Second April in Japan started selling the new roadster 2018-2019 Honda S660. The car belongs to a very popular segment of the island nation kei cars, or “keydzidosya”, so has very modest dimensions, which are established by law for this segment. 2-seater compact sports car has a length of 3395 mm, width 1475 mm and height of 1180 millimeters. Yield trends manufacturer decided to celebrate a special edition S660 Concept Edition, consisting of 660 cars.
At 2018-2019 Honda S660 mid-engine layout, the engine placed in front of the rear axle. The design of the roadster concept borrowed from the EV-Ster , submitted in late and really liked the public. The prototype was equipped with a motor, but in a series of sports car was sent to the 3-cylinder petrol turbo engine volume of 660 cubic centimeters with a return of 64 horse power (maximum allowed power for “keydzidosya”) and 104 Nm of traction.
Especially for the model developed 6-speed manual gearbox, the ability to realize the full potential of the power unit. In the role of alternative acts CVT with seven virtual gears and sport mode. According to the manufacturer, the decision of the transmission issue will attract a lot of customers to the new product. Particular attention was paid in the 2018-2019 Honda engine sound, hardly a person ignorant guess that is really the engine of the Japanese compact tiny.
S660 roadster curb weight is distributed between the front and rear axle at a ratio of 45:55 for improved driving quality and minimize the moment of inertia. The car has received a system of assistance in maneuvering Agile Handling Assist and steering wheel with a diameter of 35 centimeters. The company hinted: “Every driver S660 can feel like a pilot of the card.”
But there is no card machine equipment such as climate control, multimedia display, front and side airbags and collision avoidance system City-Brake, operating at speeds up to 30 kilometers per hour. And issuing a limited number of 2018-2019 Honda S660 Concept Edition offers more and trimmed leather seats with red stёzhkoy.
The soft top roadster special series painted in red Bordeaux. The car body is protected by water-repellent coating “Ultra Glass Coating NEO”. In Japan, the novelty is already a serious competitor – is the Daihatsu Copen, which has comparable characteristics.