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The hot hatch 147 GTA model was launched in 2002. The GTA used a 3.2 V6 engine, produced 250 PS (184 kW; 247 hp) and could achieve a top speed of 246 km/h (153 mph). It has a widened body (15 mm at each side) to accommodate the 225/45R17 tyres. Most models have 6-speed manual transmissions; whilst a smaller number of other models use the semi automatic Selespeed system. In total 5,029 147 GTAs were built, 1004 of which were Selespeeds , 0-60 in 6.3 seconds This particular car was imported in 2021 into the uk with an outstanding service history from Japan wit 7 stamps of history.The car has been serviced in the uk in May 2022 @30675 miles which was a major service to include dimpled and grooved front discs. The 147 benifits from a DECAT system however we have the original. The 147 GTA and 147 Autodelta GTA have been road tested by Jeremy Clarkson, and featured on television show Top Gear with a power-lap around the track by The Stig. In his review of Autodelta 147 GTA car for The Sunday Times, Clarkson described the acceleration as ''Ferrari throttle? Forget it. When you stamp on the accelerator its like youve hit the Millennium Falcons hyperdrive. Suddenly all the stars are fluorescent tubes'' and the handling as ''...A corner was coming. And then it was a distant speck in my rear-view mirror. I vaguely remember turning the wheel and I have a recollection of being astounded by the grip...and then the moment was gone. No, really, the thing is a barnacle...'' We believe we have the best variety of the most unusual cars that you will find in the UK This is a dry and fresh import , Meaning little or no rust due to the climate and that the Japanese do not use salt on there roads.