Honda Civic Type-R EP3

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1998 Toyota Chaser Tourer V

The Chaser has passed compliance and is registered and Ive been driving it around A LOT! The car itself is amazing, exactly as you described it and is in amazing condition!! Thank you!! Graham is extremely caring; he even turned up to the motor registry to make sure the car was registered properly so I could drive it home (as I live about an hour from the compliance shop).

Thanks for helping my brother with his Caldina too! I've been telling all my friends about Jspec and they seem to be quite keen, so hopefully there will be a few signing up in the near future!

- Edmund H Sydney, Australia 1998 Toyota Chaser Tourer V

 

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Honda Civic Type-R (EP3)

The EP3 chassis Honda Civic Type R began production in 2001 and even Japanese sold models were manufactured in the United Kingdom.

Japanese specification Civic Type R's are the highest spec of those sold, featuring Recaro seats and helical LSD as standard, and a higher output 158kW (212hp) engine with different camshafts, intake manifold, exhaust and engine management programming. Weighing around 1,200kg handling is excellent and they are a blast to drive... able to change direction in the blink of an eye and the roar of the VTEC engine at high rpm is what motoring dreams are made of.

Like previous versions the Type R received additional seam welding of the chassis for a more rigid frame, uprated brakes and a 6 speed manual transmission. The unique mounting point of the gear knob out of the dash is a memorable design feature of the Civic Type R and is perfectly located next to the steering wheel for quick access, with the throw is short and direct.

Other standard and optional features include dual airbags, ABS brakes (with electronic brake distribution), electric power steering with variable gear ratio, and a leather Momo airbag steering wheel.


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Type R
Base model, most of the standard features of the C-Package were optional on the basic Type R and so often a C-Package and non C-Package model will be of similar spec. This model is allowed for import
Type R C-Package
Climate control, power windows, power door locks and HID headlights were standard This model is allowed for import

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