Next-Gen Honda Ridgeline Previewed at 2015 Chicago Auto Show

Honda will be previewing the second generation Honda Ridgeline at the 2015 Chicago Auto Show. Here’s a teaser sketch released by Honda which gives us an idea how it will look like.

The Ridgeline competes in the US pickup truck market but is a unique product in the sense that it’s built on a unibody platform reinforced with a frame. The bed is integrated with the cab body.

Since it’s based on the same platform that the US market Honda Odyssey minivan uses, the Honda Ridgeline has a transversely-mounted engine that primarily drives the front wheels until the all wheel drive system detects rear traction is needed. The second generation will probably follow the same formula.