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06-12-2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,006
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

500 to 550 overall hp & tq should do it, along...

500 to 550 overall hp & tq should do it, along with 14 inch or bigger brakes, active suspension, 275 section width or wider tires and exposed dual exhaust. Winner! Put that in the Precision Concept...
05-23-2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I'm no kid, but it is humorous when on occasion I...

I'm no kid, but it is humorous when on occasion I pull up to a Mustang GT (or something similar in the 400hp range) and surprise the driver when I leap out in front of him and stay there or even pull...
04-17-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,371
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Mine has 85,000 miles on it, and the hybrid drive...

Mine has 85,000 miles on it, and the hybrid drive experience is the same now as the day I bought it. Awesome! Maintenance has been minimal other than the usual stuff for any car.
04-04-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 336
Views: 42,415
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

At 84,000 mine strut noises are back, but I'm not...

At 84,000 mine strut noises are back, but I'm not dong anything about it. As I'm getting older I have a few rattles in the bones too, so why should any car not have some? Still love the car. Just...
04-04-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,591
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Make sure you have the brake hold on, and...

Make sure you have the brake hold on, and manually engage M1 to start out in first gear.
04-03-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,591
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

You are going to love it. 28-32mpg (higher at...

You are going to love it. 28-32mpg (higher at times), and great performance. 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds, 13.6 in the quarter mile at 106 mph and enough passing power to get pulled over much faster than...
04-02-2019, 08:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,359
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Can I get an Amen! There are so many awesome...

Can I get an Amen! There are so many awesome cars out there. Many happy safe miles. Please report back with your thoughts both good and bad.
11-20-2018, 03:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,408
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I echo these sentiments. We are at about 18,000...

I echo these sentiments. We are at about 18,000 miles and they are at 6/32nds of depth.
11-16-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,102
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Bellanova, This is my second set of these...

Bellanova,

This is my second set of these and I could not be happier. I lived with the OEM, then went to the Conti DWS06, then the Mich A/S 3+ and will not go to another make/model again. They...
10-21-2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,376
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

At 75,000 miles I am regularly seeing 30mpg plus...

At 75,000 miles I am regularly seeing 30mpg plus on each tank. Lifetime is just about at 30 mpg overall.
10-15-2018, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,583
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

There absolutely is an artificial electric noise...

There absolutely is an artificial electric noise emitted at lower parking lot speeds. It is more obvious in the MDX hybrid than in the RLX hybrid. I find that people can hear the MDX in a grocery...
10-11-2018, 01:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,659
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I saw a car just like your today for the first...

I saw a car just like your today for the first time. Beautiful! Enjoy it in the best of health.
09-30-2018, 07:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,795
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I would be happy to show you mine and then you...

I would be happy to show you mine and then you will want one immediately. I'm in the NYC area.
09-29-2018, 05:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,214
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

So here is the methodology for driving in the NYC...

So here is the methodology for driving in the NYC area. You can't leave more than 1.5 to 2 car lengths of space between you and the car in front of you EVER at any speed, because some moron will cut...
09-07-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 11,426
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I just drove to Boston and back to Westchester,...

I just drove to Boston and back to Westchester, NY in the last week (two trips). One trip with the Blackbird and one in the MDX Sport Hybrid. Traffic was nearly identical for both trips, and I...
08-27-2018, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,051
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I owe $18,000 and the trade in value is around...

I owe $18,000 and the trade in value is around $19,000 on KBB. Pooey

Does not matter. I am keeping it.
08-17-2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 15,102
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I just blew ice coffee out my nose when I read...

I just blew ice coffee out my nose when I read your post Hondamore! Car wash! Blasphemy!
08-04-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,397
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I'm sure I have commented on this before so if...

I'm sure I have commented on this before so if this is a repeat please forgive me.

Having had both sport hybrids in our house now for more than a year (I think I was the first one on this board...
07-27-2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Totally by accident. If I did not walk towards...

Totally by accident. If I did not walk towards my car from the passenger side, I would be at the dealer today, then feel stupid when they found the same thing. Oh well. I'm still averaging around...
07-26-2018, 09:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 730
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I get the dummy award. Last week I ran over a...

I get the dummy award. Last week I ran over a stick but thought nothing of it. I just happened to approach the car this evening from the passenger side and with a another car's headlights that just...
07-11-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,330
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I had this happen before. Delete the Bluetooth...

I had this happen before. Delete the Bluetooth connection from both the phone and the car, then turn off the car as well as the phone. Wait a minute to restart both, and then re-pair the car/phone...
06-20-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 29,639
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

69,000 miles. Got a compliment yesterday from...

69,000 miles. Got a compliment yesterday from someone who thought it looked like a brand new car because of how I take care of it. He was shocked it had the miles on it that it does. Takes lot of...
06-20-2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 29,639
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

So for the MDX Sport Hybrid at 15,000 miles the...

So for the MDX Sport Hybrid at 15,000 miles the average for the period is 26.7 mpg including the winter time reductions of efficiency at about 25 mpg during that season, but in the late...
05-31-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,875
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Put in Sport Mode, Brake Hold, Manual 1 selected...

Put in Sport Mode, Brake Hold, Manual 1 selected from the gear selector behind the wheel, and floor it. A little tire spin from the front wheels and you are all in the mail passing 60 mph in 4.8...
05-16-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 619
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

The NSA is monitoring you. Apple is "not"...

The NSA is monitoring you.
Apple is "not" collecting data on your usage of your device
The system got confused and malfunctioned momentarily
04-04-2018, 05:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Driving the Blackbird just does not get old, even...

Driving the Blackbird just does not get old, even after 3+ years with it.
04-03-2018, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,305
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Bring your check book and title for your current...

Bring your check book and title for your current car if you are going to trade it in. You might consider clearing out your current vehicle too of any personal items before going to the dealer. Just...
03-31-2018, 02:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,278
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I am supremely satisfied with both of our sport...

I am supremely satisfied with both of our sport hybrids. We are very fortunate to have them. It is a tough choice as to which one to take on a trip if cargo requirements are not an issue. The RLX...
03-16-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 997
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I saw a Tesla once with a plate that read...

I saw a Tesla once with a plate that read "PASNGAS". I found out later that is someone I know who is a gastroenterologist. How fitting.

On a different note, I got the final number for this toy. ...
02-04-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 745
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I called my dealer yesterday just to see what...

I called my dealer yesterday just to see what they are selling their 2018 Sport Hybrid Advance they have in inventory right now. Without hesitation they said $56k flat. Now I don't know if that is...
01-31-2018, 07:28 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,945
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

A few weeks ago I made a post here about a...

A few weeks ago I made a post here about a momentary and unexpected hydroplane incident at full highway speed at night into and through a puddle that scared me for a second. Seeing in the HUD the way...
01-24-2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,945
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Just past 60,000 miles and the original brake...

Just past 60,000 miles and the original brake pads all around are still measuring near new. Amazing!
01-03-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,188
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I think that is a temp related fluid issue. I...

I think that is a temp related fluid issue. I had that before and it was nothing to worry about, but my disclaimer is for you to stop by the dealer for them to see if any codes registered and need...
12-29-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,173
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

-40 degrees? I would make a recommendation that...

-40 degrees? I would make a recommendation that you call your local government and request an emergency evacuation to someplace warmer like Minnesota. From what I am told, 0 degrees there is called...
12-28-2017, 11:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,173
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

I will say that on 5 degree mornings like today,...

I will say that on 5 degree mornings like today, the heated steering wheel would be delightful. My wife enjoys that in the MDX Sport Hybrid since we have the Advance trim, and having used it, I love...
12-16-2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 538
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Let me be clear, the MDX Sport Hybrid is faster...

Let me be clear, the MDX Sport Hybrid is faster than anyone really "needs", but it is fun to plant the kids in their seats from a light on occasion. The RLX Sport Hybrid is more so. Surprising the...
12-09-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

You know if you drive enough these things are...

You know if you drive enough these things are fairly common. Drive trains like ours are invaluable in those situations. I wonder how my old TL would have fared in the same situation with the...
12-09-2017, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 946
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

The Blackbird saved my ass again!

The other night while driving home in the rain, I ran into a large deep puddle at about 60 mph I did not see, which for a fraction of a second led the car to hydro plane and drift towards a bridge...
11-26-2017, 06:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,275
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

Matt Farah's assessment is spot on. The sounds...

Matt Farah's assessment is spot on. The sounds you will hear are very accurate, but muted on the video. It is louder in person and behind the wheel. It just didn't hit everything just right for me...
11-25-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 815
Posted By RLX-Sport Hybrid

We all try to be helpful to each other in hopes...

We all try to be helpful to each other in hopes of enjoying the product more. Nobody has a monopoly on the information. We all find little things here and there and share it with each other.
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