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AUTOCAR UK says turbo 1.6L CR-Z is on the way
 Date: December 06, 2010 07:55
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: http://www.autocar.co.uk/News/NewsArticle/AllCars/254419/
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


In a post on its site today, AUTOCAR UK says:

Honda is set to provide its CR-Z with an all-new, turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine option as part of plans to broaden the compact coupé’s appeal in key world markets, including the UK.

Currently available with just the one engine option — a hybrid that mates a 112bhp 1.5-litre petrol engine with a 14bhp electric motor — the CR-Z is earmarked to receive an all-new turbocharged 1.6-litre powerplant that is currently undergoing development at Honda’s Tochigi R&D centre.


AUTOCAR UK claims the new engine uses Honda's "VTEC-i", will likely come in 160hp and 200hp trims, and is also destined for future Civic, Jazz, and Accord models.

(Photos below are of the CR-Z Hybrid R Concept recently shown at the SEMA and LA Auto Shows)




Last edited by JeffX on December 06, 2010 08:03

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