It is no secret that classic ‘Type R’ models from Honda are starting to fetch a pretty penny but, as it turns out, less performance-focused Hondas are also rising in value.
What you’re looking at is a one-owner 2001 Acura Integra GS-R with just 18,000 miles (~28,900 km) on the clock which had attracted a highest bid of $17,500 at the time of writing. This comes despite the fact the car features a host of modifications that would usually have an adverse impact on its value.
The car is painted Satin Silver Metallic and sits on a set of 17-inch Volk Racing wheels with 205/40 Nitto Neo Gen tires at all four corners. The suspension has also been modified with lowering springs and the car has a front strut tower brace and a larger front sway bar. Prior to the car being listed on Bring A Trailer, the brake fluid was flushed and new shocks and struts were fitted.
Power is provided by a naturally-aspirated B18C1 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine that is stock and therefore delivers 170 hp at 7,600 rpm and 128 lb-ft (173 Nm) of torque at 6,200 rpm. The engine is coupled to a five-speed manual transmission powering the front wheels. Like some of the finest VTEC engines, this one revs through to 8,000 rpm.
Inside, the car features Ebony leather with matching plastics and charcoal carpeting. There are also electric windows and locks, cruise control, air conditioning, and a factory CD player. If you’re interested in placing a bid, you should hurry up because the auction ends later today.