Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD Coming To Los Angeles

The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD, vehicle set to become the flagship of the Acura lineup, will be on display at the Los Angeles International Auto Show starting November 20, 2013.

The RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD is Acura’s first luxury sedan to use hybrid powertrain technology and electric-powered all-wheel-drive. Acura said this hybrid sedan delivers V8-like performance with 4-cylinder fuel economy, along with the outstanding handling and all-weather performance capabilities of Acura’s torque-vectoring Super-Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD) system.

Per Acura, the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD is the most powerful and technologically advanced sedan ever made by the company, and combines a 3.5-litre SOHC direct-injected i-VTEC V-6 engine with a 7-speed dual clutch transmission and three high-output electric motors.  This combination is said by Acura to be good for a combined 377 horsepower and an EPA-rated 30 miles per gallon combined city-highway fuel economy.

Additional information will be available closer to the vehicle’s reveal.