A brand new 2017 Acura TL is the fastest in its class, according to an online test conducted by Automotive News.
The 2017 Acurias top-of-the-range TL is powered by a 1.4-liter four-cylinder engine, with a claimed 265hp and 258 lb-ft of torque.
Acura says the TL will be available with the company’s new Acura Performance Package, which offers more power, torque and a range of new features.
The car was launched on May 15, 2017.
It’s the first model in Acura’s lineup that will not have the luxury package.
The test covered a range from low-speed city driving, to highway cruising, and from city to country driving.
The car was tested on the New York City – 55-degree incline and the Connecticut coast.
The TL scored top marks in all of those areas, with an average speed of 25.7mph and an average fuel economy of 26.4mpg.
The 2017 Acuranas top-end performance is rated at 531hp and 520lb-ft, with top marks for both the top and lowest gears.
The new 2017 model was also rated for the city driving mode, with the new Acuranav Performance Package giving it a top speed of 26mph.