Acura is on the brink of to unveil a brand new all-electric idea to showcase the model’s design language because it enters the age of electrification. A quick teaser video offering a glimpse of the automotive was launched at the moment accompanied by treasured little data, however we are able to nonetheless glean just a few tidbits.
The identify, Acura Precision EV Idea, gives the primary clue. Acura has utilized the identify “Precision” to flagship ideas up to now. The gorgeous 2016 Precision Idea was additionally stated to outline a brand new design language for the model. It turned a template for vehicles just like the RDX and MDX, nevertheless it most resembled the sharp-looking TLX sedan that debuted in 2020 for the 2021 model 12 months.
Within the intervening years, luxurious marques have develop into way more more likely to introduce an electrified crossover as a flagship than an inner combustion sedan. The Precision EV idea appears to suit that mould.
From the video, we are able to see that the automobile may have a quite tall part of black cladding beneath the “grille” space, in addition to some contouring above the wheel wells. This means it is fairly probably an SUV quite than a low-slung sedan.
The would-be grille space now tasks an illuminated Acura emblem. The previously excessive aid diamond shapes converging on the central emblem are actually distinct lighting parts, with the identical sample repeated in a decrease fog lamp areas on both facet of the nostril. Acura’s signature jewel-eye headlights with chicane DRLs are actually slimmer and wider, assembly the grille space on the inside factors.
So, what’s it? Fairly probably, we’ll quickly see a preview of Acura’s upscale model of the Honda Prologue, an EV collab with Normal Motors. Using on GM’s Ultium battery platform that can underpin Cadillac Lyriq, Honda has introduced that the Prologue will spawn an Acura as effectively. Lastly, due to unearthed trademark filings, we’re led to imagine that it is going to be named the Acura ADX.
No matter it is referred to as, it is not anticipated to hit the roads till the 2024 model 12 months. That matches with the Precision EV Idea’s August 18 unveiling at this month’s Monterey Automotive Week festivities.