1998 Honda Integra Type R 98 Spec - Tuned Type X Honda Racing White
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Integra Type R 98 Spec - Tuned Type X
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This is a top condition 98 Spec ITR for the discerning buyer who wants the best example available the highest standard of condition only Newera is known for sourcing. This car's priced affordably too - Once it's gone, another as good as this is unlikely, so if you want the best ITR available, this is it!
With fuel prices higher and Honda Type R's gaining in popularity as robust driver's cars, we concentrate on finding the very best and latest examples, to supply to those customers who want the ultimate quality available for their budgets. The DC2 Type R is considered by the Japanese as the best Integra Type R made, even better than it's replacement, the DC5 Type R. With double wishbone suspension at each corner and excellent balance, combined with a race car like 1.8 V-Tec engine producing 200 bhp driven through a close ratio gearbox coupled to a limited slip differential, this is a seriously capable driver's car! Note that Honda make the currect DC5 ITR without double wishbone suspension. A cost cutting exercise... To tuners in Japan, the DC2 98 Spec is still the best ever made.
This is a 98 Spec Type X as stamped on a plaque located on the centre console and inside the passenger door shut. Type X in this case denotes black interior trim with red Recaros on a white car. It’s of 1998 + Spec. and so in addition to a quicker steering rack and suspension differences only fitted to JDM models, also carries the following factory modifications introduced in 1998:
To provide an increase in power to 200 bhp and also higher torque at low and mid rpm levels the exhaust manifold was re-designed. Suspension and brakes were improved to maximize driving performance and handling. Furthermore, the Integra type R 98 Spec adopted15-inch front disk brakes 14-inch rear disk brakes. ABS was a delete option - but fitted to this example. A new steering wheel was designed by MOMO and High intensity Discharge (HID) headlights with additional option HID (yellow) driving lights, with over twice the brightness of halogen lamps were introduced. Front and rear bumpers were also re-designed to help modernise the look further. Glass was also changed from being of brown tint, to a light blue tint instead. As standard, the engine is making 200 bhp at 7,600 rpm with a V-Tec Zone that sounds goes much like that of a racing engine from 5,800 - 8,500 rpm, it's not hard to see why this car won so many admirers in Japan. 98+ Spec Factory fitted equipment includes: Limited slip differential, Climate control air conditioning, PAS, electric windows, original "Type R" fitted mats, remote controlled door mirrors, full alcantara black Recaro seats, HID headlights with front fog lights integrated into the light clusters, front, rear and underside braces, alloy Type R gear knob and pedals, large diameter discs, Enkei 16" lightweight forged alloys with 205/45-ZR16 sports tyres. Performance has been improved with expensive but very desirable modifications consisting of: Apexi stainless high flow exhaust system with removable baffle, Mugen Sports suspension kit and Cusco strut braces front rear. Note also the addition of side skirts to this example.
Inside There's also a high quality Garthers (Kenwood) CD/MD/Radio 200 Watt hifi complete with uprated speakers inclusive of remote tweeters at the front. Audio equipment is supplied free of charge with this car.
Performance Parts to further improve this car are available through www.neweraparts.com We are able to supply FEEL's Mugen or Spoon original parts and much more!
Interior is in excellent condition. This has been a non smoker's car. There are no faults to report aside from minor wear to the driver's vertical seat bolster from age although the seat's in excellent condition. It would appear the last owner of this car was a small Japanese person. Interior has been valetted so the car will be presented in immaculate condition.The original auction grade of this example is 4b (Auction sheet is available) This example is in excellent condition. Checking the bodywork carefully during after washing it we noticed only the following: Some signs of paintwork to repair a scratch on the front bumper and scratches to the front splitter's underside. The side skirts have minor scratches, and the rear spoiler has some small bubbles in one area (Not easily noticable!) Each of these faults will be repaired professionally if the full UK en. Note that the underside of the car is completely rust free also. Much like a 2 year old car!
Test Drive: We tested this DC2 for around 4km after warming it up. There are no mechanical faults to report with performance. Clutch is fine, with no warping from the brakes. Performance feels VERY strong especially in the V-Tec zone – It’s certainly not lacking in go! Even with standard tune as far as exhaust, etc is concerned, performance is strong from the 200 bhp this car gives as standard, so with the uprated breathing from the Apexi exhaust, it's even more balistic! Clearly this car's been loved and fastidiously maintained. Oil change has recently been carried out.
Complete with full minor paintwork to repair the above described faults, UK conversions E-SVA and first UK registration, MOT, 12 month's comprehensive warranty, full valetting and 6 month's road tax, this one off concours condition Integra Type R is available at £8,950 OTR. Alternatively we offer the car without the paintwork repairs described above at £8,650 OTR
Currently held as stock in Japan. A deposit of £1,000 secures for prompt shipping. Please Contact Us to arrange an appointment for viewing, for further information on how to reserve this unique 98 Spec Honda Type R Integra or source an alternative.
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