The answer is: probably over 100,000 miles. The real question is, how often
will you be wrapping it to 9000 rpm? You may eventually get used to it, but
will the police? If memory serves, the R&T report was that it was a great
car on the track but that overall they'd take the Porsche Boxster or BMW Z3
(even the small engined one!) over the S2000 for road work.
At 3:49 PM -0400 9/17/99, Ajhsys@aol.com wrote:
> And the drawback is that you have no torque at low RPMs. They are not great
> off the line, until the revs hit 5500 or so. Remember, torque wins races,
> horsepower sells cars. The Honda has a 9000 RPM redline, but how long will
> that engine last at those speeds?
> Allen Hefner
> '77 Midget
> '92 Mitsubishi Expo LRV Sport
Jeffrey H. Boatright, PhD
Senior Editor, Molecular Vision