October 8, 2003

Honda S2000 gets bigger engine for 2004

orrance, California – For the 2004 model year, the Honda S2000 receives a larger displacement engine with a broader power band, a re-tuned suspension, and enhancements to the body and interior. Increased torque now starts as soon as 3,000 rpm compared to 6,000 rpm on the 2003 model. New suspension tuning with larger wheels and tires improves cornering grip and ride.

2004 Honda S2000
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Compared to the 2003 model, the 2004 S2000 has the following major enhancements:

  • Larger displacement 2.2-litre engine (+ 0.2 liters) produces 240 horsepower @ 7800 rpm (+ 0 @ -500) and 162 lb.-ft. of torque @ 6500 (+8 @ -1000)

  • 17-inch wheels and tires replace 16-inch wheels and tires
  • Body rigidity increased
  • Revised suspension tuning
  • Revised transmission gear ratios with carbon synchronizers on all forward gears
  • Bolder front and rear exterior styling with triple-beam lens designs
  • Freshened interior design with improved shoulder and elbow room

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