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  2001 Honda S2000 2Dr Convertible Pearl Yellow

Est. L/100km City 12 Est. L/100km Hwy 10

Actual ratings will vary with options, driving conditions, habits and vehicle condition.

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Body Style 2-Door 2dr Car Convertible
Engine 4 Cylinder Engine Gasoline
Transmission 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
Drivetrain Rear wheel drive
Ext. Color Pearl Yellow
Int. Color Black Leather
VIN JHMAP11461T007024
autoBAHN Demo Site Location 1 Newport Beach, CA

2001 Honda S2000 2Dr Convertible Pearl Yellow

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Supercharged!!! 2001 Honda S2000 powered by the amazing Paxton Novi 1000 Turbocharger Kit and running extremely well with full exhaust and in absolute mint condition with a sparkling yellow pearl body and perfect black leather interior. Top goes up and down with ease.

It's all about that little red button. Located on the left side of the driver's console and labeled "engine start," the button reflects the racing heritage found on the S2000 roadster.

Honda's two-seat, open-topped roadster is based on the SSM concept car first shown at the 1995 Tokyo Motor Show. Designed to be fun to drive, the S2000 uses a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive configuration. As is often the case with Honda's performance vehicles, the S2000 contains many new technological advances that will surely trickle down to less-expensive models as time rolls by.

The centerpiece is a 2.0-liter DOHC four-cylinder engine. It is equipped with an updated version of Honda's VTEC system, which can alter both valve timing and valve lift. The VTEC system allows the engine to produce maximum power while still being tractable enough for urban driving. If you need proof of Honda's technological prowess, look no further than the specifications: 240 horsepower at 8,300 rpm and 153 foot-pounds of torque at 7,500 rpm. Twist the key, hit the red start button, and the engine will give you the highest specific output (120 horsepower per liter) of any normally aspirated mass-production engine in the world. It will also spin to speeds that most other engines would choke on -- redline is 8,900 rpm. If this still isn't impressive enough, Honda also says that the engine will meet low-emission vehicle status.

Power is routed though a six-speed, close-ratio transmission. The transmission is a compact design and features a direct shift linkage with excellent feel and short throws. A Torsen limited-slip differential is standard equipment.

Honda's expertise is also evident in the S2000's responsive handling. The exceptionally rigid chassis has an ideal 50/50 front-to-rear weight distribution. Both the suspension and power steering systems are unique designs. The suspension is a four-wheel double-wishbone type with a racing-inspired "in-wheel" design. And in place of conventional hydraulic power steering, the S2000 uses an electrically assisted system. This makes the steering feel much more responsive.

Visually, the S2000 is compact and angular. The convertible top is power-operated, but the rear window is plastic, not glass. An optional aluminum hardtop, which can be retrofitted to all S2000s, became available mid-way through the 2001 model year.

There is only one version of the S2000, so all cars get 16-inch wheels and high-intensity discharge headlights as standard equipment. For occupant safety, Honda says it has designed the car to absorb as much crash energy as possible. It also has installed seatbelts with load limiters and pre-tensioners, driver and passenger airbags and roll bars. Inside, the S2000 comes with air conditioning, a digital instrument panel, a CD audio system and leather seats.

Honda's new roadster provides an excellent alternative to the Audi TT, BMW Z3, Mercedes-Benz SLK and Porsche Boxster. Out of that group, the S2000 is the most performance-oriented. It's not as apt at city use, nor does it have the prestige that comes with owning a car emblazoned with a German marque. But for a visceral (and less-expensive) driving experience, the S2000 is the car to get.


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  • Exterior
    • 2-Speed intermittent windshield wipers
    • Pwr soft top
    • High-intensity discharge (HID) headlights
    • Body-colored impact-absorbing bumpers
    • Body-colored door handles
    • Body-colored pwr exterior mirrors

  • Generic
    • Passenger Air Bag
    • Vehicle Anti-Theft System
    • Variable Speed Intermittent Wipers
    • Power Passenger Mirror
    • Intermittent Wipers
    • Power Windows
    • Aluminum Wheels
    • Power Steering
    • Bucket Seats
    • Leather Seats
    • Power Passenger Seat
    • Power Driver Seat
    • Power Driver Mirror
    • Power Door Locks
    • Keyless Entry
    • Gasoline Fuel
    • Front Floor Mats
    • 4-Wheel Disc Brakes
    • 4-Wheel ABS
    • CD Player
    • AM/FM Stereo
    • A/C
    • Driver Air Bag
    • Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
    • Tires - Rear Performance
    • Tires - Front Performance
    • Rear Wheel Drive
    • M/T
    • 4 Cylinder Engine
    • Locking Rear Differential
    • HID headlights
    • 6-Speed M/T
    • Convertible Soft Top

  • Interior
    • Cruise control
    • Pwr windows
    • Pwr door locks
    • Floor mats
    • Emergency trunk release
    • Aluminum pedals
    • Leather-wrapped steering wheel
    • Immobilizer theft-deterrent system
    • Aero wind screen
    • Leather 4-way driver/passenger bucket seats
    • Center console w/locking storage compartments
    • Beverage holder
    • Aluminum shift knob
    • Digital instrumentation
    • Remote keyless entry system
    • Air conditioning w/micron air filtration system
    • AM/FM stereo w/CD player-inc: remote-operated controls, clock

  • Mechanical
    • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
    • Pwr 4-wheel disc brakes (front ventilated)
    • Torque-sensing limited-slip differential
    • Independent in-wheel double wishbone front/rear suspension w/coil springs, stabilizer bars
    • 13.2 gallon fuel tank
    • 6-speed manual transmission w/OD
    • 2.0L DOHC PGM-FI 16-valve I4 VTEC LEV-certified engine
    • P205/55WR16 SBR Bridgestone Potenza S-02 front tires
    • P225/50WR16 SBR Bridgestone Potenza S-02 rear tires
    • Lightweight 16" x 6.5" aluminum front wheels
    • Lightweight 16" x 7.5" aluminum rear wheels
    • Electric pwr rack & pinion steering
    • Low back-pressure exhaust system-inc: dual outlets

  • Safety
    • Driver & front passenger airbags (SRS)
    • 3-point seat belts-inc: pretensioners
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