9 Years agoNews
|Verdict: 2009 Acura TL SH-AWD|
|From the day the TL SH-AWD arrived at our offices, our staff was critical of its controversial styling, quickly filling the Acura's logbook with unflattering comments. "Pontiac Aztek aficionados, rejoice: Your luxury car is here!" wrote one editor. Another noted, "She's not a looker, unless you dig a Cyrano schnoz and a can-opener smile." The least disparaging remark? "It's different, to say the least."|
Â Although backhanded compliments were about all the praise we could heap on the TL's sheetmetal, naturally our deep, genuine crew managed to look beyond the Acura's unbecoming faĂ§ade. "The TL suffers from the same syndrome as did the Subaru Tribeca," said Truck Trend Web producer Melissa Spiering....