|2009 Acura RL|
2009 Acura RL The redesigned 2009 Acura RL luxurious sedan made its international debut at the 2008 Chicago Auto Show. Featuring bold, smooth exterior styling, an upgraded indoors, superior technologies and powerful new engine, the Acura RL another time pushes the boundaries of performance, fashion, and luxury. The 2009 Acura RL will go on-sale this spring at Acura dealerships national.
The 2009 Acura RL furthers cutting edge technology with the addition of new excessive-tech items which include AcuraLink® weather, AcuraLink® Traffic Rerouting™, a new Note feature for XM® Radio, Active Sound Control, and Bluetooth® Audio to an already robust listing of features observed at the previous Acura RL. To enhance dealing with, new chassis technology abounds in the drivetrain inside the form of improved Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™, a revised guidance system, upgraded coil springs, higher acting surprise absorbers, large rear stabilizer bar, and greater aggressive wheels and tires. Performance improves with the Acura RL thanks to a brand new, large 3.7-liter V-6 that includes the primary ever SOHC use of VTEC® valvetrain actuation for each the consumption and exhaust valves.
"RL represents the very quality we must offer in terms of engineering, era, overall performance, luxurious and protection", said Dick Colliver, government vice chairman, sales. "It's designed for a new generation of performance-luxury buyers seeking to journey more quick, more efficaciously and more linked to the world around them."
For 2009, the Acura RL can be offered in three extraordinary trim tiers consisting of RL, RL with Technology Package and RL with Technology Package Plus CMBS™. All RL's receive a potent new 3.7-liter V-6 engine, Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™, a Bose® Surround Sound audio system, Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® connectivity and a GPS-based totally sun-sensing climate manage machine. The Technology Package includes the satellite tv for pc-connected Acura Navigation System with Voice Activation™ with rearview camera, AcuraLink® Real-time traffic, AcuraLink® climate, Traffic Rerouting™, a rear view back-up digital camera, Active Front Lighting System (AFS), ventilated front seats, and a wood/leather-based guidance wheel and shift knob. The pinnacle Acura RL package deal is the Technology Package with CMBS™ which also includes Acura's acclaimed Collision Mitigation Braking System™ (CMBS™), Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC), and true timber tool panel trim.
The innovation constructed into the brand new Acura RL starts offevolved with the maximum effective engine ever presented in an Acura sedan. An all-new three.7-liter V-6 engine develops 300 horsepower and 271 lb-feet of torque thanks to an innovative new VTEC™ valvetrain device for each the intake and exhaust valves, a better compression ratio, along with a unique dual-stage magnesium consumption manifold that enables the consumption to function as a unmarried- or dual-plenum manifold design based totally on engine operating parameters. In addition to developing progressed strength and torque, the Acura RL engine meets hard CARB ULEV-2 emission standards and supplies excellent gas economy. The RL's engine bay appears greater upscale way to a brand new surround panel meeting that reduces visible distractions and focuses attention without delay on the all-new 3.7-liter V-6 engine.
To cope with the better energy of the 3.7-liter engine, a new version of the Sequential SportShift 5-velocity automated transmission is suited for the 2009 Acura RL. Featuring new "smart" F1®-style guidance wheel installed paddle shifters and a brand new immediately-gate
console installed tools selector, the Acura RL driving force now has extra tools manage than ever before.
The RL's acclaimed Super Handling All-Wheel Drive™ (SH-AWD™) machine returns for 2009, but is now faster responding and higher appearing.
There are severa traction advantages of all-wheel drive, but SH-AWD™ does a key function that is not to be had with conventional AWD systems - SH-AWD™ utilizes torque vectoring to increase the rotation pace of an out of doors rear wheel during competitive cornering to help the automobile flip extra successfully even as below power. This "yaw" characteristic reduces the cornering load on the front tires to decrease understeer, to enhance dealing with balance, and to enhance total cornering grip.
Body and Chassis
To further beautify coping with and trip comfort, the brand new Acura RL keeps a completely unbiased suspension device with the front double-wishbone and rear multi-link architecture. For 2009 the Acura RL features better fee coil springs, large diameter stabilizer bars, stiffer subframe mount bushings and progressed layout steerage rack additives. To in addition enhance dealing with and looks, new 18-inch diameter 7-spoke aluminum wheels are matched with extra aggressive tires (replacing the preceding 17-inch wheel/tire providing).