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Honda S2000 '99
Honda S2000 '99
Appears in Gran Turismo 2 (RM)
Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec
Gran Turismo 4
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
Gran Turismo Sport(Update)Update Icon
Type in GT5 Standard
Interior in GT6 Simple
Manufacturer Honda
Displacement 1997 cc
Drivetrain FR
Aspiration NA
Engine F20C
Max Power 246 BHP
Performance Points 428 PP
Max Torque 160.5 lb-ft
Length 4135 mm
Width 1750 mm
Height 1285 mm
Weight 1,240 kilograms (2,700 lb)
Power/Weight Ratio 5.04 kg (11.1 lb) per horsepower

The Honda S2000 '99 is a Road car produced by Honda. It appears in every main Gran Turismo game to date since Gran Turismo 2. Although not initially available in Gran Turismo Sport, it was later introduced as part of Update 1.43, released on August 27, 2019.

ColorsEdit

There are six colors available for this vehicle:

  • Silverstone Metallic
  • Monte Carlo Blue Pearl
  • Grand Prix White
  • Indy Yellow Pearl
  • New Formula Red
  • Berlina Black

In-game descriptionEdit

"50th anniversary of Honda; the FR open-top sportscar incorporating their philosophy."

The Honda S2000 was a revolutionary car. It symbolized the company's future direction in sports cars and possessed technology that trickled down from its deep association with motorsports. The S2000 was like a Formula 1 car for the road, from its high-revving engine to its engine-start button.

The S2000's true roots came from Honda's S series from the 1960s. The S500, S600, and S800 were the S2000's forefathers, all two-seat convertible sports cars with FR (Front-engine, Rear-drive) configurations.

The S500, released in 1963, embodied Honda's philosophy of the engine and suspension working together harmoniously for maximum results and pleasure. Honda revived this philosophy for the modern age and instilled it into the S2000.

Every component of the car was purpose-built, including the super-rigid open monocoque "X-bone frame chassis". The engine was as race oriented as they came in a production car. The F20C, a 2.0-liter DOHC inline-4 featured an amazing 9000 rpm redline, with power rated at 246 HP. It also boasted excellent fuel economy. Mated to the engine was a sturdy whose throws were short and well-defined. In July 2000, the S2000 Type V was added to the lineup, featuring the VGS system that electrically controlled the steering ratio according to speed and turning angle. Aerodynamics and suspension were reworked in 2007, giving birth to the Type S with enhanced drivability on winding roads.

AcquisitionEdit

GT2Edit

This car can be bought at the Honda New Cars Dealership in East City for 33,800 Credits. There are 2 racing modifications for this car, both costing 85,000 Credits. In addition to being available to purchase, this car is available from the start in Arcade Mode, where it's classified as a B-Class Car.

GT3Edit

This car can be bought at the Honda dealership for 33,800 Credits. The special colored variants of this car can be obtained by winning the Amateur Type R Meeting.

GT4Edit

The player can find and purchase this car in the Used Car Showroom (late '90s) for around 2,100,000 Credits. Note that the price could change depending on the car's mileage. It is only possible in the NTSC-J version of the game.

GT PSPEdit

This car can be purchased for 33,800 Credits.

GT5Edit

As a Standard car, the Honda S2000 '99 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 27,086 Credits. It is a Level 3 car.

GT6Edit

This car can be purchased for 33,800 Credits. It is a simplified car.

GT SportEdit

This car can be purchased in the Honda section of Brand Central for 34,000 Credits.

TriviaEdit

  • In Gran Turismo 2, one of the racing schemes available for this car bears a strong resemblance with the Spoon S2000 Race Car '00, a car that appears in Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec onwards.
  • The S2000 is the cover car in the Japanese version of GT2, and the title screen car of the arcade mode disc.
  • In the NTSC-U version of GT2, the statement about the "superb balance" on the car's in-game description has missing text due to lack of space. Said statement was later removed in version 1.2 of the game.
  • Despite appearing in nearly all Gran Turismo games to date, this car didn't receive an updated model and interior view until it was added to Gran Turismo Sport.
    • In the PlayStation 3 era, the Honda S2000 '06 (based on AP2 generation) was the S2000 with an high quality model and interior. However, in GT Sport, the decision was made to include the 1999 (AP1) model instead.
  • In Gran Turismo 2, the Gran Turismo/Car Graphic livery originally featured a car number #39, which was used at the 1999 Tsukuba 9 Hours event.
    • However, the car numbering can still be seen on Tomica Gran Turismo 2 tie-in six-car set.

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