Honda is introducing the S660 CONCEPT EDITION limited-run model to celebrate the Japan launch of the regular S660.
The kei car is scheduled to go on sale this Thursday and will be available in a special edition capped to 660 units and all will feature a Premium Star White Pearl body paint. It also gets leather-wrapped two-tone seats and by that we mean the driver's seat has a light gray finish while the passenger seat adopts a dark gray look.
The limited-run model is actually a follow-up to the S660 Concept which made its first appearance at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show. The white body is combined with a Bordeaux red roll-top and two-tone black & white side mirrors. It also boasts a water-repellent body coating called "Ultra Glass Coating NEO" also applied onto the door windows.
The unsymmetrical-colored seats have red stitching also seen on the leather-covered steering wheel and the shift knob for the model equipped with a six-speed manual. There's also an individually numbered plate, City Brake Active system and a center display.
Just like the regular S660, the CONCEPT EDITION is powered by a 660cc three-cylinder turbo engine with 63 bhp (47 kW) sent to the rear wheels through either a newly developed six-speed manual gearbox or an optional seven-speed CVT. Honda says the model has a low center of gravity and a 45:55 weight distribution providing "excellent cornering performance."
Although the S660 and the S660 CONCEPT EDITION will only be sold in Japan, there are some rumors about a more potent S1000 variant set to be commercialized worldwide with a 1.0-liter turbo rated at more than 127 bhp (95 kW). Aside from getting more power, the S1000 will likely have a wider body, beefier tires and should be offered only with the six-speed manual.