Acura ZDX Electric SUV to Launch in 2024, with Type S Variant
As automakers continue to announce their first lineup of electric vehicles (EVs), Honda-owned Acura has shared plans to join the industry.
Acura announced the upcoming electric SUVs the ZDX and ZDX Type S, its first EVs which are set to hit the market in 2024, according to a press release shared by the automaker on Thursday.
The ZDX will be co-developed with General Motors (GM) using the Ultium EV battery architecture. After launching the ZDX, Acura also plans to launch additional EV models in 2026 using its own global e:Architecture.
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Acura Assistant VP of National Sales Emile Korkor said, “The Acura ZDX represents the start to what will be an accelerated path toward electrification by the end of the decade and the key role the Acura brand will play in our company’s global goal to achieve carbon neutrality in 2050.” Korkor continued, “Acura will remain focused on performance in the electrified era and Type S will continue to represent the pinnacle of this direction.”
The Japanese automaker did not share any details on the ZDX such as specs or pricing, other than saying it will be their first fully-electric car.
Last year, an executive from Acura said the automaker would shift to EVs faster than parent company Honda.
Acura and Honda are both set to launch EVs in the U.S. in 2024 and the first lineups are likely to be produced at GM’s Tennessee production facility.