Honda Car Forum


 

Go Back   Honda Car Forum - Accord Parts Civic Tuning Acura Racing > Honda Acura > Honda News

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 23 Oct 2013, 09:30 am
Administrator
 
Join Date: Aug 2007
Posts: 110,238
Default Honda previews S660 roadster ahead of Tokyo debut

Filed under: Concept Cars, Convertible, Tokyo Motor Show, Honda



Honda isn't known for making convertibles. In fact, legend has it that old man Soichiro banned them from his lineup - but then he also didn't approve of six-cylinder engines, either. There have been exceptions, like the Civic del Sol and S2000, and today Honda has revealed another.

Set to debut at the forthcoming Tokyo Motor Show in late November is the Honda S660 concept, a compact little roadster about which Honda is saying even less. It looks about the size of a Kei car, with a nameplate that suggests a 660cc engine, making it more of a revival for the 1990's Beat than the high-end S2000. And while there are some clear similarities with the EV-STER concept that debuted two years ago in Tokyo, the S660 looks closer to production-ready, with key features like an actual steering wheel.

Of course, whether the S660 makes production, and beyond that makes it off of the Japanese islands and across the Pacific to US showrooms, is another matter, but we could see something like this taking the fight to the Mazda MX-5 and even the Scion FR-S and Subaru BRZ if it did.

Alongside the S660, Honda has also confirmed it will unveil the production version of the Fit-based crossover previewed in Detroit by the Urban SUV Concept. The NSX Concept will also make its Japanese debut at the show, along with a variety of motorcyles, mobility devices and a range of historic models from Honda's history, more of which you can read about in the press release below.Continue reading Honda previews S660 roadster ahead of Tokyo debut

Honda previews S660 roadster ahead of Tokyo debut originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 23 Oct 2013 10:28:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.



Permalink | Email this | Comments


Source: Autoblog
Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Acura previews Tony Stark's NSX roadster from The Avengers MummyChunk Acura 0 18 Apr 2012 05:27 am
Acura previews Tony Stark's NSX roadster from The Avengers skylight Acura News 0 06 Apr 2012 03:40 pm
Honda previews Small Sports EV and AC-X plug-in concepts for Tokyo skylight Honda News 0 10 Nov 2011 02:20 pm
VIDEO: Walk around of Toyota FT-86, Honda CR-Z ahead of Tokyo show skylight Honda News 0 09 Oct 2009 05:20 pm
JDM Honda Odyssey teased ahead of debut skylight Honda News 0 20 Sep 2008 08:00 pm


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:55 pm.


Attribution:
Honda News | Autoblog
Powered by Yahoo Answers




Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.6.0 PL2 © 2011, Crawlability, Inc.
HondaCarForum.com is not affiliated with Honda Motor Company in any way. Honda Motor Company does not sponsor, support, or endorse HondaCarForum.com in any way. Copyright/trademark/sales mark infringements are not intended or implied.