Thursday, January 14, 2010

AUTO ART 1/18 HONDA S2000



The S2000 was a success even before it had a name. Honda showed a prototype roadster in autoshows and expressed an interest in moving it into production if there was enough market demand. And demand they did. Honda dealers were taking orders and accepting "reservation fees" for an yet-unnamed Honda roadster two years before the S2000 finally hit the US shores. And when the first shipments were delivered to dealers, prices were subject to bidding wars that reached as high as $50,000. The multitudes of favorable reviews by major automobile magazines also contributed to the S2000's popularity. Honda describes the car with this statement: "...an unmistakable expression of the company's racing spirit..." See more

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