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2014 Acura RLX to be Available in Hybrid Powertrain – On Display at Los Angeles Auto Show

Acura announced today that its top-of-the-line RLX will be available in hybrid powertrain and it will exhibit the vehicle at the 2013 Los Angles Auto Show starting on November 20th, 2013.

Powered by a hybrid system including a 3.5-L V-6 SOHC direct-injected i-VTEC engine and electric motors mating with 7-speed dual clutch, the RLX Sport Hybrid gives a V-8 engine-like performance with a fuel efficiency of a 4-cyl engine.

The 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid outputs 377 horsepower with a combined fuel efficiency rating of 30 mpg. With that performance, the Acura RLX Sport Hybrid produces 67 horsepower and 6 mpg better than its sibling standard RLX. According to Acura, “The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid is the most powerful and technologically advanced Acura sedan ever made”.

The 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid will join the RLX lineup next year and its pricing is expected to be released closer to the launch date.

2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

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