In a 5-passenger sedan, the benefits of front-wheel drive include lighter
and more compact engine and driveline packaging, enhanced fuel efficiency,
and increased passenger spaciousness.
From a handling stand...
The Acura tradition of interior luxury and functionality continues with an
elegant and sporting interior for the TL. The instruments and controls are
arranged to create an intimate and functional driver's cockpit that offer...
ACURA/ELS PREMIUM 8-SPEAKER SURROUND SOUND SYSTEM WITH DVD-AUDIO, DTS™
AND CD 6-DISC CHANGER, AM/FM TUNER AND DOLBY™ CASSETTE
In keeping with the Acura approach of offering premium audio as standard equipment,
the TL is o...
The 2005 TL was developed to perform at the "top of its class" in protecting
its occupants with a comprehensive array of safety technologies, high-grade
materials and advanced construction techniques.
For 2005, the fr...
Since its debut in 2002, the RSX has carved a solid niche in the sports coupe
segment, and with the important "tuner" market. Available in two
distinct models-the sporty RSX and the high-performance RSX T...
The two engines offered in the Acura RSX incorporate a host of innovative
features designed to deliver a cutting-edge combination of performance, fuel
efficiency, and low emissions. Most apparent is the i-VTEC ...
The RSX chassis was designed to achieve quick handling response, outstanding
grip, a smooth and compliant ride, excellent stability, and exceptional packaging
efficiency to help maximize spaciousness in the p...
The RSX was designed with the driving enthusiast in mind and the bodywork leaves
no doubt that this is a car designed for those who appreciate superior performance
and precise handling.
From its rakishly angled hood t...
The roomy interior of the RSX has been carefully designed to meet the needs
of driving enthusiasts while also providing comfort and amenities for all occupants.
A bold, driver-oriented instrument panel deliv...
2005 Acura RL Introduction
The 2005 Acura RL combines performance, technology and style in an athletic
new luxury package that pushes the boundaries of automotive design on multiple
fronts. No production car at any p...
The RL powertrain is a complete departure from that of its predecessor, the
3.5 RL. Though both vehicles feature 3.5-liter V-6 engines, the new RL benefits
from VTEC, a 5-speed automatic with Sequenti...
DIRECT IGNITION AND DETONATION/KNOCK CONTROL
The RL power boost afforded by the new 11.0:1 compression ratio is made possible
by a powertrain control module (PCM) that monitors engine functions to determine
the best spark timing...
Quick handling response, nimble performance, high dynamic capabilities, outstanding
ride comfort and a fun-to-drive character were the design goals for the 2005
Acura RL chassis. The RL features a highl...
BODY DESIGN & STRUCTURE
The 2005 Acura RL combines its dynamic new exterior and interior design with
advanced body and chassis engineering. The result is distinctive and appealing
styling, together with super maneuverabili...
The highly efficient aerodynamic drag figure of 0.29 for the 2005 Acura RL
pays dividends in the form of lower wind noise, improved fuel economy, increased
performance, and enhanced stability on the highway. An air ...
The RL interior is designed to integrate richly elegant luxury and cleanly
efficient design, to create an environment in tune with the car's clearly
defined sporting character. At the same time, the ...