This is the ILX Premium – agile, aggressive and confidence inspiring with precision crafted performance at its heart. Let's start by looking at some highlights of this trim level: Apple CarPlay / Android Auto Remote engine starter with vehicle feedback 8-speed dual-clutch transmission with paddle shifters LED Headlights, daytime running lights & tail lights 17” Aluminum alloy wheels. On the outside the ILX features the distinctive Acura design ques with its signature diamond pentagon grille. Adding to that you have the Jewel Eye LED headlights, with a total of 14 separate highly focused LEDs, each behind an optical lens. Plus LED daytime running lights, tail lights and turn signals. Completing the look are the 17” grey alloy wheels. Powering this ILX is a 2.5 litre, 16 Valve i-VTEC engine making 201 horsepower and 180 lbs per foot of torque. This power is controlled by our 8 speed dual-clutch transmission, and you have the option of even more control with the steering wheel mounted paddle shifters making this sedan both luxurious and exhilarating to drive. But these thrills don't come at a cost, with the ILX getting a combined 8.6 litres per 100 kilometers.

When it comes to safety the ILX features the AcuraWatch suite of safety and driver assistance features, including: Blind spot information Adaptive Cruise Control Lane keeping assist system Collision Mitigation Braking system Forward Collision Warning Lane departure warning and Road Departure Mitigation. The smart Key Fob for the ILX will allow you to take advantage of remote engine start with vehicle feedback so you’ll know when it’s started. Plus with the remote start the car will warm itself up on cold days and cool itself down on hotter days. And for multiple drivers each key is connected to your memory driver seat position. When you’re done driving, you’ll love the walk away auto lock system, that will automatically lock the doors when you leave, for added peace of mind. Now take a look at the exquisitely designed tail section of this car mirroring the aggressive design up at the front it features, moulded accents, and a chrome exhaust finisher. 348 Litres of truck space is made even larger when you fold the rear seat down, for times when you need to move longer items. Inside the ILX Premium is comfortable and well appointed.

Refinement starts with the perforated leather trimmed seating surfaces as well as the leather wrapped steering wheel and shifter knob. Letting in lots of natural light is the one touch power moonroof with tilt feature. The driver's seat is 10 way power adjustable including power lumbar support and the passenger seat is 4 way power adjustable – and both are heated. In terms of technology, the ILX Premium features a multi information display that is customizable to the drivers needs, plus the multiple centre displays here give you quick access to things like the dual zone climate control and the ILX’s premium sound system including 7 speakers and subwoofer.

And to get to all your favourite music and podcasts the ILX features both Apple Carplay and Android Auto. Just use the USB port to connect your smartphone and you’re all set. Finally this same screen is where you’ll see the display from the multi-angle rear view camera – perfect for helping you back into those tight spaces. The ILX Premium, where contemporary luxury meets precision crafted performance..

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