When it comes to high-performance cars, Honda has always delivered the best in class. So every time the company makes an announcement about a new model, car lovers get their expectations soaring high. The case was no different when the Japanese manufacturer revealed their plan of bringing 2017 Honda S2000 on the market. With the demand for sports cars being at an all time high, Honda decided to reintroduce this car after ten long years. The production of this car started in 1999 but was discontinued for some reason. In the upcoming session, it’ll arrive with reinvented appearance and technological features to give a tough competition to the selling sports cars.
2017 Honda S2000 – Appearance
Drastic changes are bound to take place concerning the designing of the car, and it’ll be nothing short of a surprise if it arrives with any of the features of its predecessor. The body weights it going to reduce significantly, owing to the use of carbon fiber and hence the car will be more aerodynamic and hopefully more fuel-efficient. The dimensions will be such that this 2017 Honda S2000 is going to be 178 inches in length, 79 inches in width and 45 inches in height. Wheelbase will measure 180 inches for this car.
The front grille will be a large meshed one, and it’ll be accompanied by the exhaust. Other features include a trendy bonnet, LED stripe headlamps and fog lamps and a modern bumper. The car looks glamorous and will be enticing enough to steal attention. The side panels which are placed at a lower height and body colored door knobs with charming striped tail lights only enhances the beauty of the car. This time, it’ll be coming with 17-inch alloy wheels.
This Honda S2000 concept will be at par with the sports cars of its status and will strive to be better. Comfort features will be top-notch: sports seats will be provided with two tones superior leather upholstery. For further comfort, the seats will be adjustable in 10 different ways, ventilated heating system shall be incorporated and especially for the driver’s seat, the two-way length adjusting facilities shall be available.
Infotainment concept and new technologies:
A plethora of new features will be found inside the cabin of 2017 Honda S2000, and the list includes:
- Automatic air control,
- Leather wrapped steering wheel,
- Illuminated mounted controls,
- Auto tailgate opener.
- Dual tone side mirror.
- Satellite Navigation,
- Knob-shift system,
- Premium audio system with four
- Audio interface.
- Touch screen display.
- Wireless connectivity.
- New floor mats and others.
2017 Honda S2000 – Powertrain and Fuel Economy
As per the rumors,the 2017 Honda S2000 is going to get a hybrid engine that will probably be borrowed from the Civic Type R. It is supposed to be a 4 cylinder turbocharged engine of 2.0 liters producing the power of 250 hp. For now, this is the only engine variant about which information is available. It is going to be mated with 6-speed manual transmission and since presumably the buyers of such a sporty car will demand speed, it will support Rear Wheel Drive, thus proving the exact kind of performance that the buyers might be looking for.
Furthermore, the high-end suspension of this car ensures that the riders feel absolutely no turmoil even when they go for off-road adventures. This car comes packed with performance and appeal of an incredible sports car.
The car was last in production a decade ago, so its immediate fuel economy cannot be compared. But given its new aerodynamic model and upgraded technology, it can be assured that its fuel economy will show great improvement.
Since 2017 Honda S2000 will be a significant arrival in the market, it is naturally expected to pose as a tough contender to other top sports coupe in the market which includes names like:
2017 Honda S2000 – Price and Date of Arrival
It’s an extravagant car without a doubt, and so the price range of this 2017 Honda S2000 will understandably be high. Starting price for the model will be around $22, 000 and for higher trims, it’ll reach and exceed $25, 000. Buyers can hope to see this car in the market by 2017.