Acura Model Chronology: 1999-2003 3.2TL
3.2-liter SOHC 24-valve VTEC V-6, 225 hp @ 5500 rpm, 216 lbs-ft @ 5000 rpm
1999 Acura TL Specifications
3.2-liter,SOHC, VTEC, V-6
Horsepower, SAE net
225 hp @ 5500 rpm
Torque, SAE net
216 lbs-ft @ 5000 rpm
1999 Acura TL Introduction
New Class-Leading 3.2-Liter, V-6 Engine
The heart of the new TL is a compact, new 3.2-liter, 225-horsepower VTEC V-6.
With more low-end torque and peak power than its predecessor, this new 24-valve,
V-6-drives the TL to class-leadi...
1999 Acura TL Structure
The new TL body is a significant departure from the previous generation TL.
Based on a lengthened version of the Acura/Honda Midsize Global Platform, the
new TL unit-body is 70% stronger in torsion, 80% stronger in bending...
1999 Acura TL Powertrain
For 1998, a single potent, powertrain drives the TL. The new 3.2 liter VTEC-equipped
engine is substantially lighter than its predecessor, develops more horsepower
and torque, delivers improved acceleration and superior fu...
1999 Acura TL Manufacturing
The new TL is manufactured for markets worldwide exclusively in Ohio. It will
be sold in the United States, Canada, Japan and other Asian countries. The vast
majority of the TL's component parts are sourced and manufacture...
1999 Acura TL Interior
The handsome new cockpit-style interior has an intimate, driver-oriented feel,
resplendent in luxurious materials like the hand-stitched, leather-wrapped steering
wheel- all assembled with great attention to detail. The TL...
1999 Acura TL Features
3.2-liter, 24-valve, SOHC VTEC, V-6 Engine
Programmed fuel injection (PGM-FI)
Knock control system
Electronically controlled, 4-speed automatic transmission with G...
1999 Acura TL Chassis
Design goals for the TL chassis centered on enhancing its sporting performance
while preserving its luxury feel. These seemingly contradictory needs required
a clean sheet apporach to design, embodied by the Acura/Honda M...
1999 Acura TL Accessories
16-inch mesh-style alloy wheels
Full nose mask
Half nose mask
Rear wing spoiler
Gold emblem kit
Wood shift kno...
1999 Acura CL - Introduction
The Acura CL Series two-door sport-luxury coupe marks a significant milestone
in the company's history. Conceived specifically with the needs and tastes of
American buyers in mind, the CL Series is the first Acura model to be desig...
1999 Acura CL Structure
Because luxury-car feel and safety were priorities of the CL project, the engineers
concentrated on optimizing the rigidity of the CL unit body structure to provide
excellent crash protection, excellent isolation from noise ...
1999 Acura CL- Powertrain
3.0 CL Overview
The 3.0CL is powered by a state-of-the-art, transversely mounted, single-overhead
camshaft, all-aluminum 3.0-liter V-6 engine created jointly in the United States
and Japan. The engine is built exclusively at the An...
1999 Acura CL- Interior
The CL offers a spacious, elegantly styled interior appointed with an extensive
array of luxury and convenience features. The instrument panel and operating
systems have been optimized for ergonomic performance, while the ...
1999 Acura CL- Design And Manufacturing
As the first Acura model to be designed and manufactured in the United States,
the CL breaks new ground for the Acura line while also ushering in an exciting
new era for the Acura nameplate.
The engineers and stylists crea...
1999 Acura CL- Chassis
The CL is equipped with a 4-wheel, independent double-wishbone suspension with
coil springs and front and rear stabilizer bars. The suspension has been designed
to provide excellent directional stability and the tight, pre...
1999 Acura CL- Body
Engineers designed and crafted the CL body to provide a bold and elegant shape,
a spacious seating area, excellent visibility and a passenger cabin optimized
to be free of road and wind noise and highly resistant to impact...
Acura Debuts Alex Zanardi Edition NSX
Acura today unveiled its most exclusive, best handling
and quickest model ever at the 1998 Miami International Auto Show. The 1999
Alex Zanardi Edition NSX takes Acura's all aluminum exotic sports car to new
levels of excitem...
Acura Integra Proves That Style, Performance and Value Equals Fun
As the top-selling automobile in its category for four consecutive years; the Acura Integra continues to lead the competition by providing sporty performance, excellent quality and great value to create the ultimate in a fun-to-drive-pac...
Acura CL Leads Luxury Coupe Market With Class and Distinction
With outstanding performance, responsive handling, sleek neoclassic styling and best-in-class luxury appointments, the Acura CL luxury sports coupes are a winning combination with the perfect balance of sportiness and sophistication.