Following yesterday's teaser, Acura has officially unveiled the 2012 TL.

Described as "newly refined," the updated model boasts a new front fascia, a revised grille, restyled lighting units, smaller rear reflectors and a trapezoidal dual exhaust system. Furthermore, the Technology Package has an improved navigation system and the new Advance Package adds ventilated front seats and a blind spot information system.

As before, the entry-level model has front-wheel drive and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 280 hp (209 kW / 284 PS). The Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) variant has a 3.7-liter V6 with 305 hp (227 kW / 309 PS). Despite the carryover engines, a new Sequential SportShift six-speed automatic transmission is available and it increases fuel-efficiency by approximately 3 mpg highway.

Check out the press release for additional information

Gallery: 2012 Acura TL debuts in Chicago

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