Ending 31st Jan, 2024 19:30

H&H Online Auction

 
  Lot 7
 

1997 Mitsubishi RVR Hyper Sports Gear-R
One of just 1,670 thought manufactured

Sold for £4,050

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

2024 Buyers Premium: 5% + VAT (subject to minimum of £250 + VAT)

Registration No: T.B.A
Chassis No: N23W5407676
MOT: December 2024
Estimate: £3,500 - £4,500

Motor Car Location: Nottinghamshire

  • 1 of only 1,670 thought to have been manufactured, and 1 of just 80 in this colour scheme
  • 71,000 recorded miles and only three former UK keepers
  • Features the 'Evo 3' Turbocharged engine, all-wheel drive, and much more!
  • Imported from the car-friendly climate of Japan in 2008

The first generation RVR was introduced in February 1991, is a compact MPV, manufactured from 1991-2002 and supplied across many markets globally. The top-of-the-line Hyper Sports Gear-R model was effectively an Evo 3 on stilts, using the 4G63T 2.0-litre 16V DOHC turbocharged straight-four engine, mated to either a four-speed auto or a five-speed manual which was not offered in North America. The open front and rear differentials were used on vehicles equipped with 4WD. Power output was rated at 228–247hp, with a quoted 0-60mph in 6.5 seconds. 1 of only 1,670 thought to have been manufactured, they were built in just four colours; Blue, Red, White, and Black.

Manufactured in 1997 and understood to have been supplied new to car friendly climate of Japan, the Hyper Sports Gear-R offered was imported into the United Kingdom in 2008. Fitted with the 1990cc 16V turbo-charged DOHC straight-four engine (shared with the Evo 3), allied to an automatic transmission, the Hyper Sports offered is 1 of just 80 finished in the Green with Grey bumpers and side-skirts, and also features Grey cloth interior upholstery. Showing a recorded mileage of approximately 71,000 miles, the RVR has had four UK keepers since importation.

Offered with a history file that includes numerous previous MOTs certificates, a large collection of work and servicing invoices, and a current V5C document. Documented in the history file are nine services from 2010 to date, with the RVR having received a new coil pack in 2015 and brake discs and pads all round in 2021. Offered with an MOT certificate until December 2024, the RVR is a very rare high performance MPV.

For more information, please contact:
Paul Cheetham
paul.cheetham@handh.co.uk
07538 667452

 

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