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Acura Announces Special Edition Model for TSX Sports Sedan
 Date: August 29, 2011 12:00
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Acura PR
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Acura has issued the following press release and photography for the new 2012 Special Edition Acura TSX. Note that the new seats with Lux Suede® inserts are the same as those found in the JDM Accord Type-S.

Exterior and Interior Upgrades Make for an Even Sportier TSX


TORRANCE, Calif.– Continuing the celebration of its 25th anniversary, Acura today announced the availability of a new version of the popular TSX sports sedan for the 2012 model year. Designed to evoke the fun-to-drive 4-cylinder Acuras of the past, the TSX Special Edition will add even more sportiness to the TSX lineup thanks to numerous exterior and interior upgrades for Acura’s entry-level sedan.

“The Acura TSX has long been known for its high-revving 4-cylinder engines and sporty driving nature,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president of Acura sales. “With the new Special Edition, the TSX becomes even more youthful and sporty in character, furthering its appeal to performance-minded buyers.”

The 2012 TSX Special Edition package consists of numerous upgrades to the exterior including a more aggressive front spoiler, a new rear bumper fascia, unique side sills and an exclusive “Special Edition” badge on the trunklid. Finally, the TSX’s 17x7.5-inch, 5-spoke aluminum wheels will feature a polished finish with dark grey background, unique to the Special Edition model.

Inside, the TSX Special Edition makes use of sport-minded appointments including exclusive seating surfaces with perforated black Lux Suede® inserts with red backing. Unique red stitching, used for the seats, steering wheel and the shift knob, combines with red lighting for the instrument cluster gauges, overhead lighting and footwell lighting. Adding more appeal to the driver’s footwell are aluminum pedal covers with a race-inspired look. Rounding out the Special Edition’s interior upgrades is the use of bright silver plating for the steering-wheel-mounted paddle shifters along with black headliner material (standard TSX have grey headliner material).

The TSX Special Edition package makes use of Acura’s acclaimed K24 2.4-liter 4-cylinder engine and will be available with either the close-ratio 6-speed manual or Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic transmissions. The TSX Special Edition will go on sale in late September and will make its public debut at the Orange County International Auto Show on September 22nd.

Acura offers a full line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network of 271 dealers within the United States. The 2012 Acura lineup features six distinctive models including the RL luxury performance sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX sports sedan and Sport Wagon, the turbocharged RDX luxury crossover SUV, the award-winning MDX luxury sport utility vehicle and the ZDX four-door sports coupe.

Along with every new Acura, the 2012 TSX is covered by a comprehensive 4-year/50,000 mile new vehicle limited warranty and a 6-year/70,000 miles powertrain limited warranty. Additional benefits include Acura Total Luxury Care® (TLC®), which provides free 24-hour roadside assistance, concierge service and trip routing.

For more information about Acura vehicles, please visit www.acura.com.






Last edited by JeffX on August 29, 2011 11:56

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Great_Tubimi 0
  Last gasp of a stale design?
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  Was expecting a lot more...
roninsi02 21
  so where is the "sport"
Austin 0
  Milano Red? Other Colors?
nowakj66 5
  Sportier version has been available all along for less money....
VTEC_Inside 21
  Honda - You are confusing the hell out of me.
DCR 24
  Coming from a disenfranchised Honda fan
NSXman 2
  My opinion
Farage1 0
  LOL. This is for young people??
iahs2k 0
  ROTFLMAO - The 2012 Acura lineup features six distinctive models including....
dootndo2 8
  LOL, I've had my own TSX "Special Edition" since 2006
Zoopa 0
  25th Anniversary hidden info?
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  Yeah!
REDDZ 4
  On a positive note
99SI 1
  definition deconstruction...
jero 1
  Even "sportier" TSX
MasterOfDaDomain 11
  There is only one "special edition" I am interested in...
blueSi 2
  Only way to get a manual?
sey51 5
  Available with NAV and 6 MT or only without NAV?
nowakj66 0
  A TSX Wagon with 6MT would have been a real Special Edition
s2ktaxi 0
  Wheels
Koya76 0
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