Acura is well known high luxury brand from Honda. They will soon release their new model called 2018 Acura RDX. RDX model is actually based on Honda CRV. Acura RDX is a little bit more luxurious, as well as bigger and more powerful. Production of future 2018 Acura RDX will be done on entirely new modular architecture, which was already used on new Civic and CRV models. Using this new platform will definitely make upcoming 2018 RDX much lighter.
Further on, it is also expected to have better driving characteristics and performance than before. RDX platform will be equipped with completely independent suspension system. There is not much to say about Acura RDX design. Some rumors suggest that it could borrow some design cues from Precision Concept and MDX model. It should be very aggressive with the “Jewel” LED headlights and pentagon-shaped grille. Acura RDX should also get a raked roof, which will make it look even sportier. Inside the cabin, RDX model will be more spacious than previous models. Speaking of RDX equipment, it will feature highly improved infotainment system.
2018 Acura RDX engine performance specs
2018 Acura RDX engine will almost certainly not be old 3.5-liter V6 unit. Instead the V6, they will probably use new 2.0-liter turbocharged inline four powertrain. This engine premiered on the Civic Type R not so long ago. Speculations about 2018 RDX power are suggesting that it could develop around 300 horsepower and 280 lb-ft of torque. New turbo engine will be mated to all new automatic transmission, along with front wheel drive system as standard. Optional equipment will include all-wheel drive system as well. There are still no details about 2018 RDX fuel economy specs.
2018 Acura RDX release date and price
2018 Acura RDX price for base version should start at $36,500. Information about 2018 Acura RDX release date are still unavailable.