The Honda S2000 was first unveiled by the Japanese automaker Honda during 1999. It was first displayed at Tokyo Motor Show in 1995 and production started from 1999. S2000 name was given because of its engine displacement capacity of 2 liters. The previous models of this car were S500, S600 and S800 which were manufactured during 1960s. Production of S2000 lasted for ten years, from 1990 to 2000. The increasing popularity of sports car and huge demands for high performance car has made the company to reproduce the car. Honda motors have decided to re-launch the model as 2017 Honda S2000 with some more features, style and powerful engine.
2017 Honda S2000 – In and out Design with Changes
It is expected that 2017 Honda S2000 will have a design resembling to NSX and S660 models. The car will have more muscular and sporty look with old classy layout. The body will be made of aluminum carbon fiber to give an improved aerodynamics because of its light weight. There will be a large black mesh grille, LED stripe headlight, sporty looking front bumper, sporty bonnet and new fog lamp. The rear portion will have curvy bumper, stylish exhaust pipe and long tail light.
There will be a lot of improvements inside 2017 Honda S2000 with modern instrumentation. The car will have a luxurious interior to compete with other high-end sports cars. There would be sufficient space for passengers and their little belongings. It will have premium leather seats with ventilation, ten way adjustable seats, powerful audio system with 4 speakers, automatic air control, newly designed floor mats, satellite navigation system, and large touch screen infotainment system with audio interference. This new model will be a safe and secure car with basic and advanced safety features like airbags, seatbelts, emergency braking system, adaptive cruise control and various other features.
2017 Honda S2000 – Engine and Fuel Efficiency
It is expected that 2017 Honda S2000 will be powered with 2 liter turbocharged, 4 cylinder engine with an output of 360 hp which will enable the car to reach a speed from zero to 62 mph in just 5 seconds. Honda has not given any detailed engine specification but it might mimic Civic Type R. The transmission will be six speed manual type with rear wheel drive. There might be hybrid variant also with regular standard engine. The fuel economy of the previous Honda S2000 2017 model was 20 mpg – 23 mpg but the new model will have a better fuel economy.
2017 Honda S2000 – Price, Release Date and Competitors:
The 2017 S2000 will certainly attract young drivers and car lovers. There are many rivals of this car in the market with different price range. Keeping these things in mind the company may keep the price somewhere around $ 60,000 to $ 70,000. The car is expected to launch by the end of 2016.
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