2015 Acura TLX Prototype, a Red Carpet Athlete at 2014 NAIAS

“The Acura TLX Prototype is a precursor of some amazing things we have in store for our Acura sedan customers,” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president, American Honda Motor, Co., Inc. “As you would expect from an Acura, this completely new model will offer innovative technologies that break down the barriers between the driver and the machine to deliver a more intuitive, connected and personal driving experience.”

Acura TLX (1)TLX Prototype in Acura Athletic Red Pearl has a low and wide stance with shortened front and rear overhangs, dynamically sculpted fender arches, and distinct character lines. Acura’s signature Jewel Eye LED headlights ensure better down-the-road illumination. The prototype sits on custom-designed five-spoke 20-inch alloy wheels and 265/35ZR20 low-profile tyres. Tailor-made side mirrors sees each mirror with a row of LED lights fused into its base. When the turn indicator is on, the LEDs come to life for a 3D appearance keeping rhythm with its Jewel Eye LED headlights,

TLX Prototype is 3.8 inches shorter in overall length (190.2 inches) than the current TL but uses the same TL 109.3 inch wheelbase, and its dimensions place it between ILX and RLX. TLX design interiors are spacious, and the sedan comfortably seats 5.