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Edmunds says FR-based SH-AWD V8-powered RL due in 2010
 Date: March 17, 2008 21:36
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Edmunds Inside Line/Holiday Auto (image)
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


In an update today in their "Inside Line" section, Edmunds.com quotes sources who say that a 420hp, 4.8 Liter V8-powered (with VCM cylinder-cut technology) RL is headed our way. The car will supposedly feature an FR layout with SH-AWD, which is the setup that Honda says will underpin the next generation NSX. In recent press conferences, Takeo Fukui has suggested that they were looking at taking what they've learned from the NSX development program and possibly applying it to other models. The RL would be one of the most obvious candidates for such technology sharing.

NOTE: The image is a computer generated rendering from Holiday Auto a Japanese automotive magazine.

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Edmunds: V8-Powered Acura RL Is on the Way


Last edited by JeffX on March 17, 2008 23:36

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CanadaCraig 24
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  Just in time for $5.00 gas
TonyEX 35
  Are any of you going to buy it?
jdc 20
  Now, that's more like it!
osaze 31
  It won't happen...
drkangel348 0
  Wishful thinking
TXEX97 5
  As predicted
canuck-in-NY 2
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VinceThe1 1
  I LOVE THE.............
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Kn1ves 4
  That's twice the power of a late 90's RL
NSXman 1
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sickyute 2
  Thats what im talking about!
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