November 6, 2003
Honda unveils performance kits for Civic Si, Acura TL
Acura TL A-SPEC
Las Vegas, Nevada – Honda unveiled high performance kits for the Civic Si and Acura TL at the 2003 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) trade show in Las Vegas.
The Acura A-SPEC package for the TL performance luxury sedan debuts in November while the Honda Factory Performance (HFP) kit for the Civic Si goes on sale in December. Honda also debuted new stylized concept versions of the Honda Element and Acura TSX.
“The vehicles we have on display at SEMA not only confirm Honda’s and Acura’s present commitment to the performance aftermarket, they also give a good indication of how important we expect this market to be to us in the future,” said Jim Roach, American Honda vice president of the Parts Division.
The Civic Si package features suspension components including shocks and springs that lower the car approximately one inch, 17×7 alloy wheels, high performance tires, a rear spoiler, an aero kit and Honda Factory Performance badging.
The TL A-SPEC kit enhances handling and styling with a track-tuned suspension package that lowers the car by approximately one inch, 18×8.5 wheels equipped with Yokohama tires, performance brake pads (for automatic transmission-equipped models), an underbody kit, a deck lid (or rear wing) spoiler and Acura A-SPEC badging.