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1998 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Type R Version 5

This 1998 Subaru Impreza Type R is a very useable classic that you can put your own stamp on and make it your own over time as you attend car shows and drive it on those warm summer evenings



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1998 Subaru Impreza WRX STI Type R Version 5

Make: Subaru

Year: September 1998

Model: WRX Sti Type R

Mileage: 240’000kms on shell


Registration: S718GUF

Number of owners: 3

Location: UK

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USA Legal this year we can ship this car anywhere please ask for details


• This Stunning rare 2 door WRX Type r version 5 finished in Pure white 51E is 1 of 709 examples in pure brilliant white.

· Powered by subaru’s 2.0L turbocharged EJ20 boxer engine

· New block and various other mechanical components supplied by respected Roger Clark motorsport

• In 2021 the car went to Roger Clark motorsport for an engine rebuild approx. 10’000km covered since then.

• Registered in Japan in September 1998 Imported in to the uk in 2017#

· 12 months mot will be provided for the new owner


• Ghost alarm installed operated via a Clifford fob, with Anti theft feature enabled, which requires a code to start the vehicle.

· Mechanically the car is excellent with no know issues drives very tight pulls strong in every gear dccd fully functioning as intended.

• Interior original momo steering wheel with some general wear as to be expected

• Genuine V5 front seats

• Inside, the cabin is fitted with Air conditioning and electric windows for comfort

• We can assist with shipping the vehicle anywhere in the world, so please enquire with any specific needs.


• No known bodywork damage.

• Recently had a respray in its original 51E white colour

• It has a few stone chips on the lower front splitter consistent with enthusiastic driving

• The car is missing one roof gutter trim

· There are some marks around the door handles consistent with use as to be expected

• There is some paint flaking off lower front splitter passenger side just in front of the wheel

· There are also a few minor dents on the bonnet but these haven’t broken the paint and are hardly noticible

· The interior overall is in superb condition with almost no obvious visible wear on the drivers bolster which is a common place to go, the seats do have some minor marks which look like they would come out with a good shampoo, all the mats and plastics are in very good condition with no mission switches or knobs and present very well indeed.

· The headlining and all the door cards are also in great condition

· The underside of the vehicle is solid having never been welded 

· The engine bay could also do with a refresh as its showing its age

• All of the electrics currently work as they should


· Imported from Japan in 2017

· 3 Uk owners since then

· Import docs present

· There is also some Japanese paperwork

· Vehicle visited Roger Clark motorsport in 2021 for some engine work consisting of New block and a number of auxiliary parts and there is also an invoice present for engine rebuild.

· Invoice for new tyres in 2019

· The mot has lapsed but the current owner will apply a fresh full 12 months for the new owner.

· New WRX stickers supplied for rear quarters to be fitted by new owner


Becoming quite rare and sought after now this is a very useable original looking example of the iconic 90’s rally car many of you will have had a picture of one of these on your wall as a teenager, overall this is a good useable example of this rare 2 door Subaru that you can put your own stamp on and work on it to get it to the standard you want as you take it to car shows.

We can assist with shipping this vehicle anywhere in the world please ask for details.

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