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2009 Honda S2000

Honda S2000 — Mass-Market Driver’s Car Ever?

For drivers and sports car fanatics, the S2000 epitomizes exactly an open-top sports car should be. No south of a Lotus Elise are offered a car more pure a machine.

When Honda the first-generation S2000 in 1999, journalists everywhere gave it praise. Though it is much expensive than the similar, much less powerful, MX-5, the S2000 has evolved the last several years stayed true to form.

The RWD car in Honda’s current lineup, the S2000 carries over the VTEC 2.2 Liter motor and style from the 2008 Changes are limited to paint and options, and a new vehicle stability system (VSA), which is as as cars costing double the $34k price point. to the delight of track racers the S2000’s VSA system can be defeated.

it perhaps prices itself the heads of many of its intended the 2009 Honda S2000 is as a driver’s car as any of the major auto offer. For those seeking more, the track-prepped 2009 S2000 CR, called the Type-S in will soon be available. on for all the official details, direct Honda.

2009 Honda S2000 Racing-Inspired Performance

Official Motor Company Press

08/27/2008 — Torrance, —

Widely considered the roadster-style sports car, the is the performance icon for the Honda and combines uncompromising racetrack-ready with everyday usability. As a sports car that can serve as a and fun daily driver and also equally at home on a racetrack, concept is further evolved a club racer-inspired S2000 CR first offered in the 2008 year.

The S2000 rewards enthusiasts with a potent 237 2.2-liter, 16-valve DOHC 4-cylinder engine and a precise, throw 6-speed manual along with tenacious and a perfect 50/50 weight The S2000 includes an electronic (DBW) Throttle System. Stability Assist (VSA®), Minder, system, standard speakers, an outside temperature and an engine start button.

Air and an AM/FM/CD audio system are equipment on the S2000, optional on the CR for weight savings.

The Honda is a true performance vehicle provides customers with an experience behind the wheel, John Mendel, executive president of American Honda Co. Inc. Because the S2000 is a car by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, it can easily daily driving needs sacrificing track-worthy performance.

The S2000’s renowned high-revving, 16-valve DOHC VTEC engine remains the pinnacle of aspirated performance technology, 237 horsepower at 7,800 rpm and 162 lb-ft. of at 6,800 rpm. Perfectly the engine’s output characteristics is a longitudinally-mounted, close-ratio 6-speed transmission that features a linkage for precise shifting and throws.

The S2000 comes with a Drive-by-Wire throttle system eliminating the need for a connection between the throttle and the engine. This enables electronic monitoring and adjustment of pedal sensitivity to create an match between throttle and driving conditions. The system manages the S2000’s cruise function for greater precision.

VSA makes the S2000 more and forgiving during street or in inclement weather conditions. in concert with the Drive-by-Wire VSA continuously monitors yaw rate, input, throttle input, and pressure to determine if the car is following the intended path, and can independently each of the disc brakes the 4-channel anti-lock brake along with the throttle, to vehicle stability.

While this serves to enhance driver control acceleration, braking, and cornering, the can be disabled with the touch of a when conditions warrant it. To provide optimum stopping the braking system also Electronic Brake Distribution and Brake Assist.

The S2000’s chassis and powertrain layout in a 50/50 front/rear weight for perfect balance when while its hybrid monocoque and high X-bone frame in exceptional structural rigidity. with a front and rear wishbone suspension, precise power steering, and a torque-sensing slip differential, the end result is a no compromise performance package for the driver.

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The S2000 has dual-stage, front airbags (SRS) for the and passenger, three-point seat with load limiters and tensioning system, roll bar and reinforced windshield posts. For safety, the hood hinges and pivots are designed to collapse and minimize the severity of a head to a pedestrian.

Standard features for the S2000 a power retractable convertible 17-inch aluminum alloy leather trimmed seats and Intensity Discharge (HID) with daytime running An aluminum hardtop and XM® Satellite are available as dealer installed

The lighter, stiffer and more overall design of the S2000 CR is to maximize the S2000’s potential on a with the goal of substantially-improving times, chassis balance and Compared to the S2000, the factory-tuned on the S2000 CR provides more track-oriented settings, increased and chassis rigidity, overall reduction, and aerodynamic spoilers for reduced lift and enhanced balance at high speeds. A aluminum hardtop replaces the soft top.

The aerodynamic reduces lift through and specially-tuned front and rear Exclusive chassis features a quicker steering ratio, aggressive Bridgestone Potenza tires (in place of RE050 a larger rear tire firmer springs and dampers, stabilizer bars and a darker of gray on the wheel design. A body brace occupies the previously occupied by the soft top on the resulting in additional rigidity on the CR.

Relative to the base S2000, weight savings total 51 (hardtop installed) and 99 pounds removed). A sport-tuned muffler to the vehicles heightened performance To save weight, air conditioning and an audio system are only as factory-installed optional equipment.

The CR interior follows traditional themes. Fabric seating with yellow stitching create a sporty appearance synthetic suede bolsters lateral grip. An exclusive aluminum shift knob on the CR resides 12.6 mm lower for a 6 reduction in shift … to the conventional S2000 cylindrical knob (aluminum/leather wrapped).

shift load effort by 10 percent for even more feedback when engaging a The S2000 CR instrument panel include a peak-power indicator. the engine is operating at peak a round, green light to the right of the digital speedometer.

The and engineering concept for the S2000 is to race-car-like performance and handling-something an driver could use and enjoy, in everyday driving situations. In the S2000 is intended to be a modern, automobile with low emissions. The roadster layout also the spirit of the legendary high-performance cars of the past, as well as very first sports the S500 roadster.

However, the S2000 makes no to be a retro sports car. It is a Honda interpretation of a modern car — with high state-of-the-art technology, style, and durability, quality and refinement.

For the S2000 is available in six colors, Laguna Blue Pearl, Silver Metallic, New Formula Rio Yellow Pearl, Berlina and Grand Prix White. The CR is available in four colors: Rio Pearl; Grand Prix Berlina Black; and the CR exclusive, Blue Pearl.

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