TuxMat Announces The Honda S2000 Project


TuxMat Inc. announces new custom fit floor mats for the Honda S2000 in the teaser clip they released on their youtube channel. The S2000 celebrates its 20th birthday this year, and 2019 also marks a decade since Honda halted the iconic sports car’s production.

The sheer significance of the Honda S2000 in the car enthusiast community can be proven by a quick Google search to see an abundance of recent articles and videos in memoriam of the car. The S2K was, and is, one of the internet’s most beloved sports cars since its release in 1999, and its popularity hasn’t lost momentum. There is an enduring phenomenon that surrounds it, which can be seen in the ever-increasing price that buyers are willing to pay to get their hands on a collectable like the S2000.

The S2000 is known for being the ideal sports car to throw around corners. It’s a light weight car, and in its day was the highest power producing 4 cylinder engine at around 240 hp, but it’s popularity stems from the fact that it’s such a pleasure to drive.

The first thought that might come to you upon hearing about TuxMat's special project could be the S2000's appearances in “The Fast and The Furious” movies. You might remember that in the first movie, Johnny Tran, who you could call the franchises’ first antagonist, drove a year 2000 Honda S2000. He won a street race against Jesse, much to the audiences' dismay. But, we all had to admit that his intimidating black S2K with white and red snowflake graphics along the sides was highly enviable back in 2001. Besides, Paul Walker’s character did warn Jesse about Tran’s S2000, “I bet you he’s got more than a hundred grand under the hood of that car”.

Even more famously, in 2 Fast 2 Furious, Suki drove a hot pink Honda S2K in a very gripping race which she won after jumping a bridge. By then, the roadster had won the hearts of the audience, and after the film was wrapped Suki’s S2000 made appearances in some extremely typical “early 2000’s” pop culture. Watch for it in the background of both a Pink, and a Ludacris music video, and in the fifth installment of the Bring It On movies.

At TuxMat, they feel lucky to get an opportunity to have access to an AP2 model in the quintessential Rio yellow for an afternoon.

When the owner pulled his S2000 into TuxMat, the first reaction it got from its audience was a chorus of “Ooooh’s” at the sound of the engine. The noise was accentuated once it rolled into the TuxMat warehouse for scanning, because the growl of the engine echoed off the high ceilings, creating a truly impressive entrance.

It is irregular for a custom floor mat manufacturer to design mats for classic cars that are no longer in production. But, at TuxMat, they are car enthusiasts, and they believe their love of cars can bring them closer to their customers. They had a lot of fun playing around with the Honda S2000, and they plan on continuing their line of boutique TuxMat based on the popularity of niche car models. Follow them on their socials to find out what cars they will scan next.

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