- Integra Type S elevates Acura Precision Crafted Performance to new levels with class-leading power and dynamic capabilities paired with premium features and refinement
- Most powerful, best performing Integra ever boasts a 3201 horsepower turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, six-speed manual transmission, and 4-piston Brembo™ front brakes
- Instantly recognizable as a Type S, the high-performance Integra features a substantially wider stance with 2.8-inch blistered fenders housing high performance summer tires
- Premium technologies include 9-inch touchscreen with wireless CarPlay and Android Auto integration, Head Up Display and 16-speaker ELS Studio 3D® audio
Making its public debut this weekend at the Acura Grand Prix of Long Beach, the 2024 Acura Integra Type S delivers a new interpretation of ultimate performance for a new generation of driving enthusiasts.
Featuring a high-revving four-cylinder engine producing a class-leading 3201 horsepower, the new turbocharged Integra Type S is true to Acura’s legacy of high-performance Integras and rich history of Type S performance variants.
Standard hardware includes a turbocharged 2.0-litre VTEC® engine, class-exclusive 6-speed manual transmission, limited slip differential and performance-tuned Adaptive Damper System. Powerful Brembo™ front brakes and lightweight 19-inch wheels wrapped in high-performance summer tires complete the dynamic package.
The fourth Acura Type S performance variant to launch in the last 24 months, the Integra Type S takes Integra’s styling to the next level with a bold and aggressive wide body design, dynamic center-mounted triple exhaust outlets, large front air intakes, hood vent and a rear diffuser that immediately communicate its high-performance capabilities.
“The Acura Integra is an iconic automotive nameplate that comes with a history of performance and passion, the new Integra Type S takes this legacy to new heights,” says James Marchand, Assistant Vice President Acura Canada. “The all-new 2023 Integra is the North American Car of the Year; the new 2024 turbocharged, Type S comes with even greater enhancements making the driving experience more exhilarating without compromising comfort and refinement.”
For those looking to take the Integra Type S even further, the high-performance sedan is available with an extensive list of Genuine Acura Accessories, including a carbon fiber rear lip spoiler, carbon fiber mirror caps, black illuminated front Acura badge, copper metallic finished 19-inch wheels and an Integra Type R-inspired titanium shift knob.
The 2024 Integra Type S will go on sale this June.
High-Performance Proportions and Design
The new Integra Type S is substantially wider (71 mm) than the standard Integra, with boldly flared wide body fenders and larger 19-inch wheels and 265/30 R19 tires for a more muscular stance and planted road presence. Distinct from every angle, Integra Type S is also the only vehicle in the premium performance compact segment to offer a flexible 5-door liftback design.
Every body panel forward of the A-pillars is unique to Type S. The new more aggressive front fascia is dominated by a larger open-surface Diamond Pentagon grille which combines with a new vented aluminum hood to improve airflow by 170%, cooling the larger and much more powerful turbocharged engine. A wider lower opening feeds air to the intercooler to support higher boost pressure, further improving engine performance.
A redesigned rear fascia reveals three large center-mounted exhaust outlets, a first for a Type S model. A new gloss black diffuser and a decklid spoiler intensify downforce.
Type S badges positioned on the front grille, each front fender and the trunk lid further distinguish this high-performance model. Harkening back to the iconic third generation model, “Integra” once again is embossed in the front and rear fascias.
Integra Type S is available in six striking colours, including the Type S exclusive Tiger Eye Pearl. Two interior options are available including Red and Black.
Most Powerful and Engaging Integra Ever
At the heart of the Integra Type S is a high-revving DOHC turbocharged 2.0-litre VTEC® engine with direct injection, unique throttle tuning for quick throttle response and 33% greater displacement than the Integra’s standard 1.5-litre engine. With 320 horsepower (SAE net @ 6,500 rpm) and 310 lb.-ft. of torque (SAE net @ 2,600 to 4,000 rpm) – an increase of 120 hp and 118 lb.-ft. over the standard Integra – the Type S model has both class-leading power and a class-leading power-to-weight ratio of just 10.06 pounds per horsepower.
A new high-flow exhaust system, exclusive to the Integra Type S, unleashes the full potential of the award-winning 2.0-litre turbocharged (K20C) engine. In combination with software tuning, it gives the 4-cylinder engine its highest-ever horsepower rating in North America, and a class-leading specific output of 160 hp/litre.
The less restrictive straight-through exhaust design also enhances the driving experience with a stirring Type S-exclusive exhaust note. Thanks to an active exhaust valve, Integra Type S delivers a distinct auditory experience in each driving mode, and when it’s time to crank it up, Sport+ mode turns it up to 11 with show stopping “pops and bangs” for the most engaging experience possible.
Acura is known for making great shifting manual transmissions, and the Integra Type S features the only manual transmission in its class, a precise, short-throw 6-speed with an automatic rev-matching system for an intimate and rewarding connection with the driver. A standard helical-type limited-slip differential (LSD) puts the engine’s substantial power to the pavement effectively.
High Performance Chassis Dynamics
For ultimate road holding and high-speed stability, Integra Type S features an innovative dual-axis front suspension design and significantly wider front and rear tracks than the standard Integra (+88.9 mm in the front and +48.2 mm in the rear). The dual-axis system also greatly reduces torque steer, primarily through a 19 mm reduction in steering axis offset. A thicker (+2 mm) 29 mm front stabilizer bar improves response.
Tuned exclusively for the Integra Type S is a standard Adaptive Damper System (ADS). Controlled through the Integrated Dynamics System (IDS), with distinct damping characteristics in Comfort, Sport and Sport+ driving modes. The specially tuned ADS provides precise control of ride and handling with optimized damping curves to suit driving conditions.
Lightweight 19 x 9.5-inch Shark Gray alloy wheels, with a new 10-spoke, NSX Type S-inspired design, are substantially larger yet 0.9 kg lighter than the 18-inch Integra A-Spec wheels. The new wheels are wrapped in sticky 265/30 R19 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S high-performance summer tires.
For exceptional braking performance, Integra Type S employs massive 350.5 mm two-piece front rotors (+38.1 mm than the standard Integra) and Brembo™ 4-piston monobloc aluminum calipers. Larger rear rotors measure 304.8 mm in diameter (+22.8 mm). Functional ducts in the front fascia improve brake cooling performance by routing air to the front rotors.
Premium High-Performance Interior Experience
The driver-focused cabin of the Integra Type S features four-position seating, premium materials and exclusive Type S high-performance details. Heated front Sport seats with perforated Ultrasuede® inserts and firmer seat bolsters better hold the body during high-G cornering. Perforated leather with colored stitching covers the heated steering wheel and the Type S-specific shifter knob, which is dark anodized and topped with a racy red shift pattern.
A black Ultrasuede® shift boot with colored stitching continues the high-performance theme. Type S logos appear on the steering wheel, shifter boot surround and the front seat headrests.
For an elevated level of everyday comfort and refinement, the high-performance Integra Type S also features class-leading standard technology, including a 10.2-inch Acura Precision Cockpit™ Driver Information Interface, a 9-inch colour touchscreen with wireless Apple CarPlay® and Android Auto™ compatibility, wireless phone charging and a head-up display. A 16-speaker 530-watt ELS STUDIO 3D® premium audio system delivers a powerful listening experience with studio-quality sound.
For its two rear seat passengers, Integra Type S offers class-leading rear seat legroom (949.9 mm), a benefit of its long wheelbase. To support active lifestyles, Integra’s class-exclusive five-door body style also gives it a distinct edge in cargo capacity compared to its rivals, with 688 litres of cargo volume behind its 60/40 split rear seatbacks, which fold flat to greatly expand the available space to carry larger gear like a mountain bike or surf boards.
Standard safety and driver assistive equipment includes Acura’s Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) body structure, advanced driver and front passenger airbag technology specifically designed to cradle the head and reduce the risk of brain injuries, especially in offset collisions, front knee airbags, rear outboard side impact airbags and the AcuraWatch™ suite of safety and driver assistive technologies.
Manufactured in the U.S.
The new 2024 Integra Type S will be built exclusively at the Marysville Auto Plant in Marysville, Ohio, on the same production line as the Integra, Acura TLX and TLX Type S*. The K20C engine is built exclusively at the Anna Engine Plant in Ohio, which also produces the turbo V6 that powers the Acura TLX Type S and MDX Type S
*Using domestic and globally-sourced parts
2024 Integra Type S Key Features:
- Jewel Eye® LED Headlights
- Chicane™ LED Daytime Running Lights
- Chicane™ LED Taillights
- AcuraWatch™ Advanced Safety and Driver Assistive Technology
- Blind Spot Monitoring (BSI) with Cross-Traffic Monitoring
- 9-inch Touchscreen Display
- 10.2-Inch Driver Information Interface
- 5.3-Inch Head-Up Display (HUD)
- ELS STUDIO 3D® Premium Audio System with 16 Speakers
- USB-A 2.5A (1) Front Seats
- USB-C 3A Charge only (1) Front Seats
- Wireless Charging Pad (Qi)
- Wireless Apple CarPlay® & Android Auto™ Integration
- Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® Wireless Telephone Interface
- Smart Entry with Walk Away Auto Lock® (Front Door and Lift-gate)
- Perforated Front Seats with Exclusive Stitch and Ultrasuede® Inserts
- 12-Way Power Driver Seat with Power Lumbar Support
- Heated Front Seats
- 60/40 Split Fold-Down Rear Seatback
- Seating Capacity = 4
- Dual-Zone Automatic Climate Control
- Perforated-Heated-Leather-Wrapped Steering Wheel
- Ambient LED Cabin Lighting
2024 Integra Type S Key Specifications
|Integra Elite A-Spec®||Integra Type S|
|Body Style||5-Door Liftback|
|Engine||1.5-litre turbocharged inline-4 with VTEC®||2.0-litre turbocharged inline-4 with VTEC®|
|Standard Transaxle||Sport-tuned Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) with Paddle Shifters||6-speed manual (6MT) with Quick-Response Rev-Matching; Limited Slip Differential|
|Available Transaxle||Close ratio 6-speed manual (6MT) with Rev-Matching; Limited Slip Differential||–|
|Peak Horsepower (SAE Net)||200 @ 6,000 RPM||320 @ 6,500 RPM|
|Peak Torque (SAE Net)||192 @ 1,800 – 5,000 RPM||310 lb.-ft. @ 2,600 – 4,000 RPM|
|Front Suspension Type||MacPherson Strut||MacPherson Strut with Dual Axis|
|Rear Suspension Type||Multi-Link||Multi-Link|
|Dampers||Adaptive||High-Performance Adaptive Damper System|
|Alloy Wheels (in.)||18×8 Aluminum-Alloy||Lightweight|
Continental ProContact (All-Season)
Michelin Pilot Sport 4S (Summer Tires)
|Ventilated Front Disc / Solid Rear Disc Brakes (in.)||12.3 / 11.1||13.8 / 12.0|
Brembo front brakes
|Track (mm Fr/Rr)||1537 / 1567||1626 / 1614|
|Curb Weight (kgs)||1394 (6MT)||1460|
About Acura Canada
Acura is the performance division of Honda Canada Inc. and is a leading automotive luxury nameplate that delivers Precision Crafted Performance, an original approach to technology and design that creates an exciting driving experience. The Acura lineup features four distinctive models – the Integra sports sedan, TLX performance luxury sedan, the 5-passenger RDX luxury crossover SUV, and the Acura MDX seven-passenger luxury SUV. The TLX, MDX and Integra come in a Type S variant, the pinnacle expression of performance engineering and technology, Acura’s commitment to Precision Crafted Performance. Acura celebrated its 35th anniversary in Canada in 2022 and has grown to include over 50 locations in its dealer network across the country. For more information, please visit www.acura.ca.