This Is Our First Have a look at the New Electrical Acura-GM Collab SUV


Acura, like most auto producers, desires to go absolutely electrical someday within the close to future. For the Japanese firm that concentrate on 12 months is 2040, and now now we have an thought of what its first EV will appear like. A brand new teaser launched Thursday teases the Acura Precision Idea, an electrical SUV that can be unveiled on Aug. 18 at Monterey Automotive Week.

The Precision EV, seen briefly with an LED-emblazoned grille within the teaser video beneath, is a full-size SUV that’ll experience on GM’s Ultium EV platform. The truth is, it will really be assembled by Basic Motors itself as soon as it reaches the manufacturing stage—although its timeline is unknown, nevertheless. It is going to doubtless share lots of its parts with the 2024 Honda Prologue that was unveiled in Could of this 12 months, as effectively because the Cadillac Lyriq.

The Prologue carried ahead pleasing design parts of Honda’s latest Civic and Accord fashions. This Acura, if the teaser is any indication, seems to bear the visible lineage of the Integra and MDX with its five-point diamond grille form and angled headlights.

Acura’s manufacturing model of the Prologue shares the identical drivetrain because the Ultium-underpinned Lyriq, which delivers 300+ miles of vary and over 300 horsepower. It would be secure to imagine one thing comparable for the Precision, although extra particulars will comply with subsequent week.

No matter eventual specs, the Precision will ultimately be constructed at GM’s Spring Hill, Tennessee plant, which is the place the Lyriq is presently constructed. It is also potential that it will be geared up with some form of “hands-free” driving know-how, doubtless some model of GM’s Tremendous Cruise Degree 2 autonomous driving software program. It could be the primary time a driving help that superior makes it to a U.S.-spec Honda product. (Beforehand, Honda had launched a Degree 3 self-driving geared up Legend, however it was solely ever accessible in Japan.)

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