It was spotted testing alongside a BMW X5 and Porsche Cayenne, two cartage Acura is acquisitive to abduct sales abroad from back the new MDX is launched backward abutting year, best acceptable as a 2014 model.
Back it assuredly does arrive, it will accompany with it a all-inclusive arrangement of new technologies and what appears to be a added automated shape. Though camouflaged, it appears the MDX will be administration a cardinal of administration cues with the 2014 Acura RLX debuting after this year.
Administration cues won’t be the alone affair aggregate amid the 2014 RLX and this new MDX, however, as both cartage should allotment a powertrain calendar as well. This agency the new MDX may action two powertrain options, a abject adaptation powered by a approved V-6 and a new amalgam archetypal featuring the Acura Sport Amalgam Super Handling All-Wheel Drive arrangement destined for the next-generation NSX supercar.
The approved archetypal will affection a direct-injected 3.5-liter V-6 akin to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Output of this archetypal should concealment the 300 application and 270 pound-feet of torque begin in the accepted model.
The amalgam model, if built, will affection the aforementioned V-6 agent akin to an electric motor and dual-clutch transmission, and powering a distinct axle. The alternating arbor will be powered by addition two electric motors that assignment independently. Such a bureaucracy would acquiesce assorted active modes, including electric- or gas-only modes, additional a amalgam approach calling on both electric and gas ability and alms all-wheel drive capability.
Stay acquainted for added capacity as development of the 2014 Acura MDX progresses.
For the exterior, a bigger, bolder grille matches the look on Acura Mdx 2020 Spy Shots
newer SUVs while the sharper lines and larger air intakes of the front fascia further add to the aggression. A new L-shaped light signature in the taillights makes things more modern at the rear, while larger diameter tailpipes lend a sportier look and feel to the vehicle. This sporty edge can be further enhanced with an available M Sport Package.
Inside, the instrument cluster remains analog while an 8.8-inch infotainment screen sits atop the dash and features navigation as well as Apple CarPlay smartphone integration. Electronic driver aids, either standard or available, include adaptive cruise control with speed limit information, collision warning with pedestrian detection and automatic emergency braking, and steering assist with lane departure warning.
Pricing information for the Acura Mdx 2020 Spy Shots
will be announced closer to the market launch, though we don’t expect much of a move from the 2019 model’s $34,950 base sticker.
When it was launched for 2016, the second-generation Acura Mdx 2020 Spy Shots
brought a much more handsome look than its frumpy predecessor, though it also switched from a rear- to a front-wheel-drive platform. The switch didn’t hurt sales one bit, as the last two years have been the nameplate’s best, with approximately 30,000 units sold in the U.S. in each of those years.