Encounter: Spoon Sports FN2 at Type One

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I caught this Spoon FN2 parked outside the Type One shop in Ogikubo.  It’s a car I’ve seen before around here, but it is rare none-the-less.  Japan initially imported just over 2,000 of these to the island, but it was predominantly sold in Europe.  Hence the name it is commonly refereed to; “Civic Type-R EURO”.  In Europe, the car was, for the most part, quite successful.  The 200hp that the K20Z4 under the bonnet puts out provides enough power to happily propel the little hatchback around the corners.  I’ve always wondered how it would have sold if it was offered in America?  At any rate, with Spoon tuning it, I’m sure this one in particular is a lot of fun to drive.

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