Here’s How To Supercharge A Honda S2000 To 340 HP The Easy Way

The Honda S2000 will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year and, despite its age, still looks fresh and offers exhilarating performance and driving thrills. For some, however, a stock S2000 is not quite special enough.

Engineering Explained has owned and shot videos of this bright yellow S2000 for well over a year now, and recently decided to up the ante and fit a supercharger.

The supercharger selected comes from Science Of Speed. It is a centrifugal design and somewhat resembles a turbocharger when installed. All up, it took roughly 14 hours to fit and also includes a FVM controller to handle the fuel, VTEC variable valve control and MAP tuning.

This particular setup adds roughly 100 HP at 6 PSI of boost and is a relatively tame upgrade. A plethora of other supercharging kits are available and it’s not uncommon for the more extreme ones to deliver in excess of 500 HP.

When left stock, the screaming four-cylinder engine is one of the finest engines of its sort. However, like any naturally-aspirated performance Honda, the S2000 doesn’t have much of torque or horsepower below 4,000 revs. Supercharging takes care of the torque issue and, unlike turbocharging, offers a steady stream of low-end torque without any lag.

What say you: does this make for the perfect S2K, or should the manic four be left unmolested?

  • Alfa Giulia QV

    So you’re subscribed to him too, huh?

  • Bash


Derelict Lancia Brought Back From The Dead Thanks To Thornley Kelham

Many would claim it was unsalvageable but not Thornley Kelham.

Is Porsche Planning Panamera Coupe And Convertible?

The rumored two-door Porsches might actually ditch the Panamera moniker and could arrive as early as 2020.

Jaguar Land Rover’s Sales Momentum In USA Is A Priority For The Company

JLR wants to keep growing in the US while trying to find a solution for China, Europe.

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Launch A “Compelling” Insurance Product

Elon Musk says Tesla will use Autopilot data to help provide competitive insurance prices.

Audi A6 Tries On A Darker Look With New Black Edition Spec

The Audi A6 Black Edition starts from £44,635 and features black trim inside and out.

Porsche’s Panamera Is Celebrating Its 10-Year Anniversary

Porsche launched itself into a brand new market segment roughly 10 years ago with the Panamera.

Lynk & Co Cyan Racing Launches 12-Episode WTCR Documentary

The series will follow the team behind the scenes throughout the 2019 season.

VW Golf R Gets More Power And A Revised Stance From ABT

The German tuner has given the Golf R 345 horsepower, while also making it corner better.

Carlos Ghosn Released On $4.5 Million Bail, But He’s Not Allowed To See His Wife

Following his release from jail, Ghosn will be closely monitored and not allowed to leave the country.

Fiat Argo Gets Crossover-Like Trekking Version In Brazil

The South America-only Argo Trekking is a subcompact all-rounder that starts at just under $15,000.