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2008 Acura RDX - Body

Sep 13, 2007 — OVERVIEW The RDX is a fusion of SUV functionality and sports sedan handling. Together in one package, these qualities create Acura's first urban adventure crossover vehicle - the perfect compliment to a fast-paced urban lifestyle. Th...

2008 Acura RDX - Chassis

Sep 13, 2007 — CHASSIS A challenging and varied urban driving landscape steered development of the RDX chassis. In an urban driving environment, the ability to accelerate, turn and brake quickly - with stability and control - are essential capabilitie...

2008 Acura RDX - Interior

Sep 13, 2007 — INTERIOR OVERVIEW The RDX interior artfully integrates the themes of sporting capability and urban intelligence that drove the development of the entire vehicle. The result is an interior that would look fully at home in a high performa...

2008 Acura RDX - Safety

Sep 13, 2007 — SAFETY OVERVIEW Acura's mission for the RDX is to provide an extraordinarily high level of safety that meets or exceeds current regulations and standards. The goals embrace a core Acura brand concept called "Safety Through Innovation." ...

2008 Acura RDX - Features

Sep 13, 2007 — ENGINEERING FEATURES Turbocharged and intercooled 2.3-liter, 240 hp, 16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC®, 4-cylinder engine i-VTEC™ - intelligent Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control Direct ignition system...

2008 Acura RDX - Specifications

Sep 13, 2007 — POWERTRAIN Engine Type Turbocharged 2.3-liter, 16-valve, DOHC i-VTEC® inline 4-cylinder Horsepower, SAE net 240 hp at 6000 rpm Torque, SAE ne...

2008 Acura MDX - Introduction

Sep 12, 2007 — OVERVIEW Benchmarked against some of the best performance SUVs in the world and tuned on the NĂ¼rburgring racetrack in Germany, the MDX clearly establishes itself as a driver's SUV. Outfitted with Acura's Super Handling All-Wheel Driv...

2008 Acura MDX - Powertrain

Sep 12, 2007 — OVERVIEW Given the MDX's performance goals, its powertrain and driveline were required to advance on multiple fronts. The result is the most powerful normally aspirated 6-cylinder SUV powerplant currently available in America. In additi...

2008 Acura MDX - Body

Sep 12, 2007 — OVERVIEW The 2008 MDX fuses the model's traditional virtues of adaptable space, functionality, safety and environmental responsibility with a more exciting visual presence, and far more accomplished handling and ride comfort. Customer...

2008 Acura MDX - Chassis

Sep 12, 2007 — CHASSIS DEVELOPMENT From its inception the MDX targeted the dynamics and driving feel of its strongest European competitors. The essential elements of this engineering goal included steering, suspension, braking and overall dynamic perf...