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1996 Acura Integra- Key Engineering Features

The 1996 Acura Integra Sports Coupe and Sports Sedan feature many of the latest automotive innovations:

Powertrain

  • DOHC Multi-valve engine technology for high performance.
  • Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control (VTEC) system (GS-R model) increases power output.
  • Dual-stage intake manifold (GS-R model) broadens the engine's power band.
  • Surface-oriented crystal bearing material (GS-R model), derived from our Formula One racing experience, incrases engine durability.
  • Oil jet piston cooling (GS-R model) reduces engine operating temperature.
  • Five-point engine mount with hydraulic vibration damper provides smooth operation.
  • Performance-oriented, short-throw, 5-speed manual transmission.
  • Four-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with Grade Logic Control System (optional on RS, LS and Special Edition models).

Chassis

  • Fully independent 4-wheel double-wishbne suspension system combines a smooth ride with sporty handling.
  • Sport suspension equipment is standard on all GS-R & Special Edition models.
  • Four-wheel disc brakes on all Integra models.
  • Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) is standard on all LS, Special Edition and GS-R models.
  • Torque-sensing rotary-valve power steering system for ease of operation and excellent steering feel.
  • Projector beam headlights provide outstanding night illumination.
  • Numerous components recieve special environment labeling for ease of recycling.

Interiors

  • Driver's and front passenger's air bags Supplemental Restraintt System (SRS) is standard on all Integra models.
  • Standard air-conditioning systems on the LS, Special Edition and GS-R models feature environmentally friendly refrigerant (R134a).
  • Side-impact protection is designed into all Integra models by incorporating side-intrusion door beams and side-intrusion hip pads.

leather trim standard on Special Edition and available on GS-R.

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