Acura Model Chronology: 1994- 2001 Integra Sports Coupe

Vehicle: Integra Sports Coupe
Years Available: 1994-2001
Original Engine:

1.8-liter DOHC 16-valve 4-cylinder, 142 hp @ 6300 rpm, 127 lbs-ft @ 5200 rpm (RS, LS); 1.8-liter 16-valve VTEC 4-cylinder, 170 hp @ 7600 rpm, 128 lbs-ft @ 6200 rpm (GS-R)

Original Transmission: 5-speed manual/4-speed automatic
  • Third-generation Integra; all new chassis and interior
  • 1995: Special Edition includes leather upholstery, sport suspension, rear spoiler, special badges; optional leather upholstery in GS-R
  • 1996: six-spoke alloy wheels on Special edition and GS-R; redesigned wheel covers on RS and LS; Body colored side moldings on LS; green-tinted window glass
  • 1997: Integra Type-R introduced with 195-hp 4-cylinder, sport suspension, larger brakes, lightweight body; Base engine output revised to 140 hp, 127 lbs-ft; Special Edition dropped; GS model added with 140-hp 4-cylinder, sport suspension and standard leather upholstery; 16-spoke alloy wheels on GS and GS-R
  • 1998: Revised front and rear bumper and front and rear light clusters; rear wiper standard on Type-R; tilt and height adjustable driver's seat in LS, GS and GS-R; leather wrapped shifter and steering wheel standard with leather upholstery; new 15-inch alloy wheels on GS-R; new finished 14-inch alloy wheels on LS
  • 1999: RS model dropped; Type-R model suspended; leather upholstery standard on GS-R; 15-inch alloy wheels, leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob on LS
  • 2000: Type-R returns to lineup with standard air conditioning, simulated carbon-fiber instrument panel, aluminum shift knob, unique upholstery and two Type-R-only colors; LS, GS and GS-R comply with TLEV (transitional low emissions vehicle) rating; platinum-tipped spark plugs used for 100,000 mile tune-up interval
  • 2001: floor mats standard on all models
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