2017 Acura RLX Specs And News
The RLX is a full-scale luxury car built by the Japanese automaker, Honda, and sold under its luxury car division, Acura. The model was first released in 2013 after it was revealed at the LA Auto Show 2012 and put on sale in 2013. As the current RLX is due for a refresh, Honda has decided to launch its update to the model year version 2017. Like its predecessor, the sedan 2017 Acura RLX sedan arrives and gives potential buyers tons of expensive features at the same time, a smooth and quiet ride is guaranteed. Sedan has a spacious cabin, an abundance of standard safety features and, pending assessment scores collapse.
The outside profile remains unchanged from the previous model, except for a few adjustments. The vehicle has a low, but with a ground clearance of 2.4 inches secondary. Its chassis is made from lightweight materials that have considerably reduced it’s unlade weight. Both front and rear bumpers will be redesigned to give the model a smoother look. The grill also redesigned and will feature a chrome finish and Acura logo in the center. Vents and fog lights are also redesigned. The back fascia will detail a dose of chrome that also extends around the front and back windows. Both the headlights and the LED rear lights feature lighting technology. The four-door sedan will roll on 18-inch wheels with an option for 20-inch wheels.
As it is a mid-cycle update, the model presented only subtle changes. The cabin will be equipped with high-end features common with similar high-end premium sedans. To comply with these standards, even the basic model is well equipped with superior quality features to competitor’s rivals. The cabin is spacious and comfortably accommodate five passengers enough legroom. 2017 Acura RLX sedan also has a large cargo space. The seats are covered with leatherette and have heated the front seats. The standard equipment includes an 8.8-inch touch screen, navigation system, automatic climate control of all three zones, keyless entry and moon roof. For entertainment, the RLX features a system of 10 speaker system speakers with satellite radio and HD radio, and an information system and entertainment enhancement. Connectivity features such as Bluetooth, USB ports, Smartphone integration and Wi-Fi connectivity will also be offered as standard. Safety, the Acura RLX is equipped with a reversing camera, a blind spot warning system of the collision system, lane exit warning, stability control, traction control and ABS monitoring. For buyers can opt for the Advance package, technology package or navigation package. All three packages have won the Acura “automotive technology.” Nickname
2017 Acura RLX is equipped with the same power train, which was used to drive the old model. It comes with a V6 power unit with a 3.5-liter displacement. This is perfectly set for the new power and rotation vehicle of 310 ponies and 272 lb-ft required respectively. The power train will be mated to a standard six-speed manual gearbox, and the new sedan will be offered with the front wheel drive system as standard. This power unit accelerates the new RLX 0-60 mph in 5.3 seconds, giving a top speed of 130 mph. It is expected that the new RLX city offer, highway and combined mileage of 21 mpg, 32 mpg and 24 mpg, respectively. The automaker plans to include an Acura RLX hybrid variant in 2017 in line with the new RLX engine. If this happens, the new vehicle would get a 3.5 liter traditional power train, it would offer its operation in cooperation with three powerful electric motors. However, it is expected that the hybrid system will be added after the release of the new RLX.
Acura has yet to release official information on the price of the 2017 Acura RLX planned launch. However, it is rumored that the model will be released in late 2016. Prices are expected to vary slightly and fall more or less within the range of the current price model. As such, the base model will have a starting price of about $ 51,000 MSRP, while hybrid models will start at about $ 60,000.