[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][dealer network][desktop calendar][exhaust notes][tov forums][links][search][sponsors][garage][login]

Tire Rack Upgrade Garage
 Search for a Dealer:
 Canadian Flag US Flag
 Honda Acura
 ZIP  
Acura
There are currently no active Acura promotions
Honda
There are currently no active Honda promotions
Radical New Honda Civic Type R Prototype Debuts in Paris
More.......................
New Euro-Inspired 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback Arrives from Across the Pond
More.......................
BREAKING: Pricing for 2017 Civic 5-door, on sale 9/26/16
More.......................
2.4 and 1.5T CRVs confirmed in memo to dealers
More.......................
Honda releases more info about 2017 Civic 5-door
More.......................
Official photos and early ride impressions of 2017 5-door Civic coming from European media
More.......................
Honda to unveil Civic hatchback at Paris Motor Show 2016
More.......................
SPIED ON THE STREET! 2017 Honda CR-V!!
More.......................
Today's Reading Links --> Re: Takata said to put worst-case recall costs at $24 billion
Join Discussion......
NSX --> Re: NSX, welcome to the spin room
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: TOV Facebook page?
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Hatchback In New Sonic Gray Pearl - Dealership Photos
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2016 Malaysian Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: 2016 SCCA Runoffs Formula vs Prototype
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: More 2018 Accord Spy pics
Join Discussion......
Accord --> Re: 98 Accord: Mech. wants $850 to do distributor... HELP
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: TLX-S
Join Discussion......
Type R --> Re: 10th Gen CTR Prototype
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Honda Civic Type R Prototype - Video
Join Discussion......
Audio & Electronics --> Re: TonyEX- I need your stereo advice
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Hatchback Online configurator not working for me
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: Honda Dpi and NSX Le Mans???
Join Discussion......
Amateur Racing & Driving --> Re: New Race Motor
Join Discussion......
Is There a TSX Wagon In Our Future? C/D Says Acura is Closely Considering One.
 Date: August 11, 2009 07:35
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Car and Driver Blog
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Over on Car and Driver's blog (wait, they have a blog?), John Watts (Acura's Senior Manager of Product Planning) is quoted as saying that Acura is closely considering adding a wagon variant to the TSX lineup. Over the years, we've asked Acura and Honda product planners about the possibility of getting some wagons (or A wagon) here in the US, and the response has generally been that wagons were not on their radar. So it would be an understatement to say that this is an interesting development.

Car and Driver points out that the easiest path for Acura would be to simply rebadge the Accord Tourer and call it a TSX Wagon. We tend to agree but assuming this direction is taken, the critical question would concern timing. Would it get here as soon as model year 2011? That's just a year out and may seem a bit soon, but 2012 will be the 4th year of an assumed 5-year cycle.

Accord Tourer (Europe)


Last edited by JeffX on August 11, 2009 07:44

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Why? No one would buy it
Tastycakes 98
  NA Honda...please make it happen
garfield134 3
  Integral roof rack rails are key
jes98gsr 0
  Filling the niche holes in NA
TonyEX 0
  RIP Volvo, smack Subaru
TonyEX 24
  This would be great... except for cost
atomiclightbulb 10
  The wagon is nicer looking than the sedan (chop)
siegen 11
  Great plan
mugensports 0
  Bring it in Quickly
Pat1 0
  How many years have we asked for it on this forum?
BigDoggie 13
  Another Article About Luxury Wagons
TSX69 0
  Considering it? How magnanimus!
6SPDTL 4
  Lack of Stream
cyisalwayshungry 3
  Why? No one would buy it.
stergis3@aol.com 0
  I'll take one with a 6MT with LSD.
s2ktaxi 0
  Awesome! Honda, Make It Come True!
CanTex 28
  Right, and I considered a Civic Touring...
NealX 3
  Finally a sane decision. Do it Acura!
Sasker 0
  What would bringing it over actually entail?
KevFulk 1
  End of RDX?
80honda 2
TOV Photo Gallery: Paris Motor Show
Read Article....................
2017 Honda Accord Hybrid Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
TOV Video: 2017 Honda Ridgeline ride along
Read Article....................
2017 Honda Ridgeline PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
First Drive: 2017 Acura NSX(!)
Read Article....................
2017 Acura NSX PR Photo Gallery
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2015 Velocitech Inc. All information contained herein remains the property of Velocitech Inc.
The Temple of VTEC is not affiliated with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. TOV Policies and Guidelines - Credits - Privacy Policy