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2000 Honda S2000

Roadster
Mecum Tulsa 2022
Thursday, 9 June - Saturday, 11 June
$53,900
Sale Price
Yes
Reserve
10 June 2022
Sold Date
F134
Lot Number
#2-
Unrestored Original
Mecum Auctions
Auction House
Chassis no. JHMAP114XYT000250. 1997cc, 2.0-liter four-cylinder/240hp, 6-speed manual transmission.

Evaluation: First-year AP1 car in classic colors. Represented with 11,115 believable miles. The headlights are a little cloudy and there is a scratch on the bottom front as well as minor curb rash on the left rear wheel. Otherwise, it looks like the carefully kept, seldom driven car that it is. This S2K has all the life left in it.

Bottom Line: Introduced in 1999 for the 2000 model year, the S2000 was clearly formed in the spirit of Honda’s first sports cars, the S500/600/700 of the 1960s, but it blended the classic roadster concept with twenty-first century technology. One of the best (and best-looking) sports cars of the 2000s, the S2K was a mass-market product but clean examples are already collectible. While not uniquely clean or low-mile, this one is a very good car. It was bid to a $42k no-sale on the block but was soon listed sold later at this curiously much higher final price. If the car has all the life left in it, this was all the money for it. It probably wouldn’t have even brought more on Bring a Trailer.

by Andrew Newton
18 June 2022
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Condition definitions
Condition #1: Concours
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Condition #3: Good
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Condition #4: Fair
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Condition #5: Poor
Running, but battered, incomplete, and perhaps rusty.
Condition #6: Parts car
Parts car.
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