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Car FYI's 2024 Canadian Automotive Guide: Acura

Acura Project Integra Show Car at 2023 Honda Indy Toronto
Photo Credit: Chris Nagy/Car FYI Canada

 

2024 Product Lineup: Integra, MDX, RDX, TLX, ZDX

Overall Brand Impression:

Acura introduced Canadians to the initial vision of Japanese luxury showcasing sporty elegance. Despite their NSX hybrid supercar being retired after the 2022 model year, the Acura brand contains an exciting vibe with their 2024 product line.


What’s New for 2024: 

The most notable addition to the Acura lineup for 2024 is the revival of the ZDX nameplate. Instead of the previous iteration of the ZDX where customers saw it as a radical yet polarizing crossover shape, this time has Acura breaking new grounds offering the brand’s first fully electric powertrain.

The Acura TLX sport sedan receives an extensive refresh for 2024 with a revised Type S Concept inspired front grille, larger 19-inch standard wheels, enlarged 12.3-inch center display screen and improved sound deadening for occupants.

Since June of this year, Canadians have been delighted by the presence of the exciting, performance-oriented 320 horsepower 2024 Acura Integra Type S.


Highlight Models for 2024:


Photo Credit: Acura/American Honda Motor Co. Inc.


Acura Integra Type S ($55,600 Canadian): When Acura reintroduced the Integra brand, there was an immediate expectation that the premium brand would deliver a successor to its early 2000s sport compact performance cars. The 2024 Integra Type S satisfied desires with a 320-hosrepower turbocharged four-cylinder engine paired with a six-speed manual transmission. Performance suspension with Adaptive Damper System, lightweight 19-inch wheels matched with Michelin Pilot Sport summer tires, four-piston Brembo brakes and perforated front seats are among features included with the Acura Integra Type S.


Photo Credit: Acura/American Honda Motor Co. Inc.


Acura TLX Type S ($66,479 Canadian): A combination of a 355-horsepower turbocharged V6 engine, 10-speed automatic transmission and Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system, the 2024 TLX Type S is a well-tuned performance sedan. For 2024, revised styling and enhanced interior amenities make the premium model even more tempting. 


Photo Credit: Acura/American Honda Motor Co. Inc.


Acura ZDX Type S (Over $90,000 Canadian): The high-performance version of Acura’s all-new battery electric model, the ZDX Type S operates with a dual-motor configuration generating peak performance of 500 horsepower. This version of the Acura ZDX will include six-piston Brembo front brakes, 22-inch aluminum-alloy wheels and an adjustable height air suspension.

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