The luxury spin-off from Honda in the United States is preparing to reveal its version of the Civic Type R.
THE Acura Integra Type S will feature the same turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine as the Civic Type R, but will pack 320 hp (239 kW) instead of the 315 hp (235 kW) you get in the Honda. Every horse counts, right?
It is set to debut at the IndyCar Grand Prix of Long Beach on April 14, but is expected to remain a North American-only prospect, given that Acura models are built in the United States, primarily for North America.
Along with its (slightly) more powerful engine, the Type S will feature a more pumped-up look than the standard car, a subtle rear spoiler and a more aggressive set of wheels and tires than stock.
The same triple exhaust that equips the Civic will also make an appearance.
Acura brought return of the Integra nameplate in March 2022. Unlike the previous two-door, the new version is a five-door liftback designed to be more practical.
It should be noted that the first generation Integra was also offered with a five-door body.
In China, an Integra is available with Honda badging. However, it is simply a rebadged Civic.
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