Acura ILX Concept to hint at new compact sedan for brand, first-ever hybrid model

Acura CSX

Along with the NSX Concept, that will debut at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show next month, Acura will show a another concept called ILX. The Acura ILX Concept will show the new styling of a an all-new compact sedan that will launch at dealerships in spring 2012.

“To be positioned at the gateway to the Acura lineup, the ILX will feature three powertrains including Acura’s first-ever gas-electric hybrid,” Acura said in a statement.

“Acura has a steady cadence of exciting new models coming to market and it will all begin in Detroit,” said Jeff Conrad, vice president and general manager of Acura sales and service. “From the all-new Acura ILX at the gateway of the lineup to the pinnacle of performance with the Acura NSX Concept, Acura vehicles are being created for luxury customers who aspire to the highest levels of quality and value, with beautiful styling and the right balance of technology, performance and environmental responsibility.”

Note: Canadian Civic-based Acura CSX shown in image above.

– By: Omar Rana