Acura Updates: Latest News for Popular Luxury Brand

January 19th, 2017 by

2017 Acura MDX DrivingA new year has commenced, and Acura is in full swing and ready to take on the market once again.

Heading into 2017, the Acura spotlight will be shining on the NSX supercar, which is the only new product being launched by Acura for the new model year.

Joining the exciting Acura NSX are the various other Acura models in all their splendor—many of which have been recently redesigned or updated. Among them is a revamped Acura MDX SUV, which now includes a Sport Hybrid trim with the same hybrid system offered onboard the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid and adopting NSX technology.

2017 Changes

The following are all of the changes being introduced by Acura for the 2017 model year.

For the 2017 Acura ILX and TLX, some new exterior color options are being added:

  • Lunar Silver Metallic
  • Modern Steel Metallic
  • San Marino Red

Lunar Silver Metallic and Modern Steel Metallic are additionally being offered as new color options for the 2017 Acura RDX.

The Acura TLX lineup will further add a new GT Package, which includes a body kit as well as available 19-inch diamond-cut wheels.

The trims offered in the 2017 Acura RLX lineup will be simplified to include just two: the Technology Package and the Advance Package.

The 2017 Acura MDX will boast an updated appearance that includes a new Acura family grille. As previously mentioned, an MDX Sport Hybrid model will also be introduced, pairing a 3.0L V6 engine with three electric motors and a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission.

For the Acura NSX, which is a new model added for the 2017 year, an exciting drivetrain will consist of a mid-mounted, twin-turbocharged 3.5L V6 engine; three electric motors—one in the rear and two in front; and a 9-speed dual-clutch transmission. Production for this model is taking place at Acura’s new Performance Manufacturing Center, which is located in Marysville, Ohio.

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