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By Cars.com Staff
October 30, 2008
Vehicle Overview Honda's high-performance S2000 two-seat roadster has gone almost 10 years without a complete redesign. Honda spiced things up last year, however, with a new track-ready package called the S2000 CR. CR stands for "club racer," and the trim continues into 2009. The S2000 competes with other two-seat roadsters, including the Pontiac Solstice GXP, BMW Z4 and Audi TT.
New for 2009 There are no significant changes for 2009.
Exterior The S2000 has a wedge-shaped profile that stands apart from other roadsters. It's built on a 94.5-inch wheelbase and measures 162.7 inches long overall.
17-inch alloy wheels
Power-operated top has glass rear window with defroster
Molded top cover included; body-colored hardtop available
Integrated roll bars sit behind the seats
A clear acrylic wind deflector mounts between the bars and helps reduce turbulence
Interior The S2000 two-seater comes equipped with body-hugging, leather-trimmed bucket seats. The range of driving positions is limited because the steering wheel doesn't adjust and the seats must be positioned manually. Storage space is at a premium; there's a tiny bin between the seats, and the trunk has just 5 cubic feet of cargo capacity.
Net door-panel storage pockets
Aluminum and leather shift knob
Aluminum pedals and aluminum-accented footrest and silver trim accents
XM Satellite Radio and headrest speakers available
Under the Hood Honda's high-revving four-cylinder redlines near 8,000 rpm.
237-hp, 2.2-liter four-cylinder with 162 pounds-feet of torque
Six-speed manual transmission
49/51 weight distribution
Safety Safety features include:
All-disc antilock brakes with brake assist
Dual front airbags; no side-impact airbags
Electronic stability system
S2000 Club Racer The S2000 CR enhances the S2000's already-racecar feeling, as it comes with a specially tuned suspension, added chassis bracing and a removable hardtop to increase chassis rigidity. The S2000 CR has functional aerodynamic front and rear spoilers to increase downforce at high speeds. Club Racer features include:
Sport-tuned muffler, but there are no differences in power ratings between the base S2000 and the CR
No radio and air conditioning, to save weight, though those amenities can be added
Peak-Power Indicator that flashes a green light when peak power is reached
51 pounds lighter than the regular S2000 with hardtop on, 99 pounds lighter without it