First Drive: 2007 Acura RDX

Who would have guessed that Acura's first turbocharged passenger vehicle would be an SUV? Honda, its parent company, which makes the S2000 and the recently departed NSX sports cars, saved its turbo expertise to engineer the 240-bhp 2.3L i-VTEC engine for the compact Acura RDX. Make no mistake, the RDX is no off-road SUV; think of it as a taller Acura TSX, with reflexes nearly as sharp.

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Turbocharged 2007 Acura RDX Blends Style, Luxury, Utility and Super Handlin

The sport-luxury SUV marketplace is in an exciting state of evolution. With the arrival of Acura's new RDX 5-passenger Entry Premium SUV, this emerging market segment gets a decidedly "connected" spin. Not only does this all-new SUV combine the immediate response of Acura's first-ever turbocharged engine and the agile control of Super Handling All-Wheel Drive(TM) (SH-AWD(TM)), the RDX puts state-of-the-art communications, navigation and audio entertainment at the driver's fingertips. And the RDX delivers it all in...