Just about anybody with eyeballs goes to be pressured to acknowledge that Acura’s new TLX is scorching. It is the best-looking automobile the model has made in years, and it is even fairly good to drive,.
We all know that it’ll get a high-performance Sort S model, which can be thrilling. Now, in a recent interview with Motor Trend, Acura’s Model Officer Jon Ikeda provides some perception into what else we will count on from Sort S and Acura on the whole.
The massive takeaway from the interview — which is sweet, and it is best to learn it — is that each future Acura mannequin will get a high-performance Sort S trim degree. Whether or not which means they are going to find yourself withstays to be seen, however the dedication to creating automobiles which might be enjoyable once more is encouraging.
Ikeda additionally talks in regards to the want for extra fashions, like a retooled, for instance, to fill out the lineup and provides extra folks a purpose to think about Acura once more. Future fashions might or might not share a platform with the brand new TLX (which rides by itself bespoke chassis), however that is not been determined but.
Lastly, Ikeda confirmed that there could be additional enlargement of the model’s electrification efforts. Regardless of some preliminary friction inside the corporate on the concept with the NSX, the idea has confirmed itself, and Acura wants to remain present (pun meant).
There’s nonetheless a protracted option to go for the model to get again to the form of fame that it had within the 1990s and early aughts — it wants to noticeably rethink loads of the inside design selections it is making, for instance — however the TLX and these plans make for one hell of a begin.