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Honda/Acura XGA (Replacement to Honda S2000)

The internal name given to the S2000s replacement is XGA. We had thought all along that the XGA would be a 4-door sports car showcasing Hondas SH-AWD system used in the RL and its advanced hybrid technology (remember the Dual Note concept car?). Well, now were hearing the companys leaning toward producing a coupe based on the RL platform, but equipping it with either the V8 or V10 for the NSX replacement.
Honda will surely equip the luxury coupe with its SH-AWD system, creating a car that would match up with the likes of the Nissan GT-R. If the XGA & the next NSX make it to production as we foresee, it would mean that all of Hondas sporty cars would be AWD. Could Honda be trying to redefine the classic sports car formula, and change the way we think about sports cars and AWD? It’s a definite possibility because Honda has expressed that much confidence in the capabilities of the SH-AWD.

The XGA will be front engined, and will look different from the RL, and it may go head-to-head with the GT-R. A hint of its styling may be seen in the Sports4 Concept shown at the Tokyo Motor Show.

While its too early to tell when this car will be available, were sure that Honda is hard at work to reestablish its image as one of the worlds leading sports car makers. It shouldn’t be long after the end of the S2000s run that well start seeing exciting new stuff from this techno-driven company.
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Looks like they took a CLK and messed up the front and sides of it...
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Fubar. RX8 doesn't sell. Crossfire doesn't sell. Why should this POS.
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Plenty of great cars don't sell whilst plenty of terrible abominations roll out of showrooms.I don't care,it keeps them exclusive and in some cases more affordable.
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gosh....Its looks a bit like the new S class hehheheheh
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With a V8 or V10 though - it will catapult it out of the existing price class.

That really killed the RX-7
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im with shane on this one--

these cars just dont sell and the japanese companies seem to be more about volume and mindshare than they are about exclusivity or taking risk.

this car is an abomination; it is too styled.

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I like the direction the japanese automakers are taking their new designs, the new supra, rx8, gt-r, LF-A, all looks futuristic and different. I love it, can't wait until 2008 when all of them will be in production. [8D]

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That is sure an interesting looking car. The S2000 Needed to be replaced. It was getting old.

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