Acura’s Performance BEVs in Street Trials

Honda’s premium sub-brand Acura is conducting street trials in North America of its Ford Challenging performance all-electric SUV models.

The cars, squarely aimed at the Ford Mustang Mach-E, is expected to enter the US and Canadian markets in 2024 as the ZDX and the ZDX Type S performance version. Its part of the brand’s announced electrified future, with the Type S expected to deliver on its Precision Crafted Performance brand promise.
Cloaked in a bespoke “Type S” camouflage wrap, the ZDX prototype is being tested and tuned by Acura engineers to optimize the SUV’s dynamics and overall driving experience.

Designed at the Acura Design Studio in Southern California, the ZDX will feature many of the styling themes that debuted on the Acura Precision EV Concept during Monterey Car Week last August. Acura’s first zero emission production model, the 2024 ZDX and ZDX Type S will be officially unveiled in later in 2023.

The BEV models will join Acura’s current line-up features four models: the Integra sports sedan, TLX performance luxury sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the Acura MDX seven-passenger luxury SUV. The TLX, MDX and Integra also come in a Type S variant.

— Paul Myles is a seasoned automotive journalist based in Europe. Follow him on Twitter @Paulmyles_

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