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Honda CR-Z MUGEN in the Making 18
Posted by Alex Ion in Automotive News, CR-Z MUGEN, honda, Mugen on 03 18th, 2011

The performance variant CR-Z hybrid is in its making. MUGEN Euro, Honda’s tuning partner MUGEN’s UK subsidiary is working on the new version dubbed as CR-Z MUGEN. According to the tuner, the new variant will feature Type-R-like performance experience, at the same time it offers few specifics only.

The tuning job is almost similar to the one announced in the manufacturer’s home country. The body of the auto will be equipped with a new front apron, grille with LED daytimers, roof-mounted wing and side skirt.

The tuner is also offering a performance boost for the 1.5 liter petrol-run hybrid system. But the details of the have not been released yet. The vehicle is also expected to deliver better mileage, probably with by making use of weight saving measures.

MUGEN Euro has stated that with more power and enhanced torque delivery, CR-Z could be even more exciting. The tuner also has made it clear that the vehicle is still in the development phase with no plans for a production version. So it is likely to be a show car, we suppose.