Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ Overview
Take a look and you’ll quickly see there are a variety of Acura vehicles equipped with Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ across the model lineup. SH-AWD® technology provides seamless power transitions and supreme agility in adverse weather conditions or added performance on dry pavement. This technology extends from the Next-Generation Supercar – Acura NSX through to other models in the Acura line-up, providing sure-footed handling on the track, on your commute, and in the case of the Acura MDX – even off-road.
Benefits of Acura SH-AWD®
This precision technology does more than enhance traction. It also continuously monitors your vehicle’s direction and engine input to maximize performance and control. By continuously directing engine power to match weight distribution, this sophisticated system provides smooth power transitions and enhanced agility. Because drive wheels only receive power as necessary based on road conditions, SH-AWD® maximizes fuel efficiency. It also uses torque-vectoring technology that provides power where you need it the most, improving both stability and control.
Which New Acura Models Offer SH-AWD®?
2020 Acura TLX
Opt for the 3.5-liter V-6 to conquer the curves and weather conditions in your Acura TLX. With the help of SH-AWD®, power is distributed perfectly to the wheels providing smooth power transitions and ultimate control
2019 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid
The RLX Sport Hybrid stands above the competition dues to its three electric motors creating an impressive 377 horsepower. Paired with SH-AWD® and 273 lb-ft of torque, you’ll experience unparalleled control and an unforgettable connection with the road.
2019 Acura MDX
Combining versatility, bold styling and compelling performance, the Acura MDX offers superior command of whatever path you’re on. SH-AWD®, Intelligent Variable Valve Timing® and a robust 5,000 lb towing capacity complement a highly accommodating interior.
2020 Acura RDX
Conquer every corner with the available Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™) system on the RDX. It helps you stay stable and balanced through the corners while helping you maintain grip for a secure ride. When life throws you a curve, you’ll be ready to handle it with the Acura RDX.