Acura will open the reservation books for the TLX Type S PMC Edition tomorrow, October 6, 2022. Acura plans to produce just 300 examples of the limited edition performance sedan for the American market, all assembled by hand at the company’s Performance Manufacturing Center. in Ohio where it will be produced by the same engineers who also built the NSX Type S sports car.
Acura will assemble 100 units in each of the three available colors – Curva Red, 130R White, and Long Beach Blue. The first reservation book will be open for Curva Red and will be followed by 130R White on November 9, and Long Beach Blue on December 8. $60,000 to medium price range.
Regardless of the paint choice, buyers will receive 20-inch alloy wheels as standard, featuring an NSX-inspired Y-spoke design and a copper finish. Around the wheels are Pirelli P-Zero tires in size 255/35. Other subtle exterior tweaks include a carbon fiber decklid lip spoiler, carbon fiber rear diffuser, underside sill trim, and a glossy black exterior badge.
The Acura TLX Type S PMC Edition shares a powertrain with the TLX Type S, meaning there’s a standard 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine under the hood. Mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission, the factory sends 355 horsepower (265 kilowatts) and 354 pound-feet (480 Newton-meters) of torque to all four wheels.
Stopping power is provided by Brembo brakes, while a modified double-wishbone suspension helps the car stay on track during vigorous driving. This fast sedan also has the exclusive Sport+ Type S driving mode that sharpens engine, transmission and steering response for “even more performance and driver enjoyment.”
On board, you’ll find luxury items such as adjustable 16-way driver and passenger seats, a 17-speaker premium audio system and a 10.2-inch infotainment screen. The suite of safety and assistance systems covers the AcuraWatch family of technologies, including the world’s first front passenger airbag designed to reduce head rotation in the event of a crash.