Roman Mica, contributing editor to TheWeeklyDriver.com, compares the new offering to a BMW. But he also questions the vehicle’s practicality while simultaneously appreciating its performance.
Here’s Mica’s text and video review:
Perhaps the closest competitor to the ZDX is BMW’s X6. BMW took the DNA of a SUV/Crossover and spliced it together with a 4-door coupe to create the X6 and a new kind of car.
Acura has done basically the same thing, but the approach is much subtle.
While the BMW engineers took a sledge hammer approach to performance, Acura takes a scalpel with its super handling all-wheel-drive.
And while the X6 screams “Get the hell out of of my way” on a twisty stretch of road the ZDX taps you on the shoulder and politely whispers,”Pardon me.”
But is a 4-door sedan built on top of a big and heavy crossover platform new and/or an evolutionary dead end?