What is Acura SH-AWD®?

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Available near Las Vegas on new Acura models like the Acura MDX, RDX, and TLX, SH-AWD®–or Super Handling All-Wheel Drive–is Acura’s state-of-the-art all-wheel drive system.

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Delivering responsiveness in normal road conditions and outstanding traction in inclement weather, this AWD system also delivers strong handling when cornering. What is Acura SH-AWD®? Listed below are just a few advantages it provides:

  • Ability to read speed, steering angle, lateral G-force, and yaw rate
  • Strategic delivery of power between front and rear wheels
  • 90% of power to front wheels to save fuel when driving in normal conditions in a straight line
  • Up to 70% of torque send to rear wheels under hard acceleration

Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™  provides the ultimate in seamless shifting and agility. It’s ability cannot be matched by traditional front-, rear-, or all-wheel drive systems. Find out more about SH-AWD® at Findlay Acura in Henderson, and schedule a test drive today!

Precision All-Wheel Steer™

For vehicles not equipped with the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system, some Acura models are outfitted with Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS®).  What makes this system so impressive? For front-wheel drive configurations, Precision All-Wheel Steer independently adjusts the rear wheel toe angles. This leads to a more agile drive as well as better stability when braking, changing lanes, or cornering.

Test Out SH-AWD® Near North Las Vegas at Findlay Acura Today!

Are you interested in getting a feel for Acura SH_AWD® for yourself? We have answered the question, “What is Acura SH-AWD® ?” You can also learn more about the AcuraLink app and how it works as well as what Acura means. Now it is time to see how it can enhance your daily drive. Find it on a variety of new Acuras for sale now near Mesquite, or contact our staff to find out more about this advanced drivetrain system.