A 34,900 mile pre-facelift Type R in concourse condition.
Registered on the 18th March 2003 by supplying dealers Colliers Honda our amazing Type R comes with just 34,900 miles with only four previous owners. The history shows eight Honda service stamps in the dealer supplied service record book with a recent service carried out at local specialist JDT Tuning in December 2020. A fresh MOT is supplied with the car to September 2022, showing no advisories and the MOT history is incredibly clean. A full and precisely presented documented file supplements the Honda handbooks. This provides all paperwork ranging from all previous MOTs, service invoices and more recently, the sales receipts from a recent full underbody refresh.
Satin silver with black cloth/alcantara and red stitching, electric windows and mirrors, original OEM mats, original radio/CD player, six-speed gearbox, central locking, space-saver spare and toolkit.
The Satin Silver can only be described as near perfect. The body is pin straight, with no dents or marks, certainly no rust and showcases a swirl free show finish. Only a small handful of minor stone chips can be seen on the front, commensurate with the low miles. All front and rear badges are as new with no fading or delamination of the plastic finishes and the original side decals remain perfectly intact. The headlights remain unfaded and crystal clear and all external plastics, and wiper arms/blades are unblemished. A full professional detailing process has been completed inside and out by our local well known specialist Supercar Detailing. This has refreshed the whole finish of the car to show-stopping standards and includes GTecnic ceramic coatings applied to the body and wheels, providing unrivalled future protection of the bodywork. The interior is totally unspoilt and completely factory standard and remains in beautiful order. The figure hugging bespoke Type R seats remain firm and unmarked with virtually wear free bolsters. As new original equipment carpet mats are in place and a brand new genuine Honda aluminium gear knob provides a perfect centre piece to the unmarked dashboard area. The door cards are free from unsightly scratches or marks coupled with as new satin silver door insert finishes. The original spare wheel and factory supplied jacking kit are clean and present. The wheels are factory standard seven spoke 17 inch alloy wheels which have been professionally refurbished, with new genuine Honda centre caps and clothed with matching Bridgestone S100 tyres all round with healthy tread depth remaining.
Our Type R has recently undergone a painstaking and sympathetic underbody refresh. This process has lifted the car to near concourse levels. No restoration was needed given its original rust free health. The refresh has updated all running gear and fixtures and fittings to near as new condition. A full documented file is available to any discerning owner to fully comprehend the level of effort and money lavished on this little modern classic. A summary can be found below:
⁃ New front genuine Honda supplied NTN front wheels bearings, accompanied by all important new genuine Honda retaining clips and driveshaft nuts
⁃ New OEM front lower ball joints, drop links and track rod ends
⁃ New OEM rear drop links
⁃ All calipers, re-coated and serviced with new stainless steel bleed nipples, slider bolts and rubbers
⁃ New Goodridge stainless steel brake hoses
⁃ New OEM Brembo discs front and rear
⁃ New genuine Honda brake pads and correct fixtures
⁃ New genuine Honda brake backing plates to all four corners
⁃ New OEM handbrake cables
⁃ New Genuine Honda rear anti-rollbar bushes
⁃ New genuine Honda exhaust fitting kit
⁃ New genuine Honda rear exhaust heat shield
⁃ All underbody cavities cleaned and high quality Bilt Hamber Dynax S50 rustproofing treatment applied
⁃ All bolts, nuts and fixings removed stripped and re-plated.
EP3 Type Rs like this do not become available very often and with values climbing very healthily driven by the strong Honda Type R following, this is a fantastic time to acquire a potential show winning example. A perfect addition to any discerning collector or simply an opportunity to enjoy such an automotive icon on a regular and reliable basis, a perfect modern classic!
Comes with two keys, book pack and invoices, clear Motor Check certificate, private registration C7CTR and annual road tax is £340.
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• Option of full ceramic coating service at very competitive rates