The Acura Integra Type S: Crowned Performance Car of the Year by Road & Track!

January 18th, 2024 by

Colorado’s Acura Thrill Seekers, Rejoice!

Get ready to carve the Rockies in style, Colorado Acura drivers! The high-performance Acura Integra Type S has been named Performance Car of the Year by Road & Track, a testament to its incredible power, dynamic handling, and premium refinement, perfectly tailored for Colorado’s driving playground. This versatile 5-door liftback, priced under $100,000, beat out significantly more expensive and powerful rear-wheel drive coupes to claim the top spot.

Acura Integra Type S Hero Shot

Road & Track’s prestigious award adds to the Integra’s growing list of accolades:

  • 2023 North American Car of the Year™
  • 2024 Car and Driver 10Best Cars (Integra Type S)

This marks Acura’s second Performance Car of the Year award, following the NSX’s win in 2017.

“We make Acura performance cars for driving enthusiasts, Earning Road & Track’s recognition with the Integra Type S is truly an honor. We’re especially proud of our Japanese development team and Ohio production associates for creating this outstanding performance machine.”

– Emile Korkor, Assistant Vice President, Acura National Sales

an Acura Integra cruising a Colorado mountain road

The Acura Integra has been named Performance Car of the Year by Road & Track, a testament to its incredible power, dynamic handling, and premium refinement that Colorado drivers love.

About the Road & Track Performance Car of the Year Award

This rigorous competition evaluates cars based on a blend of emotion, performance, and value through four days of intense testing on the road and racetrack. The 2024 testing included lapping Thunderhill Raceway and exploring challenging Napa Valley backroads.

Why the Integra Type S Stole the Show

The Type S delivers a modern interpretation of ultimate street performance, boasting 320 horsepower and the only manual transmission in its class. It’s perfect for the next generation of Colorado performance drivers seeking a thrilling and refined touring experience.

The Acura Integra’s Success Story

Since its return in 2023, the Integra has become the best-selling premium sport compact, capturing nearly 40% of its segment with double the sales of its closest competitor. The high-performance Type S, arriving in June, already makes up 10% of the sales mix and continues to impress. The Integra Type S isn’t just a trophy winner; it’s a cultural phenomenon. The 2023 Integra Type S is dominating its segment and winning hearts across Colorado.

Crafted with American Pride

The Integra Type S is proudly built in Marysville, Ohio, alongside the Integra, TLX, and TLX Type S. Its powerful K20C engine comes from the Anna Engine Plant in Ohio, showcasing American manufacturing prowess.

Are YOU ready to experience the thrill for yourself! Explore the 2024 Acura Integra lineup, including the award-winning Type S, at Fisher Acura. We’re here to help you find the perfect Acura to ignite your passion for driving on Colorado’s breathtaking roads.