Official: Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD set for LA debut

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2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD

Acura has announced that it will be showing the production version of the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD at the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show. You’ll recall that the standard 3.5-liter V6-powered RLX has been on sale for some time, and that our review of Acura’s flagship sedan was mixed. On paper, at least, the RLX Sport Hybrid SH-AWD should fare better.

Sporting a similar hybrid powertrain to the one expected to motivate the NSX supercar, the RLX uses a 3.5-liter V6 paired with a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission and a trio of electric motors to generate 377 horsepower, net a combined fuel economy of 30 miles per gallon and offer the security and performance of torque-vectoring all-wheel drive.

The RLX will hit the LA stand on November 20. Scroll down for the full press release from Acura.

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