Acura Precision Concept Teaser Profile
While much of the attention has fallen on the new NSX, Acura isn’t neglecting its traditional sedan offerings. At the 2016 Detroit auto show, the brand plans to show a hint of its future plans with the Acura Precision Concept, a highly styled four-door that is said to preview “the direction for future Acura design.” Based on this teaser photo, look for the Acura Precision Concept to have sporty proportions with a long hood and an almost coupe-like curved roofline, recalling the profile of cars like the Audi A7. A pronounced character line makes a big impression on the car’s bodysides, while the bodywork is flared over the wheelarches to produce an even more planted stance. Given its proportions, the Precision Concept might preview a new high-end performance-focused Acura sedan. Acura vice president Jon Ikeda describes the concept as, “a road map for where our design is headed,” saying that, “We have to show performance in the way our vehicles are styled.” Though sales of Acura sedan models are up 20 percent year-over-year so far in 2014, they have been clearly overshadowed by the company’s crossovers in terms of sales importance. Through the end of November, Acura sold 98,040 crossovers compared to just 62,302 sedans. Stay tuned for more details once the Acura Precision Concept is revealed on January 12, 2016, at the Detroit auto show.