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If Acura is to be believed, the vehicle above is not an SUX, not CUV, and not a wagon. No, Acura is calling the 2010 ZDX a four-door sports coupe. If you thought the BMW X6 was an odd bird, you're going to love this.
The ZDX will be powered by a 3.7-liter, all-aluminum V-6 engine will send 300 horsepower and 270 lb-ft of torque through an all-new six-speed automatic transmission. Steering wheel mounted paddle shifters should lend to the ZDX's sports coupe image, while standard Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) should keep the 19-inch, 7-spoke alloy … Read more
Those of us who scratched our heads at the oddball BMW X6 now have another genre-jumping vehicle to ponder.
The Acura ZDX concept starts with the MDX platform (and, most likely, its drive train) before being massaged into a coupelike profile. The ZDX features Acura's familiar cabin tech package, but with a few new tricks up its sleeve.