The 2014 RLX flagship sedan Acura replacing the previous Acura RL in the model range. Acura says the 2014 Acura RLX provides a solid inner greatness combined with average size, and the new model will be offered with a traditional V-6 engine and front-wheel drive and a hybrid Super Sport Handling All-Wheel-Drive (SH -AWD) powertrain. Closest competitors Acura RLX are the Audi A6, Cadillac XTS, Chrysler 300, Lexus and Lincoln MKS.
Initially, the 2014 Acura RLX will be offered in one specification level that can be upgraded with four sets of stairs options. Highlights of the list of the standard equipment of the 2014 Acura RLX include 18-inch wheels aluminum noise, active noise control, active noise cancellation, automatic Jewel Eye headlights, fuel filler system without a cap-and LED power sunroof. A first collision the warning and lane change warning system are also standard.
2014 Acura RLX Interior
Inside, the 2014 Acura RLX is equipped with leather upholstery, a cover board of stitched leather board, 12-way power adjustable heated front seats, tilt and telescopic steering wheel, the lighting of the LED gauge, 10 speaker speaker Acura / ELS premium sound system, triple-zone automatic temperature control. In addition, the Acura RLX includes Bluetooth connectivity, Aha Radio and Pandora capacity, multi-touch use 7 inch screen, the infotainment screen color 8-inch, multi-angle reverse display of the camera, and a system Smart keyless Entry with push-button start.
2014 Acura RLX Features
Select the navigation package and the 2014 Acura RLX includes a navigation system with voice recognition technology, AcuraLink service next generation, improved Bluetooth functionality, a climate control system and GPS-linked, and a display screen multi-information color. The technology package adds 19-inch wheels aluminum noise, high leather seating range, Ebony, Woodgrain interior trim and an Acura / ELS audio system enhanced with 14 speakers. The Smart Entry system works for all four doors instead of only the two front doors, and this package option contains a system of blind spot monitoring, acoustic windshield and side glass, sensor wipers rain and Power retractable mirrors.
The Krell Audio package adds more than Krell audio system “ultra-premium”. This package also contains a sunshade and rear electric rear manual side window sunshades. The 2014 Acura RLX can also be an option on a package containing Advance Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Follow a collision mitigation braking system, maintaining the trajectory of the system, front and rear park assist sensors assistance, ventilated front seats, heated rear seats, rear footwell lighting -Place and automatic dimming mirrors.
2014 Acura RLX Engine
A 3.5-liter V-6 engine “Dreams of the Earth” with Variable Cylinder Management (VCM) is standard equipment for the 2014 Acura RLX. The VCM system allows the engine to run on fewer cylinders under conditions of driving a small load to save fuel. the V-6 generates 310 horsepower at 6,500 rpm and 272 lb-ft of torque at 4500 rpm, delivered to the front wheels through an automatic gearbox 6-speed sequential control and Sport Shift manual paddle shifters on the steering wheel. Acura says that 90% of maximum torque is available between 2000 rpm and 6600 rpm.
After initial beginnings of the 2014 Acura RLX, a 2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD drivetrain will be available. The system coupling a V-6 engine, front and rear electric motors help to provide all-wheel drive and a larger combined power and torque than the standard powertrain. All 2014 models are equipped with 2014 Acura RLX All-Wheel Steer Precision (P-AWS). This system continuously evaluates the driving conditions and calculates how much control the toe angle of the rear wheels independently is necessary to improve handling automatically. Agile handling actively assist slows RLX to clamp a corner line in the turns and curves. As classified by the EPA, the 2014 Acura RLX with standard hard V-6 engine and front wheel should return 20 mpg city, 31 mpg on the highway and 24 mpg in combined driving. Notes for the Sport Hybrid SH-AWD is not available this overview is written.
2014 Acura RLX Safety
Acura has employed its advanced compatibility II (ACE II) design of the body structure for the2014 Acura RLX, and said that this car is designed to receive the best crash test ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS). As this preview is written nor the NHTSA or IIHS paid official crash tests on the 2014 Acura RLX.
Many security technologies are available for the 2014 Acura RLX and Adaptive Cruise Control with Low Speed Track system is designed to operate in stop-and-go traffic situations. The 2014 Acura RLX is also equipped with automatic brake maintenance technology, which holds the motionless car for up to 10 minutes without the driver to maintain pressure on the brake pedal, and e-tensioners for front seat belts which reduce the tension in normal driving conditions to add comfort, but more rigorous on the basis of certain measures braking and yaw in anticipation of a potential collision.