Acura TSX Coupe Under Consideration; CSX Could See U.S. Market

Colum Wood
by Colum Wood
2009 Acura TSX.

Acura might just be starting to get its act together. After several years of passable products, the lack of a true top-tier luxury sedan, the elimination of the RSX and cancellation of the next-generation NSX, comes word of some good products news from Honda’s luxury division.

According to a report by AutoWeek, Acura is looking to bring a coupe to market based on the front-drive TSX platform. This would be a competitor to the likes of the BMW 3 Series Coupe and Infiniti G Coupe and comes as rumors swirl that Mercedes will deliver a C-class Coupe in the coming years, and Lexus will also deliver an IS Coupe. It’s hard to believe Acura has taken so long to deliver this model and we just hope they can at least fit an AWD system to the car and if were luxury the RDX’s turbocharged 2.3-liter turbo.

In addition, Acura will also look to add a new compact sedan to its lineup. Acura currently offers a model called the CSX (formerly EL) in Canada, which is essentially a glorified Civic sedan. It has, however, been a significant sales success for Acura in Canada. With Honda set to debut a new Civic within the year, we could expect a future CSX to be based on the same platform and possibly offer a hybrid version.

[Source: AutoWeek]

Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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