The base Acura 2008 TL is powered by a 3.2-liter V-6 delivering 258 hp and 233 pound-feet of torque. “It’s still capable of bringing the TL from zero to 60 mph in around 6 seconds,” Edmunds says.
Is an Acura TL fast?
This comes standard with a 3.0L turbocharged V6 that produces 355 horsepower and has an all-wheel-drive system on it. This will let the car sprint to sixty miles per hour in 4.9 seconds, making it the fastest TL ever made. Acura has a long history of making sedans that were sportier than some of the competition.
Are 2008 Acura TL good cars?
For a front-wheel-drive, entry-level luxury sedan with sporting tendencies, the 2008 Acura TL is the best choice around. Its mix of driving fun, comfort, quality and value can’t be beat. But if maximum handling and performance are priorities, the BMW 328i, Infiniti G35 and Lexus IS 350 are better choices.
Do Acura TL have VTEC?
The 3.7L engine also uses VTEC variable-lift timing on both the intake and exhaust valves (the base TL and previous models only applied VTEC to the intake valves).
Does 2008 Acura TL have Turbo?
Acura also announced a new turbocharged V-6 that will be an Acura-exclusive powerplant. Last seen on the 2008 Acura TL, the Type S came with a 286-hp 3.5-liter V-6 (in place of the standard TL’s 256-hp 3.2-liter) and also featured trim-specific chassis tuning and styling details.
Is Acura TL JDM?
It was built in the U.S., but designed and developed by Honda/Acura, in Japan, and they’re both Japanese countries.
How long does a 2008 Acura TL last?
The Acura can easily go another 50k miles *IF* it was reasonably well maintained with regular oil changes and other maintenance as required. As to whether you should buy it, that is difficult to say.
Does the 2008 Acura TL have transmission problems?
Acura TL owners who bought production years 2003-2009 and 2012 also had complained about transmission problems. Most car enthusiasts know that Acura had a problem with faulty transmissions in both the Acura TL and the Acura CL.
How many valves does a 2008 Acura TL have?
Under the hood of the TL is an all-aluminum 3.2-liter V-6 with 24 valves and Acura’s VTEC® – Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control.
What is a Acura TL Type-S?
The Acura TL Type-S was introduced in 2001 as a 2002 model. It featured a 3.2 L SOHC VTEC J-series V6 and added 35 hp (26 kW) over the base model for a total 260 hp (194 kW). Further upgrades included 17-inch (430 mm) wheels, firmer seats and suspension.