The Honda S2000 is a roadster that was manufactured from 1999 to 2009.
First shown as a concept car at the in 1995, the production version was launched in April 1999 to celebrate the company's 50th anniversary.
Several revisions were made throughout the car's lifetime, including changes to the engine, gearbox, suspension, interior and exterior.
Officially two variants exist: the initial launch model was given the chassis code AP1, though cosmetically similar,
the facelifted version (known as the AP2 in North America and Japan) incorporated significant changes to the drivetrain and suspension.
Production of the S2000 ceased on August 19th 2009.
The S2000 has received much praise from critics and motoring journalists and has received favourable reviews from such publications as Car and Driver.
Highlighted are the high output of the engine, the high redline, the balanced handling, and the smooth gearbox.
User surveys have named the S2000 as a favorite for overall customer satisfaction.
- The S2000 was on Car and Driver's 10Best list for 2000, 2001, 2002 and 2004.
- The S2000 was the highest-ranked model in the J. D. Power and Associates Vehicle Dependability Study "Premium Sports Car" class for 2004, 2006, and 2008 and consistently held one of the top three positions.
- The S2000 was ranked number #1 in the BBC Top Gear survey in 2003, 2005, and 2006.
- The S2000 was ranked as "Best Affordable Sports Car" by U.S. News & World Report in 2008 and 2009
- The S2000 was on Edmunds Consumers' Most Wanted Vehicles list for 2004, 2005 and 2007.
- The S2000 was one of Jalopnik's Best 10 Cars Of The Decade.
- The S2000 was one of Road & Track's Best All-Around Sports Cars.
- The F20C engine of the S2000 was ranked as the best engine respective its size category in the competition "International Engine of the Year" for five consecutive years between 2000 and 2004.
- The F20C engine of the S2000 was one of Ward's 10 Best Engines in 2000  and 2001.