Acura Canada’s Tuner TLX

Along with the 2017 Acura NSX and the ILX GT Race Car, Acura Canada also debuted a modified red TLX at this year’s Montreal International Auto Show. It’s simply named the “Tuner TLX”, and here are the details provided to us by Acura Canada:

Tuner TLX

  • 20 x 10 Vossen Forged Wheels – Style. VPS–305T (Satin Black Finish)
  • 255/30/20 Continental Tires
  • Arlon Graphics “True Blood”
  • Wrapped by Sekanskin
  • Neo-MotorSport 6 Piston Caliper with 15″ Two-Piece Cross-Drilled Slotted Rotors
  • Neo-MotorSport 4 Pistons Caliper with 14″ Two-Piece Cross-Drilled Slotted Rotors
  • Scale Suspension  – Innovative Series
  • Fabrication by 20HZ Audio
  • Built by ImportFest Inc.

Unfortunately, there’s no mention of the custom front lip, side spoilers or rear diffuser which really make the car unique.

The new NSX, ILX GT Race Car and Tuner TLX will be displayed at select Canadian Auto Shows, visit acura.ca for more information.

[Source: Acura Canada, SCALE Suspension via Facebook]

Gallery: PASMAG Edition 2015 Acura TLX

With the new NSX making limited appearances at only the biggest events, this matte gray 2015 Acura TLX by Performance Auto & Sound Magazine (PASMAG) has been used as a centrepiece for Acura Canada at the Canadian auto shows. Here’s some info from PASMAG:

Arlon Graphics provided our TLX with a unique color for the vehicle wrap, “Gunpowder”, and GTA Wrapz helped us out with the application. The stance of the vehicle was accomplished with the help of Medel Service Center (Mississauga, ON) and a D2 Racing RS Series coilover system with Vossen VFS2 gloss graphite wheels wrapped in Nitto INVO tires. A Wilwood big break setup was installed on the front and rear of the TLX by Defcon Racing.

2014 Acura MDX Road Trip: Alberta’s Rockies Part 1

2014 Acura MDX - Two Jack Lake, Banff National Park

Taking the Scenic Route Through Alberta’s Rockies

Anyone who has spent some time in the province of Alberta, Canada will likely have travelled between its two largest cities, Edmonton and Calgary. The road most travelled is Highway 2, at under three hours it’s the most direct route if you want to quickly get from one city to the other.

After picking up a 2014 Acura MDX loaner from Acura Canada’s Calgary office one June morning, I hopped onto Highway 2 towards Edmonton, only to exit off after just a few minutes. I had already decided weeks beforehand that I wouldn’t be taking Highway 2 North. I was Westbound, towards the majestic Rocky Mountains of Alberta. This detour would eventually lead me to Edmonton, but not before experiencing a road trip through one of the most scenic drives in in the world: Banff to Jasper via Highway 93, also known as the Icefields Parkway.

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