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2014 Acura MDX to Include Multiple Advanced Safety Technologies

January 16, 2013

2014 Acura MDX Prototype
2014 Acura MDX Prototype

The 2014 Acura MDX Prototype made its world debut Jan. 15 at the 2013 North American International Auto Show. The third generation of the seven-passenger Acura MDX performance luxury SUV will launch by mid-2013 in both all-wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive layouts, and the vehicle will feature an array of advanced safety technologies.

These safety technologies will include the next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure and the available Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW) systems, as well as visibility technologies such as the Multi-Angle Rearview Camera and the available Blind Spot Information (BSI), Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), and Active Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow. 

The 2014 MDX will feature a longer wheelbase designed to enhance ride quality, increase second-row legroom, and improve third-row seat access, Acura said.

The 2014 MDX will also feature a more rigid and lightweight chassis, including new front and rear suspension designs. An all-new, direct-injected 3.5-liter i-VTEC SOHC V-6 engine with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) will deliver improved torque and fuel efficiency.

The new MDX will also feature a range of advanced information technologies, including the next-generation AcuraLink cloud-based connected car system.

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