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Acura Automobiles: 2018 Acura RLX Arrives in Showrooms with Striking Redesign

  • RLX adopts new Acura pattern instruction reflecting brand’s Precision Crafted Performance DNA
  • Top-trim RLX with 377-horsepower1 Sport Hybrid SH-AWD® complement now $4,050 rebate than out-going model
  • New modernized 10-speed involuntary delivery customary in RLX with Precision All-Wheel SteeringTM (P-AWS®)
  • Traffic Jam Assist, a motorist assistive technology, joins customary AcuraWatch® suite

Acura’s top-of-the-line oppulance sports sedan, a 2018 RLX, starts nearing in play showrooms tomorrow with new front and back styling desirous by a new Acura pattern instruction and a signature solid pentagon grille. With a simplified lineup, twin models are available—each in a singular high-specification trim: The 2018 Acura RLX P-AWS starts with a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP2) of $54,900; The 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWDTMnow starts during $61,900, a rebate of $4,050 compared to a out-going indication with Advance Package. (Prices bar $965 end and other charges.) All-new seats are now accessible in a abounding Espresso leather and twin new reward extraneous paint options are accessible for a initial time on RLX.

The 2018 Acura RLX showcases a brand’s Precision Crafted Performance DNA in twin graphic high-performance powertrains, creation it a many absolute Acura after a NSX supercar. With a many opening of any Acura sedan, a RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWDTM seamlessly integrates a direct-injected V-6 with 3 electric motors and Super Handling All-Wheel DriveTM for present acceleration, superb all-weather opening and accurate handling. The RLX Sport Hybrid delivers 377 rise sum complement horsepower and 341 lb.-ft. rise sum complement torque with a powertrain pity a simple judgment and some components with a NSX supercar.  Also accessible is a 2018 Acura RLX P-AWS with Precision All-Wheel SteeringTM (P-AWSâ), powered by a 3.5-liter Direct Injection SOHC i-VTECâ V-6 engine delivering rise horsepower of 310 (SAE net) and 272 lb.-ft. of rise torque (SAE net) and corresponding to a new 10-speed involuntary delivery delivering a some-more manageable and polished pushing experience. 

The 2018 Acura RLX P-AWS has EPA fuel economy ratings of 20/29/23 mpg, and a 2018 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid came in during 28/29/28 mpg (city/highway/combined)3.

2018 RLX Pricing and EPA Fuel Economy Ratings

In further to a solid pentagon grille, a 2018 Acura RLX pattern enhancements embody a some-more sculpted hood, new circle designs, newly designed LED taillights, unprotected twin empty finishers and shimmer black back diffuser. The 2018 RLX also offers a uninformed tone pallet with 6 new extraneous paint options (seven total) including twin new reward colors – Brilliant Red Metallic and Majestic Black Pearl. 

Inside, a 2018 Acura RLX receives reward new materials and touchpoints including totally redesigned Milano leather seats with high-contrast, piping and stitching, as good as a new Espresso interior choice and accessible black headliner, all of that supplement a new turn of sophistication to an interior with class-leading space and comfort. 

Standard facilities on a 2018 RLX Sport Hybrid embody a head-up arrangement (HUD), reward Krell Audio System with 14 speakers, Surround View Camera, front and back parking sensors, LED haze lights, remote engine start, ventilated and exhilarated front seats, exhilarated back outboard seats, exhilarated steering circle and more.

Both 2018 RLX models underline a singular AcuraWatchTM apartment of reserve and driver-assistive technologies as customary equipment, extended by a further of a new Traffic Jam Assist, a initial for Acura. Working in and with Adaptive Cruise Control and Low Speed Follow, Traffic Jam Assist (TJA) reduces motorist highlight in rarely undiluted trade situations by assisting keep a car centered in a line and during a set interlude from a car rescued ahead.
The AcuraWatchTM apartment also includes:

  • Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low Speed Follow
  • Collision Mitigation Braking SystemTM (CMBSTM)
  • Forward Collision Warning (FCW)
  • Lane Keeping Assist (LKAS)
  • Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) with Lane Departure Warning (LDW)

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About Acura
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. The Acura lineup facilities 6 particular models – a RLX reward oppulance sedan, a TLX opening oppulance sedan, a ILX competition sedan, a 5-passenger RDX oppulance crossover SUV, a seven-passenger Acura MDX, America’s all-time best-selling three-row oppulance SUV and a second era NSX supercar as a apex countenance of Acura Precision Crafted Performance.


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1 Combined sum complement horsepower

2 MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) incompatible tax, license, registration, $965 end assign and options. Dealer prices might vary.

3 Based on 2018 EPA mileage ratings. Use for comparison functions only. Your tangible mileage  will change depending on how we expostulate and say your vehicle, pushing conditions, battery container age and condition, and other factors.