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2000 Honda S2000

Mecum Kissimmee 2021 rakes in a record $111.8M
Thursday, 7 January - Saturday, 16 January 2021
$60,000
Not sold at a high bid of
125000 - 150000
Est. Range
Yes
Reserve
T149.1
Lot Number
#2
Original
Mecum Auctions
Auction House
Chassis no. JHMAP1149YT007691. Silverstone Metallic over black leather. 1997/240hp, 6-speed, Potenza tires. Comes with original window sticker, books and purchase documents. Still on the MSO.

Evaluation: Showing just 35 miles, and never sold or registered. It isn’t just like new. It pretty much is new.

Bottom Line: Mecum’s six-figure estimate on this car, mint as it is, seemed way ambitious to us before the sale. We were right. Even so, huge prices on S2000s aren’t unheard of. While these roadster favorites had an MSRP of about $32,000 when they came out, they have rapidly become modern collectibles as enthusiasts fall in love with the well-balanced chassis, the clean styling, and the zing of that VTEC four. A 91-mile car sold on Bring a Trailer last spring for $73,500, and in Kissimmee three years ago an 885-mile car sold for $71,500, so the consignor here can expect something closer to 70 grand without being unrealistic.

by Andrew Newton
22 January 2021
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