Proof that Acura is still attempting to find its way back is a press release issued earlier today, announcing that a refreshed TLX will be revealed during media days at the 2017 New York International Auto Show in April.
After making its world debut at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month, at least a few automotive aficionados on the West Coast have gotten a good look at Honda's latest pocket rocket. That's because the first Civic Type R to ever reach these shores finally made its North American debut at 4:00 pm pacific daylight time yesterday afternoon at the Los Angeles Convention Center during AutoCon Los Angeles 2017.
The new paint trim color is called RV Match Brown. It's a slightly odd moniker, but FCA explains it this way: "the new RV Match Brown was chosen to closely match or complement a shade of brown that is frequently used in the exterior design of RV travel trailers, including premium fifth-wheel models."
According to Ford, Edge sales figures point to the fact that many buyers in the Dallas Metroplex choose a cloth interior over technology "because cloth seating materials tend to be more comfortable in the heat." In fact, Ford sells nearly 5 percent more Edge models with non-leather seats in Dallas than the national average. So maybe Texans aren't that tough after all.