The Reincarnated 2023 Acura Integra Prototype Revealed With Fastback Styling And Forced Induction
Acura has been hyping the new Integra for a few months now. It all started in August this year when the automaker officially announced that the moniker is making a comeback. The next month, we got to know that it will be a full-blown hatchback with fastback styling. And, finally, coming up with a kickass trailer announcing that the new Integra will feature a six-speed manual gearbox.
Fast forward to the present day, Acura has revealed the 2023 Integra prototype. It is a near-production version and we don’t expect any major changes to be made to the real deal. Unfortunately, the company didn’t give out a lot of details, but we at least know what it looks like.
The Nostalgia Lingers As Acura Exposes The New Integra Piece by Piece
As you already know, The Acura Integra is making a comeback. And based on the very first teaser, we know it’ll feature a unique blend of Civic Type R, Acura NSX, and typical Acura DNA. More recently we learned that it’s going to be a real-life hatchback as the universe intended, but outside of this, the bulk of what makes up the new Acura Integra is a bit of a mystery. Now, thanks to Acura’s most recent teaser (and tribute to previous models, including the RSX) we know it’ll feature a six-speed manual transmission, again, as the universe intended.
What Engines Can We Expect In The 2023 Acura Integra?
By now, it’s obvious that Japanese carmakers are resurrecting some of their most iconic names from the past. Currently, we have the Toyota GR Supra, and the recently unveiled Nissan Z. Not too long ago, Acura CEO and Vice president, Jon Ikeda, confirmed that Acura Integra is also making a return as a 2023 model. With this in mind, many are wondering what engines it will come with. Here are the most likely engine options we could get..
A Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Takes on the Acura NSX in a Quarter-Mile Drag Races
Here’s What The 2023 Acura Integra Needs To Have When It Debuts
Japanese automakers are on a roll and we already know what the next car to make a return is. Acura already confirmed that it’s bringing back the Integra sometime in 2022 as a 2023 model. Although the name has achieved iconic status, the competition is tough, especially when it comes to revived Japanese names. With this in mind, here’s what the new Integra needs to have in order to be a proper contender.
The First 2022 Acura NSX Type S Sold For A Whopping $1.1 Million At An Auction
2022 Acura NSX Type S – A Sportier NSX With 600 Horses And A Starting Price Tag Of Over $170,000
Earlier this month, Acura announced it will retire the NSX. But, the car will receive a grand farewell before fading away into oblivion. The automaker said that the NXS will receive the sportier Type S treatment. Unveiled at the 2021 Monterey Car Week, the NSX Type S comes with a power bump and some aesthetic upgrades inside and out. It will be limited to only 350 examples and 300 of these are slated for the U.S. Acura has priced this at $169,500.
It’s Official: Acura Is Bringing Back The Integra In 2022
If you are among the people who were hoping for a new Acura Integra Type-R, today is your lucky day. Acura just announced the revival of one of their most iconic names – the Integra. They did so in a press release, on August 13th, and there’s even a teaser on Acura’s Instagram page, giving us a glimpse of the sports car.
This Honda Integra Type-R Rendering Is Faithful To Both The Past And The Present
The Honda Integra Type-R is not a car that needs an introduction. It’s considered the best front-wheel-drive sports car ever made. The Integra Type-R had all the right ingredients out of the box. A nimble chassis, close-ratio five-speed manual, helical LSD, and of course, the B18C5 engine that revs to almost 9,000 RPM. Sadly, prices have sky-rocketed, and if you want one, you’d have to sell an arm and a leg. However, industrial designer Jordan Rubinstein-Towler has decided to give us his own vision of what a 2022 Honda Integra Type-R could look like.
The Acura NSX Type S Will Mark the End of an Era
After being on the market for half-a-decade, Acura has decided to pull the plug on the NSX. However, the model will receive a last hoorah in the form of a Type S model. Acura announced that the NSX Type S will be unveiled at the Monterey Car Week in the coming week. It will be limited to 350 examples, 300 of which will be available for the U.S. This will be the first time an NSX Type S is being sold outside Japan.
How the Acura Type S Badge Came to Be
This Is Probably The Cleanest Acura NSX Type R That You’ve Ever Seen
The Honda NSX Type R was all about shedding weight. It came to serve those customers that wanted even more from the beautifully-balanced NSX with better track performance and the lack of your regular creature comforts.
Honda built just 483 units of the NSX Type R and they were all offered on the Japanese market, hence the right-hand-drive layout. The example you’re about to admire went through a restoration that not only does it a lot of justice, but also makes us forget its age.
Acura Has Big Plans Underway For First-Gen NSX Owners
Acura is now busy building second-generation NSX models, but it hasn’t forgotten about enthusiasts that own the legendary first-generation car. According to the company’s manager of the NSX Team, John Watts, Acura is considering introducing a restoration program for U.S. customers. This program would be identical to the one Honda of Japan started back in 2010.
Next Year Acura Could Grace The World With an NSX Spider and NSX Type R!
Acura revived the iconic NSX back in 2016 as a hybrid sports car, and nothing much has changed since then except for a mild upgrade for the 2019 model year. But it seems Acura is planning to roll out two new variants of the NSX: a Spider and a hardcore Type R. Excited? Well, don’t lose it yet because these new models won’t arrive until late 2021.
This 1997 Acura Integra Type R Review Will Have You Willing to Pay $60,000 for One
If you could get into the possession of a ’90s Japanese sports car without paying a dime, what would it be? For some, the poison would be the Acura Integra Type R because 1) the car’s an icon and a blast to drive and 2) used Integra Type Rs cost an arm and a leg these days.
Acura’s "Beat That" Game Is A Sure-Fire Way To Go Through a Day Without Doing Anything Else
Owing to the success of its Less Talk, More Drive commercial, Acura has released a new mobile racing game called Beat That. The game is free-to-play on desktop and mobile devices, and it allows gamers to race in six unique race tracks using one of the six Acura vehicles that were featured in the television commercial.
In addition to being available on desktop and mobile devices, Beat That can also be accessed on the Facebook Instant Games platform. It may not be as comprehensive of a racing game as Gran Turismo Sport or Forza Horizon 4, but Beat That offers its own thrills, including the chance to play it on-the-go.
Acura Could Resurrect the "Legend" Name with a Four-Door Coupe at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours
There comes a point in life when everything changes. For Acura, that happened three years back when it showcased the Precision concept - a model that showcased the company’s new design philosophy. Up to this point, only the 2019 RDX follows the design language. However, the company is all set to reveal a production-ready concept at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance that showcases Acura’s flagship product that will be inspired by the Precision Concept. It gets better - Acura could also revive the "Legend" moniker for this new flagship sedan.