Acura Automobiles: 377 Horsepower 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid Hits Showrooms

Posted on 01. Dec, 2016 by in Acura Canada

The 377 horsepower, electrified 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD™ goes on sale tomorrow during Acura dealerships with a manufacturer’s suggested sell cost (MSRP) starting during $59,9501. The RLX Sport Hybrid is a many absolute and technologically modernized Acura sedan in history, requesting a groundbreaking three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive complement (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD)—an disdainful Acura record also found in a new Acura NSX supercar.

The RLX Sport Hybrid offers a many atmospheric five-passenger seating in a class, with a powertrain that combines V8-like opening and 4-cylinder-like fuel potency along with accurate ‘on rails’ doing feel, pleasantness of a electrically-powered torque-vectoring all-wheel expostulate system.

Featuring a direct-injected V-6 engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch delivery (DCT) with built-in motor-generator powering a front wheels, and twin back electric motors for a back wheels, a RLX Sport Hybrid generates a total complement rating of 377 horsepower3.

Anchoring a powertrain, a 3.5-liter, 310-horsepower, 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC® V-6 with Variable Cylinder Management™ (VCM™) in a RLX Sport Hybrid sports a extended torque band, protracted by a present torque of a 3 electric motors.  The surprisingly quick, nonetheless fit Sport Hybrid also facilities an involuntary idle-stop complement to serve maximize fuel efficiency, assisting it to accept a top-class EPA rating of 29/30/29 mpg (city/highway/combined).

In addition, a RLX Sport Hybrid delivers a horde of signature and reward Acura technologies as standard, including Acura’s particular Jewel Eye™ LED headlights, 19-inch bright-finished wheels and subsequent era AcuraLink® connected automobile complement and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow.

The RLX Sport Hybrid also facilities AcuraWatch™, a extensive apartment of reserve and motorist assistive technologies, as customary apparatus on all trims. The AcuraWatch™ apartment includes:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low-Speed Follow (LSF)
  • Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Departure Warning (LDW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM)
  • Blind Spot Information (BSI)
  • Cross Traffic Monitor

Utilizing Acura’s next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ II (ACE™ II) physique structure, along with 7 airbags (including driver’s knee airbag), a RLX Sport Hybrid is expected to acquire a 5-star NCAP Overall Vehicle reserve rating, and a TOP SAFETY PICK rating from IIHS.

The 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid 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.

The 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is accessible in twin grades: a feature-packed RLX Sport Hybrid with Technology Package and line-topping RLX Sport Hybrid with Advance Package, any delivering well-developed levels of technology-enhanced performance, comfort and convenience.

Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

The 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is made in Japan regulating internal and globally-sourced parts.

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Acura is a heading automotive oppulance nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an strange proceed to record and pattern that creates a new pushing experience. On Mar 27, 2016, Acura distinguished a 30th anniversary of a launch as a initial oppulance nameplate from a Japanese automaker. The Acura lineup facilities 5 particular models – a RLX reward mid-size sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, and a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV. This spring, Acura launched a next-generation, electrified NSX supercar as a new and apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.

1 MSRP incompatible tax, license, registration, car options and end assign of $920.00. Dealer prices might vary.

2 Based on 2017 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions and other factors.

3 Combined complement horsepower as totalled by a peak, point outlay of a 3 electric motors and gasoline engine.

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