For 2012, Acura engineers went back to work to further refine the TL with
even better attributes.
Most apparent are the visual changes that incorporate
new front and rear styling, but also present is a new Sequential SportShift
6-speed automatic transmission for improved performance and fuel economy, a
revised interior and a host of technology upgrades.
The 2012 TL's refined new look includes a redesigned front bumper with
improved aerodynamics, a revised grille, updated headlights and turn signals, a
new fog light design and a shorter front overhang. The TL's styling changes more
closely align the overall design direction of Acura as, for example, the TL's
new lower front fascia openings are similar in design direction as those seen on
Acura's popular SUV models (ZDX, MDX and RDX). "With the 2009 TL, the exterior
design was a lot about passion," said Damon Schell, Acura Project Lead Designer.
"With the 2012 TL, we pushed for an increased level of sophistication."... [Read On]
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