1968 Honda S800 Racing MKII

Nov 6, 2018

Category: Rides

Honda wasn’t always a well-known name in the automotive industry, and with a history based predominantly in motorcycle production, their early attempts at manufacturing racing vehicles were shots in the dark. However, the 70 bhp S800 — one of their first roadster models from 1965 — was destined to put them on the map.

After seeing great success with the original S800, Honda turned its gaze toward performance — releasing this ultra-limited S800 Racing variant in 1967. This race-ready version of the roadster features a 90 bhp motor coupled with a shaft drive and a live rear axle to withstand additional power to the wheels. It also utilizes a five-speed synchromesh dogleg gearbox with a limited slip differential. Alongside magnesium wheels, twin roll hoops, a gorgeous interior, and upgraded racing harnesses, this roadster was in a league of its own. Sadly, there were only two of these performance models ever made. This immaculate original is up for auction now, with bids starting at an estimated $98,000.

Purchase: $98,000+

More From Rides

This Hard-Shelled Mask Has Dual Integrated UV-C Light Filters

A cutting-edge PPE mask for daily wear and industrial use.

Posted By Tim Huber

Partner
Featured Image

Maserati’s 580HP V8 Trofeo Collection Is Its Most Powerful Lineup To Date

A performance range of elite Italian models powered by Ferrari engines.

Posted By

Aug 10, 2020

Featured Image

This Outlaw Porsche 356 Just Received A Complete Overhaul From Canepa

Originally built by Willhoit Auto Restoration with a 130hp engine.

Posted By

Aug 10, 2020

Featured Image

Cadillac’s All-Electric LYRIQ Is A Catalyst For The Brands Future Technologies

Boasting instantaneous torque, responsiveness, and 300 miles of range.

Posted By

Aug 10, 2020

Featured Image

Indian Unleashes A LE Jack Daniel’s Editon Roadmaster Dark Horse Tourer

A Gentleman Jack-edition flagship touring cruiser restricted to 107 units.

Posted By

Aug 10, 2020

Featured Image

Novitec’s Lightweight Carbon Tuning Pack Boosts The McLaren GT To 697HP

Taking the car's 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V8 to new heights.

Posted By

Aug 7, 2020