For Sale (Already!?): 1992 Acura Integra LS Sedan 5-Speed

Odometer (Legend):  560,287

Guess what!  The universe works in mysterious ways.

After lost sleep, a little blood, lots of sweat, and perhaps a tear or two, I’m already parting with my latest Acura-quisition to make room for one that’s a little more desirable.  While I certainly had no intentions of making another car change so soon (literally, only 2 months later), I was in Las Vegas this past weekend for WestFest when I got an email from my Miata-loving friend, Jeff.  He told me about a cream puff Integra GS he’d found on craigslist in my hometown of St. George, Utah.

The GS, for starters, was the highest trim level for the Integra sedan that year – rolling in options like a moonroof, alloy wheels, and an anti-lock braking system.  Best of all, this specific Integra has a remarkable 71,000 original miles on it.  How is that even possible?  That comes out to only 2,700 miles per year over the course of 26 years.  Apparently some people don’t drive like I do.  Here’s the only teaser I’ll give for now.

I’ll delve into the details on the NEW (old?) ride in a future post and video, but for now, it’s time to bid farewell to the car I worked so hard to purchase, transport, and make my own.  The car has hit Bring a Trailer and I invite you to follow the auction if you’d like!  Bidding will go for 7 days and conclude on Thursday, May 24th at 11:40 a.m. Pacific time.

Link to auction:  No Reserve:  1992 Acura Integra LS Sedan

18-minute walkaround video:

 

18 Responses to “For Sale (Already!?): 1992 Acura Integra LS Sedan 5-Speed”

  1. autoscribe1974 Says:

    We trust this minty low-mile GS in your hometown (what are the chances?!) has the proper transmission? Good luck with the auction!

    • But of course! 5-speed all the way. I just emailed you a picture of the new one. It’s currently in Las Vegas at a dealership, getting a new fuel pump, but I’m crossing fingers it’s ready to pick up by Saturday and bring home. I’ll have twins at the house for a short period. As if I weren’t crazy enough already.

  2. Oh Integra LS we hardly knew thee…

    • Haha, you got to see it! Really is a shame to see it go so quickly – if its replacement weren’t so nice, I wouldn’t be doing this. Looking forward to seeing you this weekend.

      • “if its replacement weren’t so nice, I wouldn’t be doing this.”

        LOL Tyson, somehow I think most of us the validity of that statement…

  3. Glad I got a chance to drive the LS before it goes off to a new owner. James did a great job on the photos! I see you’re getting close to breaking-even on the auction on just day one. Best of luck!!

    • Yeah, thanks Jason! Well I’m close to breaking even on the original cost of the car, but then I spent: $900 in auction fees, $1,000 on maintenance, $350 on PDR work, $200 on tint, plus several hundred in travel & logistics to get the car home. So yeah, it has a ways to go until I’m in the black. LOL

  4. Trading the LS for a GS? As long as you’re keeping a ‘Teg in your garage, I’m on board!!

    Looking forward to seeing how this all shapes up. When will you be posting further details? Enquiring minds want to know!!

    • I have some draft posts marinating in the background, Tim! Haha. WordPress shall reveal all in the coming weeks 🙂 Thanks for following along. Stay tuned.

  5. Certifiably something! What would you call this? Out with the old, in with the old? “YOU CAN’T MAKE THIS STUFF UP!” Popping some popcorn right now…. will pour up a Diet Coke and see how this all shakes out.

  6. Excited to see the write up on the NEW (old?) one coming soon! 😉

  7. The walkaround video was very thorough and detailed, every seller should do this, it’d make car buying so much easier. I think that’s the first time we’ve seen the PDR on that rear door? Your dent specialist must be a pretty talented bloke! Here’s hoping you break even on the car – and more importantly – that the car finds another owner that will appreciate the car as much as you have during your short time with it. Looking forward to reading and seeing some pics on the newly-acquired GS! Congratulations!

    • Thanks Adam! Yeah when I set out to create the for-sale ad for the LS, I wanted to be as thorough as possible so I wouldn’t have to answer a lot of repeated questions. So far it seems to have done the trick; I’ve only had 1 request for an additional photo of the VIN sticker in the driver door jamb (which was something I should have included anyway). I am excited to share the new GS with you all. Hope you have a great weekend!

  8. Happy trails (already) to the LS! The auction listing looks great and completely transparent — so many photos and details about the car. The lucky bidder will know everything about their new ride before even seeing it in person. As for the other cars in your garage, do you think they’re starting to look over their fenders after all the turnover recently? 😀

    • Haha, I know, I’ve had some buying & selling fun in the last year or so. TL-S, Infiniti I30, now the Integra LS. It’s a fun hobby but sort of stressful – like you said, I try really hard to cover allllll the nitty gritty details. LS is getting a good reception so far, with bids at $3,333. Hope you’re enjoying Bimmerland!

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