Page 15 - 2019 Auto Show Guide
P. 15

2019 ACURA RDX                                                                                     SPECS

          Acura’s RDX is redesigned for the 2019 model year and rides a new-from-the-ground-up platform that is exclusive to Acura.   TYPE
          Performance is a key element of the new RDX, which sports a turbocharged 2.0-liter direct-injected inline 4-cylinder pumping out   Luxury SUV
          272-hp and 280 lb-ft of torque. That’s the highest power output among its key competitors. The RDX also boasts a segment-first   DRIVETRAIN
          10-speed automatic transmission and is available with Acura’s Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system. Take a seat inside and the   2.0-liter Turbocharged
          performance-inspired theme continues, with visual cues taken from the NSX – Acura’s supercar. All the controls are placed with   Direct-Injected Inline
          ease of reach in mind, and there’s a plethora of tech at the driver’s fingertips. Driving the infotainment system is Acura’s True   4-cyl, 272-HP 10-speed
          Touchpad Interface with a 10.2-inch HD display. There’s also an available full-color interactive 10.5-inch heads-up display to further   Automatic Transmission
          immerse the driver in a technologically dynamic environment. Sweeping lines and brushed aluminum interior accents further   w/Paddle Shifters (All-
          elevate the appearance of the striking interior, which can be had with available full-grain perforated Milano leather. Acura ELS
          Studio 3D Premium  Audio takes care of the aural experience and                          wheel drive available)
          Apple CarPlay compatibility is built-in.  The new RDX boasts top-                             FUEL ECONOMY
          class interior volume along with class-leading second-row knee                               22 City / 28 Hwy
          space. There’s also plenty of space for cargo with 31.1 cubic feet of                            BASE PRICE
          storage behind the rear seats. That volume grows to a maximum                                   $37,400
          of 79.8 cubic feet (including underfloor storage) when the interior
          is configured to focus on moving stuff rather than people.

                       SPECS 2019 ALFA ROMEO STELVIO

                          TYPE    The Stelvio is back for 2019, and Alfa Romeo has made some updates to its midsize SUV since introducing it in 2018. Topping
                    Midsize SUV   the changes for this year, there is now a rear-drive variant available on the base configuration. Apple CarPlay and Android
                    DRIVETRAIN    Auto are standard on all trims, and heated rear seats are available as on option. A new package is available, the Nero Edizione,
          2.0-liter Turbo I4, 280-HP   which comes with black exterior touches, such as side mirror covers, grille surrounds, badges, exhaust tips and 20-inch
           / 2.9-liter twin-turbo V6,   alloy wheels. If you opt for the Ti Sport model, there’s a Carbon package available that adds carbon fiber enhancements to
             505-HP (Quadrifoglio   the mix. At the top of the line is the Quadrifoglio, which is packed with performance features including a torque-vectoring
          only), 8-Speed Automatic   differential, active exhaust system, tuned active suspension, race mode, and performance brakes. Two engine options are
                   Transmission                                            offered, depending on which variant you choose. Stelvio and
                  FUEL ECONOMY                                                Stelvio Ti models are powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged
                                                                                 direct-injection inline 4-cylinder, producing 280-hp
                 22 City / 29 Hwy                                                  and 306 lb-ft of torque. The Quadrifoglio, with all-
                  (Quadrifoglio):                                                  wheel drive standard, ups the ante to a 2.9-liter
                 17 City / 23 Hwy                                                  twin-turbocharged  V-6, which produces 505-hp
                  BASE PRICE                                                       and 443 lb-ft of torque.  All models are offered
                 $42,195                                                           with an 8-speed automatic transmission.

          AUDI Q8                                                                                            SPECS

          Richly equipped, with comprehensive connectivity and versatile enough for exploring just about any road, the all-new 2019 Audi   Luxury SUV
          Q8 seamlessly integrates technology and advanced driver assistance systems, to deliver everything customers expect from a luxury
          performance SUV. With standard seating for up to five passengers and, with the rear seats folded, class-leading cargo capacity, the   DRIVETRAIN
          Q8 has a commanding presence in any driving situation. Powered by a 3.0-liter turbocharged V-6, the Q8 packs 335 horsepower   3.0-liter Turbo V6, 335
          and 369 lb-ft of torque. In a first for an Audi SUV, the Q8’s engine is coupled with a 48-volt hybrid system. Shifting is handled by   HP, 8-Speed Automatic
          an 8-speed automatic transmission, which sends power to all four wheels via Audi’s Quattro system.  Inside the Q8, the all-new   All-Wheel Drive
          MMI touch response® system replaces the rotary dial and the conventional buttons              FUEL ECONOMY
          and controls with two large, high-resolution touch displays. Featuring both haptic           17 City / 22 Hwy
          and acoustic feedback, users can hear and feel a click as confirmation when their                BASE PRICE
          finger triggers a function. The Q8 also offers a comprehensive suite of standard
          and available driver assistance systems. All of these systems benefit from a                    $67,400
          zFAS central driver assistance controller, which obtains information from
          up to 24 standard and available sensors and can create a digital picture
          of the environment around the Q8 to help compare, evaluate and derive
          strategies for the driver assistance systems.

                                                                      37  ANNUAL ATLANTA INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW 11
   10   11   12   13   14   15   16   17   18   19   20