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Acura TL A-SPEC Concept Highlights
 Date: December 29, 2003 15:50
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Acura PR
 Credibility Rating: N/A


Torrance, Calif. 12/29/2003

Powertrain

  • 300+ horsepower, powertrain including:
    • Performance-tuned 3.2-liter, 24-valve, V-6 engine
    • High flow intake and exhaust
    • 6-speed close-ratio manual transmission with limited-slip

Suspension

  • A-SPEC high performance suspension with track-tuned shocks and springs
  • 21-inch prototype alloy wheels
  • High performance tires
  • Brembo 4-wheel disc brakes with 8-piston calipers and 15-inch rotors

Body/Styling

  • Panoramic glass roof
  • Larger, high-flow exhaust finishers
  • 42 mm wider track
  • Wider fender flares
  • Trunk lid spoiler
  • Redesigned front bumper with larger Acura grille and lower air intakes
  • Redesigned rear bumper
  • 3-stage silver-gray Mica Pearl paint
  • New finish treatment on headlights/tail lights, clear side indicators

Interior

  • Premium Matador Red sport/luxury interior
  • Deeply bolstered custom leather seats with heating and cooling ventilation
  • Ultra suede headliner
  • Carbon/Kevlar accents on door panels and center console
  • Carbon/Kevlar sport steering wheel
  • Aluminum shift knob and foot pedals
  • Rear bucket seats with storage

Technology/Safety

  • Adaptive Cruise Control
  • Rearview camera

Last edited by JeffX on December 29, 2003 15:50

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Date Subject User
12-30-2003 02:40
An AWD TL would have put that to shame   (Score: 1, Normal)
VTEC Penis
01-03-2004 21:35
Re: An AWD TL would have put that to shame   (Score: 1, Normal)
osaze
01-05-2004 00:50
Re: An AWD TL would have put that to shame   (Score: 1, Normal)
retired
12-29-2003 17:32
How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
PGH
12-29-2003 18:38
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
CmptchAV6
12-29-2003 21:45
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
JeffX
12-30-2003 12:41
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Mickey-69
12-31-2003 08:10
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Dren
12-31-2003 10:17
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Mickey-69
12-30-2003 12:26
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
96civicEX
12-29-2003 20:11
Re: How much is to much?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Legendry329
12-29-2003 21:32
another "never see the real streets" concept?   (Score: 1, Normal)
_Alex_
12-30-2003 07:45
Re: another "never see the real streets" concept?   (Score: 1, Normal)
Dren
12-29-2003 19:52
Butt Ugly - Front looks like Darth Vader   (Score: 1, Normal)
acura88
12-29-2003 20:15
Re: Butt Ugly - Front looks like Darth Vader   (Score: 1, Normal)
Legendry329
12-30-2003 17:20
Re: Butt Ugly - Front looks like Darth Vader   (Score: 1, Normal)
osaze
12-30-2003 10:17
Couple of questions...   (Score: 1, Normal)
osaze
12-30-2003 12:20
Re: Couple of questions...   (Score: 1, Normal)
96civicEX
12-30-2003 17:15
Re: Couple of questions...   (Score: 1, Normal)
osaze
12-30-2003 10:07
This is flipping great !!   (Score: 1, Normal)
osaze
12-29-2003 17:46
Is this the real deal?   (Score: 1, Normal)
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