2021 Acura Type S In-Person - Here's What You Need To Know About It!

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Ай мурун

After nearly 15 years, @Acura has brought back the nameplate. For 2021, the is the very ever AWD and turbocharged vehicle to use the Type S name. It goes on sale at the end of May.

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Redline Reviews
Redline Reviews Ай мурун
Thanks for checking out our very EARLY first look, in-person walk around with the new TLX Type S. We do wanna clarify, the exact timing for the embargo ending has yet to be announced, we just know it will end on May 20th in the morning. Acura says pricing, engine specs, weight, and driving impressions are embargoed until then. You can bet on us doing a 0-60 test, just like the A-Spec. Hoping to see this car crack under the 5-second mark for its 0-60 performance. Hope you are just as excited as we are to put the new TLX to the test!
日産スカイライン Ай мурун
@Shorai A-Spec should have been more than just an appearance package. The problem is the the TLX is slower than the Accord. I'm not sure why Honda goof'd on this. I'm well aware of the TL and TSX days. But the TL didn't have much performance mods. It had the usual coils, bolt ons and such. But everything else was almost non-existent.
Shorai Ай мурун
@日産スカイライン SHAWD has always been very heavy. What could be a sub 3500 pound and under car makes it closer to 4000 pounds. Aspec has never been more than an appearance and suspension package though, but it is sad the accord is always quicker or just as fast as the TL/X. The 3g TL Type S was very popular and there is plenty of aftermarket support despite being US limited. Otherwise, the rest of the TL/X afterwards fell flat in terms of modding potential, I have to say due to low volume and sales. I own a 4g TL SHAWD stick myself.
日産スカイライン Ай мурун
@Shorai Power mods will be non-existent for the Type S because its a US-Car only. There will not be a big enough market for aftermarket parts. A car has to be in multiple markets to have great aftermarket potential.
日産スカイライン Ай мурун
The word on the street is the Type S won't break under 5 seconds due to weight. The A-Spec isn't even faster than the Accord.
tyr180 plus
tyr180 plus Ай мурун
I'll take my G37 anyday ain't noo way in hell that Type s has anything for me😂😂
Mike James
Mike James 9 күн мурун
6.26 seconds isn’t going to get it done, it’s a dog with fleas, beautiful car though.
tliska10 adventures
tliska10 adventures 9 күн мурун
Blows my mind it doesn't have vtec lol
TheBreakfastLover 26 күн мурун
Sofyan got 6.2 to 6.3 seconds in the A-spec, and (with an extra passenger) 4.7 to 5.1 seconds in the Type S. So the Type S is 1.1 to 1.6 seconds quicker than the A-spec. For reference in the A-spec, Car & Driver got 5.9 seconds and MotorWeek got 5.8 seconds, so the Type S should be able to do 4.2 to 4.8 seconds. Considering the Type S doesn't have launch control, that's pretty good!
kong xiong
kong xiong 27 күн мурун
Well hopefully a flash will give the new type S North of 350 wheel horsepower. I'm pretty sure it will easily hit 400 to the crank. When Honda puts forged internals into their cars they mean serious business. I think anymore and you will probably have to upgrade the turbos. And some fuel mods. But yesterday I went to my local Acura dealer and put my deposit down. Let's go
King Of Shiba
King Of Shiba Ай мурун
Gorgeous Car🤩😘
Prince Ай мурун
TLX Type S review now?? Wanna see how the driving experience was in that thing! May 20th.
Scott Johnson
Scott Johnson Ай мурун
Just curious when could you of ordered this car like starting when? And when do these cars become physically available like in your hands driving it? Also is it common for a car to be released 6 months into its year? Like this is a 2021 but technically it’s not available until half of 2021 being past. I remember for example the 2006 STI ( the one I bought ) was available AND on the dealer lot in the fall of 2005. If Acura thinks by delaying the release and teasing is gonna blow this car up I think they are fools. This is a plain Jane looking automatic transmission sedan that weighs almost 2 tons
vdrt krato
vdrt krato Ай мурун
What a waste of time for me to wait thought it would be better meaner as in horsepower I getting the q60s red sport better looking
Never Surge
Never Surge Ай мурун
Oh shit what’s up from the bay
paul kitchen
paul kitchen Ай мурун
Why is the engine mounted wrong and so far forward? This is really a front wheel drive? No ZF trans? Honda 10 speed? I guess it is a type s not R. LOL
Luis Paniagua
Luis Paniagua Ай мурун
Does this car had different driving modes? That could have improved the 0 ,-60 times
BryanRaw Ай мурун
What sunglasses are you wearing, Sofyan? I really like the design
日産スカイライン Ай мурун
I think Acura did a good job on the Type S but did horrible on the pricing. The car supposedly starts at 50K base model which is the same price as the Audi S4 starting price of 50K. The Type S is overpriced for what it offers and the competition will eat it alive in terms of performance for money. Audi S4 for the same price. A bit more can get you a M340i. And you can find a good deal on a Infiniti Q50 Red Sport. Sadly - the S4, M340 and Q50 Red Sport are all faster too.
Not Rick Astley
Not Rick Astley Ай мурун
As soon as I heard no vtec I cried. But with all seriousness I think the type s will compete with some German sedans and so amazing against them.
l7funk Ай мурун
Harlemknight1 Ай мурун
They should have let the black exterior come with the light Orchid interior, it would have been 🔥
Ross Ritchey
Ross Ritchey Ай мурун
Is there ANYWAY you could compare this to the Trd camry and the mazda 3 turbo in a video alone? Its a killer video idea and i wanted to give it to my favorite youtube car reviewer. Mazda 3 turbo needs more reliability on interior i hear but the performance and specs are great
Ихтиёр Ахтамов
Ихтиёр Ахтамов Ай мурун
Spacetime Architect
Spacetime Architect Ай мурун
UR LYING Ай мурун
I wonder how it sounds with a down pipe and muffle delete
morris f
morris f Ай мурун
Acura the best Japanese product.
Son37Lumiere Ай мурун
I have an 07 kinetic blue pearl Type-S, still love the car after having owned it for 10 years.
Dj RD Ай мурун
Kadeem Ferris
Kadeem Ferris Ай мурун
Tom Nitschke
Tom Nitschke Ай мурун
Beautiful car amazing front= low and wide, Major road presents.
Mick Lo
Mick Lo Ай мурун
Long over due! Welcome back Acura.😜
on'n Ай мурун
shes thicc
Ben C
Ben C Ай мурун
Sonata N-Line owner here. The type-S looks incredible. I'm not an Acura guy but this... does put a smile on my face.
Painted Bird
Painted Bird Ай мурун
Place where you were doing 0 to 60 test on aspec is a Artichoke capital of the world. Castroville, CA
asj12 Ай мурун
Definitely love everything about this car. Why didn't they make a manual transmission? Call me prehistoric but I love rowing my own gears and this would have been the car to make 6 speed. Nonetheless definitely gonna be looking for a used one in a few years
Gooniac33 Firey Booty
Gooniac33 Firey Booty Ай мурун
Sweet!!! Glad to hear you were in my hood!!! Glad to see Acura getting back to their roots!!!
Sean Crandell
Sean Crandell Ай мурун
I highly doubt this car will come close to an M340 I in terms of performance most of Acura‘s more recent vehicles including their type S models have been disappointingly short in true performance . Acura has traditionally done a good job at delivering decent value for the money but if you want true performance look elsewhere.
Dylan Wells
Dylan Wells Ай мурун
I wish this car had some wider fender flares to differentiate itself a little more. In a world of great looking luxury sports sedans, I wish they did a little more.
Gipsy Avenger
Gipsy Avenger Ай мурун
Such an amazingly great color(wish I could have optioned this on my Accord) but I just can't get past the ride height of this car. It's 2021, can car manufacturers figure out a way to make a car act civil and still have a wheel gap that would deny Millennium Falcon access to the interior ? Moreover, I know I am not the only one, but I absolutely abhor the Dyson hair-dryer trend that's replacing true exhaust tips on the rear end of cars. Who thought this looked good ? Nevertheless, the biggest issue with this car is it's 2 Ton weight in AWD form. Asking a 2.0T to carry that weight plus all the ornamentation is a rather daunting task. I know its a luxury-variant but lets be honest its about the engine, tranny and handling when you are buying a Honda premium product. That engine is a Honda Accord engine and ain't nothing special (despite marketing in the pamphlets). Either way unless you were under a rock or a Honda Fan-Boi , you understood the A-Spec transmission in this car was a disappointing brick/anchor. The Type S is probably the only hope this car has for future iterations. Acura you better nail it with the Type S variant of this car otherwise your competitors will continue to eat your lunch and your sides.
seiom jvony
seiom jvony Ай мурун
It's not "Eastern Standard Time" if it's in May. It's Eastern Daylight Time. Just say "Eastern Time." Gah.
Ron Jackson
Ron Jackson Ай мурун
I’m so excited to see your driving impressions
Nikola Milenkovski
Nikola Milenkovski Ай мурун
the blue one is 2.0 turbo or 3.0v6?
SunsyloFitness Ай мурун
For the Tape S 5.0 from 0-60 miles I guess 😆 and yep I kinda like the color 👏✌🏽
Jae Ай мурун
Why does this car not have full digital dash?
bilishu aliss
bilishu aliss Ай мурун
4:16 😶
Spoon Al
Spoon Al Ай мурун
Bro you have the AC on when your doing the runs!
Robert C
Robert C Ай мурун
3.0 Turbo? Why not 3.5 twin turbo? 🤔 😁
tik dingg
tik dingg Ай мурун
audi front Chinese grill mazda rear lights 🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️🤷🏻‍♂️
Wised1000 Ай мурун
0-60 in 5sec. Though the TLX is compact on the inside, its midsize on the outside, thus heavier than the competition. The other disadvantage is the variable turbo instead of twin, its going to be laggy. Regardless FINALLY a regular Acura with more than 300HP. I guess better late than never.
Slowbaru Ай мурун
How do they only manage a 6 second 0-60 from a 355hp Turbo V6?
Thefireball Ай мурун
I've been waiting to know what that engine looks like since I learned it's a J series engine. But why is it called a J30AT if it's a completely new design? Should have just given it a new letter.
B D Ай мурун
2.0 liter 4 cylinder turbo. 45 grand. Dont waste your money and buy a civic. I will never pay even 25k for a 4 cylinder lol
JettBuo Ай мурун
Tiger Eye Pearl looking sooo sharp
Toyota4Life Ай мурун
This is cool for a Acura “fanboy” but 355hp is what some cars put out that’s not performance models lol. I don’t see the big deal with this car at all. It’s heavy, doesn’t come RWD and automatic? This isn’t a sport sedan this isn’t even a high-performance car. It’s a weird Inbetween. The type S badge has never been high-performance this whole gesture of reviewer‘s talking about type S like it’s some AMG or BMW M5 competitor needs to stop. Type S Literally has no racing history it’s literally just been a trim package. When it comes to Japanese cars only Lexus got the formula right with the 472hp V8 RWD IS500 f sport performance And Upcoming ISF will have upwards of 500hp. This car is being over blasted no one was waiting for the return of the type S. What made the older models even worth talking about is there came 6 speed manual. This doesn’t. I literally would not buy this over any of its so called “competition”.
abbsnn cose
abbsnn cose Ай мурун
That Acura Blue with those Red seats! Gotta get one!
JB 93
JB 93 Ай мурун
My non performance truck literally gets to 60 mph just as fast
JB 93
JB 93 Ай мурун
@f181234 to each their own, when it’s flooding or when you need to go off roading for emergency reasons just don’t cry when you’re stuck. I like all cars but the TLX is just boring and the performance for a Sports car is disappointing. Especially when Lexus is blasting Infinity and Acura for the Japanese brands.
f181234 Ай мурун
Trucks are boring af
abbsnn cose
abbsnn cose Ай мурун
Looking like that interior will be difficult to tear apart for doing a manual swap It's a sad thing acura isn't rwd, manual, and coupe. It's why I went to bmw
Lia Angelica
Lia Angelica Ай мурун
I hope the interior have some carbon!
Brennan R.
Brennan R. Ай мурун
It's not "Eastern Standard Time" if it's in May. It's Eastern Daylight Time. Just say "Eastern Time." Gah.
Heini Grünbaum
Heini Grünbaum Ай мурун
No manual of this car? Boooring...
Phong Tran
Phong Tran Ай мурун
What sunglasses are you wearing?
VinceThe1 Ай мурун
4:16 😶
Asher Nelakar
Asher Nelakar Ай мурун
Great video. Just so disappointed in the interior! Looks cheap. That huge Hazards button as if that's the feature item on this car. U G L Y interior.
VinceThe1 Ай мурун
3:35 That's a 4cyl? Strange how it sounds like the previous TLX J-Series V6 somehow.
Asher Nelakar
Asher Nelakar Ай мурун
The interior sucks. Acura just CANNOT build sexy interiors. Looks plastic, and cheap. Doesn't look as premium as its German competitors... not gonna get it...
Joe Smith
Joe Smith Ай мурун
Awesome car, but Lexus has this beat with the IS500, and I've owned both Acura and Lexus cars. The RWD still rules!
doliio volay
doliio volay Ай мурун
I'm ready for it.
Rodnoosh Ай мурун
If it does this in 6.2 seconds .... I guess 5.2 seconds. No way it will hit 4s
doliio volay
doliio volay Ай мурун
Very Nice!
Justin Owens
Justin Owens Ай мурун
I’m just waiting for the RDX TYPE-S! I have the 2019 A-spec model, and it’s a killer car aside from the transmission delay.
Scott Y
Scott Y Ай мурун
Are these made in Ohio?
Anthony McNeill
Anthony McNeill Ай мурун
6.29 sec 0-60 in 2021 wtf my 2010 g37 is quicker than that
sharyar khalid
sharyar khalid Ай мурун
does it not have a HUD?
Faggot Rotten
Faggot Rotten Ай мурун
Looking like that interior will be difficult to tear apart for doing a manual swap It's a sad thing acura isn't rwd, manual, and coupe. It's why I went to bmw
Tony Blackburn
Tony Blackburn Ай мурун
wow I would have thought it was a faster than my CLS6 0-60 and it wasn't.
Tony Blackburn
Tony Blackburn Ай мурун
they need to bring a CLS 6 SPEED BACK!
Bobby Zipp
Bobby Zipp Ай мурун
Needs a digital cluster stat! What year are we in?! Come on!
Juan Hernandez
Juan Hernandez Ай мурун
Here's what I need to know.... how does it drive? I'll watch THAT review.
Мартин Армин
Мартин Армин Ай мурун
Всем привет обожаю фирму Хонда. Сейчас катаюсь Акура ilx. Хорошая машина.до этого был Хонда сивик 4 д. 08 год. Хочется добавить какие хорошие дороги в США.!
Sports Guru
Sports Guru Ай мурун
Interior is still old
redrock861 Ай мурун
I hate the name of Acura's awd system.
trapper keeper
trapper keeper Ай мурун
I wish they had this as a coupe
mrgold35 Ай мурун
I hope the TLX Type-S will meet/beat the RLX Hybrid 4.9 second 0-60 time (RLX Hybrid 377hp/341tq, 4400lbs). I think the Type-S will be very close to that.
alida flus
alida flus Ай мурун
Been waiting forever😩😩😩
Omaer 1
Omaer 1 Ай мурун
Very Nice!
alida flus
alida flus Ай мурун
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Ju Ny
Ju Ny Ай мурун
Ready to compete with Mercedes-Benz, BMW , Audi and Lexus?
Bornfiregaming Ай мурун
Is the type S going to be limited ?
MrVolvo Ай мурун
Is it me or does that 4cylinder sound like a v6
Hajduk Ай мурун
Reminds me of a Alfa Romeo quadrifoglio.
Rocky Ali
Rocky Ali Ай мурун
Tiger eye pearl reminds me of a color that I have seen a lot of black people drive historically.
J Carney
J Carney Ай мурун
This car will be great with tuning. The j series engines can take a beating and produce some pretty high numbers on stock internals.
TTown918 Ай мурун
Hard to get excited over a sedan.
Nate Blazek
Nate Blazek Ай мурун
Everything looks great, but I can't help but think you could do much better than 355hp. I'm eager to see the first buyers who turn up the boost and re-tune, how the car handles it.
Ruthless ruth
Ruthless ruth Ай мурун
6.2? wtf My 228 HP GLI does 5.8 on summer tires. Full STOCK
GM1565 Ай мурун
That’s for the A-spec not for the type-S
Mikey M
Mikey M Ай мурун
G70 is faster and nicer. Especially the 2022. 0-60 in 4.7 seconds. Or get the BMW M340 and 4.4 seconds. Also, the new Golf R is coming out. Love the look of the Acura. Hope it does 4.5.
GM1565 Ай мурун
The Acura looks and will last longer than ALL of those that you listed
Fide Nemini
Fide Nemini Ай мурун
I thought you were picked up by a type s at airport and was like "wait a minute" 😂
hdavey72 Ай мурун
5.2 seconds, new type_s my guess
Alex Hernandez Valle
Alex Hernandez Valle Ай мурун
Nice, but I like my Stinger GT better. 🙂
OfficialHiddentest Ай мурун
Airports are strict lol
Superfastjellyfish Ай мурун
I’m surprised that the Honda Accord goes faster then the A spec with the same engine and transmission
Desi Nasution
Desi Nasution Ай мурун
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Blue Xiong
Blue Xiong Ай мурун
I hope it doesn't have the honda common transmission problem like previous years. Only time will tell.
Unknown User
Unknown User Ай мурун
What’s wrong with them, is it catastrophic?
Mike Castaldo
Mike Castaldo Ай мурун
You lost me when you said push button! Transmission no thanks!
Daveyboy 330
Daveyboy 330 Ай мурун
You really couldn't give us one straight shot directly from the front of the vehicle. All you had to do was take 3 steps to the left. Didn't even occur to you though. SMH
Sir Eddie Cook
Sir Eddie Cook Ай мурун
Outside of the 408 area code, or Hayward, that would shirt would get you beat up.
senni bgon
senni bgon Ай мурун
Even as a Stinger owner, I'm really liking how the TLX Type S looks so far. That interior is stunning! I do hope the performance is on par with my car and others in this segmen
ydmf2 Ай мурун
Ugh, those acceleration times are a let down. 😑
senni bgon
senni bgon Ай мурун
The dual exhaust system is amazing 👏 🙌
Arsinyx Ай мурун
All that waiting and it’s still just a Honda
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