"We are rather excited about the coming of Honda's new NSX. It's been a long while since the S2000 came onto the market - the last time the noble brand pushed whole heartedly into the world of pure sports cars. "
Honda S660 Concept
Honda have just announced the super cute mid-engined S660 Concept, which previews at the forthcoming Tokyo Motor Show.
According to industry insiders it will go into production for the Japanese market in 2015 – though a more powerful version for Europe is possible. Apparently it may bear a resemblance to the 2011 EV-Ster concept. The electric drive of that design study has been ditched, here in favour of a three-cylinder petrol unit, which apparently will crank out a rather impressive 64bhp.
Honda is, it seems, looking at other more powerful engines for the European market, and the rumour is that a 1.0-litre turbo with more than 100bhp is the favoured choice. In a roadster that tips the scales at between 850-900kg – so there’s a mouthwatering prospect of the first truly chuckable Honda since the much maligned S2000.
It’s SO good to see Soichiro‘s company getting back involved in fun-packed cars…
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