Which one do you think would win in a 1/4 mile?
:laughing: , I cant believe you posted this because it was brought up to
you in the other thread that the 04-06 S2000 is just as fast as the coupe
350Z. You know, you CAN discuss it in that thread, you dont have to make a
whole separate thread.
The answer is in the other thread, a coupe 350Z and 04-06 S2000 run about the same exact high 13 second 1/4 miles, while the roadster 350Z is a little slower than both. The 00-03 S2000's run about the same times as the roadtser 350Z due to bad launches that usually cannot be helped. I myself couldn't do better than 14.1's in a 2001 S2000, but when I tried a buddie 04 S2000 I was doing 13.9s easily.
Also, they upped the engine size from 2.0 to 2.2L so it probaly had a broader power band. The 04-06 S2000 runs around the same time as the 350z because the weight to power ratio is around the same. The S2000 is around 800 pounds lighter. Although the 350z has a lot more potential on the drag track, it does not stand a chance against the S2000 in any race that involves moderatly curvy corners.
Depends who is driving them. Just like any other car, the driver plays a
bigger role than the car itself.
P.S. Why the hell did you make this thread? Because someone said the S2000 is the same of faster?
Yeah, so if I drove an Enzo and Schumacher had a Pinto, he'd win. Right.
If you didnt know how to even get the car started, then yes. Plus you dont have to take it to that extreme. :banghead:
Just pointing out that the best driver doesn't always win.
This is especially true with automatic. Right Nissan_Altima? I handle my car a lot better than him (could be because it just has better handling, but I do have a little bit of wheelman skill), but his car is more powerful so he beats me even with people in it.
The skill of the driver is really important, but the car is important as well. I'm just saying if you put the same driver on the same curvy course with the 350Z vs the S2000. The S2000 will get better times, this is normally how comparisons are done; less factors to affect performance. Even though with different cars you take different styles of cornering, at least the skill of the driver is constant.
i thought we all agreed on not doing this vs this threads for a really long while?
I dont remember any agreements like that either.
My 5 fingers approaching your face.
LOL! Is that why you have 2 accidents on your record? This includes you "handling" a car on a wet road. :laughing:
S2000 isn't built for the 1/4 mile, so probably the 350z. I'd still take the s2000 over the 350z though......
From what I found, the S2000 has a quarter mile time of 14.2, and the 350Z
has a 14.1 second 1/4 mile...but the roadster is at 14.3
So pretty much the same, but I'm not sure of the accuracy of this site, although I have seen many accurate results on it...
While the S2000 isn't built for the 1/4 mile at all (just drive an 00-03 and you figure that out REAL quick), the 04-06 S2000 runs the exact same 1/4 miles a 350Z coupe does (high 13s).
Am I missing something? Honestly, I didn't look through the whole thread,
A Honda S2000 has a 2.2L engine, giving out about 240 hp while a 350Z has a 3.5L engine giving out about 287 hp. Both are convertibles and RWD. The Z also comes with an anti-theft system, optional side airbags and better front-end crash test results. The price is pretty similar. That being said, the 350Z wins outright.
Although this is only a comparison between a 2005 Honda S2000, and a 2005 Nissan 350Z Roadster, 6 speed manual (to make the trans equal). Maybe if I used different models, something would change?
Yea but the Z doesnt just come in Roadster format. Hes talking about racing, and the S2000 is a LOT lighter than the Z. If youre speaking features, then Most of the posts here are useless.
Alright, let's ignore the features. I'll check up on it, I forgot to factor in weight. :doh:
And torque. The original question was
Weight, power, torque, and such arent the only features. 1/4 mile measures the car's power, but not performance.
The 2.2L has closer to 250hp, according to dyno pulls. You forgot two major factors, weight and handling. The 350Z roadtser weighs 3600lbs, a big pig. The S2000 comes close to 2800lbs. Handling isn't even questionable, the 350Z Roadster is not a sports car, rather a grand tourer.
Even though the Z has more features, its interior pales in comparison to
teh S2000's. The interior feels Hyundai like, which is not what i would
want for a car that costs so much. Ugly ass interior door panels, and
The S2000 has less features, because its a hardcore sports roadster not some glorified tourer with a open up top. Not to mention all the extra reinforcement they have to put into the chassis because its a roadster; which is just plain dead weight. That's why the S2000 fans were psyched when they heard about the possiblity of a hardtop S2000.
The roadster Z does weigh alot, but the base coupe is 3,339 pounds. Still
500 more than the honda, but down by 300. I would never get the roadster Z
over the coupe myself. The convertible is just plain butt ugly in my
edit: just saw the latest post: I would LOVE to see a s2k come as a coupe.
So, would I, too bad they're axing the S2000 soon. Or at least they're rumored to. They are either going to axe it or introduce the next gen one. Or axe it for now and reintroduce it, i have no idea.
I think the s2ks are great. If they do axe it though, then we know that
when it comes back (if it does) then it'll even be better than the current
one, and that would be sweet.
An s2000 is seriously on my list of cars i am considering getting once i get out of high school and get a good job. I'll just stick with the lude for now. The only thing about the s2000 is i dunno if i would fit in it. My friend who is about 2 inches taller than me said he test drove one, fast as hell, but he was cramped the whole time. Anyone here 6feet tall and drove an s2000? how is the driver seat room?
Yeah, i have, and im 6 feet. I found it kind of cramped, but its much more comfortable then a miata MX-5, at least from my experience. I think its a great car, but its not that economical for daily driving. But thats my view, and you know i love big cars; hence one of the main reasons TL>TSX.
Both the 2-door enthusiast roadster and touring roadster (what's the difference?) come with 274 torque, while the S2000 has around 162. Since we're talking about a 1/4 mile, handling isn't really an issue, and the Z has both more HP and Torque. Although it weighs more, it should still be faster, right?
id take a s2000
Lmfao, he's a wheel-man alright, in his own mind. :laughing:
Yea..but think of it this way. 2 people. One has a bit more strength than the other. But the stronger man has to pull 3600LBS, while the slightly weaker man has to pull 2800. See what I mean. Its basically like you running your car for example in the 15-16s stock, and then filling the trunk and cabin with an extra 800lbs of cement and such. Weight will really slow you down, but in this case, im sure it would be close. I havent taken the time out to check the standings on either car, but I loved the S2000 from the moment I sat in it at the Honda Dealership we got on Haldeman and Bustleton.
Not neccessairly, We're not talking about a difference of a hundred
pounds, the S2000 is lighter by up to 600 pounds. Thats a lot of extra
weight to haul around. Whats most important in straight line speed is not
how much power/torque each car puts down, its the power to weight ratio.
The power ratio for the Honda S2000 is 0.084 hp/pound of weight, and the
350Z's is 0.083 hp/pound of weight. That means for each horsepower the
S2000 puts down, it has to pull less weight, which means it can be used to
increase the speed more efficiently. And since you don't launch at low
RPM's, low end torque wouldn't make a difference. Lets compare, a 5.3L V8
GMC Savanna Van has around 295 horsepower, and a bucket load of torque. An
Acura TSX has a 2.4L I4 with 205 horsepower and a lot less torque. Who do
you think is going to win the quater mile? Weight is actually more
important then how much horsepower a car has.
162 lb of tq
2855 lbs Curb Weight
300 HP (MT) 287(AT)
260 lb of tq.
3578-3602 lbs Curb Weight.
(I used 240HP for the S2000, because Nissan hasn't modified their horsepower numbers after the "new" horsepower rating yet, i know its not a new rating system; its just easier to call it this way: i don't want to get into the explaining thing.)