Honda CR-Z MUGEN hybrid

Honda UK has launched an official road-going version of the CR-Z MUGEN which will arrive at dealers in UK sometime spring 2012.  Honda's eight specialist MUGEN dealers will retail the hot Honda CR-Z iCF for a list price estimated at around £24,000.
This hot hatch claimed to be hot as Civic Type R hot hatch with 0-62mph taking 6.1 seconds – more than 3 seconds faster than standard.  It is also capable of over 130mph, thanks to a 175hp power output that's up over standard by more than half.
This performance boost has been achieved by the MUGEN Euro engineers, who have fitted a centrifugal forced air induction kit, charge-air cooler and a MUGEN Euro remap for the ECU. This improves torque as well as power.
Yet despite the performance changes, Honda has retained the 3-button IMA modes that help the hybrid Honda return strong fuel consumption figures.
Martin Moll, Head of Honda (UK) marketing said, "MUGEN Euro magic has created a super responsive yet eco-conscious model building on our sporting credentials and giving us the ability to compete in the "hot hatch" marketplace as we move into 2012."
There's still work to be done, which is why the car will not go on sale until the spring. When it does go on sale though, it will become the second production car to be jointly developed by Honda and MUGEN Euro, following the 2010 Civic Type R MUGEN.

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