The most popular in the world market roadster Mazda MX-5 in two years will receive a competitor in the face of a compact two-seater open-top Honda S1000.
Honda S1000 will be designed based on the roadster Honda S660, whose entry into the market is scheduled for next year. In the development of a competitor “Mazda MX-5” will be attended by engineers tuning studio Mugen, who will prepare for the turbocharged cars of small volume. According to Motoring, we are talking about the petrol 1.0-liter engine with 138 hp This unit has recently been tested on the basis of studio Mugen hetbeka latest generation Civic.
Honda S1000 will release a rival Mazda MX-5
Stock option S660 roadster will be available in the market with less powerful engine. For cars the Japanese company “Honda” will prepare a 3-cylinder engine of 0.6 liters, which, depending on the degree of boost will develop 63hp and 90 Rear-wheel drive sports car will be on the set six-speed manual transmission and a stepless variator.
Honda S660 goes to the dealers of the brand by the end of next year, and the version of the Honda S1000, which will compete with the latest generation Mazda MX-5 will be available in 2016. The price of the new roadster in the European market will be around € 25,000 – € 30,000.