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Old 08-03-2015, 11:00 AM
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This is how a brand new s2000 should be created.


2000 lb, plus 300 hp, 1600cc turbo, 2 seater and baptise it s1600 Zero!
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Old 08-03-2015, 03:05 PM
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This is how a brand new s2000 should be created.


2000 lb, plus 300 hp, 1600cc turbo, 2 seater and baptise it s1600 Zero!
That definitely would be the anti-Miata. Getting 300hp out of a 1600cc engine would require heavy boost. I'd rather have a naturally aspirated engine or a larger 4 cylinder with a lower boost turbo.
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Old 08-03-2015, 03:55 PM
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That definitely would be the anti-Miata. Getting 300hp out of a 1600cc engine would require heavy boost. I'd rather have a naturally aspirated engine or a larger 4 cylinder with a lower boost turbo.
Probably the new 2.0 Civic Type R Turbo would lend itself. Whilst very quick as a car, I read initial reviews claiming it's not up with the best 2l Turbos in terms of power delivery (though close), however it lacks the eager "happy to rev" character that the S2000 was known for.

Altogether I'm afraid a lightweight 2 seat roadster with an average engine would end up been seen as "another Miata" (even if it is more powerful), recreating the S2000 will be difficult as it's major asset was heavily relying on being a NA engine, something out of fashion today...
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Old 08-05-2015, 05:18 PM
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Default "s1600 zero"!

If it's 300 ps or 260 ps really does not play into role here. What i should have mentioned, is that a carbonfiber chassi would be a "must have item" on this car. The price would go up a bit, about €2500-3000 per unit (If Honda would create 1000 unit each month).


I do think ~2000 lb or at most 2100 lb would be very realistic. I know for facts that there will be a brand new Honda s2000 replacement. But there is a big but... Which enroute they will take on this matter is a different story! We just have to wait and see.
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Old 08-07-2015, 08:15 PM
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If Honda is going for 300 HP, then they will use the Civic Type-R engine. There is still some confusion on the baby NSX as that is also being called the S2000 replacement in the media. I think the S2000 replacement is the socalled S1000 as I think Honda has made it bigger to accommodate the larger engine, and is not a stretched and widened S660.
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Old 08-26-2015, 09:48 AM
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