If, back in the day, your heart desired a mighty Integra Type R DC2 but your head said that a coupe wasn’t practical enough, then the DB8 was an absolute no-brainer. Those extra two doors could have made all the difference to letting you experience what is still regarded as one of the greatest FWD handling cars ever made.
Our 2000 car, 1 of just 229 produced its final year of production is a low mileage example with just 58k kms and was a grade 5 condition report from the supplying dealer before the car was imported to Ireland two years ago.
The Championship White bodywork is absolutely stunning and is presented in near as-new condition. Impressively, the car is completely standard and has not been modified in any way. The underside is pristine, too, and those factory Recaro seats which are often badly worn are just as good as the rest of the car.
Mechanically, the incredible 1.8-litre DOHC VTEC in-line 4-cylinder engine still produces all of its original 200 horsepower at a mind bending 8,000 rpm in Japanese trim. The gearbox is slick with no untoward noises as you tackle those country lanes.
Supplied being fully serviced with a fresh NCT, this collectors’ quality car is one of the rarest modern Hondas that started cementing the brand as the king of fast front wheel drive cars.
If you thought DC2s were a rare sight on Irish roads, the DB8 is almost mythical with a mere 5,135 units produced exclusively for the Japanese domestic market.
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