Official release from Honda Worldwide:
Acura Exhibits World Premiere of All-New Acura CDX Compact SUV at the 14th Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (Auto China 2016)
BEIJING, China, April 25, 2016 – Honda Motor (China) Investment Co., Ltd., a wholly-owned Honda subsidiary in China, today exhibited the world premiere of the all-new Acura CDX compact SUV model at Auto China 2016.
The world premiere of Acura CDX, the first Acura model to be produced locally in China
The all-new Acura CDX is a compact SUV model designed primarily for the Chinese market. This model realizes a high-level fusion of emotional and sharp styling design based on the Acura Precision Concept, a concept styling model of Acura, as well as innovative technologies in the areas of both driving and environmental performance and excellent utility unique to SUV models. For the first time among all Acura models sold in China, the all-new CDX adopts a 1.5-liter turbo engine and 8DCT which realizes a powerful driving experience.
The all-new Acura CDX will be produced at the ZengCheng Plant (located in Guangzhou City) of Guangqi Honda Automobile Co., Ltd. and is scheduled to go on sale in July through Guangqi Honda Automobile Sales Co., Ltd., a sales subsidiary of Guangqi Honda which was established in December of 2015.
Comments by Takahiro Hachigo, President, Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director of Honda Motor Co., Ltd.:
“2016 will mark the 10th anniversary of Acura in China. In this milestone year, we will take new challenges for the Acura brand and products including the start of local production in China. With the “Acura Precision Concept” at the core representing the future direction of Acura design, we will evolve the Acura brand and accelerate the localization of Acura business so that we can continue delivering products that go beyond the expectations of our customers.”