2017 Honda S2000 Convertible Concept Replacement
Rumors said Honda was currently working on the new 2017 Honda S2000. It goes head to head with the new Mazda MX-5 Miata. It was in 2009 the company discontinued the popular S2000. The fans were anticipating its arrival and now, Honda makes the third generation on its way. The competition is going to be hard. Another rival is Toyota GT86.
Honda sets the roadster between the Acura NSX and the little S660. The company wants to offer 2017 Honda S2000 with more ideal bodyweight. To achieve this goal, they can use carbon fiber materials for some parts to make it faster than the previous model. The bodywork comes with sharper lines to complete the open-top design. The wheels are painted and the angles are more aggressive than before. Well, it is not over yet. The car comes with a modified suspension, an aero body package; the brakes are more powerful than before, along with rear LSD, and sports exhaust tract.
As of the cabin, the roadster has sports seats. The components inside are very light to improve the gas usage, enhance the engine, enhance the quality material, and enhance the performance. The use of aluminum and carbon fiber make 2017 Honda S2000 lighter than before. Some important features are available such as Bluetooth, wireless, USB, trip control, navigation control, and many more. The car has heated seats to provide you a higher level of comfort.
Under the hood, the new 2017 Honda S2000 comes with the current system, which is the rear-wheel drive and the front-mounted engine. At this time, there is no real decision about the engine type of the roadster, but the alternative is the turbocharged 1.5 liter, which is able to make 180 HP. This output is higher than the Fiat 124 and MX-5. Besides, rumors explained about the possibility to use the engine from Civic Type R, which is the 2.0-liter inline-four engine to make 320 HP. With this new option, it can be more aggressive than before.
2017 Honda S2000 Release Date and Price
The 2017 Honda S2000 should hit the market in the late of 2016 or in the early of 2017. Speaking of the price, the company has not announced the official information, but we assume the cost is between $28,000 and $35,000. We suggest you to wait for the official announcement if you are interested in purchasing the vehicle in the future.