Popular Science Celebrates Acura for Best Car Technology

January 4th, 2019 by

2019 Acura RDX Dash

The 2019 Acura RDX is built on an all-new, Acura-exclusive body and introduces several innovative features. One prime example of best car technology is the revolutionary True Touchpad Interface™. Need proof? It’s just been recognized by the experts at Popular Science among their ‘Best of What’s Newtech list for 2018.

Read on to explore:

  • Why Popular Science Loves Acura Technology

  • How the True Touchpad Interface Works

  • Further Technology Available with the Acura RDX

The Popular Science Best of What’s New List

The team over at Popular Science make it their mission to bring the world’s most innovative breakthroughs to light. In their own words, “some innovations don’t make a lot of noise, yet have the potential to make a real and lasting impact.”

For 2018, Acura’s all-new True Touchpad Interface ranks among them. They called it “infotainment control that finally makes sense”, noting that the system’s absolute positioning makes controlling audio and navigation while you drive easier and safer than ever.

The Acura RDX True Touchpad Interface

So, what makes the True Touchpad Interface so revolutionary? Well, it’s the world’s first application of absolute positioning in a driving environment. When you touch a location on the touchpad, your input corresponds directly with the same spot on your display.

That means control is more intuitive – the slightly concave surface tells your finger where it’s going and lets you control infotainment more conveniently. The 10.2-inch full-HD Center Display sits right in your natural line of sight, so you’ll barely need to take your eyes from the road.

2019 Acura RDX Touchpad
2019 Acura RDX Technology

2019 Acura RDX Technology

While the True Touchpad Interface is certainly a key feature, it’s not the only thing making the new Acura RDX stand out. Further Acura RDX technology includes:

  • Acura ELS Studio 3D™ Premium Audio System

  • Latest Generation AcuraLink™

  • 4G LTE Wi-Fi Hotspot

  • Surround-View Camera System

  • GPS-Linked Climate Control

Take a Spin in the Acura RDX to Experience World-First Technology

From compact sedans to three-row SUVs, you’ll find the cars with best technology waiting at your local Chicago or Chicagoland Acura dealer. Whether you want to sample cutting-edge AWD, explore features, or find out about the latest special offers, feel free to contact us today.