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    Thread: Spied: 2014 Acura MDX

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      04-26-2012 09:02 PM #1


      Quote Originally Posted by World Car Fans
      Our spies have snapped the first pictures of the 2014 Acura MDX.

      Caught heavily disguised, the model appears to have an evolutionary front fascia with a prominent grille and larger air intakes. There's also a dual exhaust system and five-spoke alloy wheels.

      Engine options remain a mystery, but speculation suggests the crossover could be equipped with a 3.5-liter V6. It will likely be connected to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and an optional hybrid SH-AWD system.
      Link (ignore the rear photo, it's the 2013 Ford Escape*)
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      04-26-2012 09:05 PM #2
      That pic was taken by TCLer "bwk" FYI.
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      04-26-2012 09:09 PM #3
      Also, my guess is that it's not the 2014 MDX. From all the other phots he took, the beak is waaay too prominent and the headlight and taillights are temporary. Why have a finished grill (which is clearly associated with your marque) when the headlights aren't even done? However, since the beak is so closely associated with Acura, any manufacturer can cobble together a fake Acura beak to throw the hunters off.
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      04-26-2012 09:10 PM #4
      is that car cover street legal? ::
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      04-26-2012 09:25 PM #5
      Wheels however look very Honda'ish.
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      04-26-2012 09:28 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Wheels however look very Honda'ish.
      Aren't those last-gen TL wheels?
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      04-26-2012 09:32 PM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      Aren't those last-gen TL wheels?
      Yeah, that's what they look like to me.
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      04-26-2012 09:33 PM #8
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      Aren't those last-gen TL wheels?


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      04-26-2012 09:34 PM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      Aren't those last-gen TL wheels?
      yup:


      And they look way undersized here, so reading about them in the press release is silly....

      *edit. bahahahaha, oh well, third time is a charm.

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      04-26-2012 09:34 PM #10
      Did the TL-S come with 18x8 because otherwise 7" is kinda skinny for an SUV, no?

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      04-26-2012 09:38 PM #11
      Quote Originally Posted by Bixmen View Post
      yup:


      And they look way undersized here, so reading about them in the press release is silly....

      *edit. bahahahaha, oh well, third time is a charm.
      same wheels right?


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      04-26-2012 09:39 PM #12
      Another pic, different wheels, 2nd car:

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    13. 04-26-2012 09:39 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Wheels however look very Honda'ish.
      2007-2008 acura tl-type s wheels

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      04-26-2012 09:46 PM #14
      Quote Originally Posted by Impeccable View Post
      2007-2008 acura tl-type s wheels
      That's what I already said.
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    15. 04-26-2012 10:02 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Another pic, different wheels, 2nd car:

      This car is a 2013 ford escape.

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      04-26-2012 10:02 PM #16
      What about the second I one I posted?
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      04-26-2012 10:04 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by bwk View Post
      This car is a 2013 ford escape.
      Worldcarfans has it as the MDX.
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    18. 04-26-2012 10:08 PM #18
      First car mdx. Second car escape, they say. I cant tell the ****ing difference.

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      04-26-2012 10:41 PM #19
      I wonder if that is a RDX and not MDX. Reason is the current MDX has wheels with bolt pattern 5x120 while the RDX has bolt pattern 5x114. The 2007 TL wheels shown are 5x114. So either Acura is going backwards and is now sharing the powertrain from the RDX on the new MDX or that is a picture of the new RDX.

    20. 04-26-2012 11:01 PM #20
      Thats a very good observation.

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      04-26-2012 11:04 PM #21
      those are 2007-08 TL-S wheels. They are 17" I had them on my Type-S and I really wished they would have been a little larger. They looked nice, but were a pain to clean

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      04-26-2012 11:15 PM #22
      Quote Originally Posted by thetopdog View Post
      Aren't those last-gen TL wheels?
      Quote Originally Posted by J-Tim View Post
      Yeah, that's what they look like to me.
      Quote Originally Posted by TetsuoShima View Post
      Quote Originally Posted by Bixmen View Post
      yup:


      And they look way undersized here, so reading about them in the press release is silly....

      *edit. bahahahaha, oh well, third time is a charm.
      Quote Originally Posted by TetsuoShima View Post
      same wheels right?

      Quote Originally Posted by Impeccable View Post
      2007-2008 acura tl-type s wheels
      Quote Originally Posted by BamaJedi View Post
      those are 2007-08 TL-S wheels. They are 17" I had them on my Type-S and I really wished they would have been a little larger. They looked nice, but were a pain to clean
      I'm not sure but I think they're TL Type S wheels
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      04-26-2012 11:27 PM #23
      Anyone know what kind of wheels those are? They look vaguely familiar? NSX? Integra? RL? SLX? I just can't figure it out. Anyone?
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      04-26-2012 11:28 PM #24
      Seriously Acura if you screw this up IMO the current MDX is still one of the best looking SUV's in production, in fact the current one still looks fresh for being as old as it actually is.

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      04-26-2012 11:32 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      Anyone know what kind of wheels those are? They look vaguely familiar? NSX? Integra? RL? SLX? I just can't figure it out. Anyone?
      I think they're Mazdaspeed3 wheels. Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.

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