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are dead ( just like hip hop ).
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I was born in the 70's too, blessed to have lived before the internet out making up adventures that all your buddies want to go do. not one day was boring.

these new chassis designs just make my dc5 look better. i can afford all kinds of new parts and restore parts before they go on discontinue.

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MEH!!! This thing is dayyuuuummmm Ugly...ain't no Integra that I am familiar with or was expecting. If the highlight is "at least it is manual" that is not saying much at all.
Don't get me wrong I am glad it is manual but come on Acura designers what in the world were you thinking about?

I agree it looks like the Honda Crossover, yuck! How many of those did they sell? Exactly!

It is worse than I thought it would be. So disappointing!!

I respectfully strongly disagree this is no family man's dream car.

Thinking our RSX's just went up in value :cool:
 

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Random video I stumbled across below is pretty cool - starts with the new Integra but walks through an auto show with real Integras and other Honda classics.

Funny how there was no Acura ZDX ;)

Also no RSXs, our cars must be too new.

 

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Definitely some cool stuff there. I had one of those old Preludes with the 4 wheel steering way back in the day. Fun car. Got destroyed in a wreck unfortunately.

So about the new Integra...people keep calling it an Accord...which I get due to the styling and the Crosstour similarities, but seeing it in scale with people around it clearly tells me that it's a compact based on the Civic. It's definitely not Accord-sized.

I dunno...I'm still holding out a bit of hope that the production Integra will be a bit better minus the goofy Integra graphics and possibly taking some criticism in to regard. I really don't mind the fact that it's a sedan. That's fully what I expected.
 

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Road and Track's article below quotes Acura saying that they couldn't make an Integra coupe because Honda discontinued the Civic coupe, and it wouldn't be cost effective without sharing a platform.


Makes total sense, with one exception: they did say they were going for the relive-your-youth market, in addition to selling to a new generation of millennials. 5-door makes sense for the millennials. But all the other relive-your-youth cars are way more expensive than $30k. I would have certainly considered paying way more for a coupe, they could probably price a $10k-$15k premium for an Integra coupe and it would still sell better than the NSX. Although I don't know if they can get ROI with that price level, seems like it would do so much as a Halo product even if sales weren't there.

Since they won't build an Integra coupe, I wish they could at least give us some love by reintroducing some of the discontinued RSX parts. Even limited production runs, at their OEM prices, should be able to break even and keep loyalists happy. I've purchased 3 more Honda/Acura vehicles since I bought my RSX, and it would have been four with an Integra preorder if they made a coupe. Loyalty does translate into profits...
 

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Road and Track's article below quotes Acura saying that they couldn't make an Integra coupe because Honda discontinued the Civic coupe, and it wouldn't be cost effective without sharing a platform.


Makes total sense, with one exception: they did say they were going for the relive-your-youth market, in addition to selling to a new generation of millennials. 5-door makes sense for the millennials. But all the other relive-your-youth cars are way more expensive than $30k. I would have certainly considered paying way more for a coupe, they could probably price a $10k-$15k premium for an Integra coupe and it would still sell better than the NSX. Although I don't know if they can get ROI with that price level, seems like it would do so much as a Halo product even if sales weren't there.

Since they won't build an Integra coupe, I wish they could at least give us some love by reintroducing some of the discontinued RSX parts. Even limited production runs, at their OEM prices, should be able to break even and keep loyalists happy. I've purchased 3 more Honda/Acura vehicles since I bought my RSX, and it would have been four with an Integra preorder if they made a coupe. Loyalty does translate into profits...
dude I ended up with 3 rsx and an si. I like the idea of them bringing back some oem parts that doesn't cost and arm and a leg. Maybe like what they did with the s2000 with that new bumper. Well at least I don't need to make room for another car.
 

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Makes total sense, with one exception: they did say they were going for the relive-your-youth market, in addition to selling to a new generation of millennials. 5-door makes sense for the millennials. But all the other relive-your-youth cars are way more expensive than $30k. I would have certainly considered paying way more for a coupe, they could probably price a $10k-$15k premium for an Integra coupe and it would still sell better than the NSX. Although I don't know if they can get ROI with that price level, seems like it would do so much as a Halo product even if sales weren't there.
What other "relive-your-youth" cars are we talking about, though? We've got the new Z coming out. The Z has always been a dedicated sports coupe, so the fact that the new one is and that it's more expensive than the Integra is a given to me. What else? The BR-Z/86? Nice little car, fun...but again, a dedicated sports car. It's never been anything but a RWD coupe with limited utility.

The Integra, though? Never an actual sports car aside from the extremely limited Type-R run. Even in GS-R trim, it was always exactly what that article you linked described it as...a Civic based sporty FWD compact that is slightly more upscale than the Civic. Some of the expectations that people had for this thing were INSANE to me. I saw people talking about the TLX Type-S engine (turbo V6), AWD, etc., like they were expecting it to be a full-on $40k something NSX Jr. dedicated sports car. What??? That was never the Integra. It's like everyone who had an Integra back in the day forgot that our Integras were fast because we dumped money in to them and made them that way, and not because they came from the factory that way.
 
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