The new award-winning crossover Acura RDX 3 generation is presented under the guise of a prototype in the auto show in Detroit in mid-December 2019. The serial version of the new Acura RDX parket will be released to the US market in the summer of 2019, and for now we offer readers an overview of the precursor of the new product – Acura RDX Prototype 2019-2019 with photos and video, price and bundles, and preliminary technical specifications. The price of the new 3 generation Acura RDX is not yet announced by the manufacturer, but it can be assumed that the cost of the novelty in America will be 37000-46000 dollars, which is slightly more than the price of the 2nd generation of the model offered for 36000-44700 dollars.
Acura RDX 3 generations (prefix Prototype can not even mention, because in front of us, in fact, ready to produce a car) is developed completely in America. The novelty was designed by specialists from the Californian studio of the Japanese brand (Acura Design Studio in Los Angeles), using the developments left after the creation of the Acura Precision Concept (appearance) and the newest Precision Cockpit (interior). Engineering of the novelty built on a new platform involved engineers in the city of Raymond (Ohio). A new generation of the Acura RDX crossover will stand on the conveyor of the East Liberty, Ohio, USA plant in mid-spring 2019. Manufacture of engines and gearboxes for the new generation of the model, respectively, will take enterprises located in Ohio and Georgia.
The new Acura RDX SUV has got a bright, stylish and charismatic exterior design. The front part with a diamond lattice “diamond pentagon”, fully LED headlights Acura Jewel Eye (each headlight has 7 powerful LEDs, underlined by an elegant line of LED daytime running lights), a powerful and athletic bumper, supplemented by bright aerodynamic elements and LED fog lamps.
On the side of the compact crossover Acura looks dynamic and temperamental. The side surfaces of the body are decorated with powerful splashes over the front wheel arches and filigree drawn by the designers of the ribs, located on several levels. In the presence of large-sized circular wheel arches, large side doors, falling to a neat stern roof, leaning on the hovering rear post.
The rear of the body is so attractive and laconic that it is able to hypnotize. A rectangular tailgate with an original license plate padding platform, stylish pointed LED parking lights, like open animal mouths, a simple and stylish bumper with large exhaust pipe attachments, perfectly inscribed in the lower part of the rear fairing.
Of the external overall dimensions of the prototype Acura RDX 2019-2019, only the width is known – 1902 mm and the wheelbase dimensions are 2748 mm. Based on these figures, we understand that the new crossover is 30 mm wider than the predecessor with a large distance between the axes by 63 mm. We can assume that the overall length of the body is more than 4700 mm.
The interior of the 3rd generation of the Acura RDX crossover is completely new, and this fact does not even call into question. For interior finishing, only high quality materials are used: natural wood veneer, Nappa leather, brushed aluminum, soft plastic with pleasant texture and carpet.
In the arsenal of novelties, a sports multifunctional steering wheel, an informative instrument panel with a large color screen of a route computer, a projection display, new specially designed armchairs for the driver and front passenger with an anatomical back profile and powerful side support rollers, two-zone climate control, a mass of electronic assistants and assistants . And cherry on the cake, you can safely assume the interface Acura True Touchpad with a floating 10.2-inch color touch screen above the torpedo, controlled both by touching the display, and using a touchpad located just below the button control unit automatic transmission.
Novelty flaunts a 710-watt audio Acura ELS Studio 3D, developed by Panasonic, a set of security systems AcuraWatch, a huge panoramic roof with a hatch. It is clear that the advanced interface Acura True Touchpad and 710-watt audio system from Panasonic will become the property of the top versions of the novelty, but the crossover will standardly receive the Mark Levinson sound system, AcuraLink multimedia with 8-inch screen (4G LTE Wi-Fi, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto), Hill Start Assist and Surround-View Camera System, front and rear parking sensors, Rear Cross Traffic Monitor and Blind Spot Information system.
We want to note that due to the increased size of the wheelbase, passengers of the second row are allocated significantly more legroom than in the cabin of the crossover of the previous generation. Yes, and the useful volume of the luggage compartment has increased significantly. At the same time, a rather large niche is located in the underground.
Specifications Acura RDX 2019-2019 year.
In the engine compartment of the new generation of compact crossover premium-class Acura RDX, a petrol four-cylinder turbocharged engine 2.0 DOHC VTEC Turbo will compete with the newest 10-speed automatic transmission.
The basic version with front-wheel-drive FWD, optional Honda Hand Drive system Super Handling AWD (abbreviated SH-AWD) as well as an upgraded rear differential, capable of digesting 150% more torque than the pre-reform differential. As a bonus, the controllable vector of traction of the driving wheels. The manufacturer offers for a surcharge adaptive shock absorbers with 4 prescribed modes of operation: Sport, Sport +, Comfort and Snow.