Is the Honda Integra DC5 a good car?

Is the Honda Integra DC5 a good car?

While the DC5 Integra Type R may not be as well known or as loved as the original car, it didn’t disappoint in the performance department. It is regarded as one of the best-handling front-wheel drive cars of all time and is fast becoming a modern classic.

Is a DC5 an Integra?

The Honda Integra DC5 (Japanese: ホンダ インテグラ DC5) is a Japanese performance sports car, which was also known as the Acura RSX in North America. It is available in base and “Type-S” models in North America, and a “Integra iS / Integra Type S” and “Type R” version sold in Japan and Oceania.

Did they make a 4 door Integra?

The Integra was one of the launch models for Acura in the US in 1986 alongside Acura Legend. Throughout its life, the Integra was highly regarded for its handling and performance….First generation (1985)

Series AV, DA1-DA4
Body style 3-door liftback coupé 4-door sedan 5-door liftback
Related Honda Concerto

What engine does the DC5 have?

The DC5 Integra Type-R comes to the table packing a 220 hp 2.0-liter engine, six-speed transmission, Brembo brakes and Recaro seats.

How rare is a 4 door Integra?

For now, according to the description on Bring A Trailer, this 1995 Honda Integra Type R sedan is one of only 292 ever produced for the inaugural (1995) model year. And according to Torque GT, this means that it’s one of only 5,135 four-door Integra Type Rs ever made, making it almost as rare as an albino hippopotamus.

What does DC2 stand for?


Acronym Definition
DC2 Device Control Two
DC2 Dark Cloud 2 (video game)
DC2 Damage Controlman Second Class (Naval Rating)
DC2 Revised Dragon Code (gaming)

What Integra is a DC2?

The Honda Integra Type R DC2 was introduced into the Japanese domestic market in 1995. Honda equipped the Type R with a 1.8-litre DOHC VTEC in-line 4-cylinder (B18C) engine. For the JDM market, the engine produced an impressive 200 hp at 8,000 rpm, while the US model produced around 195 hp at 8,000 rpm.

What’s the difference between a DC2 and a DC5?

Think the general concensus is that as a driving machine, the DC2 tops the DC5. Think of the DC5 as a slightly more livable DC2, more like a cross between that and an EP3 but with the extra goodies. Or goodie, being the LSD.

Should I buy a Ford DC2 or a DC5?

Drive the DC2 home from the racetrack and you’ll know all about it. The DC5, though, with a sixth gear to drop highway RPM, and a much quieter and more comfortable interior, is a much nicer place to be. The looks of the DC5 in factory form aren’t as raw as the DC2, however once lowered with wheels and some fancy bits it can look quite nice.

Should I upgrade from a Chevy DC2 to a DC5?

The advantage with the DC5 though is high-speed stability. On high-speed turns it feels much flatter, and through low-speed turns there’s plenty more traction. That’s not to say the DC2 can’t be upgraded, though.

Is the DC5 a good weapon?

The DC5, as standard, is a real weapon – stiff, pointy, alert, MEGA quick point-to-point (although a little bit of a handful on B-roads). And the interior is a huge step-up from the DC2. But it lacks the ultimate composure of the DC2, esp. when the road gets rough.