cabin; it also allows a 35 mm (1.4 in.) wheelbase to provide a better ride and a considerable widening of the track - 28 mm (1.1 in.) wider at the front and 44 mm (1.8 in) wider at the rear - for increased cornering mastery.
On the model incorporating the system has integral traction great variability (TM) (SH-AWD (R)), an adjustment of brakes and suspension more oriented towards performance, rims and larger tires (18 in.) of ducts inspired front brake cooling of motor racing and management support electric adjusted while specially achieve the unequal levels in the driving experience.
The interior of the TL presents a new provision "Duo" which offers the driver, front passenger as his own personal space. Thanks to its more generous exterior dimensions, the new TL has 33 mm (1.3 inches) more legroom and 14 mm (0.5 inches) more shoulder room for rear passengers than the TL the previous generation. For a reinforced safety, the Acura TL offers Advanced body structure (ACE (TM)). The ACE body structure (TM) allows better dissipation of the energy released during a severe frontal collision through the use of support structures that efficiently distribute energy through the body structure while helping to preserve the 'integrity of the cabin.
MSRP prices for the new 2009 Acura TL
$ 39,990 - Acura TL
$ 43,490 - Acura TL with Technology Package
$ 44,490 - Acura TL SH-AWD
$ 47,990 - Acura TL SH-AWD with Technology Package
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