Motor Trend wrote an article about the dyno runs.
Acura Honda Classic puts the 2023 Integra on the rollers and finds more power than reported.
In the case of the Si, Hondata found that the reported 200hp, 192 lb-ft of torque (at the flywheel) promised by Honda was outshined by 222hp and 210 lb-ft of torque on the Dynapack. As we explained in November, a Dynapack will always read higher than an inertia-type dyno, so, with that in mind, the 222hp Si would probably be closer 200 at the wheels, rather than the hubs - still significantly more than Honda's flywheel numbers.
Acura Honda Classic brought their new Integra to Javi Tuned
, who relies on a Dynojet (inertia type) dyno for testing and tuning purposes. On the way there, a tropical storm decided to touch down and that infamous Florida humidity joined in on the fun. Strapped on the roller, the Integra experienced a VSA (vehicle stability assist) code - not uncommon for modern cars being put on the dyno - and mustered 183hp with 198 lb-ft of torque.
Moving to the user-selectable Normal Mode, a second run resulted in 197 hp and 200 lb-ft of torque, and it should be noted that this run also incorporated a set of fans in front of the car to mimic air flow on the road - something forgotten on that first pass. Compared to the factory rating of 200/192, the new Integra's turbo 1.5L is spunkier than suggested. This should really come as no surprise given that the Si, which uses the same heart and drivetrain, hit a similar mark. Still, it's nice to get some actual verification and we can only imagine the social media frenzy had the numbers come in anywhere under what Acura stated.
A follow up pull realized 196 hp and 195 lb-ft of torque, while the final test involved removing the factory filter element and getting a peak power number of 199 with 195 lb-ft of torque. It also granted the whisper-quiet Integra a little attitude as the turbo's flutter echoed without its air filter to silence it. Another revelation during the session was just how much the engine moves as it's pushed and prodded. Aftermarket rear engine mounts are already in production and this video is a good reminder of why it's one of the most popular upgrades for modern Hondas.