2005 Honda S2000 Consumer Review: Top Down Tenure
ADVERTISEMENT

2005 Honda S2000 Convertible - Consumer Review

Average Consumer Rating

121 Total Reviews

All Models

Performance
Comfort
Fun-to-Drive
Interior
Exterior
Build Quality
Reliability Value
Top Down Tenure
By Thomas Curtner on

Vehicle

2005 Honda S2000 2dr Roadster (2.2L 4cyl 6M)

Review

Being a sports car junkie has its downside, as one is continually judging the vehicle in possession against the sum-total of past experience (time to trade AGAIN, sigh). It's tough, when past experience also includes stock/mod race cars. However, the Honda S2000 delivers in so many categories, and the sheer joy of the driving experience is magnified so completely by this motorcycle-on-wheels that I'm simply laughing too hard to concentrate on convincing you to try one! Seemingly innocuous, feels like many other superb handling sports cars, UNTIL the driver decides to push it. The Honda becomes a rocket pack you've strapped on...rain or shine, it's simply superb. Outrageous, F1 level fun!

Best Features

I was tired of hearing the 'like on rails' until I drove this one - the truth will set you 'Wheee!' The VTEC is a magic device, kicking your posterior at around 6000 rpm - hang on! Brakes as quick as a flyswatter in a Louisiana barmaid's hand. The top-down-in-under- ten-seconds: Stoplight Showoff!

Worst Features

The shifter is over-biased to 3/4 and will discourage fast work, until mastered. Adjustable pedals and steering wheel would help ergonomics - as no car is truly one-size-fits-all. The HID headlights are bright, but don't seem to be aimed correctly - too low. Center console button too sensitive.
Recommend (0) (0)

Are you the author of this review?

Update Your Review
Report it
Comments (0) Post a Comment
Post a Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment.

Register

ADVERTISEMENT
Select a different vehicle  
Recently Viewed
There are no recently viewed vehicles to display
ADVERTISEMENT

Other Vehicles to Consider

ADVERTISEMENT

Write Consumer Reviews

Write Consumer Reviews

Write a review and rate your own car.

ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT