Dodge Demon concept
The S2000 is a car that owes its existence largely to the Miata (if you assume that the Miata demonstrated that convertible sports cars could sell--which I believe is true). However, it's a different car--a better car, IMHO. Unlike the Miata, it hasn't really changed much over time, and it is more performance oriented than the Miata ever was, which makes it unfriendly and unusable to most people. When you can't make a car that most drivers (NON-enthusiasts) will buy, you either have to settle for an eventual dropoff in sales necessitating a more consumer friendly evolution (which the Miata has gone through) or cancellation.Honda tried too don't forget it.... they've not failed and that's nice so they can crash and we steal their engines for a sick swap.