The new Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

December 24, 2014 at 14:43

Despite the considerable delay, a hybrid model Acura RLX Sport Hybrid went on sale. The car is positioned in the US market as “the most advanced model in the history of Acura”. Acura has officially unveiled a hybrid sedan RLX Sport, without waiting for scheduled at the Los Angeles Auto Show debut. Sales 377-strong four-door car will start next spring in the US. In the motion four-wheel drive car RLX Sport Hybrid with a proprietary system Acura SH-AWD leads 3.5-liter six-cylinder i-VTEC engine with power of 310 hp and three motor at the same time – one with petrol unit drives the front wheels, while the other two are working independently from each other and rotated back.

RLX Sport Hybrid pics

RLX Sport Hybrid picture

In Acura said that the dynamics of hybrid sedan is not far behind classmates with 8-cylinder engines, and in terms of efficiency comparable with cars equipped with the usual “four”.

RLX Sport Hybrid pics

RLX Sport Hybrid picsture

And if the first is still in question (the company did not specify the dynamic characteristics of new items), the fuel consumption at it really all right – a model fits into 7.8 liters per 100 km in the combined cycle.

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