The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid was supposed to go on sale this spring but was delayed due to a mysterious "technical” issue. Acura has declined to elaborate but it appears the issue has been fixed as the company has finally launched the model.

The Acura RLX Sport Hybrid was supposed to go on sale this spring but was delayed due to a mysterious "technical” issue. Acura has declined to elaborate but it appears the issue has been fixed as the company has finally launched the model.

Currently on sale, the RLX Sport Hybrid is being billed as the "most technologically advanced vehicle in Acura history" as it features a 3.5-liter V6 engine, a three-motor hybrid system and Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (SH-AWD). This setup enables the model to produce a combined maximum output of 377 bhp (281 kW) and 341 lb-ft (461 Nm) of torque.

The entry-level model costs $59,950 and features Jewel Eye LED headlights, a smoked chrome front grille and 19-inch alloy wheels with Michelin all-season tires. The car also has Milano leather seats, a heads-up display, a tri-zone automatic climate control system and GPS navigation. There's also a variety of safety systems including Lane Keeping Assist, Blind Spot Information and a Forward Collision Warning system.

Moving up to the $65,950 Advance variant adds heated / ventilated front seats, heated rear seats and a premium audio system. There's also Adaptive Cruise Control with Low-Speed Follow and a Collision Mitigation Braking System - among other things.

Check out the press release for additional information

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