Acura to Debut Custom Performance Sedans at SEMA

Acura to Debut Custom Performance Sedans at SEMA

Acura demonstrates tuner potential of RLX Luxury Performance Sedan and ILX Compact Luxury Sedan using Acura Genuine Accessories and top aftermarket brands


LAS VEGAS, Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Acura today unveiled three customized
sedans at the 2013 Specialty Equipment Market Association (SEMA) show in Las
Vegas, including the Acura RLX VIP Sedan, created by Evasive Motorsports, the
RLX Urban Luxury Sedan and Street Performance ILX, both created by MAD

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“How better to amp up the inherent luxury, excitement and prestige of the
Acura Brand than to partner with the enthusiast crowd and create these custom
RLX and ILX sedans,” said Mike Accavitti, senior vice president of Auto
Operations. “SEMA is where we go to add that little bit of spice that brings out
the true performance character in our Acura lineup.”

Acura engaged MAD Industries and Evasive Motorsports, both located in
Southern California, to use Acura sedans as the platform to create even more
exciting and dynamic custom vehicles. 

2014 Acura RLX VIP Sedan

Evasive Motorsports created an Acura RLX VIP Sedan that is equally
comfortable for daily commuting, or as a stylish upgrade for an evening on the
town.  The design includes a custom carbon fiber front bumper lip and
vents, a modified rear bumper and fabricated exhaust system with titanium tips.
Chargespeed side skirts combined with a deck lid spoiler and splash guards from
Acura Genuine Accessories round out the body modifications.  Nano-Fusion
Film is used to protect paint on the front end.  The wheels are 21-inch
Advan F15 models wrapped in 245/35ZR-21 Continental ExtremeContact DW tires,
both contributing to the VIP look.  Prototype Tein Street Flex coilovers
allow lowering of the RLX body. Four-pot Project Mu calipers and brake pads, and
Evasive-spec brake rotors sit behind the front wheels. In the cabin, custom neck
pillows wrapped in Jordan Brand-inspired elephant print add luxury and style.


  • Custom Evasive Motorsports exhaust

  • Quad titanium exhaust tips


  • 21 x 9-inch (+35mm offset) AVS Model F15

  • 245/35ZR-21 Continental ExtremeContact DW

  • Prototype Tein Street Flex Coilovers

  • Project Mu 4-piston big brake kit

  • Project Mu NS400 brake pads

  • Custom Evasive-spec brake rotors


  • Custom carbon fiber front chin spoiler

  • Custom carbon fiber front bumper vents

  • Chargespeed carbon fiber side skirts

  • Acura Genuine Accessories deck lid spoiler

  • Acura Genuine Accessories splash guard set

  • Muteki SR48 Lugs
  • S&A Design vinyl stickers

  • Nano-Fusion paint protection film


  • Custom Jordan Brand-inspired elephant print
    neck pillows


2014 Acura RLX Urban Luxury Sedan

The 2014 Acura RLX Urban Luxury Sedan, by MAD Industries, is designed to
appeal to the driver looking for a performance luxury sedan for every day needs.
For the exterior, an Acura Genuine Accessory decklid spoiler and 3M 1080
Scotchprint wrap film, in brushed black metallic with gloss black accents,
create a bold but refined look.  3M Color Stable window film completes the
appearance creating a modern urban style.  Silver 22-inch Niche wheels
wrapped in Nitto Invo tires add an aggressive element to the stance. 
Complementing the wheels, MPG custom satin black caliper covers finish off the
exterior details.  Inside, a contemporary feel is created by 3M brushed
black metallic film door and trim accents.


  • 22 x 9-inch Niche Apex-M125 silver &
    machined  wheels

  • 265/30ZR-22 Nitto Invo luxury sport
    performance  tires

  • MPG Custom satin black caliper covers


  • Acura Genuine Accessories deck lid spoiler.


  • 3M 1080 Scotchprint wrap film series in
    brushed metallic – 1080-BR212


Acura Street Performance ILX

The Acura Street Performance ILX, by MAD Industries, is designed to appeal to
the enthusiast looking for a fun car that feels at home on city streets or a
curvy mountain pass.  Wrapped in matte copper metallic and accented by
matte charcoal metallic 3M Scotchprint 1080 film, the ILX stands out from the
crowd.  Acura Genuine Accessories aero kit is tastefully matched to a set
of 19-inch TSW Max wheels wrapped in Nitto NT05 Max high performance tires. Tein
Super Street coilovers give the ILX an aggressive stance while improving
dampening during spirited driving.  Under the hood, a supercharger kit from
CT Engineering and an ECU tune with Hondata’s FlashPro helps the ILX’s 2.4-liter
Inline-4 pump out 250 wheel horsepower. The prototype SP Elite exhaust from
Greddy adds a throaty exhaust note.


  • CT Engineering supercharger

  • CT Engineering intake
  • Hondata FlashPro
  • Greddy SP Elite prototype exhaust
  • K&N high performance air filter
  • AMSOIL Dominator motor


  • 19 x 8.5 TSW Max matte black

  • 245/35R-19 Nitto NT05 Max

  • Tein Super Street coilovers
  • Stoptech Big Brake kit
  • MPG custom satin black caliper


  • 3M 1080 Scotchprint wrap film:  copper
    metallic 1080-M229 and charcoal metallic 1080-M211 installed by Paradise

  • PIAA 9006 low beam and 9005 high beam
    Extreme White headlight bulbs.  H11 fog lamps and Terra LED dome
    light bulbs.

  • Acura Genuine Accessories front underbody

  • Acura Genuine Accessories side underbody

  • Acura Genuine Accessories rear underbody

  • Acura Genuine Accessories deck lid

  • Acura Genuine Accessories body side


  • CT Engineering short-shift kit

  • Acura Genuine Accessories illuminated door

  • Acura Genuine Accessories trunk tray


About Acura

Acura offers a full
line of technologically advanced performance luxury vehicles through a network
of 275 dealers within the United States. The Acura lineup features six
distinctive models including the RLX luxury flagship sedan, the TL performance luxury sedan, the TSX Sport Wagon
and sedan, the ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the all-new MDX luxury sport utility vehicle.

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These custom vehicles use some non-Acura Genuine parts that are not
specifically endorsed by Acura. These modifications may void manufacturer’s
warranties or negatively affect performance, and may not be street legal where
you drive. All modification information was provided by the vehicle builder and
has not been confirmed by American Honda Motor Co., Inc.

SOURCE  American Honda Motor Co., Inc.


Acura to Debut Custom Performance Sedans at SEMA