July 3, 2022

These searching for a recent, driver-focused Acura Integra might need to look away now. Right here’s your first have a look at the brand new Integra.

We had been enthusiastic about this. The Integra identify being rekindled as soon as once more introduced with it an air of optimism. We knew it woudn’t be a crossover or an SUV, fortunately, and we knew it was going to be a 5 door hatchback. What we didn’t financial institution on was the reveal of a automotive that, beneath, is seemingly made up of the Civic Si in the USA.

Powering the Acura Integra is a “excessive output” 1.5-litre turbocharged VTEC engine with the choice of both a six-speed handbook or CVT. Sending energy to the entrance wheels, a limited-slip differential has additionally been added for extra efficiency.

Different information hasn’t been launched as but, however these wheels measure 19-inches and are completed in matte black, shod with 235mm Continental tyres. Chassis enhancements that may very well be discovered on the Civic Si may even like characteristic right here, with just a few bits nabbed from the Civic Kind R.

Acura Integra

What’s encouraging is {that a} Kind R model hasn’t been dominated out, which, presumably, would steal extra bits from the Civic Kind R, bringing with it that 2.0-litre tubrochagred engine, for instance. Sadly, there may be nonetheless no phrase on whether or not the Integra will make its option to the UK.

Extra particulars are to comply with within the first half of 2022.

Acura Integra – what we already know

The Acura Integra was one in every of simply two merchandise accessible on the launch of the Acura model within the US again in 1986 and is ready to make its return in 2023, fortunately not as an SUV and fortunately that includes a six-speed handbook gearbox.

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“The Acura Integra is again,” mentioned Jon Ikeda Vice President and Acura Model Officer. “I’m thrilled to say Integra is returning to the Acura lineup with the identical fun-to-drive spirit and DNA of the unique, fulfilling our dedication to Precision Crafted Efficiency in each method – design, efficiency and the general driving expertise.”