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Honda is introducing the S660 two-seat sports car in Japan, starting next month. Along the new model, Honda also offers a limited edition of just 660 units, customized by its designers and called S660 Concept Edition. It commemorates the market launch of the S660 in Japan, a car that uses a 660 turbo engine, as the name suggests.

Design

The new S660 uses a mid-ship engine/rear-wheel drive (MR) layout and realizes a low center-of-gravity as well as the optimal 45-55 front-rear weight balance. Moreover, the S660 features an open-top body that achieves both high rigidity and lightweight at the same time.

This body developed exclusively for the S660 creates an open-air cabin space. The development team adopted an exclusively-designed turbo charger for the engine, enabling dynamic driving and high-accelerator response even in the low engine rotation range.

Transmission

As for the transmission, the S660 comes with a newly-developed 6-speed manual transmission, making the S660 the world’s first mini-vehicle equipped with a 6-speed manual transmission. In addition, the S660 is also available with a CVT (Continuously Variable Transmission) with 7-speed paddle shifter that features a sports mode.

Features

Key features of S660 Concept Edition include Bordeaux red roll-top, 2-tone side mirrors, exhaust pile finisher with exclusive coating, red stitches exclusive to this model are used for the sports leather seat with unsymmetric colors (driver’s seat), genuine leather-wrapped steering wheel, shift boot, genuine leather-wrapped MT shift knob, aluminum plate with serial number (1 through 660), center display and City Brake Active System.

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