[home][rumors and news][model release matrix][tov motorsports][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
Acura launches the 2021 TLX
More.......................
Acura announces PMC edition of 2021 RDX painted in Thermal Orange
More.......................
More 2021 TLX A-Spec photos from a dealer training session
More.......................
Honda releases pricing for 2021 Civic Type R Limited Edition
More.......................
American Honda reports August 2020 sales results
More.......................
2021 Acura TLX A-Spec SH-AWD spotted by TOV reader at Atlanta-area Acura dealership
More.......................
A little bit of 2021 Accord info - new Sport SE trim (1.5T), Both Sport trims get Sonic Gray Pearl
More.......................
2021 Acura TLX pricing to start at $37,500 (Press Release)
More.......................
Civic --> 2022 Civic HB Patent Images
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> New 2022 Honda Civic patent images!
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Honda SUVe ( Honda's second BEV)
Join Discussion......
Professional Motorsports --> Re: F1 - 2020 Russian Grand Prix
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Jon Ikeda Is Committed to Acura's High-Performance Ambitions
Join Discussion......
S2000 --> Re: S2000 restoration video
Join Discussion......
Photoshops --> Re: A-Spec to (my)Type-S
Join Discussion......
TLX --> Re: 2nd Generation TLX Reviews
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Genesis 2021 GV80 - pics
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: 2021 BMW M3 And M4 Revealed: Aggressive Looks, 503 HP, And A Manual
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Audi RSQ3
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: With the California banning Sale of new vehicles with ICE, is the future Electric??
Join Discussion......
Civic --> Re: Nikkei: Civic HB production returning to Japan from Swindon
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: Acura to continue Honda + models??
Join Discussion......
General Talk --> Re: "Battery Day"
Join Discussion......
A better look at the 2012 TL MMC
 Date: July 09, 2010 14:20
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Brenda Priddy & Company
 Credibility Rating: 8


SPIED: 2012 Acura TL!

Today we've caught something that took even us by surprise. While Acura's TL has only been on sale since the 2009 model year, it appears Acura engineers are ALREADY prepping an update for the 2012 model. And an early '12, as we hear it may hit the dealerships in the first quarter of 2011!

The "Power Plenum" grille featured on the TL has been nothing short of controversial, and it appears that is where the bulk of the changes will occur on the updated TL. Given the instrumentation attached to this prototype, some modest powertrain updates may also be in the works such as replacing the current 5-speed auto transmission with Acura's newest 6-speed.

Photo Credit: Brenda Priddy & Company







Last edited by JeffX on July 09, 2010 14:24

Click Here to Submit Your Comments

Viewing Threshold (What is this?)

[fancy] [flat] [simple]
Subject Thread Originator Replies Last Post
  Visible changes so far...
chinofer 21
  Chop of the front
Spearsoft 20
  Less offensive, but still not beautiful. COME UP WITH AN ENTIRELY NEW CORPORATE THEME!!
Slawsk 8
  Acura - Brand as a whole
Ganplosive 15
  Power Plenum Failure - - let it go!!!
ballermd 25
  6AT!!
NickDC5 20
  Is this enough?
TXsalesguy 21
  Who designed the A spec Concepts and what will it take to get it back?
xternallight 4
  front bumper
dutchboy 5
  1997 Mercury Cougar
JZacuto 6
  Type-S variant?
NR750 1
  Will taped grille be a factory option?
dicko 5
  Has anyone address this one yet...?
honda_freak 5
  Which is more important to Acura, TL or RL?
Harvey Jr 22
  TL vs. G37 vs. Legacy: Really the same?
wpaulson 38
  Front looks like 2005 RL
osaze 4
  I have my doubts (changes to grill)
av911 1
  They seem to be looking for feedback
Sasker 5
  Is That The TSX Grill?
akal50 0
  Gray values, brightness, etc.
NealX 0
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX - Details and Cutaways
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec
Read Article....................
Photo Gallery: 2021 Acura TLX Advance
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: 2020 Chicago Auto Show
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: Honda and Acura at 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Read Article....................
TOV Photo Gallery: Other vehicles of 2019 Los Angeles Auto Show
Read Article....................
Contact TOV | Submit Your Article | Submit Your Link | Advertise | TOV Shop | Events | Our Sponsors | TOV Archives
Copyright © 2020 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
31