Do you have a BMW 340i or an Audi S4? You better keep an eye out in your rearview mirror. The 2017 Acura TLX GT is coming for you, and it’s bringing the rest of the alphabet with it!
Untuck that polo shirt, pops. It’s the weekend! And in case your trip to Home Depot and Bed, Bath & Beyond isn’t exciting enough check this out– the next-gen Acura TLX prototype was just spotted with the company’s sweet new pentagonal grille. Oh yeah, I reckon Acura sedans are about to get sexy again.
What company competes in go karts, Pirelli World Challenge, Le Mans, IndyCar, Formula One, and basically any series anywhere? I bet you said BMW. You’re wrong. It’s Honda and Acura. And they invest in things like this, the TLX Pirelli World Challenge car. And it’s astonishingly cool.
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RealTime Racing owner/driver Peter Cunningham walks The RACER Channel around the brand-new all-wheel drive twin-turbo V6 Acura-TLX-GT which the team unveiled at the Mid-Ohio Pirelli World Challenge GT race.
It's all-wheel drive, has Honda's twin-turbo V6 LMP2 sports car engine shoehorned into the engine bay and sounds like a millions bucks. Welcome to the No. 42 Realtime Racing Acura TLX-GT, which just broke out of the lab to make its Pirelli World Challenge debut this weekend at the Mid-Ohio road course.
Quick! What two things do you want your luxury sports car to be like? A Cheetah and a jacuzzi? An arsonist and a waterslide? Wrong and wrong. According to Acura, it's a gymnast and a bank vault. And that's the essence of the new TLX prototype.