Spotted Testing – 2020 Acura TLX Type S

The popular Japanese manufacturer Acura confirmed the arriving of its performance model 2020 Acura TLX Type S. According to the company, the new model will be redesigned and it will get a more powerful turbocharged engine.

Furthermore, these days the prototype of the Acura TLX Type S has been spotted testing with the full camouflaged body. From some rumors, this model will be available on the market in the second half of 2019 as a 2020 model.

2020 Acura TLX Type S

2020 Acura TLX Type S Redesign

From the photos that we got, the new 2020 Acura TLX Type S model measures almost the same size as the current one. The most of the body camouflage is seen on the front fascia and hood. However, the side of the car is not fully covered and we can see some changes. The large-diameter black wheels are there with low-profile tires. Also, from the same images, it seems that the suspension has been lowered.

As for the rear end, we can clearly see that the manufacturer put a new dual exhaust system that looks really good. The newest Type S also comes with a sporty body kit that includes side skirts and a diffuser.

2020 Acura TLX Type S front

2020 Acura TLX Type S Interior IS Rich

The upcoming 2020 Acura TLX Type S is a premium sedan that comes with a great looking cabin. The interior is spacious and seats are faux leather. However, with the higher trims, the buyers can choose genuine leather. The front of this car gives little better legroom, however, the rear-seat legroom is a bit tight at just 34.5 inches.

The base model is techy. It comes with a moonroof, heated and power-operated front seats that also include 10-way adjust for the driver and dual-zone auto climate control. Furthermore, this year, the buyers will also get with the standard model keyless entry with push-button start and a universal garage-door opener.

The mighty 7-speaker AM/FM/CD/Satellite radio with Bluetooth streaming and Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration is still there and looks awesome.

Safety Features

All new 2020 Acura TLX Type S model will get the same AcuraWatch safety and driver-assist system as the non-Type S model. This package will include adaptive cruise control, forward collision warning with automatic emergency braking, lane-departure warning, and the lane-keep assist system.

2020 Acura TLX Type S side

2020 Acura TLX Type S Engine Specs

Under the hood, the newest 2020 Acura TLX Type S model will be equipped with the strong engine that has been seen on some models in the Acura line. The 3.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-6 is under and the same engine comes with the popular NSX sports model. Furthermore, this engine will deliver an output of around 350 HP.

However, just for comparison, the current TLX model comes with the 3.5-liter V6 making 290 HP. In this section, the new model will compete against Audi S4 that makes 354 HP and Mercedes-AMG C43 with 362 HP. The new 2020 Acura TLX Type S is the model that comes with an all-wheel-drive system as standard along with all season tires. Also, it offers better suspension and brakes.

2020 Acura TLX Type S rear

2020 Acura TLX Type S Release Date and Price

The release date of the 2020 Acura TLX Type S will debut sometime this year. At this moment there is no official information how much this model will cost. However, according to some experts, the price may starts around $50,000.

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