Acura TLX Special Edition will be assembled by hand with NSXApril 12, 2019
Acura will present a special version of the TLX sedan called PMC Edition at the New York Auto Show. It will become part of a limited series of machines that will be assembled by hand at the Performance Manufacturing Center (PMC) in Marysville, Ohio. Where now produce a hybrid supercar Acura NSX.
Unpainted body for special Acura TLX will be delivered from the main production site of Marysville Auto Plant, which is located near PMC. After painting, and only one shade of Valencia Red Pearl with nanopigment technology is provided for the PMC Edition series machines, which allows to make the color more saturated and contrasty, the company’s employees will manually mount the engine and chassis components.
Under the hood, the TLX PMC is a 3.5-liter V6 engine rated at 294 horsepower (362 Nm). Box – own nine-range “automatic” with manual operation. Drive – full SH-AWD with an active rear gear.
Then, the plant’s specialists will have to install the wiring, install the electronics units, 19-inch wheels and external body kit elements. The final step will be the assembly of the interior of the sedan and the application of a special series on the central console of the license plate. After that, each of the TLX will undergo a quality control procedure according to the method developed for the NSX.
The special version of Acura TLX PMC Edition will be built on the basis of top-end configuration. The features of the sedan will be painted in body color edging grille, black roof and door handles, black wheels and nozzles on the exhaust pipe color “dark chrome.” In the salon there will be seats with a combination of leather and Alcantara, contrasting stitching on the doors and center armrest, steering wheel A-Spec with shift paddles.
Deliveries of the first Acura TLX PMC Edition to customers will begin this summer. The price of the car will be 50 000 dollars. This is almost five thousand dollars more expensive than the usual TLX serial.
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