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B18C5
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B18C5 Information

  • VTEC
  • Found in: USDM DC2 Acura Integra Type-R (Integra Type-R)
    • 1997-2001 Integra Type-R (**Note: This model was not produced for the 1999 production year)
  • Displacement: 1,797 cc (109.7 cu in)
  • Compression: 10.6:1
  • Bore: 81 mm (3.189 in)
  • Stroke: 87.2 mm (3.433 in)
  • Rod Length: 137.9 mm (5.429 in)
  • Rod/Stroke Ratio: 1.58
  • Power: 195 hp (145 kW) @ 8200 rpm & 130 ft·lbf (180 N·m) @ 7500 rpm
  • Transmission: S80 w/LSD
  • Vtec engagement @ 6,000 rpm

Integra Type R

In 1995 Honda introduced their first Type R to the Japanese domestic market as a car that the common man could afford. The JDM Type R had the minor change long headlights that remained only for the JDM models while the world market version had the pre-facelift double round lights.

A regional variant is known in North America as the Acura Integra Type R (DC2). A Type-R variant of the North American RSX was not available. In the rest of the world the RSX (DC5) is still called Integra Type-R. (This applies to only certain production versions of the DC5, in as much as there are differences in the brakes, suspension, motors and other parts of the DC5 Type R versus the DC5 Type S.)

The DC2 Type R came standard with a 200 PS (figure may vary in different countries, 195 hp USDM) 1.8 L DOHC VTEC engine, known as the B18C5 (US) or B18C (Japan), and other versions depending on the country where it was sold. Equipped with a close ratio 5-speed manual transmission and a Helical LSD, the DC2 Integra Type R had significantly improved performance and handling relative to the base model GS-R or the SiR Integra.


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