Posts Tagged ‘cr-z tuning’

HPD Supercharged Honda CR-Z

Thursday, December 6th, 2012:

If there was one thing tuning enthusiasts could improve for the Honda CR-Z it would definitely be the power output. Ever since the sporty hatchback was released, we have seen styling and aerodynamic parts galore, but a lack of performance options have us scratching our head. With the exception of a few limited models developed by Mugen for advertising purposes, Honda could help out the tuners who have been faithful to the car brand.

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Honda CR-Z Mugen

Friday, May 20th, 2011:

Here are the pictures of the CR-Z Mugen model released by Honda, before the official debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The modified compact car received a new aero package, sport suspension, brake kit, and new alloy wheels to make it more appealing. It also weighs 50 kg less than the factory Honda CR-Z, and while the exact specifications have not yet been announced, we do know that it will hold a supercharged 1.5-liter engine under the bonnet. This powerplant will be matched up with a IMA hybrid system to produce a satisfying 200 PS and 181 lb-ft of torque.

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Honda CR-Z with K20 VTEC Swap

Tuesday, December 21st, 2010:

Most owners of the CR-Z and future Honda hybrid buyers will notice the cars lack of power while driving. This is expected from a small 2.0-liter four cylinder with additional electric power, however the Florida-based tuning firm at LHT Performance decided to try something different. They took the Honda K20 VTEC series motor, and were able to make a perfect fit in the Honda CR-Z. Previously the tuners pulled a similar tuning job with the Honda Insight to give it more power. They also like to note that everything still works 100%, which is pretty hard to accomplish these days with the sophisticated electronics controlling things like the cruise control, VSA, ABS, and the technical gauge cluster.

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