After unveiling the Mugen CR- Z RR Study earlier this summer at this year Goodwood Festival, Honda has finally confirmed about the production version of the car. The hybrid sport hatch is expected to go on sale next spring at Britain. Sadly, for you who are in outside the Britain, you will not have an opportunity to see this Honda’s creation, since the company is not planning to sell the vehicle on the other counties.
The vehicle which is dubbed as the CR- Z iCF has been built in conjuction with Mugen’s European automaker. The engineers have fixed the CR- Z iCF with modified chassis and redesigned appearance on the inside and out of the car.
The upgraded version of the CR- Z’s 1.5 liter hybrid powertrain completed with a supercharger, a fresh induction system and redesigned ECU empowers the vehicle.
Such upgraded- unit provides the CR- Z iCF with output of 175 ps or around 173 ponies and 177 bhp. it means the unit delivers improved power by almost half percents compared to that of the previous car. The engine also enables the car to run away from standstill to 62 mph or 100 km/h in only 6.1 seconds which figures 3 seconds faster than the outgoing model.
Apart of the engine classification the Head of Honda UK’s marketing division also stated that the MUGEN Euro magic will be able to deliver responsive and economically friendly vehicle developing on the company’s qualification and professionalism. The company convinced that the vehicle with those benefits will be able to compete with its rivals especially in the hot hatch range.
Although the company has not decided the pricing of this latest creation, the CR- Z iCF will be most likely to bring tag price of about £24,000 around US$37,300 or €27,990. The company will launch further details’ information on the MUGEN later on.
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