The premiere of the hybrid vehicle will be held at the Tokyo Motor Show, which opens at the end of the year. Judging by the images, the machine will receive the other bumper, diffuser, modified optics and a new grille. Inside, the updated Honda CR-Z will be an electronic parking brake button on the center console, armrests and other reports.
All the technical characteristics of a vehicle are kept secret. Honda CR-Z is equipped with a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder i-VTEC, which works in tandem with an electric motor. 15-kilowatt electric motor assists the gasoline power unit during acceleration and acts as a generator during braking, implementing a process of recovery and accumulation of kinetic energy and recharge the battery. Depending on operating conditions, the driver can select one of the driving modes: Econ, Normal and Sport.
After a two-year Honda introduced the second generation of the Honda CR-Z. Sales of the car are to begin in 2018. The model is built on a new platform, which is now used by a new generation of generation Civic. However, the Honda CR-Z will get shorter by 100 mm wheelbase. The current generation of the car is built on an architecture that has been borrowed from the Jazz.
Under the hood of the car Honda CR-Z will be installed an updated version of the four-cylinder 2.0-liter petrol engine. Engine power will be around 286 horsepower. Besides the novelty can get and the hybrid version. The power plant of such a model will consist of a 1.5-liter gasoline engine, electric motor and automatic transmission with eight speeds. The total capacity of the car will make 200 horsepower.