Canadian Manufacturing

2012 Acura TL unveiled at auto show

Improved fuel efficiency compared to 2011 TL



TORONTO—Also making its debut at the Canadian International Auto Show was the 2012 Acura TL.

The vehicle comes with a new Sequential SportShift 6-speed automatic transmission and trim on the TL SH-AWD model lineup.

A sport-minded double-kick-down feature lets the driver command a double downshift such as from fifth to third gear.

The Drive-by-Wire throttle system also creates a “blip” of the throttle to help match gear speeds while downshifting.

The vehicle is more highway fuel-efficient compared to the 2011 TL, according to the carmaker.

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