Anticipated first and how Honda only for the Chinese market, now we know definitely to the new Integra. Acura, the luxury brand of the Japanese manufacturer, lor will recover in the United States during 2022, but he has already revealed the first images and official data of what a model will be like that was eliminated from the catalog in 2001 and will now return in style.
Replaced 20 years ago in North America by the RSX, Acura’s new Integra Prototype, in its new and latest generation, already has up to a defined starting price: Honda assures that it will have a first price of “about $ 30,000”. Excellent news that reconfirms that the legendary names and cars are back, after knowing in recent weeks, for example, the returns of the Renault 4 and 5, the Opel Manta, or the rebirth of Lancia.
For now The new Acura Integra Prototype is revealed to us in the form of an attractive sports sedan, yes, practically already in final version of the production model that we will see on the roads. Based on the latest Honda Civic, new LED optics, the Integra badge under the headlight, the glossy black grille or the yellow shade taken from the current Honda NSX they clearly indicate the dynamic intentions of this new model.
Along with new 19-inch 5-spoke wheels in matte finish, and with the Brembo brake ad High-performance, the new Acura Integra Prototype also stands out for the rear spoiler on the boot lid, the diffuser or a very sloping rear roof line.
Acura Integra: Powered by the Civic Si
Regarding the mechanics, Acura has also confirmed that The new Integra will be equipped with a 1.5 4-cylinder turbo petrol engine, presumably taken from the new Civic Si. Without announcing the power at the moment, it is speculated with a performance of 200 hp and 260 Nm of maximum torque. Attached to this engine is a transmission 6 speed manual and will have limited slip differential.
“The Integra is one of the most iconic models in Acura history”, Has indicated his vicepresident and brand officer, Jon Ikeda. “This new Integra”He continued,“will continue to meet the unique, aspirational yet achievable market position of the original, with emotional performance and style, combined with the versatility and utility that today’s buyers seek”.
At the moment Already announced for China, like Honda, and for North America, like Acura, the big question is whether in the future we will be able to see the new Integra in the European market. Nothing today foreshadows that it will be like this, but we will continue dreaming … and waiting.