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Acura believes there's a hole in its lineup between the RSX hatchback and the TL sedan, and it's banking that the new TSX will fill that void nicely. Essentially the Japanese/European-market Honda Accord, the TSX is motivated by a 200-horsepower 2.4-liter DOHC i-VTEC engine and a close-ratio six-speed manual transmission. Tacking the curves are a four-wheel independent unequal-length control-arm suspension, power-assisted rack-and-pinion steering, four-wheel disc brakes with ABS, vehicle stability assist with traction control, and 17-inch alloy wheels with V-rated Michelin tires. Befitting an Acura, the TSX features HID headlamps, side curtain airbags, leather seating, a power moonroof, dual-zone automatic climate control, a 360-watt audio system, and a tilt and telescoping steering wheel. The TSX will be launched in April, priced between $25,000 and $30,000, and is targeted at the Audi A4, BMW 325i, Lexus IS300, and the new Mercedes C230 Kompressor sport sedan. Acura hopes to sell 15,000 TSXs a year.
 

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Acura's only handicap is all the other cars it's aimed to copmpete with come with either (optional)AWD or RWD. FWD just won't cut it when it comes to performance. I feel the Mazda 6, even though I'm sure Acura doesn't feel so, will be a direct competitor with the TSX. But in a Luxury sense then yes, I believe the TSX will have excellent grade interior components, that will definately boost this cars position in the entry level luxury segment.
 
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