The 2014 Acura RLX makes a game attempt at being a high-tech roller, but suffers from flaws serious enough that they should send Acura back to the drawing board.
Twin rear-drive motors help Acura's high-tech model handle in the turns, while its hybrid drivetrain scores an average 30 mpg.
Acura develops a complex and unique hybrid drivetrain for its RLX sedan in an attempt to compete in the luxury market.
In 2005, Acura's RL was the first car we gave an Editor's Choice to, mainly thanks to the car's forward-thinking tech. Now eight years later, can Acura recapture the magic?
Acura makes a big tech play with its new RLX, but an overly complicated cabin interface is one big flaw.
Acura's new top luxury sedan remains in a midlevel class, yet launches with impressive technology, such as LED headlights, four-wheel steering, and a superb Krell audio system.
Acura launched the RLX sedan at the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show, a replacement for its outgoing RL model and a showcase for new tech.
Replacing the outgoing RL, Acura released the new RLX at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2012. With some new engine choices and two screens inside the cabin, the Acura RLX may be gunning for the top spot in the luxury car market.
As a replacement for its former RL flagship sedan, Acura takes the covers off the 2014 RLX, its new top-end car featuring technology such as LED headlights and a dynamic Krell audio system.
For the New York auto show, opening this week, automakers have lined up a wide range of new models for every consumer need.