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Author Ryan Leecock
Categories Press Releases, Official Acura Press Releases, Acura Car Specific, TL
Create Date September 01, 2006 00:54
Last Update October 30, 2006 23:01
Features

ENGINEERING FEATURES
3.2-liter, 258 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine (TL)
3.5-liter, 286 hp, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC® 6-cylinder engine (TL Type-S)
VTEC TM - Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control
CARB LEV II ULEV / EPA Tier-2, Bin-5 Emission Certification
TL
5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control
TL Type-S
5-speed automatic transmission with Sequential SportShift and Grade Logic Control (and F1-Style® paddle shifters) or
Close-ratio 6-speed manual transmission with limited slip differential
Drive-by-Wire Throttle SystemTM
Independent double-wishbone front suspension
Multi-link independent rear suspension
Torque-sensing, variable power-assist rack-and-pinion steering
4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD)
Brake Assist
17-inch cast-aluminum alloy wheels with 235/45R17 93W All-Season tires
17-inch cast-aluminum alloy wheels with high performance summer tires (available on TL Type-S only)
SAFETY & SECURITY FEATURES
Dual-stage, dual-threshold front air bags (SRS)
Front side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (ODS)
Side curtain airbags
3-point height-adjustable seat belts with load limiters and pre-tensioners (front)
3-point seat belts (rear)
4-wheel anti-lock braking system (ABS) with Electronic Brake Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist
Vehicle Stability Assist® (VSA®) with Traction Control System (TCS)
Xenon High-Intensity Discharge (HID) headlights (high and low beams)
Bumper-Integrated fog lights
Daytime Running Lights (DRL)
Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with location and pressure indicators
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) child-seat mounting system
Impact-absorbing crumple zones (front and rear)
Theft-deterrent system with electronic immobilizer
Rear-window defroster with timer
Front-side window defoggers
Side-impact door beams
Emergency trunk opener
Mirror-integrated LED directional signals, brake lights, side marker lights and Center High Mount Stop Light
Collapsible steering column
Breakaway inside rearview mirror
Automatic day/night rearview mirror
Child-proof rear door locks
277-degree all-around visibility
EXTERIOR FEATURES
Power moonroof with tilt, auto-open/close, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Heated outside mirrors with reverse gear tilt-down and integrated directional signals
17 inch cast aluminum-alloy wheels
Auto-on/off headlights
Galvanized body panels
Speed-sensing, variable intermittent windshield wipers
Integrated dual-outlet exhaust
INTERIOR FEATURES
Seating & Trim
Sport seats with perforated leather-trimmed interior
8-way power driver's seat w/ power lumbar support
Front passenger's 4-way power seat
Heated front seats
Front center console with adjustable armrest dual-level storage and coin holders
Rear seat armrest with locking trunk pass-through
Aluminum with simulated wood-grained console and door trim
Comfort & Convenience
Dual-zone dual-mode automatic climate control with air filtration (GPS-linked, solar-sensing w/ Navi)
Rear passenger ventilation controls
Cruise control
Power windows with driver and front passenger's auto-up/down, auto-reverse and key-off operation
Remote entry system with Acura personalized settings for driver's seat, outside mirrors, climate control, select audio settings and more
Remote-and driver's door lock-operated windows-open function
Steering wheel-mounted controls (cruise control, audio, phone, multi-information display and available voice recognition)
HomeLink® programmable transmitter
Tilt and telescoping steering column
Aluminum with simulated wood-grained console and door trim
Overhead map lights
Ambient cabin lighting
Cargo area lighting
Leather-wrapped steering wheel & gearshift knob
Beverage holders (front and rear)
Front-door storage compartments with sunglass holders
Seatback pockets
Aluminum threshold garnish
Carpeted floor mats
Remote Trunk Release
Cargo net
Driver's and passenger's illuminated vanity mirrors and driver's side card holder
12-volt power outlets (front and center console)
LED backlit gauges with progressive illumination
Multi-information display (MID)
Maintenance Minder™ system
Exterior temperature indicator
Illuminated ignition, power-window and door-lock switches, steering wheel controls and overhead controls
Acura/ELS Surround™ Premium 8-speaker Sound System with 6-disc CD, DVD-Audio, DTS® and Dolby® Pro Logic® II AM/FM tuner and Dolby cassette
Acura Navigation System with Voice Recognition™ and rearview camera AND Zagat Survey® reviews and Ratings (optional on TL/standard on TL Type-S)
AcuraLinkTM satellite communication system with real-time traffic (with navigation system)
XM® Satellite radio
HandsFreeLink® wireless telephone interface with phonebook exchange
Speed-sensitive volume control (SVC)
MP3 & WMA Playback
TYPE-S EXCLUSIVE FEATURES
Exclusive 17-inch aluminum alloy wheels
Sport-tuned suspension
Black chrome exterior trim
Aluminum with simulated carbon-fiber console and door trim
Exclusive headlight, taillight and side marker treatments
Integrated quad-outlet sport exhaust
Active Noise Cancellation (ANC)
Ambient cabin lighting (Red)
Stainless steel pedal covers
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