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2012 Acura RL

January 10th, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments


One of the prominent models from Acura is the Acura RL and it very well defines the cruising luxury it is in its name expanding to Road Luxury for the acronym RL. Acura has enqueued this scintillating model for a re-launch with loads of new features and improvements in the autumn of the following year relabeling it as 2012 Acura RL. The ensuing car review will make some of its features much clearer.

The 2012 Acura RL would be a 4 door luxury sedan and arrive with a plethora of innovative technologies. The overall architecture of the vehicle will not undergo much change. But the retouching of the outlook of the vehicle will surely make it sleeker and easy on the eyes. And will glaze the road with 8 sparkling colors.
Under the hood the Acura RL will be equipped with a 3.5 liter 6 cylinder V6 engine wherein the engine cylinders will be associated with 4 valves each operating on Single OverHead Camshaft or SOHC design. The engine is synced with the all wheel drive mechanism to emanate a power of 300 horsepower. It is also anticipated that the new 2012 RL will feature a new and powerful engine based on the V8 design and have a specs of 4.8 liter capacity. The model featuring this engine will be synced with a rear wheel drive mechanism and offer improved fuel efficiency. The engine will be coupled to a 5 speed gear box operating in automatic transmission mode and can accelerate from 0 to 60 miles per hour in flat 7.2 seconds. The buyer also will also be presented with an option to choose the 6 speed gear box operating in automatic transmission mode and augmenting the fuel efficiency still further. Also Acura claims the 2012 RL to be the first sedan design to be rejigged with a rear wheel drive mechanism and additionally feature the overdrive and sportshift mechanisms. Equipped with a unique in-wheel silencer attribute, the 2012 Acura RL can very well absorb bumps on the road to a better extent.


With the capability to accommodate 5 passengers comfortably, the interiors of the 2012 RL will have 3 interior shades of ebony, parchment and tan. The dashboard will be studded with improvised accessories and include the likes of Bluetooth technology for hands-free mobile communication and controls for climate control. A 6 disc CD changer coupled with 10 speaker surround sound system from Bose which will be standard across all models. AcuraLink that offers real time traffic update is anticipated to be a standard feature for all the models.

On the safety front, the luxury sedan will ensure that all the mandatory safety features are in place like the safety airbags and child safety locks. Additionally it will also be equipped with cruise control, stability control mechanism and an all wheel disc braking system.
With a plethora of accessories and luxury amenities the 2012 Acura RL is anticipated to give a best deal of $47100 in price. Although a ballpark figure, the Acura RL is sure to make is presence felt in the market when it arrives.

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