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Acura Automobiles: Acura’s New True Touchpad Interface™ Wins a “Best of What’s New” Award from Popular Science

  • All-new True Touchpad Interface™ with abounding facilities and discerning functionality continues to accept vicious commend and awards
  • All-new user interface designed and grown in-house by Acura engineers
  • RDX takes over as a sell best-selling indication in luxury’s largest shred with over 50,000 sole for a fourth year in a row.

The 2019 Acura RDX and a insubordinate True Touchpad Interface™ has been famous by a experts during Popular Science as a “Best of What’s New” record for 2018, adding to a flourishing register of vicious regard for Acura’s industry-first technology, regulating comprehensive positioning to broach a some-more discerning and driver-friendly digital experience.

The 2019 RDX debuts a array of new Acura-exclusive facilities and technologies headlined by a True Touchpad Interface – mixing a best elements of a touchscreen with those of a remote-based interface. A 10.2-inch full-HD arrangement is mounted high atop a dash, tighten to a driver’s healthy line of sight, interconnected with a core console-mounted touchpad that is precisely mapped, one-to-one, with a movement on a core arrangement – a world’s initial use of “absolute positioning” in a pushing environment. Other signature facilities of a complement embody a absolute new healthy denunciation voice approval engine, scratch recognition, a two-zone touchpad that enables easy swapping of a primary and delegate shade elements along with earthy menu shortcuts, and a rarely customizable app-based shade layout.

“The Best of What’s New Awards concede us a possibility to inspect and respect a best innovations of a year,” says Popular Science Editor-in-Chief Joe Brown. “This collection shapes a future, helps us be some-more efficient, keeps us healthy and safe, and lets us have some fun along a way. From elementary domicile equipment to large space-exploration tools, we’re unapproachable to move we a Best of What’s New 2018.”

2019 Acura RDX
The all-new RDX is a initial in a new era of products grown from a belligerent adult around Acura’s Precision Crafted Performance code direction.  Since a Jun 2018 introduction, a RDX has set a peppery sales pace, posting 5 uninterrupted record months and cementing a position as a sell best-selling indication in a compress oppulance SUV segment, now a largest product shred in oppulance automobiles.

The 2019 RDX is built on an all-new, Acura-exclusive physique and framework design and incorporates a horde of new reward facilities and technologies, including Acura’s True Touchpad Interface, an ultra-wide breathtaking Moonroof, an accessible Acura ELS Studio 3D™ reward audio system, and next-generation Acura competition seats with adult to 16-way energy adjustment.

The third-generation RDX is a quickest and best-handling RDX yet. Power comes from a direct-injected and turbocharged 2.0-liter, corresponding to a segment’s usually 10-speed involuntary delivery (10AT). Peak outlay of 272 horsepower (SAE net) and 280 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net) bests RDX’s pivotal competitors. With accessible Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD®), a RDX is able of distributing adult to 70-percent of torque to a back wheels and adult to 100-percent of that torque to possibly a right-rear or left-rear wheel, formulating implausible control and agility. 

The RDX also facilities a latest era of AcuraLink™, that offers in-vehicle 4GLTE Wi-Fi, accessible over-the-air program updates and a far-reaching array of cloud-based services. RDX comes customary with a full apartment of AcuraWatch reserve and motorist support technologies, including Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™) with Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow and Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS).

About Acura
Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance – a joining to evocative styling, high opening and innovative engineering, all built on a substructure of peculiarity and reliability. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a five-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV, and a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar.

Five of a 6 models in a Acura lineup are done exclusively in executive Ohio, regulating domestic and globally-sourced parts, including a ILX and TLX oppulance sports sedans (Marysville Auto Plant), a RDX and MDX oppulance SUVs (East Liberty Auto Plant) and a Acura NSX supercar, that is built to sequence during a Performance Manufacturing Center in Marysville, Ohio.

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