Auction Report: 9/11/16

We get straight into the good stuff this week with arguably one of our favourite cars to come out of Japan. We also share a couple of surprises from last week’s auction report including what can only be considered a bit of a bargain on the Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 1 RS…

Nissan Skyline Kenmeri
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For many the Kenmeri is considered one of the best looking cars to come out of Japan in the past 50 years. Although lacking the finesse of the Toyota 2000GT there’s no denying this 70’s Skyline has aged extremely well. With values of the KPGC110 going stratospheric the KGC110 seems like a far more reasonable proposition and a third of the price. Finding one that isn’t a grade R is exceptionally difficult given that this is now 40+ years old car. The crucial importance then should be in the inspection in Japan. We’d love to see more of these on UK roads, check back next week for the hammer price and translation…

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This 1996 Nissan Silvia made our picks as it was simply too hard to ignore. Bright pink with a New York inspired backdrop on the bonnet it stood out like Donald Trump’s haircut. Perhaps unlike Trump, beneath the brash exterior there appears to be some serious substance to this S14. Check back next week for a full rundown of mods and what it fetches at auction…

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Much like the Silvia above this 1997  B110 Sunny really caught our eye this week. Partly because it was bright orange but mainly due to the fact is was very different. Left had drive and clearly used in anger this is a possible project car with signs of rust and corrosion dotted around the auction sheet. Whether its too far gone will be a question for our inspection team in Japan but it will be interesting to see what this relatively unknown model will fetch.

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At first glance you’d be forgiven to think that this was a genuine NISMO edition R35 GTR. Instead, the previous owner of this R35 decided to save himself a few quid and make this 2008 model look exactly like the super expensive alternative. From the auction images alone it looks like the conversion has been carried out to a high standard but from experience this is always a dangerous assumption. We’re guessing there will be areas that aren’t quite right but we’re certainly kee to find out.

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Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution 6.5 Tommi Makinen Edition211844161_106e11 211844162_06147d211844160_d6ebea

Tipped to be the colour to go for after the red Tommi Makinen this super low mileage grade 4 example will surely attract some interest in tonight’s auction. Given that an identical example in red would likely fetch double auction we think this could be a great buy for someone looking to grab a TME. If you’re looking for similar be sure to drop us a line!

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Honda Prelude Type S211762015_5313a1 211762016_b26ce9211762014_6bc35c

This is a model that has been overlooked over the past few years. Exclusively produced for the Japanese domestic market this Type S model boasts 220 hp as standard with the




Last week’s auction results…

Nissan Skyline R34 GTTofmxfqd1y1ecwihb27r1kvzn5vkzunewkqyfczt2hytr-gc5-7 ofmxfqd1y1ecwihb27r1kvzn5vkzunewkqyfczt2i6u7-gc5-7 ofmxfqd1y1ecwihb27r1kvzn5vkzunewkqyfczt2j4lo-gc5-7


Sold – 2,275,000 hammer

  • 25GT turbo
  • Altia front bumper
  • Optional fog lights
  • Xenon headlights
  • Nismo side aero
  • Rear bumper
  • Suspension
  • Nismo Weldina front pipe
  • 3 gauge cluster
  • Shift knob
  • Steering wheel (without airbag)
  • BNR34 seat (driver seat)
  • LED tail lights
  • Aftermarket brake rotors (front and rear)
  • Turbo timer
  • Kakimoto kai muffler
  • HKS power flow induction
  • Carrozeria HDD nav
  • No smoking car
  • Standard remote key
  • Immobiliser
  • Seat, roof liner worn
  • 4 alloy centre caps are missing


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Didn’t Sell – Final bid was 801,000 hammer

  • Long base model
  • 86061 km
  • Exterior colour changed
  • 2-seater
  • 5-speed manual
  • Has cooler
  • 1.5 Solex
  • Transmission has been changed from 4-speed manual to 5-speed manual
  • WATANABE 13-inch alloys (Front : 8J . Rear : 10J)
  • Front suspension is height adjustable
  • Roll bar
  • Circle headlight lens
  • Aftermarket grill
  • Over fender
  • NARDI steering wheel
  • Long body
  • Aftermarket oil cooler
  • Aftermarket muffler & exhaust manifold
  • Aftermarket audio & speaker
  • Aftermarket horn
  • Aftermarket seat x1
  • Aftermarket shift knob
  • Aftermarket strut bar
  • Aftermarket spoiler
  • Auto gauge meter (PRM meter , Oil pressure & temperature meter , Water temperature meter , Volts meter )
  • Has service record for … 2012y 2013y 2014y 2015y
  • Exterior colour changed
  • 5-digit speed meter
  • Fender mirror
  • Steering wheel has wear
  • Dashboard has tears & warped
  • Alloys have scratch
  • Exterior paint is warped & uneven
  • Right front inner panel has crease
  • Centre floor has crease
  • Underneath has repaired history


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Didn’t Sell – Final bid 1,175,000 hammer

  • MR2 spider
  • 2 Seater
  • Toyota techno craft limited car
  • Limited 92 cars
  • Guarantee card
  • Manual book
  • Automatic transmission car
  • Wheel scratch
  • Underneath paint part and rusty
  • Interior dirty
  • Paint crack on rear gate



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Sold – 461,000 hammer

  • Evolution
  • Part of interior dirty
  • Door trim worn
  • Part of seat cig burn
  • Aftermarket alloys ?
  • Body has no lustre
  • Engine oil leak
  • Front spoiler base faded
  • Snow tire
  • Battery died
  • Missing to part of luggage trim
  • Exterior has small scratch and small dent and no lustre
  • Rust underneath
  • Front window stone chip


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Didn’t sell – Final bid 2,200,000 hammer

  • Spirit R
  • 1 owner
  • BOSE sound system
  • HID
  • BILSTEIN suspension
  • 19”alloys RAYS
  • Aftermarket muffler
  • Aftermarket aero
  • Seat edge worn and creased
  • Aftermarket bonnet
  • Alloys scratches


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Sold – 810,000 hammer

  • Type R
  • 100,590km
  • Carrozzeria HDD nav
  • Red Recaro
  • Reverse camera
  • Seat worn
  • Steering worn
  • Inner trim cig burn
  • Alloys scratches
  • Rear spoiler paint crack
  • Front bumper paint crack

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