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Report: Honda euthanizes their Insight and kills the CR-Z

Thanks to fairly damp sales, Honda is going to stop selling the Insight hybrid, which competes with Toyota’s Prius 5-door hatchback. The Insight started life as the first hybrid automobile (as a two-door coupe) in the US, went on hiatus for between 2006 and 2009 and reemerged as a larger Prius competitor. The automaker has […]

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2013 Honda CR-Z Hybrid Front Fascia

2013 Honda CR-Z Hybrid price starts at $19,975, gets a lithium-ion battery

The 2013 Honda CR-Z will be going on sale later this week with a host of styling, features and powertrain upgrades. The biggest highlight is the addition of an all-new lithium-ion battery that Honda says improves performance while improving EPA mpg ratings. Styling wise the 2013 Honda CR-Z gets an upgraded interior, a new front […]

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Honda SPORT HYBRID Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive System

Honda announces new lightweight SPORT HYBRID Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive System

Honda today revealed information on its new hybrid powertrain system that will replace the outgoing Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) system on its Civic sedan, Fit, Insight and the CR-Z Coupe. Known as the Honda SPORTS HYBRID Intelligent Dual Clutch Drive system, the new setup is a lightweight and compact one-motor hybrid solution optimized for small-sized vehicles. […]

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Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ Front 7/8 View

Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ makes 174-hp, 0 to 62 mph in 6.1 secs

Honda’s tuning arm Mugen has unveiled their new Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ. Based on the Honda CR-Z, the tuned version gets an upgraded spension, brake system, wheels, exterior parts designed considering aerodynamics and a centrifugal supercharger. MUGEN will install the parts on their own on the CR-Z (6-speed manual) provided by Honda and start to sell […]

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2013 Honda CR-Z Front 3/4 View

2012 Paris: 2013 Honda CR-Z gets more power, S+ button

What you see here is the revised and somewhat facelifted Honda CR-Z Hybrid hatchback. Making its debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show today, the new 2013 Honda CR-Z gets a range of upgrades with a focus on style and performance. Look closely and you’ll see some minor changes to the exterior and the interior. […]

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2013 Hond CR-Z teased

2013 Honda CR-Z teased before Paris debut

Honda today dropped a teaser of the new 2013 CR-Z hybrid hatchback before its official debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. “The CR-Z features revisions to the exterior and interior enhancing the styling of the car whilst the power of both the petrol engine an electric motor has been increased without comprising fuel economy […]

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Honda CR-Z teasers Wheels

New Honda CR-Z teasers released, show S+ mode

Honda has dropped teasers of the new second-generation CR-Z hybrid hatchback on its Japanese website. While no details have been released, the images do show a new design for the headlamps featuring an LED stripe. Also shown are alloy wheels and a S+ button which could activate a sportier mode than the current model. The […]

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Honda Mugen CR-Z GT Top View

Only for the track: Honda Mugen CR-Z GT with a twin-turbo V6

Honda has teamed up with Mugen on the latest CR-Z, and with a 120-hp starting point, the end result is an impressive, although unattainable racecar. The original second generation CR-X of the 1980’s boasted more power then the current CR-Z with its 150-hp pushing along a much lighter body. Now, with the second generation of […]

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2012 Honda CR-Z

2012 Honda CR-Z price goes up by $200 to $19,545

Honda has unveiled the 2012 Honda CR-Z and there are no changes at all besides the fact that it comes with a new black seat fabric (replacing the standard silver mesh sport seats) becomes an option on cars with the Crystal Black Pearl exterior color. Well, that and the fact that the price has gone […]

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Mugen Honda CR-Z ICF

Mugen Honda CR-Z ICF: A hybrid hatch with 173-hp, 0 to 62 in 6.1 seconds

At the Goodwood Festival of Speed earlier this year, Honda surprised hot-hatch fans with the Honda CR-Z Mugen RR – a supercharged 1.5-liter CR-Z equipped with an IMA hybrid system, pumping out 197-hp and 181 lb-ft of torque. That gave it the ability to go from 0 to 60 mph comes in at approximately 6.6 […]

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