Here at Acura by Executive, we know that the luxury cars we sell are built to last. When you drive away in a new Acura car, you know that it’s going to serve you well and hold its value for years. That’s why it’s no surprise to us that a classic Acura model recently sold for a record breaking price.

The Acura Integra was a sporty small car that focused on performance. It offered a number of potent engine options and always came with some handling upgrades and improvements. The Acura Integra Type R took everything that drivers loved about the Acura Integra and made it even better.

This model is considered by many gearheads to be one of the best front-wheel drive cars around. If you’re looking for amazing handling and a thrilling driving experience, this model delivers. Unfortunately for enthusiasts, only 320 models were made for the American market in 1997.

With all that being said, it’s no surprise that one 1997 Acura Integra Type R just set a new record at an auction. It sold for an astounding $63,800. That’s roughly double what the car cost when it arrived on dealer lots initially! It easily sold for more than another Acura Integra Type R that sold for $40,750 this summer, and that’s probably because it only has 1,200 miles on the odometer. While collector demand and rarity may put the Acura Integra Type R out of reach for many drivers, you can still take a drive in some modern Acura cars and crossovers that honor it with the same focus on performance and a fun driving experience.

Whether you’re looking for sporty performance or the latest in luxury, visit our Acura dealership near Wallingford, CT today. Our Acura dealers can help you find a new or pre-owned model that you’ll love. If you’re lucky, it might even last as long as that classic Acura Integra!