Acura Precision Concept

Acura is scheduled to release a concept car which it terms as
future of its entire brands design language. The automaker has
already released teaser images of the expected Acura Precision
Concept, a full concept will be displayed next week at this
year’s Detroit Auto Show to be held on January 11th
and 12th  2016.

According to the company’s design director, Dave Marek, they
will use the design to add a large performance feel to its
brand particularly for its sedans. The teaser image reveals a
sleek-looking vehicle accentuated by bulging fenders and
coupe-like lines which hint at a sporty design.

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Acura Precision Concept Exterior

From the teaser image the automaker released, the model has a
whole new design. At the front, the vehicle seems to have a
long hood meaning the passenger compartment is located far back
such that the driver and front passenger will seat almost at
the center of the car.

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Due to the size of the cabin, the 4-door sedan will feature
large doors. It appears to have a long dash-to-axle ratio which
means it could have a longitudinal engine layout. The Precision
also features a strong character line which runs from the aft
of the front wheels and continues to swoop back and then up to
the back of the greenhouse glass. Other features include fender
bulges and a small deck-lid at the rear.

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Acura Precision Concept Interior

It is too early to speculate on its interior design considering
the fact that the interior could still be a mystery even during
its showcasing this week at Detroit. However, I expect the
vehicle to borrow much styling from the RLX sedan.

Assuming this is true, the interior would then feature sewn
leather upholstery on the seats as well as on the door and dash
panels. Its instruments cluster will be rather simplistic as
cluttered clusters are becoming a turn off nowadays. The
instrument cluster will likely be digitized replacing analogue
gauges with digital ones.

The center stack would feature two displays, a touch-screen
integrated with the vehicle’s infotainment system while the
other will be used to display navigation and other important
information on the vehicle. Expect up-to-date technological
matters such as Bluetooth connectivity, USB ports, Smartphone
integration, Wi-Fi and a premium sound system with many
speakers to name just but a few.

The automaker will also equip the Precision with a number of
safety features such as bolstered airbags, traction and
stability control, parking assist, ABS, collision warning,
rearview camera and parking assist among others.

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Engine Specs

What the automaker will feature under the hood is still a
mystery. Considering the fact that the automaker will focus on
performance, we could expect a 3.5 L engine paired with a
hybrid system adopted form the RLX Sport Hybrid. This
combination produces 377 hp in the RLX and could be tweaked to
increase a little bit on the Precision considering its focus on
performance.

Another likely drive-train is a tuned down version of the
engine featured in the current NSX. This engine which features
3 motors pumps 572 hp on the NSX but this figure would be tuned
down to around 430 hp on the Precision. The Precision will
likely be offered as an all wheel drive model.

Much of the information will be clarified when the model makes
its debut next week .Be sure to come back for more information
on this Acura Precision concept when it comes out. Meanwhile
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Picture from NAIAS Detroit