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Honda S-600

General information

ModelHonda S-600
CategoryCabriolets/sport cars
Rating62 out of 100. Show full rating and compare with other cars

Main features, safety and ecconomy

Engine size606 ccm (36.98 cubic inches)
Fuel typeGasoline, leaded
DriveRear wheels
TransmissionManual, 4-speed

Engine and transmission

Engine locationFront, longitudinal
Displacement606 ccm (36.98 cubic inches)
Engine typeInline, 4 cylinder
Max power57.10 PS (42 kW or 56 HP) at 8500 Rev. per min.
Max torque52.00 Nm (5.3 kgf-m or 38.4 ft.lbs) at 5500 Rev. per min.
Max rev. per min.9500
Bore x stroke54.5 x 65.0 mm (2.1 x 2.6 inches)
Fuel systemCarburetor. four Keihin carburetors
Valves per cylinder2
Fuel controlDouble overhead cam (DOHC)
Lubrication systemWet sump
Cooling systemLiquid
GearboxManual, 4-speed
ClutchDry plate
Exhaust systemheaders, 4 into 2
Special featuresIn-line four cyl. tilted 45 deg.

Speed and acceleration

Top speed145.0 km/h (90.1 mph)

Exterior and interior

Chassis typeCabriolet
Chassis materialsteel, full frame, ladder type
Max no. of doors2
Exterior color optionsred, white, ocean blue (rare)
Interior color optionsblack, red

Steering, brakes and tires

Turn circle4 m (169.3 inches)
Front brakesdrums
Rear brakesdrums
Front wheelsrack and pinion steering, no power assist
Rear wheelsrear axle solidly mounted to body and chain drive radius arms to

Dimensions and weight

Max weight with load715 kg (1,576.3 pounds)
Front percentage of weight53.0
Overall length3310 mm (130.3 inches)
Overall width1410 mm (55.5 inches)
Overall height1210 mm (47.6 inches)
Ground clearance170 mm (6.7 inches)
Wheelbase2010 mm (79.1 inches)
Fuel capacity35.0 litres (9.25 gallons)

Other specifications

CommentsDOHC engine, roller bearing main and roller bearing connecting rod journals, tuned intake runners, tuned exhaust, four wheel independent suspension, rack and pinion steering, almost 50-50 wieght distribution with two passengers.
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