Is the 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec a BETTER sport sedan with the right mods?

The TLX is all NEW for 2021 and Acura has made some big changes. Many owners want to take their cars to the next level. On the outside you will find Vossen 20in forged wheels, extra body aero and soon to be installed HRE lowering springs. On the inside the A-Spec brings great touches to the interior and there is an all new infotainment system. Under the hood is a 2.0L turbocharged inline-4 that produces 272HP & is mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission. Is the 2021 Acura TLX A-Spec a BETTER sport sedan with the right mods?
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  1. jeremiah ogoh

    jeremiah ogoh

    7 hours ago

    Thank you Lori 🙏🏽

  2. tony Stark

    tony Stark

    Day ago

    Can they ship this car to California😫😫😫 looks so nice

    • tony Stark

      tony Stark

      Day ago

      @Raiti's Rides has this one sold yet ?😫

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      Day ago

      Yes they can!

  3. Ken

    Ken

    Day ago

    i've watched this video 6-7x now...I just love the side profile. Its got me wanting one now. Even without a drop in height.

  4. mecca stratis

    mecca stratis

    2 days ago

    Just realized he doesn't have eyebrows

  5. Nitrobucket

    Nitrobucket

    3 days ago

    20" wheels with barely any tires. I wasn't sure huge fan of that rough ride

  6. Elvis Santiago

    Elvis Santiago

    3 days ago

    Finally a change looks great can't wait for your Type S review

  7. Snn

    Snn

    3 days ago

    Love the design , wheels look weirdly small for that wheel well.

  8. Mauricio Winston

    Mauricio Winston

    4 days ago

    That wheel gap is terrible.

  9. Frequency Vibration Energy

    Frequency Vibration Energy

    4 days ago

    Zonk on non touch screen.

  10. houstonviper1

    houstonviper1

    4 days ago

    “Rims maketh car”

  11. o

    o

    4 days ago

    Kia K5 eyes

  12. Dam Son

    Dam Son

    5 days ago

    Back and side look amazing. Back is so so

  13. Brandon Chandler

    Brandon Chandler

    6 days ago

    FREAKING AMAZING … I heard NO WHEEL SPIN!

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      I know right!

  14. Geoff Kilian

    Geoff Kilian

    6 days ago

    You can make the back up camera full screen, that's just user error and not fully knowing your product. Source: just had 2 loaners, an Advance and Tech package. So, surely the A Spec does as well.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      We totally agree with you1

  15. Quan

    Quan

    6 days ago

    That mousepad is the dumbest thing I ever seen on any car, Lexus got so many complaint, finally they slowly bringing to touchscreen, and acura is dumb enough to copy that, amazing, 3 years later the refresh will get touch screen, by that time its too late. I dont know how people in to that stuff

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      I feel your pain.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      I feel your pain.

  16. Mark Adams

    Mark Adams

    6 days ago

    Not bad but it needs work.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      I can understand that Mark!

  17. Yirlani

    Yirlani

    6 days ago

    Why is every headline a question?

    • Yirlani

      Yirlani

      5 days ago

      @Raiti's Rides What are you teaching here?

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      It's called an ESSENTIAL QUESTION. It's a very successful teaching strategy that I used when I was a high school teacher.

  18. Eric Villamiel

    Eric Villamiel

    6 days ago

    Bring back the manuals and the drivers experience.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      5 days ago

      AGREED!

  19. F A L L E N Z

    F A L L E N Z

    6 days ago

    So how is it possible to obtain this exact version and specs?

  20. Vin Mar

    Vin Mar

    7 days ago

    Another good review. Keep in mind that touch screens are no longer a safe option in cars already packed with buttons and screens. Cell phones are the only touch screen needed outside the home.

  21. Kevin Cheng

    Kevin Cheng

    7 days ago

    Touchscreen would be nice but the screen is too far and high to reach.

  22. Mohesh Mohesh

    Mohesh Mohesh

    8 days ago

    Honda Accord 2021 sport sedan is much better than this one.

  23. Peter Dang

    Peter Dang

    8 days ago

    Stinger GT or TLX Aspec?

    • Unknown User

      Unknown User

      7 days ago

      Hard choice

    • Ragnar Valhalla

      Ragnar Valhalla

      7 days ago

      The 2022 stinger gt is faster. 300 hp

  24. TacoMeat FijiWater

    TacoMeat FijiWater

    8 days ago

    these days all some cars need is a nice set of wheels to complete the look

  25. Dal Singh

    Dal Singh

    9 days ago

    The body kit with the wheels on this car, look crazy! This is my next car after my ‘05 TL dies.

  26. VIVIAN GEORGE

    VIVIAN GEORGE

    9 days ago

    Love the dash!

  27. Jorge Villacis

    Jorge Villacis

    9 days ago

    Car is amazing - but those wheels are so wide the car looks horrible with those aftermarket wheels and that without mention the gap !!!!!

  28. Robert Ortiz

    Robert Ortiz

    9 days ago

    My 2020 Avalon XLE has the touch tone screen in the middle console. The 2021 Acura TLX has two zonks what I don't like is that it's not a touch tone screen and no connections in the back passengers seats that why I decided not to buy instead I went with the 2020 Avalon.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      9 days ago

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this one Robert.

  29. Joey The Gent

    Joey The Gent

    10 days ago

    I just leased my 2021 TLX and she’s a blast to drive!! Super fun every day driver

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      9 days ago

      Nicely done!

  30. Ragnar Valhalla

    Ragnar Valhalla

    10 days ago

    So I just found out that this car emits FAKE engine noise! Why didn't you point that out bro?? Lol come'on man

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      9 days ago

      I did!

  31. SwayJayy

    SwayJayy

    10 days ago

    This is a car I definitely want

  32. Kommon Sense

    Kommon Sense

    10 days ago

    They made it FWD, so it matters not. AWD is also front wheel biased, so it matters not. We know what understeer is; and it doesn't matter what technology is in that car, all FWDs and front wheel biased AWDs understeer.

  33. Eric Davis

    Eric Davis

    10 days ago

    “Twisty bits” 😂

  34. Byron Roest

    Byron Roest

    10 days ago

    I hope we get these in Australia

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      10 days ago

      Fingers crossed!

  35. DanyoIzumo

    DanyoIzumo

    10 days ago

    Why does everyone hate on fake vents?

  36. Carlos

    Carlos

    11 days ago

    Really nice choices with the options - I don’t think the interior will age well tho

  37. Rex Ruiz

    Rex Ruiz

    11 days ago

    “Official banana holder got me”…so relevant for a dad.

  38. Ed B.

    Ed B.

    11 days ago

    Great review Joe! Man this new gen TLX is quite an improvement. I have to zonk the lack of a touchscreen, that mousepad approach is old Lexus thinking. Beyond that, this will be on my wife's list for her next luxury sedan.

  39. Ricky steez

    Ricky steez

    11 days ago

    no manual available 👎 just changed the channel

  40. Angelou Sunga

    Angelou Sunga

    11 days ago

    looks like a 2021 audi rs7

  41. mike school

    mike school

    11 days ago

    car looks super clean but too bad it's so slow

  42. José Kanucee

    José Kanucee

    12 days ago

    make em rear drive, then i'll consider.

  43. Eric Rejanovinshi

    Eric Rejanovinshi

    12 days ago

    I've got a 2002 Acura RSX Type S. This new 2021 version is AWESOME

  44. अर्जुन्

    अर्जुन्

    12 days ago

    Beautiful car but not in white...Would look much better in metallic blue/purple

  45. Kay Jay Automotive Visualz

    Kay Jay Automotive Visualz

    12 days ago

    I’m definitely trading my TSX for a TLX A-Spec or Type-S

  46. dandaddavi

    dandaddavi

    12 days ago

    I'm convinced the type S line is never coming out and Acura is lying to everyone. It's been 4 generations since they had the type S line.

  47. Sergeant LT Coby

    Sergeant LT Coby

    12 days ago

    Nice vehicle but the screen isn’t it bro. But I guess folks could get used to it.....

  48. XXY

    XXY

    13 days ago

    So glad they don't have digital gauges. Where is the manual in the Type S though????? No connect in the backseat?? No, rear heated or vented seats? Need all the in the Type S. STAY ANALOG PLEASE. Fuck digital gauges

  49. texan903

    texan903

    13 days ago

    For Honda not to include a touchscreen on the display is a HUGE zonk for a car at this price point.

  50. texan903

    texan903

    13 days ago

    I'm trying my best to keep my car through the payoff date but the TLX is going to make that plan awfully difficult.

  51. YUNGJFROMTHEBAY

    YUNGJFROMTHEBAY

    13 days ago

    Love the look just wish it was faster

  52. Name Here

    Name Here

    13 days ago

    I hate the new display screen. It looks like the just stuck a pad to the dash "there ya go" style. The old ones look more integrated.

  53. I am Legit subbing to everyone who subs to Me

    I am Legit subbing to everyone who subs to Me

    13 days ago

    Acura secret almost every Acura model ends with a x

  54. Daany

    Daany

    13 days ago

    It is beautifully, unapologetically, Japanese. I’m excited to see how much higher they can take the standard bar.

  55. IamPrimitive

    IamPrimitive

    13 days ago

    Too much money for the car honestly. Nothing more than what the Camry V6 offers in features. Camry is sub $40k maxed out. Motor is nothing special. And no touch screen!!!! It’s good looking so Acura will sell some but it won’t be a home run.

  56. Bigg BoyB

    Bigg BoyB

    13 days ago

    The new Maxima has to really come out slugging when it debut. The competition has gotten fiercely competitive. So glad to see Acura returning to its luxury performance roots. Great Videos Raiti. 🔥🔥

  57. hellohello223

    hellohello223

    13 days ago

    Exterior finally looks good

  58. Dekiary Carter

    Dekiary Carter

    13 days ago

    That looks soooo clean! I love the white with the black.

  59. Tre Taylor

    Tre Taylor

    14 days ago

    Great now I don’t know which one to get this or the new IS 😭

    • Tre Taylor

      Tre Taylor

      3 days ago

      @Ragnar Valhalla IS350 or IS500 depending on the price tbh

    • Ragnar Valhalla

      Ragnar Valhalla

      7 days ago

      You're talking about the IS500?

  60. StressFreeMind

    StressFreeMind

    14 days ago

    I'd like to see how the TLX looks with that big plastic collision warning detector over the front emblem removed.

  61. StressFreeMind

    StressFreeMind

    14 days ago

    Anyone with an Acura does a lot a racing!!👍🏿😎. Nice video! This lowered TL ASPEC looks good with the Mods!

  62. g22puma

    g22puma

    14 days ago

    16 twinkies😂😂😂😂 i'm dead

  63. Michael Fasanello

    Michael Fasanello

    14 days ago

    UI is total garbage. track pad needs to go. design looks great, functionality is just terrible.

  64. Michael Fasanello

    Michael Fasanello

    14 days ago

    weak engine, transmission blows. wait for type S.

  65. Jason Zunca

    Jason Zunca

    14 days ago

    Where can I buy those parts?

  66. Levi

    Levi

    14 days ago

    Amazing styling on this TLX. Here’s hoping sales exceed Honda’s expectations.

    • Omair Sheikh

      Omair Sheikh

      11 days ago

      This and the new MDX should be total killers in their segments

  67. Dak Ryan

    Dak Ryan

    14 days ago

    Whats your daily driver

  68. OJDUDE

    OJDUDE

    14 days ago

    Once you drive a SHAWD car or SUV , it is very hard to settle for something else. I have 2013 MDX and waiting for the MDX Type-S to upgrade. Awesome review!

  69. Cosmic J52

    Cosmic J52

    14 days ago

    I like how the gauge clusters is a throwback to the RSX gauge cluster 👍🏻

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      14 days ago

      I totally agree with you!

  70. djernie808

    djernie808

    15 days ago

    Looks like the design department did their work while the performance department was slacking. I’m gonna stick with Lexus.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      14 days ago

      Very good point!

  71. James Lee

    James Lee

    15 days ago

    The added side skirt color match falls a bit short. Different shade of white.

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      15 days ago

      I can understand where you are coming from!

  72. Sonny Johal

    Sonny Johal

    15 days ago

    I cannot wait for the TYPE S version!!!!!

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      15 days ago

      Same here Sonny!

  73. jay wong

    jay wong

    15 days ago

    stupid $45k price tag and 2021 still not touch screen Zonk!!!!!!!!!

  74. Dave D'Video Maker

    Dave D'Video Maker

    15 days ago

    Acura should really come to the European market.

  75. Dante Everheart

    Dante Everheart

    15 days ago

    Oh my god that underbody package really completes this vehicle especially in that sexy platinum white pearl 😍😍😍😍

  76. FRFM00

    FRFM00

    15 days ago

    You see this car from a mile away, big presence

  77. Brian Schooley

    Brian Schooley

    16 days ago

    NO I WILL WAIT FOR THE Type S

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      16 days ago

      Sounds like a plan.

  78. Rorschachs Back

    Rorschachs Back

    17 days ago

    It’s like 60K

  79. George Gomez

    George Gomez

    17 days ago

    Damn, this car looked awesome but expensive!

  80. Tomek Bier

    Tomek Bier

    17 days ago

    What a pitty we don't have Acura in the EU... I would love to buy one!

  81. Judge Dredd

    Judge Dredd

    17 days ago

    Oh can not sell the car at 45k , needs mods to sell it same on you

  82. Michael Dixon

    Michael Dixon

    17 days ago

    This is a sweet ride! Definitely needs those lowering springs -that's going to finish off that awesome new look. But.... they had to go spoil everything for me by not having a touchscreen for the infotainment system.

  83. Mileshanson UA9

    Mileshanson UA9

    17 days ago

    This thing NEEDS to be lowered bro

  84. PROD. DAO

    PROD. DAO

    18 days ago

    cant wait to buy this in 2030

    • spainman2020

      spainman2020

      17 days ago

      Haha right.

  85. EDs Wosi

    EDs Wosi

    18 days ago

    With that look 🔥 it deserv 707 hp

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      18 days ago

      Now we are talking!

  86. Hol' Up

    Hol' Up

    18 days ago

    THIS IS SEXY!!!

    • Raiti's Rides

      Raiti's Rides

      18 days ago

      I agree with you!

  87. Papa kuku

    Papa kuku

    18 days ago

    I LIKE EVERYTHING ABOUT THIS CAR....BUT THE PERFORMANCE. ITS TRASH,TRASH,TRASH....HOW CAN A CAR LOOK THIS GOOD N SPORTY BUT PERFORM LIKE ASS??? AM IN A 392 N AS MUCH AS I LIKE THIS CAR ,THERE IS NO WAY I CAN GO FROM THAT TO THIS... ..

  88. Holden Tudiks

    Holden Tudiks

    18 days ago

    For anyone that is curious about the price, I called and they are asking 56k

  89. Jovany Chavez

    Jovany Chavez

    18 days ago

    Can you give us the rim specifications

  90. Sunny Emmy Bikko

    Sunny Emmy Bikko

    19 days ago

    Please when are the bringing back the ZDX?

  91. Raul Lopez

    Raul Lopez

    19 days ago

    Why does the front end look so good 🤧

  92. Neil Amistad

    Neil Amistad

    19 days ago

    Lexus recommendation here 👇🏼👍🏼

  93. Abdullah.

    Abdullah.

    19 days ago

    I love your videos man.

  94. Mario Garcia

    Mario Garcia

    19 days ago

    I saw one in the streets. It stands out. Very hot looking sedan. A few mods and you can add a lot of HP.

    • Ragnar Valhalla

      Ragnar Valhalla

      7 days ago

      Not many mods out there for it thats compatible other than basic add-ons such as a cold air intake. The stinger has plenty like cat-back exhausts

  95. tee2701

    tee2701

    19 days ago

    This car still slow nice interior 👌 tho reminds me of the Nissan maxima but a little bit better to me inside

  96. GiiZMoO17_TRD

    GiiZMoO17_TRD

    19 days ago

    I would of put meatier tires!

  97. Kriston Cartwright

    Kriston Cartwright

    19 days ago

    Wait, so you can't start the car from the key fob?

  98. Taylor m_28

    Taylor m_28

    20 days ago

    Nice car but for the price that interior is extremely underwhelming no touch screen even the dash looks like it's from 2009 but the look of the car is amazing love the rims!

  99. jahari griffith

    jahari griffith

    20 days ago

    Now that's a mean cockpit!!!!

  100. Justin Fontaine

    Justin Fontaine

    20 days ago

    Stinger

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