Honda NSX/S2000/Insight 1990-2004 - 2018 market review

By: Cliff Chambers, Unique Cars magazine

Are S2000s under-appreciated at the moment?

Honda NSX/S2000/Insight 1990-2004 - 2018 market review
Honda NSX

Honda NSX/S2000/Insight 1990-2004

Ask people to name three Japanese sports cars and the S2000 Honda rarely gets a mention.

That’s good news for buyers because the market is over-supplied with cars and negotiating an early version in excellent order down to $15,000 won’t be difficult.

The market in Japan for 3.0-litre V6 NSX coupes is overflowing and prices unless the car is exceptional will range between US$25,000 and $40,000.

These under the new ‘rolling 25-year’ import rule will soon become available to Australia.

The Type R NSX though is very rare and can crack US$200,000.

For collectors with a social conscience, an early ZE-1 Insight hybrid may appeal, but be quick.

Japanese prices already see-saw between US$4000 and $7000 but will rise.

S2000 1998-00 $18,110 [24] 

S2000 2001-04 $25,650 [10]

NSX 1990-94 $125,145 [4] 

Insight ZE-1 [N/S]

[*] = number of recorded sales

(Note: concours & special cars may demand more.)

Numbers from our 2018 Japanese Classic Car Value Guide.

Honda NSX feature (from the archives)

Understanding our value guides

Japanese Classic Car Value Guide home page

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