...Most importantly, a larger 2.2-liter engine has been fitted. This, along with revised transmission gearing, is meant to improve power delivery. Other changes include updated suspension tuning, 17-inch wheels (16s were the previous standard), upgraded brakes, larger tailpipes and restyled front and rear bumpers with new headlights and taillights. Inside, there's a new center console (with two cupholders and a storage tray) and a bit more shoulder, elbow and hiproom for the driver and passenger. All Honda cars have a new seatbelt reminder system this year. Pros: Agile chassis, rev-happy engine...
...Shoulder- and elbowroom have been increased for 2004, but the range of driving positions is limited because the steering wheel doesn’t adjust and the seats must be positioned manually. The instrument displays are adapted from racecars. The cockpit features net door-panel storage pockets, an aluminum and leather shift knob, aluminum pedals, an aluminum-accented footrest and silver trim accents. Under the Hood Honda’s new 240-hp, 2.2-liter, dual-overhead-cam four-cylinder VTEC engine can rev as high as 9,000 rpm — a limit far beyond the reach of most cars. Now yielding 162...
...this is THE car according to its enthusiasts.The 2004 Honda S2000 introduces a number of changes including a slightly larger engine, a re-designed drive train for even greater response, and a bit of a smoother ride thanks to a new suspension design. Many people wanted larger tires, now they have 17-inch wheels in place of the old 16-inchers.Consumer enthusiasm is higher than ever as this car is being called the best drive in its class. No one would ever expect this much performance for around $25,000 - especially from Honda. On top of it all, Honda provides all this excitement with a...
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