27 Mar '12, 1pm

2013 Acura RL To Feature NSX Hybrid All-Wheel Drive System

2013 Acura RL To Feature NSX Hybrid All-Wheel Drive System

from the 2012 Detroit Auto Show? Of course you do--it's one of the most striking concept cars in years, and its hybrid system is a statement of intent that performance and parsimony can go hand-in-hand. That same drivetrain will now feature in the 2013 Acura RL, reports Automotive News . Known as Sport Hybrid SH-AWD (Super Handling All-Wheel Drive), the hybrid system pairs two rear electric motors with the internal combustion-driven front axle. Unlike Acura's current SH-AWD system, there's no mechanical connection to the rear wheels. The system in the NSX works on similar principles, but instead uses the combustion engine to power the rear wheels, with the V6 gasoline engine mounted amidships and electric motors driving the front wheels. The SH-AWD system is likely to be set up differently between the 2013 RL and the upcoming NSX, with the former given a much more luxury-f...

Full article: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1074538_2013-acura-rl...

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