Ongoing styling enhancements and mechanical upgrades for 2012, the Acura TL sedan is offered in both front-wheel and the brand’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. The front-wheel drive version 2012 Acura TL is powered with a 280 horsepower, 3.5 liter V-6 engine while the all-wheel drive model features a 305 horsepower 3.7 liter V-6 powerplant. The six-speed manual transmission returns on the 2012 TL alongside an all-new Sequential Sport Shift 6-speed automatic. Same power as the previous year model, the base 2012 Acura TL offers improved fuel economy averaging 23 miles per gallon. For 2012, both front-wheel and all-wheel drive Acura TL models include an external transmission cooler to best endure extreme driving conditions. Carved with a sport stance, a new front and rear bumper positively resets the aerodynamics of the sedan. Aluminum 17-inch wheels, leather seating, power moon roof and Bluetooth connectivity is standard on all models. Much of the 2012 Acura TL optional equipment are compiled within Advance and Technology packages. On the Acura TL Advance package, 18-inch aluminum wheels, climate controlled seats and Blind Spot Indicator system. On the Technology package, Acura Link Real-Time Traffic and Weather combines with a 10-speaker Acura/ELS Surround sound system featuring an 8-inch VGA display.