Refinement Rather Than Revolution Before we get into the meat and potatoes of the 2014 Acura MDX, let's pause for just a moment and talk about the current, still-sitting-at-dealerships 2013 model. It's a pretty good machine. Perhaps guilty only of falling to the backburners of our minds in recent years because, well, the old girl's not gotten any younger. But every time we drove this second-generation MDX, our thoughts were the same – good to drive, pleasant to sit in and a pretty decent value. Acura's customers felt the same way, and so when it came time to design and engineer ... Read More
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Acura (and parent company Honda, for that matter) doesn't always leave a lot to be left to the imagination when they unveil prototypes at auto shows. Case in point: Take a gander at the Acura MDX Prototype that debuted at the Detroit Auto Show this past January, and then look at the production-spec 2014 MDX pictured above. See what we mean? Design-wise, ...
Look beneath the seats of a Honda Odyssey and you'll likely find a handful of that iconic loop cereal loved by toddlers nationwide. And to show that Honda understands its minivan's target market, it is using the breakfast staple to announce its plans to reveal the updated 2014 model at next week's New York Auto Show. While the announcement is creative, it ...
Yep, it's the new MDX. And despite being totally redone, it looks exactly like we expected. That is, it's an up-sized version of the RDX crossover with fancy LED lights stolen from the RLX sedan. And while that might not sound too exciting, we have to say, it is handsome – certainly a more cohesive, refined design than the angular, beak-tastic model ...
Acura says it will show a prototype of its 2014 MDX crossover at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show, and we'll admit that the announcement has left us in a bit of confusion. See, the Acura press release says that the MDX proto will present "Aero Sculpture" design language, "alluring proportions" and "arching body lines." It has been accompanied by a sketch ...
Ford has a major-league hit on its hands with the 2009 Flex crossover – with the media. Sadly, despite its varied and considerable charms, sales haven't met the Blue Oval's admittedly lofty expectations. Blame the recession, blame the marketing department, blame the Flex's divisive styling, blame what you will, but Dearborn is plainly going to have ...
As it turns out, the MDX Concept that Acura previewed at the New York Auto Show was a pretty good sneak peek at how the actual 2007 model will turn out. These spy photos show a front fascia similar to the one worn by the concept, if not a little less ostentatious. Otherwise, it appears the MDX may grow a little longer, with some extra length added behind ...
The fine folks over at AcuraRDX.net have somehow procured a little b-roll on.. wait for it... the Acura RDX. Go fig. At any rate, it's largely a series of straight-forward drive-bys with a largely uninvolving soundtrack, but the video is worth a peek because it places the MDX's upcoming kid brother in the context of where it's most likely to be ...
We saw the RDX concept at the Detroit show a few months ago and here in NY Acura debuted the production version of its BMW X3 fighter. The RDX houses underhood Acura’s first ever turbocharged engine (a 2.3L i-VTEC four-cylinder that generates 240 hp and 260 ft-lbs. of torque) as well as the brand’s trick Super Handling All-Wheel Drive ...
With as long as the MDX has been around, it's nice to know that Acura's finally got a pending refresh of its big 'ute. As expected, Acura will debut the MDX Concept at the New York Auto Show, the design and innards of which will likely become the 2007 Acura MDX. Honda's crew in the U.S. is responsible for this vehicle -- its research and ...