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Honda Beat 1991

81,220 milesManual-660 cc
A/C Alloy Wheels+ 2 more

Car price

US $14,176

Total price (C&F)

US $15,510

Honda Beat 1991

36,580 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C Aero Parts+ 4 more

Car price

US $11,057

Total price (C&F)

US $12,380

Honda Beat 1992

52,762 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C Alloy Wheels+ 3 more

Car price

US $11,852

Total price (C&F)

US $13,175

Honda Beat 1991

33,480 milesManual2WD660 cc
Alloy Wheels

Car price

US $13,444

Total price (C&F)

US $16,219

Honda Beat 1994

34,720 milesManual2WD660 cc
Alloy Wheels

Car price

US $11,231

Total price (C&F)

US $12,565

Honda Beat 1991

106,640 milesManual-660 cc
A/C Alloy Wheels+ 2 more

Car price

US $7,490

Total price (C&F)

US $8,824

Honda Beat 1991

142,600 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C Alloy Wheels+ 2 more

Car price

US $6,951

Total price (C&F)

US $8,274

Honda Beat 1991

65,720 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C ETC+ 3 more

Car price

US $7,217

Total price (C&F)

US $8,540

Honda Beat 1991

158,100 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C Cassette+ 1 more

Car price

US $6,351

Total price (C&F)

US $7,674

Honda Beat 1991

22,940 milesManual2WD660 cc
Alloy Wheels ETC+ 1 more

Car price

US $11,024

Total price (C&F)

US $13,799

Honda Beat 1992

133,300 milesManual2WD660 cc
Alloy Wheels

Car price

US $6,848

Total price (C&F)

US $8,202

Honda Beat 1991

24,180 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C Cassette+ 4 more

Car price

US $10,557

Total price (C&F)

US $11,880

Honda Beat 1991

15,500 milesManual2WD660 cc
Alloy Wheels

Car price

US $10,109

Total price (C&F)

US $12,884

Honda Beat 1991

72,416 milesManual-660 cc
A/C Power Window

Car price

US $7,410

Total price (C&F)

US $8,744

Honda Beat 1991

158,100 milesManual-660 cc

Car price

US $5,506

Total price (C&F)

US $6,840

Honda Beat 1992

133,486 milesManual-660 cc
New Paint Power Window

Car price

US $5,898

Total price (C&F)

US $7,252

Honda Beat 1991

30,380 milesManual-660 cc
Alloy Wheels Power Window

Car price

US $8,518

Total price (C&F)

US $9,852

Honda Beat 1993

88,040 milesManual-660 cc
Power Window

Car price

US $4,759

Total price (C&F)

US $6,071

Honda Beat 1994

19,840 milesManual2WD660 cc
A/C Power Window+ 1 more

Car price

US $10,557

Total price (C&F)

US $11,880

Honda Beat 1991

30,380 milesManual-660 cc
Alloy Wheels Power Window

Car price

US $7,872

Total price (C&F)

US $10,647
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The Honda Beat is a compact, sporty roadster that emerged from the Kei car phenomenon in Japan. Manufactured by Honda, this delightful little car has earned its spot as a beloved choice in the hearts of automotive enthusiasts around the world. Despite its compact size and modest engine, the Honda Beat packs a punch in terms of performance, design, and driving pleasure.

In this buying guide, we'll explore the fascinating facets that define the Honda Beat for sale, from its inception to its specifications, design, driving experience, and why it stands out in the competitive automotive market.

Honda Beat: A Timeless Design Icon

Inception

The Honda Beat, first introduced in May 1991 and produced until February 1996, was one of the iconic "kei sports" cars, a category of lightweight vehicles in Japan designed for impressive performance and exceptional fuel efficiency.

A collaborative effort between Honda, Pininfarina, and S.T. Development, the Honda Beat was a triumph of engineering and design, showcasing what a small, efficient car could truly achieve. Honda provided its engineering expertise, Pininfarina designed the car's sporty exterior, and S.T. Development helped to develop the Beat's mid-engine layout and suspension system.

Specifications

Specfications of Honda Beat

Manufacturer

Honda

Model

Beat

Body

Convertible

Riding Capacity

2

Doors

2

Engine type

Mid-mounted, water-cooled, transverse 4-cylinder

Displacement

656 cc

Maximum power

64ps(47kW)/8100rpm

Maximum torque

6.1kg・m(59.8N・m)/7000rpm

Transmission

5-speed manual

Drive type

Rear-wheel drive

Curb weight

760 kg (1,676 lb)

Dimmensions

3295mm * 1395mm * 1175mm

Wheelbase

2280mm

Fuel tank capacity

24l

Top speed

135 km/h (84 mph)

0-60 mph 

Approx 13 sec

Engine & Performance

At the heart of the Honda Beat is a marvel of engineering: a 656cc, three-cylinder engine that delivers a respectable 63 horsepower despite its compact size. This mid-mounted engine gives the Beat a lively and agile driving experience, with a top speed of around 135-140 km/h (84-87 mph).

The Beat's exceptional power-to-weight ratio compensates for its modest horsepower. The power is efficiently transmitted through a 5-speed manual transmission, contributing to the car's sporty feel and precise control.

Design

The JDM Honda Beat is a head-turner, both inside and out. It's a testament to the marriage of Japanese ingenuity and Italian flair, resulting in a design that is both stylish and functional.

The exterior boasts a sleek and curvaceous profile, exuding a sense of athleticism. Its compact dimensions and sleek design give it a sporty and purposeful appearance. The rounded headlights and gently sloping hood add a touch of elegance, while the retractable soft-top roof invites drivers to experience the thrill of open-air driving.

The side profile is characterized by smoothly arched fenders and a rising beltline, which create a sense of dynamism and movement. The iconic Honda grille is discreetly positioned, adding a touch of sophistication to the overall design.

At the rear, the Honda Beat features a carefully integrated rear spoiler that enhances aerodynamic efficiency and provides visual balance. The taillights are elegantly styled and harmoniously positioned, accentuating the car's proportions and contributing to its overall aesthetic appeal.

Inside, the Beat's compact interior is designed with a focus on practicality and comfort. The seating envelopes occupants in a balance of support and comfort, promoting an ideal driving posture. The driver-centric dashboard layout ensures essential controls are within easy reach, facilitating an uninterrupted focus and promoting a seamless driving experience. Crafted with quality materials, the interior reflects a blend of minimalism and sporty refinement.

Overall, the Honda Beat's design exudes a timeless, sporty appeal that continues to turn heads today. It's a car that is both fun to drive and look at, making it a true icon of the automotive world.

Driving Experience

The JDM Honda Beat shines brightest when in motion. Its mid-engine configuration contributes to a near-perfect weight distribution, resulting in exceptional handling dynamics. The agile handling, precise steering, and adept suspension system make it a joy to navigate through both city streets and winding country roads.

The Beat's compact size and nimble handling make it an ideal choice for city driving, effortlessly slipping through traffic and squeezing into tight parking spots. With the top down, the Beat provides an exhilarating open-air driving experience, allowing you to savor the wind in your hair and the sun on your skin.

On winding roads, the Honda Beat comes alive, dancing through corners with effortless grace. The suspension strikes a perfect balance between sporty and comfortable, ensuring a connected and exhilarating drive. The responsive engine delivers ample power, even at high RPMs, providing a thrilling acceleration experience.

Overall, the Honda Beat offers a driving experience that is both fun and rewarding. It's a car that begs to be driven.

Legacy

Though production ceased in 1996, the JDM Honda Beat has left an indelible mark on the automotive world. Its unique design, exhilarating driving experience, and affordability have made it a cult classic among enthusiasts, who continue to preserve and cherish these delightful cars.

The Beat's legacy is evident in its enduring popularity in the secondhand market. Aficionados are constantly on the lookout for well-maintained models to relish the unique driving experience it offers.

The Beat's impact is also felt in the automotive industry, where it has inspired a new generation of kei cars that prioritize performance and driving pleasure.

Price

The price of a Honda Beat depends on a number of factors, including the car's condition, year model, mileage, and location. Generally, you can find used Honda Beats in the range of $6,000 to $12,000 USD. However, rare or well-maintained models can command a higher price.

If you are looking for a well-maintained Honda Beat in good condition, you can expect to pay closer to the top end of that range. On the other hand, if you are willing to do some work on the car yourself, you may be able to find an old Honda Beat for a lower price.

Honda Beats are becoming increasingly rare, so the used Honda Beat prices are likely to rise in the future. If you're interested in buying one, now is the time! You can also import Honda Beats directly from Japan for better prices and a wider selection to choose from. We at JDM Export are here to help make the importing process a breeze.

Conclusion

The Honda Beat for sale is a truly special car that offers a unique blend of performance, style, and driving pleasure. With its spirited engine, captivating design, and impeccable handling, the Beat is a car that is sure to put a smile on your face every time you get behind the wheel.

Whether you're looking for a fun and engaging commuter car or a weekend track toy, the Beat is sure to deliver. It's a car that is sure to turn heads wherever you go, and it's one that you're sure to cherish for years to come.

If you're looking for a car that is truly one of a kind, the JDM Honda Beat is the perfect choice for you. It's a car that is sure to bring a sense of excitement and adventure to your everyday life.

FAQ about Honda Beat

How much does a used Honda Beat cost?
The price of Honda Beat ranges from $6,955 to $39,416. This doesn’t include the shipping cost to your port.
How to import Honda Beat from Japan to the USA?
You can follow these easy steps to purchase a Honda Beat from JDM Export and have it imported to your port in the USA.
What are the import taxes for used cars in the USA?
You should expect to pay 2.5% for a passenger car, and 25% for a truck as the tax of foreign-made vehicles imported to the U.S. This is calculated based on the vehicle price.

User reviews on Honda Beat

Tyler avatar
TylerflagUSA
Verified Buyer
CAR FROM JAPAN was really quick to respond. Great job Tunvir!
Adam Streby avatar
Adam StrebyflagUSA
Verified Buyer
An itemized invoice (with all the fees broken out) would be good to have originally, because it saves a lot of money in taxes (it was provided, but I had to ask for it).
Nicholas Hedberg avatar
Nicholas HedbergflagUSA
Verified Buyer
Thank you again, Jun. The car arrived and cleared customs without issue. It runs great, and I'm completely satisfied with it. Best regards,
CHRIS DEBARDLEBON avatar
CHRIS DEBARDLEBONflagUSA
Verified Buyer
Mr. Ken, I hope you are well. I received the Honda Beat yesterday. Thank you
Robert Kleinman avatar
Robert KleinmanflagUSA
Verified Buyer
Hi Ken-san, here's my testimonial. Thanks again! It has been a delight working with you. Ken-san, I love love love my Honda Beat! Thank you so much for all your help, and the car is flawless. It has made a great home for itself in Texas and fits in ... See more
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Christopher Hubbard avatar
Christopher HubbardflagUSA
Verified Buyer
Ms. Jun, the car is in my driveway. It's perfect. Thank you so much.
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Alberto flagUSA
Verified Buyer
Communication was great, will continue to check your in inventory
Tyler Adams avatar
Tyler AdamsflagUSA
Verified Buyer
I loved the speedy response time you guys have with anything I ask about.
aaron leblanc avatar
aaron leblancflagUSA
Verified Buyer
very great only about an hour after I sent an inquiry I received an email back and it had answered all of my questions and even added more pics for the condition of certain parts of the car that I couldn't see
Caton Fuller avatar
Caton FullerflagUSA
Verified Buyer
Wonderful
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