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Mugen Honda CR-Z gets supercharged 1.5-litre engine

Honda tuning specialist Mugen has announced engine details for the new Mugen Honda CR-Z. The car will feature vast revisions to improve handling, braking and aesthetics, and now, a supercharged engine producing around 150kW to improve acceleration. Mugen has announced that its CR-Z will use a supercharged version of the standard 1...

Mugen Honda CR-Z announced

Honda's tuning specialist, Mugen, in Europe has announced it and Honda UK are working on a sporty Honda CR-Z Mugen version that promises to offer "Type-R-like" performance. The new car is set to debut at this year's Goodwood Festival of Speed in July. Even though the Honda CR-Z is generally marketed as a 'sport hybrid coupe', it doesn't really offer sporty performance figures...

Honda CR-Z hybrid to get petrol engine option

Honda has announced plans for a petrol version of its sports hybrid model to enter key international markets. Honda is hoping the new model will expand the car's appeal in other markets. The current car, recently awarded Japanese Car of the Year, makes do with a 94kW 1.5-litre petrol/electric motor combination that is capable of pushing the coupe along from 0-100km/h in around eight seconds...

Honda CR-Z voted Japanese Car of the Year 2010

The sporty little CR-X replacement, Honda CR-Z, has just been voted Car of the Year in Japan for 2010. Most of the 60 judges - comprising of car critics, professional drivers and journalists - gave the car the thumbs up for the award. The judges were pleased with the way the car offered a sporty driving experience whilst also remaining very fuel efficient...

Honda CR-Z at 2010 AIMS

Remember the Honda CR-X of the late Eighties and early Nineties? Well this is Honda's modern version. It's called the Honda CR-Z and it's just been unveiled at AIMS, Darling Habour. The car is a hybrid sports concept that uses both petrol power and electric power for the optimum blend in efficiency and driving pleasure. Petrol power is provided through a 1...

Honda CR-Z & U3-X Mobility unveiling

Honda has revealed the CR-Z sports hybrid and an amazing personal mobility device, called the U3-X in the lead up to the Australian International Motor Show this week. While CarAdvice has already posted a review of the Honda CR-Z from our London based writer, there was no shortage of enthusiasm on the local front, for what is a very ‘cool’ petrol-electric hybrid sports car...

Honda CR-Z possible Japanese Super GT widebody version

The guys at GT Channel have managed to snap this ultra-widebody Honda CR-Z in the making. It's unknown if Honda is indeed planning to include a Honda CR-Z into Japan's main grand touring car championship, Super GT (previously called JGTC), where the extravagant bodywork would certainly fit in...

Honda CR-Z public drive at Goodwood

How badly do you want to get your hands on the Honda CR-Z? If you have some spare time next Wednesday (and a lot of spare money), jump on a plane headed for the UK and book your ticket to the 2010 Goodwood Moving Motor Show. The Goodwood Festival of Speed is a world-renowned show on display at the Goodwood Estate in the UK, and it's been a show all motoring enthusiasts would love to attend...

2011 Honda CR-Z at E3 Expo

Set to go on sale in Australia in 2011, the hugely anticipated Honda CR-Z hybrid coupe has made a debut at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3 Expo), warming the hearts of many technology enthusiasts and keen gamers. Steven Center, Vice President of Marketing Operations for American Honda, said at the event, “E3 Expo is the perfect venue to showcase the all-new CR-Z...

Honda CR-Z Hybrid short film released in UK - video

London-based film and digital agency, Gaucho production, has produced this 90 second launch film for the new Honda CR-Z Hybrid. Commissioned by Honda Motor Europe, the film debuted at the international press launch of the Honda CR-Z and will be used as part of the car's upcoming television marketing campaign in Africa, Europe and the Middle East...

Honda CR-Z orders top 10,000 in Japan in first month

The all-new Honda CR-Z hybrid sports coupe is proving popular in its homeland of Japan. After just one month on sale in the Japanese market, the country’s second-largest vehicle manufacturer has taken more than 10,000 orders, ten times initial monthly predictions. Half of those buyers were new to the brand, and Honda is now just 2000 vehicles away from its conservative first-year prediction of 12,000...