Auction Report: 24/5/17

After a short break we’re back with another instalment of our Japanese Auction Report. Each week we’ll be sharing our top picks from the upcoming auctions plus sold data and auction sheet translations from the previous week’s cars.

We begin proceedings with an ‘Old School’ favourite the Nissan Skyline GTS-R…

 

Nissan Skyline GTS-R

The GTS-R has experienced a recent surge of interest from car fans looking for something more unique. With its retro boxy shape and Skyline heritage its got ‘cool’ written all over it. This grade 3.5B example with 83,769kms from new comes up at USS Tokyo tonight…

More details of this GTS-R here

 

Subaru Impreza STI TS RA NBR

 The TS RA NBR is an Impreza that should be on every Scooby fans shopping list. Only 300 ever produced makes for an ultra exclusive model for starters but the performance figures also match its striking looks…

More details of this NBR here

Subaru Legacy S402

Another rare edition model released by Subaru the Legacy S402 as the name suggests was limited to only 402 units. It goes well too thanks to STi-tuned dampers and springs, new anti-roll bars and a quicker steering rack, plus six-piston Brembo brakes with larger discs.

More details of this S402 here

 

Nissan Skyline R33 GTR

This Nissan Skyline R33 GTR caught our eye for a number of reasons. Firstly being manufactured in 1998 makes it the more desirable series 3 model. Secondly, although we’re always cautious on judging a car on an auction sheet alone the first impressions look positive. Midnight Purple, grade 4B with a genuine 44,742kms certainly makes for an attractive headline!

More details of this GTR here

 

Honda Civic Mugen RR

Ultra desirable, super rare and unashamedly ostentatious the Mugen RR has fast become a firm favourite with many Honda fans Worldwide. The fact its laden with carbon aero and its base is the superb FD2 only furthers the appeal. With hammer prices consistently hitting 4 mill JPY we have little reason to believe this grade 4 example will be any different…

More details of this Mugen RR here

 

Mazda RX7 Type RB

Another car to have a major resurgence is the Mazda Rx7. Being a late model series 8 will appeal to many and with a genuine 97,582kms from new its covered a relatively short distance in the 17 years its been on the road…

More details of this car here

 

Nissan Skyline R34 GTR V-spec II

On first impressions this BNR34 looks like a corker. V-spec II, grade 4.5B and 43,318kms are all major selling points. However these pluses will undoubtedly come at a cost. We’ve guide priced it at £55k on the road in the UK but wouldn’t be surprised if it fetches more when it goes to auction this evening…

More details of this car here

 

Check back next week for the results. In the meantime visit our auction pages here. 

 

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