Our long-term Acura TLX Type S hits the snow

2021 Acura TLX Type S

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While driving home for the holidays, I got to experience the Acura TLX Type S in a bit of Colorado snow.

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Sure, it may not look like much, but trust me, this pass was slick and steep.

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The Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive system makes for great dry-pavement corner carving, but also helps maintain traction on snow and ice.

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I used the TLX's paddle shifters on the 7% grade to keep the car and a nice, slow pace.

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My tester wore Michelin Pilot Sport All-Season tires.

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A dedicated winter tire is always best, but the combination of all-wheel drive and paddle shifting kept the Acura on the road.

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Under the hood is a 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine with 355 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque, mated to a 10-speed automatic transmission.

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The color is called Tiger Eye Pearl.

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This one's a road trip star.

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Keep scrolling to see photos of the Acura in a drier climate.

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