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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 01:55:51 GMT

Video: Rare Honda S600 With Turbo-Thru-The-Hood Supra Swap Runs 8.0  -  Revved (press release) (registration) (blog)
The Honda S600 is one of the automakers founding fathers. It a rare classic seldom seen in America. Rarer still, is to see one Supra swapped with a turbo that rides so high it could be taller that the windshield. The Billet Turbochargers 88 mm turbo ...
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 06:47:54 GMT

1000+ HP 2JZ Honda S600 Has Twenty Times Its Original Power  -  autoevolution
When Honda came up with the S600 in the mid-60s, this was the automaker's first mass marketed global machine, trying to build a name for Honda through its diminutive sportscar ways.However, some of the people who own S600 today are not exactly ...
Wed, 09 Dec 2015 02:26:08 GMT

Mazda MX-5 named Japan's COTY  -  Motoring
Mazda has claimed its second successive Japanese car of the year award with the new MX-5 being named the 2015 Car of the Year Japan winner after a close battle with Honda's S600 mini-roadster. At an award ceremony at the Tokyo International ...
Wed, 11 Nov 2015 08:45:27 GMT

Report – Toyota's affordable sportscar could receive turbo instead of naturally aspirated engine  -  INAUTONEWS
The recently introduced Toyota S-FR is the Japanese company's desire to strike back at the very affordable Honda S600 and deliver its own take of the entry-level sportscar with high focus on driver satisfaction. Unfortunately so far the company has ...
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 03:55:34 GMT

Wayland man owns rare, classic Honda roadster  -  MetroWest Daily News
From 1964-66, Honda introduced the S600, its first mass production car, although with only 11,000 units built in those three years it would be hard to call it a mass production. Still, the car made an impression with its unique drive-train, Ferrari ...
Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:06:26 GMT

1965 Honda S600: Retro Drive Flashback  -  RoadandTrack.com (blog)
A young man named Hugh Nutting called us one day and volunteered the use of his Honda S-600 for a road test. Hugh had recently returned from a 2-year tour of duty with the U.S. Armed Forces in Japan and had brought the S-600 back with him. Although ...
Fri, 29 May 2015 16:43:45 GMT

Jay Leno Reviews 1964 Honda S600 Frankenstein Rat Rod: Video  -  Top Speed
If the tiny S600 seems slightly familiar, it's because you've probably seen a perfectly restored stocker featured on Jay Leno's Garage. This car is that Honda's evil twin. Built for (as the owner claims) "around $5,000," the faded-and-rust-red S600 ...
Wed, 27 May 2015 20:13:10 GMT

Recycled Hawtness: Honda S600 Gets Motorcycle Motor Upgrade  -  Gas 2.0
The Honda S600 is a rare beast in America, and Matt Brown's faded and rusted 1964 vintage may piss off some purists. But to me Brown is a hero, keeping an old car alive and improving it's powertrain in just about every way possible. The original S600 ...
Wed, 27 May 2015 05:41:08 GMT

Jay Leno Takes Honda S600 Hot Rod Out For A Spin: Video  -  Motor Authority
The S600 is a delightful little machine that was produced by Honda from 1964 through 1966. It was offered in a fastback coupe, but the most popular model was definitely the roadster version. In fact, the roadsters outnumber the coupes by ten to one.
Tue, 26 May 2015 22:25:11 GMT

Watch Jay Leno Drive a Sport Bike-Powered 1964 Honda S600 Rat Rod  -  Motor Trend
Although “Jay Leno's Garage” focuses primarily on the comedian's personal collection, he does invite other enthusiasts to stop by with their unique cars. On this episode, Leno invited Matt Brown and his hot-rodded 1964 Honda S600 roadster to his garage.