Honda S2000 Audio Upgrade with DAB.
The Honda S2000 has bags of potential for upgrading the audio system. The first thing to do is upgrade the head unit to something with Bluetooth and iPod connectivity or even integrated DAB radio. The new Alpine CDE-205 DAB is a perfect unit costing just £369 inc VAT fully fitted. This includes the glass DAB antenna, steering controls and a full 2 year warranty.
If you no longer require a CD player then we would recommend the Alpine UTE-204 DAB costing £329 inc VAT fully fitted.
For the ultimate in DAB performance we are able to replace the rear wing antenna with a very hi quality, Dual Band Body Mount DAB / FM Antenna, this looks almost identical to the OEM antenna and gives amazing reception, the fitted cost is £159 inc VAT
We keep the interface in stock allowing the dash controls to operate the volume as well as track up and down. The factory radio cover remains in place allowing the radio to be hidden from view and still operated by the separate controls.
The photo shows Alpine's newest CDE-205 DAB fitted to Honda S2000 with cover panel still in place.
Next we upgrade the front speakers; a 6.5” component fits neatly with a custom made speaker baffle, adding rigidity to the speaker mount.
The doors and door panels have a serious lack of sound proofing which results in a tinny, hollow sound. This is rectified by applying Skinz and Dynamat Extreme sound proofing.
This makes an incredible difference not only to the sound quality, bass reproduction and road noise but gives the door a whole different solid feel. Its a time consuming exercise taking around 6 hours to complete the speaker and sound proofing installation.
The first photo shows Dynamat applied to the inner skin of the door itself. The second photo shows Dynamat applied to the back of the door panel to reduce vibration and increase bass response.
The fitted cost of the Focal front component speakers along with the acoustic treatment is £419 inc VAT
If you fancy a little more bottom end bass response from your S2000, then why not add a Subwoofer? An active sub can be fitted discreetly behind the passenger seat for improved bass extension, this can even be fitted to the factory radio if you don’t want to upgrade the other parts.
It makes a tremendous difference, especially driving with the roof down when it gets a bit noisier.
Eton USB-10, 10” Active Subwoofer fits neatly behind the passenger seat, it's completely hidden from view and there is only around 80mm of lost leg room, the top of the seat will still recline fully back.
The cost of the ETON USB-10 Subwoofer, fully fitted including cables is £459 inc VAT