Acura Automobiles: 2014 Acura RLX Press Kit

Posted on 15. Feb, 2013 by in Acura Canada

Introduction*
The 2014 Acura RLX is a many powerful, spacious, and technologically modernized Acura sedan ever. Powered by an all-new 310-horsepower direct-injected V-6 engine, and featuring an array of Acura signature technologies, including Precision All-Wheel Steer™, Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, and a subsequent era of a AcuraLink® connected automobile system, a RLX fulfills Acura’s joining to formulating “the synergy between male and machine” and delivers new levels of technology-enhanced performance, comfort and preference in Acura’s flagship sedan.

Using intelligent packaging, modernized aerodynamics, and lightweight physique design, along with fuel-saving i-VTEC with Variable Cylinder Management engine technology, a RLX delivers a many atmospheric five-passenger seating in a category along with a top-class EPA fuel economy rating of 20/31/24 mpg (city/highway/combined).

With a longer wheelbase and wider hothouse than competing mid-luxury sedans, a new RLX delivers full-size interior space in a nimbler, mid-size oppulance sedan package.  The RLX boasts a longest rear-seat legroom (38.8 inches), and best front (59.6 inches) and back (57.0 inches) shoulder room in a mid-luxury class. The RLX modernized physique pattern creates endless use of high-strength steel and aluminum, serve helping a superb fuel efficiency, straight-line performance, and aloft doing agility. 

The new RLX reaches aloft and over into a high-end oppulance sedan marketplace with an implausible array of modernized safety, driver-assistive, and information and media technologies, including a customary next-generation AcuraLink™ connected automobile system, and Multi-Angle Rearview Camera; along with accessible Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS), Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and Blind Spot Information (BSI) system. Safety systems accessible on a RLX embody technologies such as Collision Mitigation Brake System (CMBS), Forward Collision Warning (FCW) and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).

Utilizing Acura’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ II (ACE™ II) physique structure, along with 7 airbags (including new driver’s knee airbag), a RLX is expected to acquire top-level reserve ratings – a 5-star NCAP Overall Vehicle Score, and IIHS “TOP SAFETY PICK+” rating, including a GOOD rating in a IIHS tiny overlie frontal collision test. 

The RLX also offers discerning record that reduces highlight and simplifies a pushing and tenure knowledge – with facilities such as Electronic Parking Brake with Automatic Brake Hold, a capless refueling system, Smart Entry/Smart Start keyless entrance system, easy-to-use and customize twin hold screens, “tensionless” e-pretension front seatbelts, and accessible rain-sensing windshield wipers, among others.

Acura and Industry Firsts
Befitting a flagship sedan status, a new RLX has a prolonged list of pioneering technologies:

World record firsts

Jewel-Eye™ LED headlights raise a RLX’s complicated and particular coming while providing superb light placement and softened down-the-road illumination.

Precision All-Wheel Steer™ (P-AWS) invariably monitors and calculates a scold volume of eccentric rear-wheel steering (toe angle) required to assistance a RLX accommodate pushing conditions with a pinnacle palliate and stability.

Scheduled to entrance on a 2014 RLX, Sport Hybrid Super Handling All Wheel Drive (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD) is an innovative new expostulate complement that blends hybrid energy with Acura’s modernized Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). (More information on a RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD will be supposing before to a on-sale date.)

Engineered by one of a world’s many reward audio companies, a accessible 14-speaker Krell reward audio complement sets a new benchmark in automotive audio opening (RLX with Krell Audio package and RLX with Advance package trims).

U.S. Technology Firsts

The accessible next-generation AcuraLink™ delivers a brood of new information, media, convenience, and certainty services around embedded two-way communications and web-enabled devices, including AcuraLink Real-Time Traffic™ featuring turnpike trade and all-new aspect travel traffic.

The accessible Front seatbelt e-pretensioners use electronic controls to revoke tragedy for a some-more gentle seatbelt knowledge during normal pushing conditions. This is a initial seatbelt tensioning complement to incorporate bend transformation as good as braking.

Acura Technology Firsts

Acura’s initial approach injected engine contributes to a 3.5-liter V-6 engine’s high performance, low emissions, and 20/31/24 mpg EPA city/highway/combined fuel economy rating.1

Double wishbone, double corner front cessation optimizes cessation geometry to significantly urge agility, motorist certainty and float sophistication.

Agile Handling Assist uses active braking to assistance a motorist uniformly and simply snippet a preferred line by a bend with smaller steering inputs.

The accessible Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow allows a RLX to exclusively say a set following stretch in low-speed trade conditions, including stop and go traffic, and to trigger automobile braking when necessary.

The accessible Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) uses a camera to detect line markings on a highway and actively support a motorist in gripping a automobile in a rescued lane.

Forward Collision Warning (FCW) uses a camera mounted in a top apportionment of a windshield to detect vehicles forward of a RLX and audibly and visually warning a motorist when it determines that a collision with a rescued automobile is imminent.

Lane Departure Warning (LDW) uses a same windshield-mounted camera as a FCW complement to detect line markings on a highway and warning a motorist if a automobile is erratic from a rescued lane.

Electric Parking Brake provides one-touch parking stop activation. 

Automatic Brake Hold maintains a vehicle’s position for adult to 10 (10) mins but a motorist carrying to say vigour on a stop pedal. Braking is expelled when a motorist stairs on a accelerator pedal.

The RLX’s accessible retractable doorway mirrors can be configured to automatically redress when a doors are locked, and afterwards automatically extend when a doors are unlocked.

Multi-angle rearview camera with energetic discipline uses active discipline that curve, displaying a volume of steering circle submit on a arrangement to assist in backup maneuvers.

Capless fueling eliminates a fuel top and improves palliate of fueling.

A driver’s side knee airbag is designed to assistance keep a motorist in a correct seating position in a eventuality of a assuage to serious frontal collision.

*For full details, download a “2014 Acura RLX Press Kit” by clicking on a couple above.

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