2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid US pricing announced

Acura is now ready to open its showrooms for those who wanted the 2017 RLX Sport Hybrid. The car goes on sale across US with a starting price of $59,950. The RLX Sport Hybrid is the most powerful and technologically advanced Acura sedan in history, using the three-motor Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive system (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD), an exclusive Acura technology also found in the new Acura NSX supercar.

Featuring a direct-injected V6 engine with a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission (DCT) with built-in motor-generator powering the front wheels, and two rear electric motors for the rear wheels, the RLX Sport Hybrid generates a combined system rating of 377 horsepower.

Anchoring the powertrain, the 3.5-liter, 310-horsepower, 24-valve SOHC i-VTEC V6 with Variable Cylinder Management in the RLX Sport Hybrid sports a broad torque band, augmented by the instant torque of the three electric motors.

2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid US pricing announced

The Sport Hybrid also features an automatic idle-stop system to further maximize fuel efficiency, helping it to receive a top-class EPA rating of 29/30/29 mpg (city/highway/combined).

In addition, the RLX Sport Hybrid delivers a host of signature and premium Acura technologies as standard, including Acura’s distinctive Jewel Eye LED headlights, 19-inch bright-finished wheels and next generation AcuraLink connected car system and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow.

The 2017 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is available in two grades: the feature-packed RLX Sport Hybrid with Technology Package and line-topping RLX Sport Hybrid with Advance Package.

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