Long term tests

Honda S2000 GT

If an arcade game designer were to engineer a roadgoing sports car, the result would be very much like the Honda S2000. A screaming, 9000rpm-rev-the-nuts-off-it engine, digital instrument display, snickety gearbox, strong brakes, grippy chassis, tiny steering wheel and killer looks. But what was it like to live with in the real world?

Running Costs

Date acquiredJune 2004
Total mileage21,521
Duration of test12 months
Average MPG28.2mpg
Servicing costs£347.90
Consumables£0
Extra costs£45 (floor mats), (windscreen repair FOC)
Price new£27,500 (£28,165 inc. met paint £300, headrest speakers £365)
Trade in value£19,000 inc extras
Depreciation£9165
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