Today, the Japanese automaker announced that we'll get our first look at what is essentially the North American market version of the European Honda Accord Tourer (pictured here) at the New York International Auto Show on March 31. The automaker says it is a vehicle that represents the 'smart solution to modern utility'. The new 2011 TSX Sport Wagon is the perfect car for those folks with a growing family or who have an active lifestyle and promises to offer a comfortable and spacious cabin with seating for up to five adults.
Clearly inspired by the 2010 Honda Accord Sport Wagon, the car features a chiseled, muscular body and sloping roof line and the design is completed by the 17-inch, 5-spoke aluminium wheels. Powering the new car is the 2.4-liter, DOHC i-VTEC, inline four-cylinder engine mated to a Sequential Sport Shift 5-speed automatic transmission fit with steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters.
The 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon is 189.4 inches long, 72.4 inches wide and 57.9 inches tall and comes with a 2.4-litre DOHC i-VTEC, inline 4-cylinder engine that sends power to the ground via a Sequential SportShift 5-speed automatic transmission with steering wheel mounted paddles.
As far as efficiency the 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon will be able to return 30 miles per gallon on the highway.
Acura press release :
The all-new 2011 Acura TSX Sport Wagon made its world debut at the New York International Auto Show today. The TSX Sport Wagon offers asmart solution to modern utility needs with its balanced and efficient driving performance coupled with bold styling and versatile cargo capabilities.
"The TSX Sport Wagon represents a smart choice for those seeking avehicle with utility," said John Mendel, executive vice president,sales. "It's practical, fun to drive, luxurious and technically advanced, all while achieving an outstanding estimated highway fuele conomy rating of 30 miles per gallon*."
The TSX Sport Wagon delivers flexible utility and generous interiorspace- perfect for those with a growing family or an active lifestyle. The TSX Sport Wagon boasts an innovative and highly functional rear cargo space that includes a removable side panel to accommodate wideritems such as golf clubs and integrated under-floor bins for hiddenstorage. Along with this sizeable cargo space, the TSX Sport Wagon features a comfortable and spacious cabin with seating for up to five adults.
The TSX Sport Wagon's practical utility is cleverly masked behindcrisp lines and a sleek, European-inspired exterior. Bold wheel archesframe the 17-inch, 5-spoke aluminum wheels, giving the Sport Wagon anaggressive stance. The chiseled, muscular body and sloping roof line emphasize its performance capabilities while making it more aerodynamic.
Powering the TSX Sport Wagon is a 2.4-liter, DOHC i-VTEC®, inline four-cylinder engine paired with a Sequential Sport Shift 5-speed automatic transmission fit with steering-wheel mounted paddle shifters.The TSX Sport Wagon delivers brisk performance while achieving anEPA-estimated 30 mpg* on the highway. Drawing from its sports sedanroots, the TSX Sport Wagon features agile handling and quick off theline acceleration, allowing it to easily tackle a twisty mountain roador swiftly navigate through city streets.
To enhance the driving experience, the TSX Sport Wagon features the latest in advanced technologies including an available hard diskdrive-based Acura Navigation System™ with an all-new 8-inch full VGA high-resolution color display and Acura Link Real-Time Traffic and Weather™ featuring radar image mapping. For the audiophile, the TSX Sport Wagon will be available with an Acura/ELS Surround® Premium Audio System and a hard disk drive (HDD) for media storage.
Additionally, theTSX Sport Wagon is equipped with an impressive list of standard features, including a power glass moon roof, dual-zone automatic climate control, leather seats, a premium sound system, Bluetooth® Hands Free Link®, and USB port and AUX jack music interface. Like all Acura vehicles, the TSX Sport Wagon will come with a comprehensive listof standard safety features, including Acura's acclaimed Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure.