The club racer-inspired 2008 Honda S2000 CR Prototype making its world debut at the New York International Auto Show introduces a higher level of track-worthy performance and style to the S2000 roadster, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., announced today. The S2000 CR will be available as an entirely new S2000 trim level when it goes on sale in the fall of 2007. The lighter, stiffer and more aggressive overall design is engineered to maximize the S2000’s potential on a racetrack with the goal (...) More
A new club racer-inspired version of the Honda S2000 will take the legendary vehicle’s track-worthy performance to an entirely new level when it makes its world debut at the New York International Auto Show on April 4, American Honda Motor C announced yesterday. Engineered around the expectations and needs of Honda performance enthusiasts, the S2000 CR will be available as a new trim level when the aggressively-tuned vehicle goes on sale in the fall of 2007. This car will be lighter and (...) More
Honda might drop the production of the S2000 in 2008 and introduce a R-Type derivative. The Type-R was originally conceived in 2004, but now it will have more horsepower and less weight for added punch and align more effectively with the Mazda speed Miata. The S2000 Type R model year 2004 proposal (official document from Honda) consisted of: target of 100kg weight reduction balanced engine internals (Type R treatment) Type R exclusive interior air conditioning becomes a (...) More
Honda is working on a possible S2000 successor. The new version will have four seats and shift upmarket toward a more affluent SLK-type audience. the car has not yet been approved for production, and even if Honda management gives the green light soon, the new sportster is at least two to three years away, so it won’t go on sale before 2009.
Honda participated in 1964 to his first Formula 1 championship, in 2006, 37 years later, Honda launched itself a new challenge while participating in the Formula 1 Championship with a team 100% Honda. The Honda S2000 was
born from passion, and will carry the pleasure to drive to the highest level.
The S2000 receives significant enhancements for 2006 with the addition of an electronic Drive-by-Wire throttle control and Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA). Widely considered the quintessential roadster-style sports car and performance icon for the Honda brand, the S2000 combines uncompromising racetrack-ready performance with everyday usability. For 2006, Honda builds on that foundationwith significant updates to further improve performance and refinement.
"The Honda S2000 symbolizes the best of Honda’s performance engineering," said Tom Elliott, executive vice president of American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "More than just fun to drive, the S2000 puts Honda’s advanced racing technologies into a car that can be driven every day"