Acura Integra reveal set for Nov. 11

Acura's new hatchback will go on sale next year.

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2022 Acura Integra

Like the original, the new Integra will be a hatchback. 


Are you stoked about the new ? Yeah, so are we. Thankfully, we won't have to wait much longer to see the new compact hatchback, as Acura confirmed it'll reveal the Integra on Nov. 11 at 5:35 p.m. PT.

"The all-new Acura Integra prototype will make its world debut next week in Los Angeles, signaling the return of the celebrated nameplate to the Acura lineup," the company said in a statement Friday. Following its public debut, expect the Integra to be on display at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show .

To be clear, as Acura says, the Integra shown next week will be a prototype, meaning it's not the final, production-spec car. But Acura does this sort of thing all the time. The 2022 MDX originally debuted as a prototype, and Acura's parent company, Honda, pulled a similar move with the new Civic sedan.

Right now, all we know about the new Integra is that it'll be a five-door hatchback and will be available with a six-speed manual transmission. Our best guess is that the Integra will use the same running gear as the new Civic Si, meaning it could have a 1.5-liter turbo I4 engine with at least 200 horsepower. Could a hotter Type S version be in the works, too? Here's hoping. Come back on Thursday for the full details.

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