Brand-New 2021 Acura TLX Features the Return of the Track-Tuned Type S

By Product Expert | Posted in Acura, Acura TLX, New Models on Monday, April 19th, 2021 at 8:49 pm
Gold 2021 Acura TLX Type S on a Desert Road

2021 Acura TLX Type S Release Date and Performance Specs 

The 2021 Acura TLX is a fan favorite at Acura of Maui that possesses a potent combination of luxury and performance. With the highly-anticipated addition of the 2021 Acura TLX Type S to the Acura lineup, the Acura TLX platform promises to be more impressive than ever. Learn more about this performance-tuned Acura model with an overview of the 2021 Acura TLX Type S release date and performance specs by Acura of Maui.



When Will the 2021 Acura TLX Type S Be Available? 

The debut of the 2021 Acura TLX Type S marks the return of the Type S performance line to the Acura family of vehicles for the first time in more than a decade. New 2021 Acura TLX Type S models are expected to arrive at dealerships in May 2021. When it makes its debut at dealerships, it is expected to possess a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price that starts in the low $50,000* price range. 

Gold 2021 Acura TLX Type S Rear Exterior at Sunset
2021 Acura TLX Type S Steering Wheel and Dashboard
2021 Acura TLX Type S Wheel and Brakes

What Are the 2021 Acura TLX Type S Design Specs and Features? 

With the second-generation Acura TLX as its foundation, the 2021 Acura TLX Type S takes performance to the next level with a brand-exclusive sport-tuned chassis, a double-wishbone front suspension and Brembo® high-performance brakes. To deliver an elite level of performance, the Acura TLX Type S employs an exclusive 355-horsepower 3.0-liter Type S Turbo V-6 engine that manufactures 354 pound-feet of torque and is paired with a sport-tuned 10-speed automatic transmission. Acura TLX Type S models enhance performance with a Sport S+ drive mode and Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™

Performance automotive enthusiasts will not be disappointed with what they find in the 2021 Acura TLX Type S. Acura TLX Type S entries are available in six exterior colors that include Tiger Eye Pearl and a trio of interior color options that include Orchid leather interior. Highlights of the Acura TLX Type S exterior style include a diamond pentagon grille, a quad exhaust system and available Acura NSX-inspired lightweight wheels with Pirelli P-Zero summer tires. Inside the Acura TLX Type S, drivers will find Ultrasuede® trim, Type S embossed headrests, a 17-speaker ELS STUDIO 3D® stereo system and much more. 


READ MORE: Guide to 2021 Acura TLX Interior and Exterior Color Options 


Do you crave automotive performance? Learn more about the latest addition to the Acura family with this overview of the sport-tuned 2021 Acura TLX Type S release date and performance specs. Schedule a test drive in a 2021 Acura TLX today at Acura of Maui! 

*Final pricing to be announced. Dealer prices may vary.