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New York 2008 Preview: First Official 2009 Acura TSX Photo Released!

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After releasing teaser images of the 2009 European Accord and several spy photos of the Acura TSX, Honda has finally released the first official photo of the 2009 TSX.

The 2009 Acura TSX, which is essentially the same car as the European Honda Accord (different grille) is going to be officially unveiled next month at the New York Auto Show.

For 2009 the TSX gets an all-new design that is more evolutionary than revolutionary. It features a grille that is similar to the recently unveiled 2009 RL, although it looks a little less awkward on the TSX. Details were not released with the photo. There has been a lot of speculation about the new TSX, especially concerning the availability of the RDX’s turbo engine and the SH-AWD system. The TSX is also going to be one of the first applications of Honda’s new clean diesel engine.

Stay tuned for the unveiling of the Euro Accord a the Geneva Auto Show next month and the 2009 TSX at the NY Auto Show later next month.

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PRESS RELEASE:

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 11, 2008 – Acura announced today it will debut the all-new 2009 Acura TSX sports sedan at the 2008 New York International Auto Show and released an exterior photo of the new model. Scheduled to go on-sale in the spring, the 2009 Acura TSX will be the second generation of Acura’s popular entry level sedan and feature numerous advancements in performance, styling, technology and safety.

“The new 2009 TSX speaks clearly to the direction we are taking our Acura sedans in the future,” said Dick Colliver, executive vice president auto sales, “The TSX is a significant step in the advancement of our sedan lineup and the continued enhancement of the Acura brand.”

Acura unveiled the new 2009 RL at the Chicago Auto Show last week and also announced the company will introduce an-all new TL performance luxury sedan later this year.

The 2009 Acura TSX will be introduced during the New York International Auto Show media days which occur on March 19th and 20th.