The Cars I Missed Buying Rolled Into One
By Crabby Guy on
2002 Honda S2000 2dr Roadster (2.0L 4cyl 6M)
It's just not possible to go 100
feet in my S2000 without breaking into
an ear-to-ear grin that lasts for hours
after leaving the car.
This is truly, by design, a racing
car. The S2000 does not really handle
like a car--it's somewhere between a go-
cart and a motorcyle. The engine is
perfectly satisfactory up to 5000 RPM
for driving in even stop-and-go
traffic. From 5000 to red line at
9000, you go into warp drive.
I missed buying a Porsche Speedster
and a 356SC, I turned down a great deal
on a 289 Cobra, and I passed on a Lotus
Super 7. They are all in the S2000
with the reliability of a Honda. I
will keep this car for the rest of my
Appearance, Ricarro seats, Momo
steering wheel, perfectly neutral
handling, superb turn-in, a motor that
is the most remarkable mechanical
creation I have ever experienced.
A tad more storage in the interior
would be handy.