The Honda division Acura has finally launched the new RLX Sport Hybrid. The luxury performance sedan should have seen the daylight a few months earlier, but it was delayed until now and the reasons have not been disclosed.
2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid comes nicely equipped with a direct-injected 3.5-litre V6 engine and a new three-motor Sport Hybrid system, the combined output reaching 377 bhp and 341 lb-ft of torque. The vehicle also features Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.
The RLX Sport Hybrid equipped with Technology package costs $59,950 while the Advance package variant has a price tag of $65,950.
Both versions boast luxurious interios and cutting-edge technology features. The base model has received Jewel Eye LED headlights and 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin all-season tires. Inside the luxurious cabin, it benefits from Milano leather seats, a new heads-up display, a tri-zone automatic climate control system, GPS navigation and a couple of safety system such as Blind Spot Information, Lane Departure Warning and Forward Collision Warning. The Advance version gets heated and ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, an ultra-premium audio system, Adaptive Cruise Control and a Collision Mitigation Braking System.
Acura claims that this RLX Sport Hybrid is its most advanced sedan ever.