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    Honda CR-Z
    Official: Honda HPD Supercharged CR-Z Concept is the one we've been longing for
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    The staunchest Honda geeks among us have always wanted the CR-Z to be a great car, even if its particular blend of performance and fuel economy have not exactly been sales gold for the Japanese automaker. How to reconcile this incongruence in the car's character? Supercharge the sucker and ignore the hybrid aspect altogether, naturally. Check and ...

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    Official: 2013 Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ gets supercharged power
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    Factory tuning house Mugen has taken it upon itself to cure what ails the Honda CR-Z. The centerpiece of the Honda CR-Z Mugen RZ is a specially-developed supercharger, which bumps the 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine's output to 153 horsepower. That's a nudge of 30 horses over the standard hybrid, though the hatchback's integrated motor assist system still ...

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    Paris: 2013 Honda CR-Z is a greener shade of purple
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    Honda has failed to set the world on fire with its seemingly sporty hybrid coupe, but it's not entirely for lack of effort. And for 2013, the Japanese automaker is refining its CR-Z with a host of updates designed to pin its dynamics a bit more on the side of sporty performance. And, as you can see above, it's now 100-per cent more purpley than ...

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    Report: 2013 Honda CR-Z facelift revealed in Indonesia
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    We fully expected Honda to reveal its facelifted 2013 CR-Z hybrid at the Paris Motor Show next week, but instead, the Japanese automaker has brought its updated three-door to the Indonesia International Motor Show, and our friends at PaulTan.org were on hand to get the details. And no, your eyes do not deceive you – this CR-Z has, in fact, been ...

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    Teased: 2013 Honda CR-Z gets shadowy preview ahead of Paris
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    Honda has dropped another teaser image for the upcoming 2013 CR-Z, a model set to debut at the fast-approaching Paris Motor Show. While there are few real details to go with the shadowy hybrid image, Honda says its updated CR-Z will receive power bumps for both its gasoline engine and its electric motor. Said output enhancements will not compromise fuel ...

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    Teased: Honda CR-Z facelift teased on Japanese site
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    On September 27, a date that will see us sifting through the action on the Paris Motor Show floor, it looks like the Honda CR-Z will show off its mid-cycle refresh. Honda's Japanese web site has a short slideshow revealing three new features of the next little hybrid hatchback. The scant bit of text is all in Japanese, naturally, so we don't know how the ...

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    Report: Honda Accord, Fit and Pilot to receive Dreamy new engines, CVTs
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    Honda is set to unveil its new "Earth Dreams" family of engines, and while the lineup will make its debut in the all-new Accord, the more efficient powertrains are poised to spread throughout the lineup. According to an Automotive News report, the direct-injected, dual overhead cam powerplant range is said to be good for a 10-per cent increase in ...

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    Official: Honda and Mugen develop widebody twin-turbo V6 CR-Z... for racing [w/video]
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    Honda has announced that it's working with M-TEC and Team Mugen on a CR-Z GT that will campaign in the GT300 category of Japan's Super GT championship. The racing hybrid uses a 2.8-litre, twin turbo V6 paired with a specially developed hybrid system, and it will enter its first race at this month's SUGO GT round on July 28-29. The CR-Z GT will race in ...

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    Official: Honda UK and Mugen launch supercharged CR-Z iCF
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    While Honda doesn't have any plans to bring the carbon fibre-laced CR-Z Mugen RR to production, the company has announced that buyers in the UK will have the chance to pick up a quicker version of the hybrid hatchback. The Honda CR-Z iCF will boast a little over 172 horsepower thanks to some wrenching by Mugen Euro. The base 1.5-litre four-cylinder engine ...

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    Honda CR-Z Mugen RR production hopes dashed
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    If it's too early to start drinking, crack open a cold one anyway. You're gonna need a beer to cry into. Top Gear reports that Honda has no plans to produce the CR-Z Mugen RR Hybrid Concept. Zero. None. While we saw this coming a mile off, some deeply-oppressed optimistic shard of our psyche clung to the hope that Honda would awaken from its performance ...