Honda Will Build S2000 Successor Equipped With 1.5T and 2.0T
Recently, some foreign media reported that Honda is planning to launch a new sports car to compete with Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider, the car is considered will be be the successor of the Honda S2000. In test, will still use Honda HDS Honda Diagnostic Tool to diagnosis all the system.
shenzhen, December 9, 2015 (Newswire.com) - Recently, some foreign media reported that Honda is planning to launch a new sports car to compete with Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider, the car is considered will be be the successor of the Honda S2000.
According to reports, Honda considered the entry-level sports car Honda S660 developed for the Japanese market was unable to meet the needs of the North American and European markets, although a position lower than the new NSX's mid-turbocharged engine sports car which is also planned, but Honda seem to be more willing priority regain Roadster models market.
So the positioning of the new Honda S2000 will be higher than Honda S660, and insist on rear-drive layout. But foreign media speculation, since Honda currently the main thrust is the new generation Civic FF platform, so the new Honda S2000 face the biggest problem is lack a suitable rear-drive platform for development.
In power, the foreign media is expected to the new Honda S2000 will be equipped with 1.5L turbocharged gasoline engine, and provide 150 hp version and 180 hp versions for different market. The new car will compete with Mazda MX-5 and Fiat 124 Spider and other two-seater Roadster sports car. In addition, as a very athletic models, the new car will also be expected to launch TYPE R version, this high-performance version model will equipped with 2.0L turbo supercharged gasoline engine from the Civic TYPE R, it is more likely to have a new adjustment for the chassis and suspension frame, and equipped with rear axle limited-slip differential, this model will be face compete with Abbas 124 Spider which the same positioned in high-performance.
In test, the new Honda S2000 will still use Honda HDS Honda Diagnostic Tool to diagnosis all the system. Honda HDS Honda Diagnostic System is professional diagnostic equipment for Honda / Acura. Honda HDS covers HONDA/ACURA from year 1992 to 2014.
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