The Acura Type S Concept has officially been unveiled, and it previews the next-generationn TLX Type S. This sleek four-door is set to make its public debut at Monterey Car Week and sports large inlets on the front end, forged carbon fiber trim, four-lamp LED headlights, sharp-edged running lights, a pentagonal grille, as well as Double Apex Blue Pearl paint. Read more for an up-close look, additional pictures and information.
No technical specifications have been revealed, but we do see it sitting on 21-inch wheels with Brembo four-piston brake calipers at each corner. However, the company did mention that future Type S models will most likely be powered by a new turbocharged V6 running through a torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system.
“We’ve been dreaming about a new performance-focused Acura concept car since the Precision Concept debuted. The Type S Concept speaks unambiguously to performance and to the essence of Acura design,” said Dave Marek, Acura’s Executive Creative Director.