The 2024 Acura Integra Kind S is precisely what we pictured it could be. Acura took all the Civic Kind R go-fast components and also pushed them right into the Integra, yet after that included deluxes the Kind R is missing out on and also fettled with a couple of efficiency little bits.
Equally as was teased in advance, the Integra Kind S is fitted with a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that generates 320 horse power and also 310 pound-feet of torque– that’s up 5 equines over the Kind R. It’s fitted with a six-speed handbook transmission (no vehicle offered) and also sends its power via the front wheels by means of a helical-type limited-slip differential. The very same dual-axis front suspension style spearheaded by the Kind R to subdue torque guide gets on display screen right here, so you ought to anticipate little to no torque guide from the Integra.
Obviously, all that added power suggested Acura required far more cooling ability, leading them to create a far more air-hungry and also hostile front end for the Integra. Every solitary body panel from the A-pillars ahead is distinct to the Kind S. The bigger top and also reduced grilles and also aired vent hood boost air movement by 170% versus a common Integra, Acura states. Seek to the sides, and also you’ll see significant fender flares both ahead and also back that suit the enormous 265- section-width Michelin Pilot Sporting activity four summer season tires that twist around 19- inch wheels– the Kind S is 2.8 inches larger than a common Integra. For those questioning, yes, it coincides tire plan as you’ll discover on a Kind R. Out back, you’ll discover considerable diffusers flanking a brand-new triple-tipped center-mounted exhaust. Said exhaust is much less limiting than the Kind R, includes an energetic exhaust shutoff and also changes depending upon the drive setting. Acura states an unique “bangs and also stands out” acoustic experience emerges in “Sporting activity+” setting.
The suspension adjusting is an additional differentiator in between the Integra Kind S and also Civic Kind R. It makes use of the very same flexible damper system as the Civic, yet Acura changed the song for the Kind S in its Convenience, Sporting Activity and also Sporting activity+ driving settings, probably to be much more street-friendly. Acura highlights that this automobile provides “best road efficiency” countless times in its news release, recommending that the Integra is established as even more of an everyday chauffeur, while the Civic Kind R is significantly made to stand out on the racetrack. That claimed, the Integra Kind S shares all the vital little bits with the Kind R to make it do, whatever to the large Brembo brakes and also a reputable visual weight of simply 3,219 extra pounds– that’s just 31 extra pounds greater than the Kind R.
What added deluxes do you obtain with those 31 extra pounds? Practically the like you would certainly discover on a fully-optioned non-Type S variation of the Integra, minus a moonroof. Power and also warmed seats come criterion. Does a head-up display screen and also a 16- audio speaker ELS Workshop 3D audio system. None of the above are offered on a Kind R, yet from there, the attributes checklist is similar. It features a 9-inch touchscreen infomercial that runs Apple CarPlay and also Android Car wirelessly, a 10.2- inch electronic scale collection and also a cordless phone battery charger along with countless USB electrical outlets. It likewise features the complete collection of AcuraWatch chauffeur support modern technologies as typical tools, that includes precisions like flexible cruise ship control, lane-centering, blind-spot tracking and also far more.
Kind S enhancements to the inside over a common Integra consist of stronger seat boosts, a dark anodized change handle and also Kind S logo designs on the wheel, shifter and also headrests. You can choose in between red, Orchid (white) or black indoor choices. Much like the Kind R, the Kind S is just a four-seater, leaving the center location in the back not available for travelers. 7 outside shades will certainly be offered, as well, and also the Tiger Eye Pearl gold paint you see portrayed in several of the pictures will certainly be the one shade special to the Kind S. You’ll have the ability to additional jazz up the outside with offered copper-metallic 19- inch wheels, a brightened front Acura badge and also a carbon fiber looter and also carbon fiber mirror caps.
We still do not understand the cost of the Integra Kind S, yet it will certainly be integrated in Marysville, Ohio, on the very same line as the normal Integra. Acura is presently targeting June this year as a main on-sale day.
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