As humans, but especially as car enthusiasts, we tend to want what we can’t have. In the US, that manifests itself in the desire to own JDM, or Japanese Domestic Market cars that are subject to the 25-Year Rule in order to import onto our shores. An incredible breadth of performance cars fall into this category, but one of the most legendary is the Honda NSX.

While it’s true that the American market did receive the Acura NSX, the Honda NSX-R remained in Japan, and it was an incredible machine. Weight reduction and an increased focus on track performance cemented its place in automotive history, further expressing the incredible character of the NSX supercar that was honed by motorsport heroes like Ayrton Senna.

Enthusiasts in the United States have had to wait a very long time for the opportunity to own a Honda NSX-R, the wait is over and the chance is here. From The Cultivated Collector in New Canaan, Connecticut is a 1996 Honda NSX-R for sale, with only 11,371 miles on the odometer.

The car is chassis number 458 of the 483-car production run, and it’s been kept in incredible condition. Highlights include plastic protection on the door sills, service records from new, the manual, all books, and keys. Any car enthusiast or JDM fanatic would be thrilled to have an NSX-R in their garage, let alone an example this excellent. If you’re interested in owning this incredible car, view the listing by clicking below.

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