Acura Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ Overview

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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

2021 Acura TLX

The Acura TLX comes standard with a powerful turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine, making 272 horsepower. Thankfully, SH-AWD® is available to ensure that all of that horsepower makes it to the pavement as effectively as possible. SH-AWD® distributes power perfectly to the wheels where you need it, when you need it, providing smooth power transitions and ultimate control.

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2019 Acura MDX

2022 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.

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2020 Acura RDX

2021 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.

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