An updated Acura RLX sedan of 2018 model year (part 2)

August 31, 2017 at 20:24

The standard RLX sedan will get the version with a hybrid power unit under the hood. Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is equipped by V6 3.5 engine complemented by three electric motors with optimized transmission and chassis. The generating power is the same 382-hp and 462 Nm. Unlike the basic RLX, the Sport Hybrid version is provided by all-wheel drive option. This is an electric four-wheel drive, although it is indicated by the Super Handling All-Wheel Drive combination, usually used in mechanic AWD models. One of the electric motors is built into the seven-step robot and drives the front wheels, while other two electric motors are responsible for the rear wheels.

Acura RLX will get the hybrid version image

Acura RLX will get the hybrid version image

The Sport Hybrid’s appearance was modified to make the version more attractive. The basic package of the updated sedan is supplied by Krell Audio system, parking sensors and round view system, LED fog lights, by-pass module, front and rear seats with ventilation and heating functions, and heated steering wheel. There are also used different wheel rims, bonnet, front bumper and headlights. The color range was expanded by three points.

RLX Sports Hybrid car is equipped by 3 electric motors photo

RLX Sports Hybrid car is equipped by 3 electric motors photo

In the US, the Acura RLX sedan of the 2018 model year will go on sale in November this year.

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