The Spy Guy’s sources confirm that the Ohio plant that hand-assembles the automaker’s NSX supercar will begin to assemble a couple of normally mass-produced Acuras. First up will be the Acura TLX PMC (for Performance Manufacturing Center) sedan that will be finished in a special Valencia Red Pearl finish that’s normally reserved for the NSX (and takes five days to apply and cure). Other unique treatments will include gloss-black-painted roof, wheels and door handles plus unique Alcantara (artificial suede) upholstery. Also receiving the PMC treatment will be the MDX tall wagon. Both will be built as fully equipped A-Spec models and will be priced accordingly when they go on sale later this year.

The Acura TLX PMC comes from the same plant that makes the NSX. Acura will charge more money for it, but it will have no more performance than a regular TLX. PHOTO: ACURA

The NSX factory will assemble two other Acura models with the only big change being paint color: