Acura will current next-generation MDX Prototype on Oct. 14 | Automobile Information
“This fourth technology MDX is destined to proceed the legacy of its predecessors, notably the primary technology which set a brand new customary within the luxurious SUV phase. Acura is dedicated to its efficiency roots and this subsequent technology MDX will ship an distinctive expertise behind the wheel. It’s the most refined, technological superior and complicated SUV in our historical past.”
– Emile Korkor, Assistant Vice-President of Acura Canada
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As you’d count on, the primary picture reveal solely little bits of the brand new MDX, however we are able to discern a entrance fascia that’s fairly much like the one seen on the TLX, with its pentagonal grille bookended by squinting Jewel Eye LED headlights. What are in all probability small air intakes sit in creases under these. The primary video additionally highlights a single, sharply sculpted beltline working from the headlights again all the best way to the LED taillights.
Up above, there’s a touch of a slope to the roof that tells us the brand new MDX will certainly be extra coupe- or fastback-like that the squarish present MDX. Sleekness is unquestionably in amongst SUVs, even bigger ones…
That stated, there’s no approach Acura received’t proceed to supply three rows of seats in its MDX, so the cabin house beneath that roof should be ample to permit that.
Acura is pitching the soon-to-be-revealed MDX as a prototype, however we’re assuming it’s extra of a pre-production mannequin that very carefully resembles what customers will get to purchase down the highway. This idea shall be very, very near the ultimate product, is our prediction.
It’s anticipated that the subsequent MDX will come geared up with a typical 2.0L 4-cylinder turbo engine making 272 hp; it’s the identical unit as discovered within the TLX. Consumers may also be capable of go for a extra bullish 3.0L V6 turbo producing 355 hp.