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Acura Announces Canadian Launch of 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive Flagship Performance Sedan

  • 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD available at Acura dealerships starting today
  • RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD prices at $69,990

Markham, ON (September 15, 2014) Acura announced the 2014 RLX Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel-Drive(SH-AWD) flagship performance luxury sedan goes on-sale today across Canadian Acura dealerships with a manufacturer’s suggested retail price (MSRP) at $69,9901.

The 377-horsepower Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD luxury-performance sedan is the first vehicle to deploy Acura’s new three-motor hybrid powertrain technology – a world first and similar powertrain will also power the Acura NSX supercar when it comes to market in 2015. The system combines a highly efficient, direct-injected V-6 engine with an all-new, Acura-designed, 7-speed dual clutch transmission with built-in electric motor and an electrically powered variant of Acura’s highly regarded torque-vectoring Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD).

This advanced new hybrid powertrain delivers exhilarating driving performance with incredibly responsive power delivery and precise, sure-footed handling performance like no other vehicle in its class. Supported by the instantaneous torque delivered by its high-output electric motors, the RLX Sport Hybrid runs a 0-100 km/h time comparable with competitor’s V8-powered machines. This performance, however, is coupled with a 8.0/7.5/7.7L/100km (city/highway/combined) NRCan fuel economy rating
2, which is in the range of 4-cylinder-powered luxury sedans.

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About Acura

Acura is the luxury-performance division of Honda Canada Inc. The Acura lineup features five distinctive models including the RLX luxury performance sedan, the TLX luxury sports sedan, the ILX compact luxury sedan, the RDX luxury crossover SUV and the MDX luxury sport utility vehicle.

1 MSRP excludes tax, license, registration, vehicle options and Freight and PDI of $1995.00. Dealer prices may vary.
2 Based on NRCan 5cycle mileage ratings. Use for comparison purposes only. Your mileage will vary depending on driving conditions, how you drive and maintain your vehicle and other factors