Official release from Acura Media Newsroom:
Nov 20, 2014 – LOS ANGELES, Calif.
- Re-engineered ILX delivers exceptional performance with new standard 201-horsepower direct-injected engine and 8-speed dual-clutch transmission with torque converter
- Available AcuraWatch™ suite of advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies sets a new benchmark in the entry-luxury segment
- New grades increase customer choice with premium features, style and technology; New A-SPEC variant adds package of sporty design elements inside and out
Acura took the wraps off its restyled, reengineered and reborn 2016 ILX sports sedan today, launching at Acura dealerships nationwide in early 2015. The 2016 Acura ILX delivers more strongly than ever before on its mission as the gateway to the Acura lineup with a major injection of Acura performance DNA, courtesy of its new 201-horsepower, directed-injected i-VTEC engine and 8-speed dual-clutch transmission for all models, the same advanced engine and transmission combination that powers the just-launched TLX.