Auction Report: 5/10/16

Get your weekly fix of Japanese performance car goodness with our latest edition of our Auction Report. What a way to start with a super rare Nissan Skyline R34 GTR M-spec NUR…

Nissan Skyline R34 GTR M-spec NUR

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Some cars just stop you in your tracks and this is most definitely one of them. Limited to a mere 250 units this M-spec NUR is beyond special. Produced by Nissan back in 2002 its covered a documented 17,061kms from new which equates to just over 1000kms per year. Spoilt with a plethora of NISMO goodies we can see this GTR attracting heaps of interest Worldwide and consequently fetching some serious money! Hammer price and full translation next week…

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Subaru Impreza STI TS NBR (RA)

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For all you Subaru fans it doesn’t get much better than this. With only 200 featuring the NBR challenge pack this limited edition missile is so rare we’d gamble there wasn’t one currently in the UK or even Europe. This is something we’d like to change! Keep your eye’s peeled and you may just see one blasting around the UK in the coming months!

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 10

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Perhaps surprisingly we don’t see many Evo 10s come up at auction in Japan and we see even less with the sought after manual transmission. From a quick glance at the auction sheet this grade 4C example appears to be showered in upgraded parts so we could have something specail on our hands. Full translation and hammer price next week…

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Toyota Celica GT4 (S205)

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We feel the GT4 is currently undervalued when compared to similar cars of the same era. Touted as a model thats difficult to work on its reputation often precedes it when in actuality this is a hugely entertaining car to drive with rally credentials and a serious cult following to boot. Not often do they come as a grade 4 so this one will be one to watch! Full details next week…

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Datsun Sunny TS Special

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Being the last Sunny sold under the Datsun brand in Japan the 140Y has retro cool written all over it. We’re seeing more and more interest in the older cars produced in Japan and this TS Special model certainly caught our attention. Grade 4 with a genuine 97,783kms from new this will be one to watch! Full translation and hammer price in next week’s auction report…

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Nissan Skyline R33 GTR

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With the US market ever closer to being in a position to legally import the R33 GTR we’re expecting values to continue to climb over the coming years. Although a later model series 3 this super low mileage grade 4.5 example is arguably prime investment material. With 19,055kms from new we expect a price tag that will near 3 mill JPY. Full results next week…

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Last week’s results…

Honda S2000 (Amuse)

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Sold – 3,105,000 hammer

  • Bought from private user
  • Amuse GT 1 body kit
  • Front Canard
  • Spoon suspension
  • Voltex GT wing
  • HKS super sound muffler
  • Volks CE28 wheel
  • Seat worn
  • Alloys has scratch
  • Inside trim missing part

 

Nissan Skyline R34 GTR V Spec II

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Sold – 6,790,000 hammer

  • GTR V-Spec 
  • 6 speed manual
  • 4 seater
  • Nismo front bumper
  • Nismo NE-1 muffler
  • Ohlins suspension
  • BBS 19inch
  • Seat dirty
  • Roof liner dirty
  • Rear under cover scratched
  • Rear spoiler paint faded
  • Noise from underneath
  • Front bumper paint crack
  • Paint mark on both head light
  • Paint crack in driver step

 

Subaru Impreza S204

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Sold – 2,435,000 hammer 

  • One owner
  • Suspension
  • Remote key
  • Inside has standard 17 alloys
  • Steering wheel worn
  • Seat worn/crease
  • Rooflier dirty
  • Driver mirror color change (not sure?)
  • Head lamp cloudy
  • Underneath rusty
  • Paint not clear on driver quarter

 

Nissan 300ZX Twin Turbo

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Sold – 1,585,000 hammer 

  • 300ZX Twin Turbo
  • 2 seater
  • T bar roof
  • 5 speed manual
  • Standard 16inch alloys
  • Standard audio
  • Books
  • Spare key
  • Has car register, around 20 papers
  • 1 owner
  • Seat light worn
  • Steering wheel light worn
  • Alloys scratched
  • Body was repaired with same colour
  • Shave scratch on front bumper

 

Honda Integra Type R DC2

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Didn’t sell, last bid was 1,254,000 hammer

  • Front Recaro seats
  • Record book from dealer
  • 6,158km 27 Nov 1999
  • 7,355km 27 Nov 2001
  • 8,600km 21 Nov 2003
  • 9,874 km 19 Nov 2005
  • 14,104km 20 Nov 2007
  • 20,758km 21 Nov 2009
  • 25,989km 24 Nov 2011
  • 27,849km 15 Nov 2013
  • Seat worn
  • Under front bumper has scratch

 

Honda NSX

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Didn’t sell, last bid was 4,490,000 hammer 

  • Bought from private user
  • Black leather power seat
  • Leather steering wheel
  • Shift side lever
  • Standard floor mat
  • Remote key
  • Aftermarket muffler (HKS? not clear)
  • Cruise control
  • Steering wheel worn
  • Front cross member scratch/crease – not sure 
  • Core support small crease
  • Under rear panel bend
  • 2 seater

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