1998 Subaru Impreza Sti Version 5 Type R White
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Impreza Sti Version 5 Type R
This Impreza was originally supplied to our customer in Spring of 2002 - as the best low mileage Version 5 Type R Sti we could find in Japan. When exported it had only 6,000 miles from new - and was of course in as new condition! This was the 3rd car supplied by Newera for this particular customer, who'd first bought a car from us in 1999. As an avid Japanese car enthusiast, he added modifications as listed below (At considerable expense!) to not only make the car safe for UK fuels, but to also increase power - whilst paying particular attention to the engine's health. In addition, handling upgrades have been added, as well as cosmetic ones. Essentially, for UK use - this car is perfectly prepared and a daily use car / weekend track weapon!
The Sti 5 Type R is considered by those who know - as the best of the Imprezas. Lightweight, complete with an uprated dashboard, lighting, etc. when compared to UK P1 models, this is a car that has extremely high cornering capabilities and limits combined with pin point handling, enhanced futher by the Sti suspension components fitted, together with TEIN coilovers with adjustable top mounts at the front, to dial out any understeer with. As it's fitted with a close ratio 5 speed gearbox (155 mph in top gear) combined with an adjustable centre differential, oversteer can be dialed it with the use of the throttle, as required - not something most Imprezas are able to do.. Only those with this particular feature!
As the Sti Type R can no longer be imported to the UK (There is no model report for this model, nor likely to ever become available), this is now a car that cannot be easily found in UK, especially with the extent of carefully chosen modifications this example is equipped with.
Specification is as follows:
STI Version 534600 milesDastek Uni Chip piggy back ECU remapped by Owen Developments to 317 bhp and to run on 98 ron fuelHKS superf power flow induction kitHKS super sequential blow off valveWater injection system specially designed by Paul Port - linked to the ECU, to give programmed in cylinder cooling as required without detriment to power.Knock link kit fitted - to give protection against pre-ignition should it begin to occur.Blitz turbo timer.Blitz Nur Spec stainless steel exhaust, Custom made stainless steel Hayward and Scott downpipe.After Burner kit.Brembo calliper front brake upgrade.TEIN fully adjustable coilover suspensionSTI (Pink) rear suspension struts and components.Original Carbon fibre from STI strut brace and Carbon rear Cusco strut brace.SECS onboard computer. Provides all engine diagnostics. i.e. oil temp, oil pressure, boost pressure etc...17 inch Speedline forged lightweight alloy wheels. Nearly new Avon ZZ3 on tyres front and half worn Toyo Proxes on rear.Fitted WRC roof scoop, entire roof re-sprayed to blend scoop in perfectly(cosmetic scoop)Momo gear Knob, Momo seatbelt pads, STi doorsills, STi pedals, Alpine ICE, 400 watt Sony Amp, Sony Explode speakers in front and rear.Thatcham approved remote controlled Category 1 alarm Immobiliser fitted.Receipts for all work available, full service history since in UK, 12 mths mot, 4 mths tax, last service 20/05/05. This car is genuine, with no mechanical faults or bodywork problems! not even one pin dent!. WRX number plate not included in the price, but can haggle for it!
If you've been looking for a top quality Impreza Type R, this is probably the best one currently for sale in the UK!!Must be seen to be appreciated!!
Price Reduced by owner to: £10,950!!!!
For further information or to arrange viewing, please contact Keiron:
e-mail: : 01430-431444Mobile: 07834827433.Mobile 2: 07835565792