It took 13 years for an Acura Type S badge to return but just 8 hours to pre-sell
Markham, ON. March 22, 2021. – The most anticipated performance sedan in Acura’s history, the 2021 TLX Type S, the first Type S to return to Acura showrooms in over a decade, pre-sold its 119 unit, on-line Canadian allotment in a mere 8 hours.
Performance and luxury vehicle enthusiasts were encouraged to become one of the first to purchase the exclusive and sought after TLX Type S by visiting https://acura.ca/preorder#tlxtypes, and they did so in droves. Securing their $2500 deposit with an Acura dealer and reserving the first TLX Type S sedans to be delivered in Canada this June.
The good news is consumers can still get their hands on the utmost in Precision Crafted Performance. Although all on-line 2021 TLX Type S units are now reserved, customers can contact their local Acura dealer to order or go to www.acura.ca and put their name on the waiting list to get their hands on a Type S. Just 240 units in total will be available in Canada.
2021 Acura TLX Type S
Building on the award-winning second-generation Acura TLX, which went on sale in September, the TLX Type S debuts a brand-exclusive turbocharged V6 engine, sport-tuned chassis with double wishbone front suspension and powerful Brembo® brakes to become the quickest and best-handling Type S in Acura history.
Powering the 2021 TLX Type S, is an all-new 3.0-litre Type S Turbo V6 which builds upon decades of performance engine development experience and motorsports prowess to produce 355 horsepower and 354 lb.-ft. of torque – making it the most powerful Type S yet.
A double-wishbone front suspension and Type S-exclusive Sport+ driving mode also have been specially engineered to provide additional performance and driver enjoyment, and for the first time in a Type S model, power is distributed through Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®) system with true torque vectoring.
When it arrives at showrooms in June, the well-equipped 2021 Acura TLX Type S will carry a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) around $60,000.
More details about the 2021 Acura TLX Type S can be found here https://www.hondanews.ca/en/acura/press-release/2021-TLX-Type-S-Kicks-off-Acuras-Year-of-Type-S
Final pricing to be announced. Dealer prices may vary.
About Acura Canada
Acura is the luxury-performance division of Honda Canada Inc. and is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an original approach to technology and design that creates a new driving experience. The Acura lineup features five distinctive models – the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the Acura MDX seven-passenger luxury SUV. Acura launched its next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and pinnacle expression of Acura Precision Crafted Performance. Acura celebrated its 30th anniversary in Canada in February 2017 and has grown to include over 50 locations in its dealer network across the country. For more information, please visit www.acura.ca
[Source: Acura Canada]