More Power and Better Fuel
The all-new 2.5-liter inline four-cylinder
engine offers the latest in efficient, lightweight technology, including
Dual Variable Valve Timing with intelligence (VVT-i), roller rocker arms
and a Variable-induction Intake Manifold System that changes the length
of the air-intake pipe to supply more torque on demand.
The new engine produces 180 horsepower, 19
more than the previous model, and 11 additional lbs.-ft of torque.
Performance is further improved through a new intake-manifold design and
a sport-tuned lightweight exhaust system that delivers a noticeably bold
and aggressive sound.
The tC offers drivers the choice of two
all-new six-speed transmissions, each adding driving excitement and
excellent fuel economy. The manual transmission features confident
shifts that are direct and precise. The automatic transmission boasts
sequential shifting, providing an additional fun-to-drive element.
As a result, the 2011 tC has quicker
acceleration, and an increase in fuel economy over the previous
The all-new tC adds electronic
power-steering system that contributes to increased fuel efficiency.
(Aug. 6, 2010)