2018 Acura TLX

2018 Acura TLX
2018 Acura TLX The refreshed 2018 Acura TLX overall performance luxury sedan launches with a greater sporty and alluring appearance reflecting the logo's new layout direction, along side an all-new TLX A-Spec variant for V6 powered models, and new top class capabilities. The 2018 TLX offers AcuraWatch™ as wellknown equipment on all grades, leading all luxury midsize sedans within the utility of advanced safety and motive force-assistive technologies.

The 2018 Acura TLX also is the primary Acura to function a redesigned twin-display consumer interface (ODMD 2.0) with extra intuitive menus and command systems complemented by way of a brand new 7-inch capacitive touchscreen (previously resistive kind) with a 30-percent quicker response time and Android Auto™ and Apple CarPlay™ compatibility.

The 2018 TLX is the second one version inside the Acura lineup (following the 2017 MDX) to take design cues from the Acura Precision Concept and boasts an attractive new style, highlighted by using the Acura diamond pentagon grille and amplified through its more sharply sculpted hood and front fenders, paired with robust dynamic traits including more competitive and sporty front and rear fascia, aspect sills, and to be had dual rear exhaust finishers and rear diffuser. Acura's signature 5-lamp Jewel Eye™ LED headlights and new alloy wheel designs complete the specific, athletic and aggressive character of the 2018 TLX.

New Features for TLX V6 Models

Acura TLX V6 models characteristic a brand new rear diffuser with uncovered twin-exhaust even as the Technology Package provides a chrome aspect sill garnish, new leather-based seats with high-contrast stitching and piping, and strength-operated driver's seat thigh extension.

The Acura TLX V6 Advance Package profits new, top rate functions including trapezoidal fog lighting and rear exhaust ports, a Surround View camera system, built-in wi-fi charging, white LED ambient indoors mild piping, a heated guidance wheel and heated rear (outboard) seats, power-folding facet mirrors, and a new frame-coloured decklid spoiler.

All-New Acura TLX V6 A-Spec

Reflecting Acura's Precision Crafted Performance DNA, the all-new 2018 TLX A-Spec, to be had on each front-wheel force and SH-AWD™ variants of the V6-powered TLX, amps up the sporty man or woman of TLX and features unique design factors interior and out, along side key upgrades to chassis tuning and wheel/tire specification.

The Acura TLX A-Spec's unique styling begins in front with a matte-black diamond pentagon grille with dark chrome surround, an aggressive decrease front fascia with huge center air opening flanked by way of spherical LED fog lights, and a darkish appearance for the Jewel Eye LED headlights. A-Spec unique 19-inch alloy wheels completed in Shark Gray paint are shod with 245-collection tires and combine with aggressively flared facet sills for a extra athletic and planted stance. The A-Spec outdoors upgrades keep at the rear with a gloss-black decklid spoiler, "smoked" LED back lights, and an one of a kind fascia offering a decrease diffuser accented by using four-inch round dual exhaust finishers. A matte-black aspect window surround and A-Spec badging on the the front fenders and rear decklid completes the appearance.

Inside, the TLX V6 A-Spec capabilities greater aggressively bolstered the front seats, an A-Spec-badged thick-rimmed steerage wheel, purple driving force's meter highlights, black headliner and pillar treatment, brushed aluminum-appearance indoors trim, stainless steel driver's footrest, and front and rear door sill trim.

In addition to the improved lateral grip and responsiveness offered with the aid of Michelin Primacy 245/40R19 tires (as compared to 225/50R18 on other V6 fashions), the TLX V6 A-Spec advantages from a retuned electric powered power guidance gadget and damper settings. Models with SH-AWD additionally get a faster guidance ratio for increased response and a stiffer spring charge and rear stabilizer bar for stepped forward body manage.

The TLX V6 A-Spec is available in 5 outdoors shades, such as a trim-special Still Night Blue Pearl, and one in all two particular indoors color schemes, Black with Alcantara™ seat and door inserts or Full Red which features a bold crimson leather-based at some point of. A-Spec fashions have the same characteristic set because the TLX V6 with Technology Package as properly ventilated front seats, wi-fi charging pad and LED ambient light piping discovered within the Advance Package.

Powertrain and Chassis

The 2018 Acura TLX continues to be offered with two superior powertrains: a 2.Four-liter, 206-horsepower i-VTEC inline-four mated to an 8-speed Dual Clutch Transmission (8DCT) with torque converter; and a 3.5-liter, 290-horsepower i-VTEC V6 mated to a nine-speed automated transmission, which for 2018 has been retuned for a greater refined experience.

Two-wheel force variants of the 2018 TLX, with both the 2.Four-liter or 3.Five-liter engines, come geared up with Acura Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS™), with independent left and proper rear-wheel toe perspective manipulate to decorate overall handling precision, low-pace maneuverability and high-speed stability.

Acura Super-Handling All Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), the maximum state-of-the-art torque-vectoring AWD device in the industry, is available for the primary time on all V6-powered versions (formerly to be had with Technology or Advance Package most effective). SH-AWD elevates the TLX riding enjoy to a brand new stage, improving cornering grip, electricity shipping and all-weather handling and manage through dynamic distribution of engine torque to all 4 wheels and independent manage of torque transport to the left and right rear wheels.

Acura TLX 2.4-liter models can be upgraded with the Technology Package, and 3.Five-liter models may be upgraded with either Technology, A-Spec or Advance Packages.

2018 Acura RLX

2018 Acura RLX
2018 Acura RLX Acura unveiled a redesigned 2018 Acura RLX reflecting the emblem's new Precision Crafted Performance layout course to create a greater extensive presence for Acura's top-of-the-line luxury sports sedan. The 2018 Acura RLX will make its public debut at some point of the prestigious 2017 Monterey Automotive Week at the Monterey peninsula. The new RLX carries design cues to exhibit its performance competencies, inclusive of Acura's signature diamond pentagon grille, a extra sculpted hood, new wheel designs, bold, newly designed LED taillights, twin exhaust finishers and a gloss black rear diffuser.

The 2018 Acura RLX is the maximum sophisticated and high-quality appearing Acura sedan ever, with Sport Hybrid Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD™) era, shared with the NSX supercar, that creates a effective and unique driving experience unrivaled inside the section. Acura has simplified the RLX trim structure to make the emblem's revolutionary Sport Hybrid technology more desirable and on hand streamlining the offering to two properly-ready variants. The new 2018 Acura RLX will go on sale in November 2017.

The 377 general gadget horsepowers RLX Sport Hybrid seamlessly integrates a direct-injected V-6 with 3 electric cars and Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ for fast acceleration, particular dealing with, exquisite all-climate overall performance and high-quality gas financial system. Based on traits from the NSX, the RLX Sport Hybrid powertrain and dynamic dealing with has been further optimized.

The 310-horsepower RLX with Precision All-Wheel Steer™ is now mated to a new 10-pace Automatic Transmission (10AT) handing over a more refined riding enjoy, in addition to improved acceleration and passing times.

"This remodel of the 2018 Acura RLX is transformational, creating avenue presence and styling that higher reflect underlying performance skills of the vehicle," stated Jon Ikeda, Acura vice chairman & general supervisor.

Standard features on the 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid include premium Krell Audio System, Surround View Camera, parking sensors, LED fog lighting fixtures, far flung engine start, ventilated and heated front seats, heated rear seats and steering wheel and greater.

The 2018 RLX capabilities the particular AcuraWatch™ suite of technologies, as standard gadget, and has been superior with the addition of Traffic Jam Assist, a primary for Acura. Working at the side of Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow, Traffic Jam Assist facilitates lessen motive force pressure in tremendously congested visitors conditions with the aid of supporting maintain the vehicle in its lane and a set interval in the back of a vehicle detected ahead.

AcuraWatch™ also consists of Collision Mitigation Braking System (CMBS) with automated emergency braking, Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow and Road Departure Mitigation (RDM). AcuraWatch makes use of a millimeter wave radar and monocular digicam sensing technology to locate different automobiles in addition to lane markings and can help intervene to save you or mitigate the severity of a collision.

The 2018 Acura RLX is complimented by means of 3 new outside shades together with two top rate paint services - Brilliant Red Metallic and Majestic Black Pearl. Inside, the 2018 Acura RLX receives upgraded substances and touchpoints which include a very redesigned seat providing high-contrast piping and stitching, as well as a new Espresso interior choice, which provides sophistication to an interior with elegance-leading space and luxury.

2017 Acura NSX

2017 Acura NSX
2017 Acura NSX The Acura NSX turned into created to revolutionize supercar overall performance, handing over a greater brilliant, immediately and intuitive dynamic experience with on the spot acceleration, extremely-powerful but easily managed brakes, and amazing managing-making the most of the driving force's abilities in every type of riding surroundings and profitable the most skillful drivers with its fantastic at-the-restriction dynamic competencies.

Ultimate Structural Rigidity

Like the authentic Acura NSX-the arena's first all-aluminum supercar-the all-new NSX has a modern structure: its multi-cloth body and space body utilize new substances and construction methods to create a shape with unparalleled dynamic tension.

Low and Centered Mass

The new Acura NSX "advanced sports activities bundle" is a design philosophy that seeks to optimize the layout and packaging of all primary automobile systems-the body, chassis, interior, Sport Hybrid energy unit (engine, Direct Drive Motor and 9DCT) and key hybrid components including the Intelligent Power Unit (containing the lithium-ion battery p.C.), PDU and the TMU-to lower and middle the mass of the vehicle for most suitable coping with and dynamic reaction. The new NSX has the bottom middle of gravity (CG) among its middle competition.

The low CG and centered mass pay dividends in dealing with and response. Biasing the mass closer to the middle of the NSX reduces the polar moment, making the auto reply (yaw charge) quicker to steerage inputs and lowering its rotational kinetic strength. In other words, it is less difficult to initiate a flip, and easier to forestall the rotation. The low CG also reduces the dynamic load switch, therefore stabilizing the vertical load on the tires.

The payoffs are short and precise response to motive force inputs, minimum unwanted frame movement, and stable tire grip-as a consequence raising the overall performance stages.

A Tight Grip at the Road

The Acura NSX's the front double wishbone and rear multi-link suspension systems had been designed to guide the acute dynamic wishes of this precise supercar, and paintings in perfect harmony with SH-AWD and all other structures.

An superior double-joint front suspension layout removes torque steer and steerage kickback. The rear multi-hyperlink suspension offers high lateral stress to react faithfully to motive force inputs and hold balance.

Third-generation magnetorheological (MR) dampers continuously alter damping forces in fractions of a 2d, right away adapting to the using scenario, driving force inputs and street conditions.

The system continues the precise layout geometry to extract the maximum grip and manipulate from the tires. Agile at low speeds, but supremely strong and predictable at excessive speeds, the NSX faithfully translates the motive force's inputs and continually converting avenue surfaces for remaining coping with performance.

Forged light alloy wheels with excessive lateral stiffness wrapped in 245/35ZR19 the front and 305/30ZR20 rear tires provide the NSX's interface with the street. Standard high overall performance summer tires (Continental Conti-Sport Contact) provide remarkable dry and wet weather coping with and traction. The mixture become tuned drastically in a joint attempt with Continental to work in unison with the NSX chassis and SH-AWD structures to offer advanced traction and grip.

Track-focused ultra-high performance summer tires, with accelerated grip stages and even higher response characteristics are available as a provider installed options.

2017 Acura MDX

2017 Acura MDX
2017 Acura MDX Building on the refreshed and boldly restyled 2017 Acura MDX and employing the innovative three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling-All Wheel Drive (SH-AWD™) powertrain technology that was introduced in the RLX sedan and advanced in the 2017 NSX supercar, the 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid is Acura's first-ever hybrid SUV and the technological flagship of the Acura SUV lineup.

The 2017 MDX Sport Hybrid is engineered for customers who desire the ultimate in driving refinement, technological sophistication and prestige in a three-row Acura SUV. The MDX Sport Hybrid takes full advantage of the immediate, high-torque performance of its three powerful electric motors, along with the always-on capabilities of electric torque vectoring, to substantially improve fuel efficiency and expand dynamic performance for the luxury SUV customers' everyday driving needs - all without sacrifice to interior space or cargo volume.

Unique elements of the MDX Sport Hybrid's design and engineering versus its non-hybrid counterpart include the Sport Hybrid SH-AWD powertrain with three electric motors and 7-speed dual clutch transmission (7DCT), and advanced Electro Servo braking system, new and model-exclusive Active Damper technology, and an expanded-range Integrated Dynamics System with new SPORT+ mode.

Moreover, the Integrated Dynamics System engages with numerous different dynamic systems within the vehicle, including its electric motors, throttle, steering, transmission and Active Dampers, to provide the driver with an expanded range of selectable performance characteristics to suit their varied driving needs and desires. (See Chassis section for more detail on the Integrated Dynamics System)

The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD is offered in two grades: the MDX with Technology Package and the MDX with Advance Package. Both grades have exclusive interior trim and the Advance package features wood interior accents. The MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD with the Technology Package includes versatile seating for seven passengers, while the Advance Package features a 6-passenger interior with second-row captain's chairs and large second-row center console in place of a three-person bench seat.


The Acura MDX Sport Hybrid powertrain boasts a total system output of 321 horsepower and 289 lb.-ft. of torque, making this the most powerful Acura production SUV ever built. A 3.0 liter, 24-valve, SOHC V6 gas engine with i-VTEC® valvetrain and selectable idle-stop capability provides primary motive force, with a peak output of 257 horsepower (SAE net) at 6,300 rpm and 218 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net) at 5,000 rpm. Three electric motors - a front motor built into the 7DCT, and a rear Twin Motor Unit (TMU) provide instant torque for a more responsive and vivid driving experience.

An advanced 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (7DCT) is standard - a feature in common with the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD sedan and closely related to the NSX 9-speed DCT. Unlike a conventional automatic transmission, the DCT offers ultra-quick gear changes and operates without a torque converter, significantly improving efficiency. The 7DCT can operate in fully automatic mode, or it can be shifted manually via steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters.

The hybrid powertrain also features several advancements as part of the on-going development of Acura hybrid technology, including improvements in cooling and packaging of the IPU and PCU, as well as increased hybrid battery power density.

Body & Exterior

The majority of the MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD;s unit-body design and construction is common with MDX, with a few modifications to allow ideal component packaging. In the floor pan underneath the front seats, a recessed area is added to accommodate the Intelligent Power Unit (IPU).

Additionally, the rear subframe is modified appropriately for the MDX Sport Hybrid's curb weight (4,471 lbs. for MDX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD vs. 4,244 lbs. for the MDX SH-AWD, both with Technology Package).

2017 Zenvo TS1 GT 10th Anniversary

2017 Zenvo TS1 GT 10th Anniversary
2017 Zenvo TS1 GT 10th Anniversary Zenvo Automotive provided the tenth Anniversary TS1 GT version at the 87th Geneva International Motor Show 2017.

The vehicle is a completely unique, one-off, bespoke TS1 GT which has been constructed specially to have fun the 10th anniversary of the employer. Zenvo has distinctive and constructed the car to mirror the history of the company and its founders from Denmark. This historical TS1 GT has been named 'Sleipnir' [pronounced: "Sleep-near"] after the eight-legged horse ridden by means of Odin, the King of the Norse gods in ancient Scandinavian mythology. Sleipnir was 'the fastest and great horse among gods and men.'

The recognition of the history of Scandinavia and its historical importance does now not prevent there. This very special TS1 GT has been painted in 'Fjord Blue' and highlighted by means of copper-bronze strips on the hood and roof of the car which can be set into the bare carbon-fibre panels in addition to contrasting copper highlights both inside and outside of the auto. The use of copper-bronze recognizes the technological improvements by way of ancient Danes in exploration, trading and trade extending from North America to Russia and the Middle East. In the pre-history of Scandinavia, Bronze turned into the most advanced material available. It became utilized in more than one programs which includes the layout and building of chariots. Bronze became the carbon-fibre of its age and supplied a technical advancement which allowed the remarkable increase of the Vikings and the Scandinavian area.

The software of advanced generation in the vicinity continues with the manufacturing of some of the maximum technically superior hypercars within the international. Using full-size lightweight carbon-fibre and other hybrid composite materials in addition to a completely unique proprietary drivetrain with ultra-rapid superior gear-shift, traction manage and ESC technology, the great of Zenvo engineering and the precision quality of production are the worthy successors of our revolutionary ancestors.

"Presenting this automobile at Geneva and celebrating our tenth anniversary makes me very proud and humble", said Troels Vollertsen, Technical Director and Founder of Zenvo Automotive A/S. "We have completed a lot with a small team of exceptionally devoted and succesful individuals. All of us recognize our history as pioneers of era and stay definitely committed to hold to provide and expand Zenvo motors which give our proprietors and drivers with a sensational enjoy of overall performance, pleasant and ideal driving pleasure that is the DNA of our brand and our cars. We look ahead with splendid exhilaration to the subsequent ten years."