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Acura partners with Toronto International Film Festival®

MARKHAM, ON., September 6, 2017 — Acura Canada and GTA Acura Dealers Association announced today its partnership with the Toronto International Film Festival® as the official automotive sponsor. The restyled 2018 Acura TLX performance sedan and the NSX supercar will be under the spotlight outside of Roy Thomson Hall, where the red-carpet activities take place, for the duration of the Festival.  

“Acura is the brand built on a foundation of innovation and creativity themed by Precision Crafted Performance,” said Gary Gill, Senior Manager of Acura Sales and Marketing. “This partnership gives Acura the perfect opportunity to showcase our latest innovations — the restyled 2018 Acura TLX and the dramatic NSX supercar.”

"We're delighted to welcome Acura as the 2017 Automotive Sponsor for the Toronto International Film Festival. Style and great performance are some of the hallmarks of a red carpet experience at Roy Thomson Hall, the Acura TLX and NSX will fit right in!" said Chloë Pugh, Director of Corporate Partnerships, TIFF. 

About Acura Canada

Acura is the luxury-performance division of Honda Canada Inc. and is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an original approach to technology and design that creates a new driving experience. The Acura lineup features six distinctive models — the RLX luxury flagship sedan, the TLX performance luxury sedan, the ILX sport sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the Acura MDX seven-passenger luxury SUV. Acura launched its next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and pinnacle expression of Acura Precision Crafted Performance. Acura celebrated its 30th anniversary in Canada in February 2017 and has grown to include 51 locations in its dealer network across the country.

2018 Acura TLX

The refreshed Acura TLX is a performance luxury sedan with a sportier and more alluring look reflecting the brand’s new design direction of Precision Crafted Performance along with a new A-spec variant and standard AcuraWatch™ advanced safety and driver-assistive technologies. 

Acura NSX

The 2017 Acura NSX defies ideas about supercars, just as the original NSX did 26 years earlier. With an all-new sports hybrid power unit delivering 573 total horsepower and impulse-quick handling response, the NSX heralds a new era of human-centred automotive performance.

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