The 2010 Acura TSX, avex V6 under the hood
The acura TSX was redesigned for the 2009 model year and now has advanced a new horizon driven by a spirited version of the V6 engine. A type of engine always taken in our southern neighbor. Thus, after having been unveiled very recently and in the auto show in Chicago, here it made its entry into Canadian soil at the auto show in Vancouver.
Nothing too complicated, since this engine which is found under the hood of the new Acura TSX, is none other than the inescapable 3.5-liter V6, so dear to the Honda and Acura vehicles for the occasion and delivers a power of 280 horses. The latter is also found under the hood of its big sister, the Acura TL.
Here also, the contents of the press release issued by Honda Canada Inc. has this effect.
The Acura TSX V-6 2010 reflects its entry in Canada in the Vancouver International Auto Show
The new model V-6 family sedan sports TSX Acura will debut in Canada Monday, March 30, under the international auto show in Vancouver. Among the improvements achieved in the TSX V-6 model 2010, which should be launched on the market later this summer include a powerful V-6 engine 3.5-liter calibration exclusive suspension and wider wheels.
"Our new TSX V-6, including acceleration and maneuverability have been improved, illustrates the bias of Acura sedans to performance," noted Jerry Chenkin, executive vice president, Honda Canada Inc. " The TSX V-6 model is an important step in the evolution of our Acura sedan lineup and the continued enhancement of the Acura brand. "
Since it was redesigned last year, the TSX is among the most popular Acura sedans. The four-cylinder TSX has seduced grace clientele has its maneuverability and its unrivaled fluidity, and that at its balanced performance. The V-6 model adds a notch to these powerful features for winning an even more sporty and dynamic driving experience. The V-6 model aims to satisfy driving enthusiasts who want a sports sedan has both refined and pleasant to drive.
By running a TSX model propelled by a V-6 engine, Acura fills the niche of its range lying between the four-cylinder TSX and the all-new TL performance luxury sedan. The TL model has reached an upper range for the design change during the 2009 model year, the TSX V-6 will target young buyers looking squarely oriented sports sedan performance, more adapted dimensions.
The new TSX powertrain allows fans of luxury cars to enjoy a powerful V-6 engine 3.5-liter 280 horsepower deployant provided with a control system intelligent valve VTEC (R) and a intake system has two steps. To ensure optimal performance and efficiency, the engine will be paired to the Sequential SportShift automatic transmission Acura endowed with intelligent features such as Grade Logic Control and Shift Hold Control. If they wish, drivers can make themselves change speed Sequential SportShift box, thanks to the selectors inspired speed of F1 (R) seats just behind the wheel.
The new TSX model is a double wishbone at the front fitted with a suspension and multi-link rear ultramodern has to ensure comfort, maneuverability and outstanding control. For sportier driving, the V-6 model can rely on a calibration exclusive suspension and aluminum wheels split five-spoke 18-inch pavement tires all season Michelin Pilot. Wheels and wider tires are all characteristics that allow for this model TSX axis performance to stand out, as his shield slightly modified and seal V-6 on the chest back.
The TSX V-6 model will be generously equipped with the latest technological developments in the field of security and it is expected he gets the best possible rating crash test.
Like all Acura models, the new TSX will provide exceptional equipment series, including a leather-trimmed interior, a sunroof, automatic climate control system, a sound chain Premium seven-speaker CD player, AM / FM, XM Satellite Radio (TM) radio, handsfree system Bluetooth (R) HandsFreeLink (R), USB port and auxiliary audio interface, among others.
As in the case of the four-cylinder TSX, the V-6 model will be available with the optional Technology package, which includes the navigation system connects by Acura satellite bilingual voice recognition and a rear camera in addition to the Premium audio system Acura / ELS Surround (R), for unparalleled sound experience.
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