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2016 Honda CR-Z Gets Updated Look, No Extra Power

The Honda CR-Z hybrid hatchback was originally introduced for the 2011 model year, and at the time it was hoped the car would change the perception that hybrids can’t be fun with its sporty looks and available manual transmission. That didn’t turn out to be case. ALSO SEE: 2016 Scion... read more

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Prototype Honda CR-Z with carbon-fiber reinforced plastic body, Honda Proving Ground, Tochigi, Japan

Lightweight Carbon Fiber Honda CR-Z Prototype: Driven

It looks roughly like a black Honda CR-Z with a mesh grille--at least until you get up close. Then you notice that the doors seem much shallower, and that it has strange... read more November 18, 2013 by 

2015 Honda Civic Type R

Will The 2015 Civic Type R Spawn The Next CR-Z?

Honda is hard at work developing a new hot hatch with 276 horsepower derived from a turbocharged 2.0-liter four and directed to the front wheels only. The car is the latest... read more September 16, 2013 by 


Honda To Enter 10 Vehicles In Pikes Peak, Including Original NSX

With each passing year, more and more OEMs are showing up at the Pikes Peak Hill Climb with the intention of taking home some trophies. The latest is Honda, which plans to... read more April 24, 2013 by 

The Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ

Forbidden Fruit: Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ

Ever since Honda launched its CR-Z “Sports Hybrid,” fans of the car and of the brand have wished for one thing: more power. Even in early 2011, less than a year... read more October 8, 2012 by 

2013 Honda CR-Z (European spec)

2013 Honda CR-Z Preview: 2012 Paris Auto Show

After teasing us with a few fleeting images of its updated CR-Z on its website, Honda has now released full details on the car following its debut today at the 2012 Paris... read more September 27, 2012 by 

Honda teases updated CR-Z

Honda Planning Update For CR-Z

Honda has launched a cryptic teaser video on its Japanese website that flashes several images of the CR-Z and the date September 9. We know that’s the date of the... read more September 7, 2012 by 

Jackson Racing supercharger for the Honda CR-Z

Supercharger Kit Promises To Make Honda CR-Z 40% Less Uninspiring

If, like us, you were hoping the Honda CR-Z would be the perfect balance of sport and hybrid, then you were probably, like us, disappointed to drive the real thing. Mixing... read more August 3, 2012 by 

2012 Mugen CR-Z GT Super GT race car

Honda To Race CR-Z Hybrid In Japan’s Super GT Series

On the back of Monday’s announcement from Honda that it will be returning to the Dakar Rally after a 23-year absence, the Japanese automaker has now announced that it... read more July 4, 2012 by 

Honda CR-Z iCF by Mugen Euro

Mugen Enhanced Honda CR-Z iCF Goes On Sale In UK

Following a successful program launch at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed back in July, Honda’s British unit has joined forces with the automaker’s official... read more November 29, 2011 by 

Mugen Euro high-performance Honda CR-Z Hybrid

Supercharged Honda CR-Z Mugen Hits The Road: Video

At this past weekend’s 24 Hours of Le Mans race, Honda showed off a fully customized CR-Z race car, which featured a claimed output of 200 horsepower and 175 pound-feet... read more June 14, 2011 by 

Honda CR-Z Racer

Honda CR-Z Racer Preps For Exhibition Laps At Le Mans

At last year's SEMA show, Honda and its HPD division came to the plate with no fewer than a dozen different concepts. One of them was the CR-Z Racer you see above. Today... read more June 8, 2011 by 

Mugen Euro high-performance Honda CR-Z Hybrid

Mugen Euro Reveals High-Performance Honda CR-Z Hybrid

Exactly two months ago Honda’s tuning arm, Mugen (more specifically Mugen Euro), announced plans for the development of a high-performance Honda CR-Z hybrid hatch and... read more May 18, 2011 by 

Honda CR-Z Mugen concept

Report: More Powerful Honda CR-Z Hybrid 'Is' Coming

There’s been talk of a more powerful Honda CR-Z in the works ever since the hybrid ‘hot’ hatch was first launched. This was mostly because the car that was... read more March 21, 2011 by 

Mugen Euro high-performance Honda CR-Z preview sketch

Mugen Euro Announces Development Of High-Performance Honda CR-Z

Performance hybrids seem to be the order of the day, with Porsche just moments ago unveiling its second-generation 911 GT3 R Hybrid 2.0 and now Mugen Euro announcing plans... read more March 17, 2011 by 

2011 Toyota FT-86 II Concept

Toyota Rumors: FT-86 May Be a Hybrid

Fast fact: the 1980s Honda CRX, even in sporty Si trim, regularly got above 50 miles per gallon in normal driving. That's not the EPA rating, but it's what drivers are used... read more March 11, 2011 by 


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