2018 Honda CR-Z Specs

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs - Since this writing, Honda is quickly approaching its Solution 1 resurgence as the power behind McLaren at the Australian Grand Prix, and the brand name is likewise hectic preparing 2 of Japan's a lot of expected cars, the brand-new NSX and the 2016 Civic Type R. Now comes news from inside Honda's R&D center in Tochigi that the unloved CR-Z hybrid sports coupe will get a brand-new lease on life through a brand new, more performance-oriented design in 3 years.

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs

specifically its weak street cred and absence of efficiency thanks to its ho-hum hybrid power device, have actually been resolved. The brand-new coupe will be a force to reckon with," insists our source.

Honda's American arm has actually been advocating a gutsy, appealing, and fairly priced coupe to boost its brand name image, and a source with close ties to the Japanese mothership states the next CR-Z will be the response. "Keep in mind the CR-Z? It is because of make a huge return in 2017," we're informed.

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs

The initial design was based upon a customized variation of the Fit platform, however unlike the Fit, with its centrally situated fuel tank, the CR-Z's tank was rearranged at the back. To keep expenses down, the brand-new CR-Z's platform will be obtained from the next-generation Civic, however with 4 inches sliced from the wheelbase

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs


2018 Honda CR-Z Engine

Anticipated to be partially larger than the present CR-Z, the brand-new design will obtain design hints from the brand-new NSX and the Civic Type R. Under the hood will be a detuned variation of the Type R's turbocharged and 2.0-liter VTEC four-cylinder draining more than 280 horse power. It looks as if the CR-Z will be placed and marketed as a high-performance coupe variation of the next-generation U.S. Civic, which indicates it might be called the Civic CR-Z.

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs

While the United States variation will be fitted with the 2.0-liter engine, Honda is preparing to review the hybrid for the Japanese residential market; that edition will utilize a turbocharged 1.5-liter hybrid i-DCD powertrain producing upwards of 200 horse power and integrating an eight-speed automated transmission.

2018 Honda CR-Z Specs

While it's still some escape, we comprehend a CR-Z model or idea vehicle might emerge at the 2017 Detroit program in advance of an on-sale date at some point in early 2018.