2014 Acura MDX Prototype Video, First Look: 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Colum Wood
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2014 MDX Prototype at the 2013 Detroit Auto Show.

It might not be a dramatic departure from the current Acura MDX, but there is plenty new about this prototype.

Unveiled at this week’s Detroit Auto Show it gains a new engine, rides on a new platform and Acura touts it will get best in class fuel economy due in part to the appearance of a 2WD model for the first time. Find out more about the prototype and what’s in store for the production model in our first look video below.

GALLERY: 2014 Acura MDX Prototype

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Colum Wood
Colum Wood

With AutoGuide from its launch, Colum previously acted as Editor-in-Chief of Modified Luxury & Exotics magazine where he became a certifiable car snob driving supercars like the Koenigsegg CCX and racing down the autobahn in anything over 500 hp. He has won numerous automotive journalism awards including the Best Video Journalism Award in 2014 and 2015 from the Automotive Journalists Association of Canada (AJAC). Colum founded Geared Content Studios, VerticalScope's in-house branded content division and works to find ways to integrate brands organically into content.

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  • Dori70 Dori70 on Mar 15, 2013

    Have the fabulously fine and dandy 2013 MDX Tech model. We do like the looks of the 2014, but don't care about losing 1 1/2" in height! When I trade in 3-4 years time, I hope I can get the Advance model with 19" wheels to restore some height. Very go vehicle, as was my Ridgeline and Crosstour.

  • Paul Paul on May 30, 2014

    Comments posted here are so funny..New MDX just awesome one word it has wonderful engine and its very comfortable/luxurious ...led lights are a great add on to previous model