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Honda S660

2016 Honda S660

2016 Honda S660
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  • Honda S660
  • Year:
    2016
  • Make:
  • Model:
  • Engine:
    inline-3
  • Transmission:
    6-speed manual
  • Horsepower @ RPM:
    63
  • Torque @ RPM:
    77
  • 0-60 time:
    10 sec. (Est.)
  • Top Speed:
    87 mph (Est.)
  • Price:
    15000 (Est.)
  • Price:
  • car segment:
  • body style:

A spiritual successor to the Honda S600 and the Pininfarina-designed Honda Beat, the S660 Kei-roadster has gone on sale in Japan. The petite model was previewed by a funky-looking concept car at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show, so reaching mass-production status in under two years is probably a first, even for Honda.

Even though it has a retractable roof, which normally adds weight, the tiny mid-engine roadster is part of the Kei car category in Japan, weighing less than 2,000 pounds and measuring under 11.2 feet in length. Being part of that special category also means that the 660cc engine has its displacement restricted to that figure by law, but unconfirmed reports suggest that a hotter model sold outside Japan may benefit from a turbocharged, 1.0-liter engine, with its handling developed in cooperation with Mugen.

Updated 08/11/2015: A new report from Edmunds indicates that Honda is considering offering the S660 on the U.S. market too. Of course there are some questions that need answering first, like "It’s got to be commercially viable. It’s got to serve a purpose from a brand standpoint. What does it do for the brand?" - Honda. But a decision should come down soon.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2016 Honda S660.

 

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