Along with showing the production-ready Acura RDX and its own newest A-Spec trimming, Acura amazed us with a brand new A-Spec edition of its venerable full-length crossover, the MDX. And in precisely exactly the exact identical breath, Acura reconfirmed the resurrection of its own loved Type-S lineup of high performance manners, which will incorporate a brand new turbocharged V6.
The same as the rest of the A-Spec versions before it, like the TLX and more lately the RDX, the MDX A-Spec provides buyers the opportunity to elect for a sportier appearing variation.
Regrettably, such as the TLX A-Spec and RDX A-Spec, there is not much Concerning performance enhancements to the crossover MDX A-Spec. Rather, the bundle is about look, serving up bespoke exterior and interior appointments.
“This MDX A-Spec provides a measurement of sporty, competitive and young charm which will attract new clients into the best selling three-row luxury SUV of time,” Henio Arcangeli, Jr., senior vice president of American Honda Motor, said in an announcement.
Changes amount into bigger, 10-spoke 20-inch Shark Grey metal wheels with high profile 265-series tires; much more competitive lower front and back seat; body color-matching side skirts; along with bigger exhaust tips.
On the interior, the new Acura MDX A-Spec advantages from special interior fittings, like the only option of red or black leather inside with Alcantara inserts and contrast stitching. Additional details include fresh estimate designs for your audience only for your own A-Spec, sport pedals, faux-carbon trimming, plus a sport steering wheel using redesigned paddle shifters.
The 2019 Acura MDX A-Spec stays powered with exactly the exact identical Honda-sourced”J35″ 3.5-liter V6 with 290 horsepower, direct-injection, cylinder deactivation, and also i-VTEC varying valve timing. The MDX also keeps a nine-speed automatic and SH-AWD (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive) system.
In terms of the yield of this Type-S lineup of high performance versions, Acura reconfirmed its revival attempts, which comprises a brand new turbocharged V6. The previous time that a Type-S version existed was more than a few years ago, together using all the Acura TL from 2 generations past. It comprised a track-tuned chassis, suspension, and wheels, in addition to subtle enhancements, performance wheels, and also the selection of a manual transmission.
Acura did not announce especially as soon as the Type-S versions have to surface, however, it did affirm the MDX A-Spec will begin production soon at Honda’s East Liberty Plant in Ohio.