Competes with: Cadillac CT4, Genesis G70, Infiniti Q50
Looks like: A more practical version of the Type S concept
Powertrain: 272-horsepower, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder; turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6 (power figures TBA); 10-speed automatic transmission; front- or all-wheel drive
Hits dealerships: Early fall 2020 for non-Type S versions; spring 2021 for the Type S
Acura unveiled its completely redesigned 2021 TLX sedan today, and it certainly has the looks of a sports sedan. Does that matter? While Deion Sanders espoused and exemplified the concept of “look good, play good,” we’ll have to wait and see if the TLX — especially the resurrected Type S variant and its new turbo V-6 — can cash the check written by its looks.