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So there was a media event today where the press tested the RLX Hybrid. There is no embargo, so we should start seeing more soon.

Wouldn't be surprised if 0-60 times were under 5.0 seconds

















 

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Pictures look great, but I want to hear something more informative about the RLX hybrid. Is it going to be a good car, or is it going to stumble? Stuff like the HUD and the button gear selector look really nice, but I want to know more about how it drives and how it compares to others in the segment.
 

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I think part of the problem that Acura has right now is that their sedans aren't known for anything in particular. That makes them bland and kind of in the middle of everything. I'm not sure that focusing on performance is the best choice, but they need to focus on something.
 

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With a platform like what they have here with the RLX, which has the most performance any Acura has ever had it's even more of a reason for them to offer up even more.
I think they need to work on performance models now. A sportier RLX will be nice. Kind of like the Hyundai Genesis R-Spec Sedan.
 

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i guess so, I've just always seen range topping saloons as comfort focused instead of sporty... RLX Type S???
My reason for saying that is because Acura lacks in being a true luxury brand which is what would help with comfort. Acura's aren't the most comfortable vehicles out their.

The RLX has great performance, they're good at that, why not keep pushing to improve in that area?
 
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