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AUTO NEWS – Weekly Treasure: JDM-Spec 1996 Honda Integra Sort R

Weekly Treasure: JDM-Spec 1996 Honda Integra Sort R

Customary energy got here from a hand-built 1.8-liter VTEC B18C inline-four rated at 197 horsepower and paired to a silky clean, close-ratio five-speed handbook and a limited-slip differential. Energy goes to the entrance wheels solely. For a FWD coupe, efficiency and dealing with have been second to none. Engineers strengthened the usual automotive’s chassis with extra spot welds, modified the rear shock towers, and added extra energy. Weight was lowered by eliminating some sound insulation, utilizing a thinner windshield, and different light-weight elements.

The JDM-spec’s engine rev limiter was set at 8,600 rpm whereas US examples have been tuned at 8,500 rpm. Together with suspension upgrades and an improved exhaust system, the Integra Sort R checked each field after which some. It was acquired with rapid reward by the world’s greatest automotive publications and fans discovered themselves flocking to their nearest Acura supplier. Efficiency was stable with a 0-60 mph of 6.2 seconds and a quarter-mile dash in 14.5 seconds at 96 mph.

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AUTO NEWS – Weekly Treasure: JDM-Spec 1996 Honda Integra Sort R
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