2014 Legend/Acura RLX


Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®)

The fifth-generation Legend features Sport Hybrid Super Handling All-Wheel Drive (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD®), which comprises a V6 3.5L direct injection i-VTEC engine and a 7-speed DCT with an integrated high-performance electric motor. Positioned at the rear of the vehicle is the TMU (Twin Motor Unit). Teaming up with a high-output lithium-ion battery, the control unit coordinates the operation of the engine and three motors to deliver a combination of unprecedented driving pleasure, a refined and comfortable ride and outstanding environmental performance.

Specifications (Legend Japanese model):

Engine (V6 3.5L direct injection i-VTEC)
Max. Output 231kW[314PS]/6,500rpm
Max. Torque 371N・m[37.8kgf・m]/4,700rpm
Twin Motor Unit  
Max. Output per Unit 27kW[37PS]/4,000rpm
Max. Torque per Unit 73N・m[7.4kgf・m]/0-2,000rpm
Direct Drive Motor  
Max. Output 35kW[48PS]/3,000rpm
Max. Torque 148N・m[15.1kgf・m]/500-2,000rpm