Tonight, as Monterey Car Week warms up ahead of a busy weekend, Acura dropped a surprise announcement we're thrilled to hear: The Integra is coming back in 2022. "The Integra is back," Jon Ikeda, vice president of Acura, said in a statement released late Thursday night.What do we know about the Acura Integra's engine?
Here's what we know. At the reveal of the Integra Prototype, Acura president Jon Ikeda confirmed that the new Integra would be powered by Honda's 1.5-liter turbo four-cylinder. In the new Civic Si, the engine makes 200 hp and 192 lb-ft of torque.Is this the new Acura Integra's Halo Hybrid Performance Car?
However, as Acura's NSX halo hybrid sports car is ending production in 2022 with the just-announced Type S, it makes sense that Honda's upscale division would want a new iconic nameplate to carry its performance car torch. After the drone presentation was over Acura presented a teaser image on screen, showing the new Integra's headlight.How did the Honda Integra get its iconic shape?
The drones first showed the original 1986 Integra's shape -- complete with pop-up headlights -- before morphing into the new model's sleek silhouette. The name Integra was prominently displayed with flashing and moving lights, before the number "2022" also lit up in the sky. And then the crowd cheered, obviously.