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    Acura Bringing Back Type-S With New Concept

      ...Previews Type-S variants across the line...

    Acura will be debuting a Type-S concept at Monterey Car Week, one of the top gatherings for automotive enthusiasts.  The concept previews the return of the Type-S in the Acura lineup.

    Type S has been the top of the performance line for Acura. The prior Type-S cars were the 2001 - 2003 3.2CL Type S, 2002 - 2003  3.2TL Type S, 2002 - 2006 RSX Type-S, 2007 - 2008 TL Type-S.  Type-S will join Acura's A-Spec trim in the lineup. 


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    14 hours ago, smk4565 said:

    Calling it now, Underpowered.

    Type S...essentially the way to intro the new TLX, with blacked out windows and huge wheels, to the auto show crowd.

    6 months later. "Wait, so it's an Accord with AWD again? Okay. Thanks."

    I saw concept images of this 2+ years ago at an Acura conference. Essentually A Spec look, with bigger exhaust tips, etc. and the more recent RDX like styling overall. No shifter, weird massage me touch pad, etc. Soon, most Acura's will be variations of the RDX design, same FWD based platforms.

    But, more power.

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