2001 Honda Integra Type R iV-TEC 2.0. Blue Metallic.
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Integra Type R iV-TEC 2.0.
i-VTEC engine, producing in excess of 220BHP. This engine is the best of the V-Tec range. It is very refined and easy to drive low down in the rev range, unlike some of the earlier V-Tecs due to the improved low down torque, characteristic of this engine. Then once past 6000 RPM this engine changes note as the V-Tec comes 'on cam', accompanied by a kick in the back acceleration uncommon to naturally aspirated cars. Fitted with the latest i-VTec 220 bhp 2.0 engine from Honda, these are superb award winning engines. Honda being the pioneer of variable valve timing technology - knows how to make an N/A sports engine to entertail yet still meet all the modern emissions standards. This engine really is superb in every respect providing ease of driveability, good fuel economy and yet unbelievable power from the 2.0 DOHC when required, all the way to the 8,400RPM red line.
Brembo 4 piston front brakes as standard, PAS, P/W, AC, HID headlamps, Engine start button (Clutch must be depressed to activate), ABS, Dual SRS Air Bags, Carrozzeria Hi-Fi with CD/Radio/Cassette player, Rear Spoiler, Blue Recaro front seats, privacy rear glass, light tint front windows, electric mirrors with retract mode, rear wiper. Factory alloy wheels fitted with 215/45/ZR17" tyres, fitted mats. An optional rear parcel shelf is also installed. a sports 5 Zigen stainless steel exhaust is also fitted to this example. Sounds lots better than standard - enhancing the melodies a V-Tec will make in anger!
The car is of auction grade 5 (Auction sheet available). .... DC5's don't get much better than this in terms of condition.
It's very original throughout and interior is also in excellent original condition with no faults to report. There are just a small stone chip on the bonnet, n/s/r bumper corner has some light scratches. There is a very small pin dent on the n/s door and also one on the rear quarter. Front lip spoiler is also scratched. Each of these faults will be repaired perfectly to present this car in unmarked condition throughout.
Integra Type R's have always been popular performance cars in Japan holding their prices well and the DC5 continues to be a popular choice with enthusiasts in the East for good reason. With Honda engineering, it's a very reliable package indeed, comprising a delightful to use 6 speed gearbox and handling that puts other so called hot hatches into the weeds! These Integras corner as if they're on proverbial rails!
Now with increasing fuel prices in the UK, it makes more sense than ever to have a V-Tec. Economy when you want it, then performance and handling when the open road beckons. To us, this is also one of the most beautiful coupes now made. Understated, subtle and purposeful in apperance. DC5's are destined to grow in popularity in the UK. The real benefits of V-Tec are yet to be fully realised..
With only a handful in the UK - an extremely exclusive and beautiful Sports Car. Blue metallic is also the rarest and considered by most as the most beautiful colour for these also.
Including all st, registration, road tax (6 months) and full valeting, OTR Price: £15,460
A Deposit of £1,500 secures this Integra DC5 Type R. Please Contact us through the online form to discuss reserving this car for yourself.
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