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CAR Magazine says no more NSX, S2000, Type-R's, etc.
 Date: October 16, 2004 15:27
 Submitted by:  Jeff MGB
 Source: Car Magazine
 Credibility Rating: 1


CAR Magazine (UK) reports on page 11 of the November issue, "Honda: Sports car armageddon - Plans for the NSX MkII are dropped signalling Honda's imminent retreat from high performance products."

The article goes on to say that the future of all performace oriented Hondas, from sports cars to Type-R versions, are under threat stating, "[t]he bottom line is that the company anticipates greater returns by concentrating on other models, especially MPVs and SUVs in America and China, than by pumping time and cash into low volume techly sportsters."

As of 12:00 p.m PDT the November issue was not up on http://www.carmagazine.co.uk.

TOV Commentary, 19 October, 2004:
First of all, we will join the chorus of posters below and register our skepticism regarding this piece of information. Notice we assigned a credibility rating of only 5 on this, and even that was a bit generous, but we felt it was reasonable because we consider CAR Magazine to be a reputable and credible publication, so there must have been some reason to merit its printing. We queried one Honda spokesman and while not making any official statements, he indicated that this was most certainly strictly a rumor.

Last edited by RyanDL on October 19, 2004 18:52

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  i bought a prelude for DOHC VTEC
dohcaccord02 0
  Sobering Article You should read
Honda Fan 13
  No more NSX/S2000 = No more Hondas for me
flanka 13
  This is a bitch slap in our faces
uhhhh 2
  If it were the Acura S2000 it would seem cheap
jpm 18
  No more NSX?? no more S2000? weird both of them are RWD..
dodole 3
  Whatever!!
Acura Type S'in 43
  ha.
S600=Dream 0
  Toyota Supercar
netviper 6
  Pure junk from a junk magazine ? !!!!
sikatb 0
  April Issue?
Wizard 0
  don't need to read TOV anymore
alexpascual 0
  Save money for Boxster coupe
PK 0
  Image?
PwrOfDreams07 0
  What is CAR's prediction on Presidential Election?
Wizard 3
  Yes its true
HondaF 3
  Not Believable!!!
dohc89 1
  I seriously doubt Honda would do this!
RayChuang 1
  For a company that sells Minivans with lowering springs and Recaro race seats..
Raven_2.0 0
  CAR Magazine predicts Saddam Hussein will return
TonyEX 4
  retreat from all racing too...?
xzotyqarz 1
  We're heard this same BS before.
STL 0
  Wow lol this is such a joke
uhhhh 0
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LudegarH22A7 2
  HAHAHA, honda is not stupid....CAR say so and you believe??????!!!!!
metalsyren 0
  It's from CAR Magazine, not from Honda
rayyu882 0
  Jerkin' our Chain
Eclypse 0
  Just dont buy that f..king magazine which talks bullshit
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