NEW FOR 2012:

– Exterior colours: Bellanova White Pearl added to all models; Basque Red added to Tech models

For 2012, the Acura TSX is unchanged, except for two new exterior colours.

The TSX is available with a 2.4-litre four-cylinder or 3.5-litre V6. The four-cylinder uses a six-speed manual transmission or optional five-speed automatic, while the V6 uses the automatic exclusively. The transmission includes a manual shift mode with F1-style paddle shifters.

Features on the base TSX include 17-inch alloy wheels, dual-zone automatic climate control, automatic headlamps, heated cloth seats with eight-way driver and four-way passenger power adjustment, fog lights, Bluetooth connectivity, CD/MP3 stereo with auxiliary jack and USB port, XM satellite radio, compass, tire pressure monitoring system, power sunroof, heated mirrors with integrated turn signals, auto-dimming rearview mirror, twin illuminated vanity mirrors, garage door opener, power windows, power locks with keyless entry, speed-sensing variable intermittent wipers, tilt and telescopic steering column, and 60/40 split-folding rear seat.

The Premium adds xenon headlamps, two-position driver memory, perforated leather-trimmed upholstery, and premium sound system.

The Technology package adds a six-CD stereo, reverse camera, navigation system with bilingual voice recognition, and 60-GB hard disc drive.

The V6 Technology model builds on the four-cylinder Technology, but adds 18-inch alloy wheels.

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