Honda’s luxury arm in the US has confirmed that the Acura Integra will be making a return in 2022. Although there is no word on a Honda Integra in other markets, yet…
The Acura Integra was one of just two products available at the launch of the Acura brand in the US back in 1986 and is set to make its return in 2022.
“The Acura Integra is back,” said Jon Ikeda Vice President and Acura Brand Officer. “I’m thrilled to say Integra is returning to the Acura lineup with the same fun-to-drive spirit and DNA of the original, fulfilling our commitment to Precision Crafted Performance in every way – design, performance and the overall driving experience.”
While the details on spec, price and all things Integra are non-existent, we’ll take hope in the comments made by Acura VP Jon Ikeda that while there will most likely be an ordinary Integra, a Type R or a performance variant will offer the DNA of cars of old, think DC2 and DC5.
Thankfully, Honda and Acura do not look like they will be following in the footsteps of other manufacturers who have reimagined older models as compact SUVs, think Ford with the Puma ST and Mitsubishi with the Eclipse. No, the Integra is penned as a two-door coupé, with many assuming that it will replace the two-door Civic coupé currently on sale in the US. There is no word on whether a Honda Integra will arrive on our shores, but we can hope.
What does it look like? Well, your guess is as good as ours, at present, all we have to go on is the teaser image you see here, although there is a tiny sound clip on the Acura Facebook page (watch above), confirming that it won’t be an electric car. Phew!
We’ll bring you more as and when we know.