2015 Acura MDX lights up Mercy Aigbe-Gentry’s garage – The Punch

Eric Dumo

One of the many popular faces on television today in Nigeria, Mercy Aigbe-Gentry, has actually through dedication and hard job wormed herself in to the hearts of lots of across the country. A gifted actress that has actually mastered the art of excellently interpreting roles in Yoruba movies, she has actually amassed several notable awards over the years for her efforts while likewise seeing her bank deposit swell by the day.

To celebrate this screen icon, her husband, Mr. Lanre Gentry, a notable hotelier, spoilt the Edo State-born celebrity along with a brand brand-new 2015 Acura MDX worth a whopping N9.2m as she clocked 37 recently. The most up to date ride is along with others ‘toys’ at the disposal of the delectable actress.

The 2015 Acura MDX is an embodiment of class, luxury and great engineering built for balance and higher performance. Owing to its sturdy appearance, just couple of Sports Utility Vehicles can easily compete along with it on the highway.


The 2015 Acura MDX is powered by the brand’s direct-injected 3.5-liter V-6 engine, developing 290 horsepower. It’s connected to a six-rate automatic in every one of versions of the MDX, and that transmission can easily be paddle-shifted from the steering wheel.

Acura has actually worked to mitigate torque steer by changing the geometry in front, lowering the driveshaft angles and the centre offset. The powertrain itself has actually been lowered, too. Likewise, the former model’s trailing-arm rear suspension setup has actually been dumped in favour of a multi-link, coil-over-damper layout.

New amplitude-reactive dampers reduce the damping force for high-frequency inputs—jittery pavement surfaces, for example—while hydraulic sub-frame mount bushings insight seal out road vibration. Acura claims that the brand-new approach enhances ride comfort along with no trade-off to handling.

The so-called Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system that’s available in the MDX (yes, front-wheel drive is now standard, if that’s every one of you need) provides much more all-weather traction, and even a little much more cornering regulate in some situations, and it can easily vary front-wheel torque distribution from 90 per cent down to 30 per cent (70 per cent to the rear)—or up to a hundred percent to either the left or right wheels.


The 2015 Acura MDX is offered in four trims: the base model, Tech, Tech Entertainment, and Get there Entertainment. Shoppers can easily opt for between front- and all-wheel-drive models in each of these versions.

While the base audio system involves eight speakers and 432 total watts, the premium Acura/ELS audio system now actually comes in three configurations. along with the Technology Package, you grab 10 speakers and 501 watts. Step up to the Tech and Entertainment Package, along with its DVD rear entertainment system, and there are eleven speakers and 529 watts. After that at the top of the line, along with the Get there Package (and its 16.2-inch Ultra-Wide HDMI entertainment system), you grab twelve speakers and 546 watts. Streaming apps are now available through Aha and Pandora.

Separate choices contain back-up sensors, an engine-block heater, a cargo cover, a cargo mat and tray, wooden steering-wheel and shift-knob trim, a first-assist kit, and a couple of appearance accessories (edge moulding, operating boards, garnish trim, and mudguards).

Tech models include navigation, AcuraLink, ELS Studio audio, GPS-linked climate control, Blind Spot Information, rain-sensing wipers, Forward Collision Warning and Lane Departure Warning, puddle lamps, HD Radio, a rear-door smart entry feature, a colour TFT display in front of the driver, for turn-by-turn directions, and 19-inch alloys, are every one of included.

The energetic Cruise regulate system that’s included ahead of time Entertainment models now involves a low-rate follow feature that will certainly preserve a set complying with distance and will certainly come to a finish avoid along with slow-moving stop-and-go traffic. edge mirror positions, climate preferences, radio presets, and seat placement can easily now every one of be tied in along with personal crucial fobs, and one that comes along with the Get there Entertainment model is of a brand-new long-range bi-directional sort. You can easily remote-begin the Auto from up to 100 yards away (along with a climate-regulate preconditioning mode for fairly cold or hot days), and the fob will certainly provide you a reminder, along with a green light, as soon as the engine is running.


The 2015 Acura MDX involves fairly a list of safety equipment, too as solid ratings in crash tests. along with the full roster of airbags, a driver knee airbag is included. A Wide View Camera system is likewise included on every one of models, and a Blind Spot Post system is included in every one of models however the base MDX.

Advance Entertainment models likewise have actually Lane Preserving Help (LKAS), which will certainly offer a gentle, proactive nudge to the steering to insight you remain in your intended lane.

The MDX gained top ‘good’ ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), too as top five-star scores from the United States Federal Government in frontal and edge impact (and overall). The Auto is undoubtedly a wonder on wheels.

The good: The 2015 Acura MDX receives praise for its powerful V6 engine, nimble handling, all-wheel drive grip and perfect ride that reviewers say is not also firm and not also soft.

The bad: The MDX’s brakes are a flaw, as some test drivers say they could be more powerful and the pedal feels mushy.

Source: thecarconnection.com