The Acura TL A-SPEC Concept made its debut at the Greater Los Angeles Auto Show. This extensively modified TL is a one-of-a-kind built to explore the next level of performance accessory possibilities for Acura's best-selling sedan.
While the production TL features a wide stance, the Concept TL's track has been widened by nearly two inches. 21-inch custom alloy wheels, high performance tires and wide fender flares, have been added to give the Concept an even more muscular appearance. A panoramic glass roof flows back along the length of the cockpit, providing an open air experience.
The front fascia has been redesigned with a new bumper, more angular headlight treatments, an enhanced signature Acura grille and larger lower air intakes. In the rear, the trunk lid has been restyled with an integrated down force spoiler. A new bumper featuring larger, high flow exhaust finishers and new taillight treatments has also been applied.
The TL A-SPEC Concept includes a 3.2-liter V-6 engine that utilizes a high flow intake and exhaust as well as internal engine modifications to raise the output to over 300 horsepower. An A-SPEC high performance suspension package with track- tuned shocks and springs lowers the car by one inch and enhances the TL's handling precision. Brembo brake components, including 8-piston caliper and 15-inch drilled rotors, give the TL A-SPEC Concept increased stopping power.
Inside, the TL A-SPEC Concept features a racing-inspired cockpit clothed in premium Matador Red leather. The door panels and center console feature carbon/kevlar and aluminum accents. A carbon/kevlar racing steering wheel and lightweight aluminum sport pedals deliver a highly tactile feel to help enhance control over the car.
The TL A-SPEC Concept adds Adaptive Cruise Control(TM). This leading-edge system uses sensors in the grille to keep the TL A-SPEC Concept a safe distance from the car in front of it by controlling the accelerator and brake as needed.
The Concept A-SPEC TL features a rearview camera integrated into the trunk lid, which transmits a rearview picture to the navigation screen when the vehicle is in reverse gear.