2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Rumors

2019 Honda S2000 roadster rumors--We have actually been hypothesizing about a possible S2000 roadster from an unnamed expert source. While there's very little to go on, it definitely squares with a constant drumbeat of stylish vehicle innuendo surrounding the business. Let's briefly link the dots and see if a Honda S2000 may be en route by 2018, as the report states.

2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Rumors

2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Rumors

Absolutely not exactly what a brand-new S2000 would look like. As we informed you last year, after some tips that it would come to the United States, Honda's brass chose it was too little.

On the other hand, Honda lastly drew out the 2017 Acura NSX, which might have its defects however still represents a distinct platform that the business invested a good deal of yen structure (in Ohio, by the method). It's that bit that the report depends upon: Honda's determination to establish distinct platforms for its stylish designs. It 'd require that for an S2000 revival, due to the fact that there's definitely no Honda design that might contribute its foundations at this minute.

2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Rumors

Honda officers have actually been clear that the enterprise is underneath stress from dealerships over the absence of vigor in the business's lineup. Vice President  American Honda Executive John Mendel informed Automotive News last year that dealerships "desire anything in the sports vehicle world.

Honda will commemorate its 70th birthday by presenting a brand-new roadster, a current report discovers. The ragtop will exist as a follower to the vaunted S2000 (visualized) that headed out of production in 2009.

2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Engine 

We have actually heard rumors of a born-again S2000 prior to. They have actually generally recommended the roadster will show up with a mid-mounted four-cylinder engine, some kind of electrification, and four-wheel drive; simply put, it's forming up to be a scaled-down variation of the brand-new 2017 Acura NSX. Surprisingly, the brand-new report entirely opposes the majority of exactly what's formerly been stated about the next S2000.


The convertible might ride on a purpose-designed platform that will later on generate an Acura-badged coupe. The advancement procedure is currently under method, if Automobile & Motorist's source is to be thought.

" A big enhance of R&D personnel from Japan are currently in Ohio dealing with the automobile. They have more time now that the NSX is completed," the expert exposed.
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2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Rumors

Honda is presumably going to make use of some sunk expense by utilizing the brand-new Civic Tkind R's engine on this roadster. That 2.zero-liter turbocharged
 4 makes 306 hp in the Civic, and would make somewhat less than that in the S2000.

A confidential business expert informed Vehicle & Chauffeur that the S2000's follower will show up with a detuned variation of the turbocharged 2.0-liter, four-cylinder engine that's discovered under the hood of the Civic Type R. It will be accumulated front, and it will spin the rear wheels just. In addition, the source didn't discuss electrification.

The term detuned recommends the turbo 4 will create less than 310 horse power, however more accurate technical information have not been revealed. The source included that the roadster will weigh around 2,900 pounds, and that it will battle in the very same section as both the Mazda MX-5 Miata and the Fiat 124 Spider.


2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Rumors

At this phase, these rumors are primarily wishful believing fanned by the flames of dealership pressure for stylish designs. We hope Automobile and Chauffeur's expert has it right, since the S2000 was an incredible automobile that should have a follow-up-- and Honda should have more enjoyable automobiles in its American display rooms.

2019 Honda S2000 Roadster Price

Honda hasn't talked about the report, so we'll need to be client to discover if a brand-new S2000 actually remains in the works. If the rumors end up being real, we'll see the roadster launching at a significant automobile program in 2018, and it will go on sale soon after as a 2019 design. If Honda desires to entice purchasers away from Mazda display rooms, rates will require to begin in the area of $25,000.