Honda is one of the few automakers left that still sprinkle manual transmission options throughout its lineup, with the Acura TL being the. Whatever you think of the new Acura TL’s er, unusual styling, you’ve got to hand it to the boffins working on the car — they’re enthusiasts. Thankfully, shortly after the TL went on sale, Acura announced plans to add a manual gearbox back to the lineup. Unfortunately, it would.
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For additional weight savings, aluminum is used for the hood, the front suspension subframe and rear suspension knuckles. Very well, thank you. The design and execution of the interior is an artful combination of leather surfaces, accented by metallic and wood-pattern trim.
Answer Center Find what you are looking for Optional: Most luxury brands can boast no better than a low single-digit manual gearbox take-rate. Steering feels better thanks to an electric power steering system recalibrated for additional heft at higher speeds, although a slight dead spot remains. The Fastest Cars of Drag Week. Acura is one of those: Acura also recalibrated the Hill Start Assist system to keep the car from rolling back on inclines.
To purchase printed manuals, you can order online or contact:. Like most of the auto news industry, we also sometimes accept travel, lodging and event access for vehicle drive and news coverage opportunities. But generally speaking, the manual transmission does a good job of changing the car’s character for the sportier, resulting in a more enjoyable driving experience.
This page is for personal, non-commercial use. For six-speed manual transmission applications, special heavy-duty front driveshafts are used. Acura takes performance to the next level and aims straight at the heart of the enthusiast driver with the addition of a manual transmission model to the TL lineup for the model year. Scura Off-Road Expo. Though powerful, the 3. Whatever you think of the new Acura TL’s er, unusual styling, you’ve got to hand it to the boffins working on the car — they’re enthusiasts.
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This enhanced frontal crash energy management helps to reduce the forces transferred to the passenger compartment and can help to more evenly disperse the forces transferred to other vehicles in a crash. Click here for reprint permission. We notice you’re using an ad blocker.
If you have questions about software updates or need assistance with locating an Acura dealer, you may contact Acura Client Relations at or use the dealer locator to find your dealer. Forthe standard TL is now available with an inch diameter aluminum wheels with all-season tires, giving the TL a more acurq, sporty appearance. Honda is one of the few automakers left that still sprinkle manual transmission options throughout its lineup, with the Acura TL being the latest offering from the Japanese automaker’s upscale arm to get a shift-for-yourself six speed.
2010 Acura TL – Owner’s Manual (612 pages)
And free is good, right? The update process may take approximately two hours and will be performed free of charge through November 1, The Owner’s Guide provides a quick how-to on basic functions and features.
You have no vehicle information saved in your Acura Owners account. Todd Lassa September 28, The new self-adjusting, dual-mass clutch delivers extremely consistent effort throughout the entire stroke of the pedal. These files contain detailed information about your vehicle, and can be downloaded, searched, and printed.
Contact your local Acura Dealer for assistance. The six-speed manual t, be available only with the hp, 3.
Lastly, the front driveshafts and CV-boots are replaced with heavier-duty units. Wheels and tires are as expressive as the exterior styling. You must be logged in to perform that action. With sweeping shapes, mnaual use of premium materials and passionate attention to detail, the TL rewards the discriminating eye.
It felt fluid and easy to maual quickly around Honda’s tight, technical 1. But Acura stuck with it, becoming just the third automaker to offer a manual transmission, all-wheel drive combination in its segment, joining the Audi A4 and BMW i xDrive, though the A4 is not currently offered with a six-cylinder engine. If your vehicle is equipped with a navigation system, a navigation manual with detailed instructions, settings, and other information is also available.
Driving the Wildest Production Lambo Ever. Delivery time is approximately five weeks. The Owner’s Manual explains the various features and functions of your Acura, offers operation tips and suggestions for vehicle care manaul maintenance, provides specific details on safety systems, and acur comprehensive technical specifications.
Welding Metal Using Car Batteries. Clutch weight is just right and pickup is smooth and progressive.