2018 Honda CR-Z Rumored First Look, Release Date, Price, Rumors

2018 honda CR-Z exteriorTo go on sale in 2017, the 2018 Honda CR-Z Rumored First Look, Release Date, Price suggests that this model is a transformation from a hybrid model to a gasoline-powered car contrasting many automakers growing their hybrid platforms. The current hybrid CR-Z sporty compact is known for its poor sales on the US market due to its too weak performance and middling fuel rating of 31 mpg. Its poor hybrid engine is the main problem that makes the model was ceased from European and Australian markets.

2018 Honda CR-Z Interior And Exterior / 2018 Honda CR-Z First Look

Compared to the predecessor, there is a more stylish design on the 2018 Honda CR-Z.  The Acura NSX and the Honda Civic Type R will lend their look for the car. There is the same platform used on the coupe with that of the Honda Fit that makes the new model bigger and lighter than the predecessor. Rear wings, angular body lines, and folding side panels are also featured. The vehicle will have highly aerodynamic body and large aluminum wheels. The 2018 Honda CR-Z Rumored First Look, Release Date, Price, interior styling has not informed yet. However, there will be sport car design styling inside the cabin. Premium comfort features will also be added. A driver-focused console, ergonomic leather upholstered seats and an adjustable steering wheel are standard. To add to the vehicle’s status, Satellite navigation, a touch-screen instruments panel, USB ports, Bluetooth connectivity, parking sensors, Smartphone integration, and a premium audio system are some of the latest electronics offered.

2018 honda CR-Z release date

2018 Honda CR-Z Release Date

Release date is unknown. Fans should wait a bit longer to buy the car as it has not entered the production line. However, the production model could be revealed at the 2017 Detroit Auto Show while shortly later it is ready for order. Drivetrain is the most important thing to consider. Similar to that used on the Type R, a tweaked 2.0-liter 4-cylinder VTEC engine is picked to motivate the car generating 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque.  Transmission option is unknown. However, a 6-speed manual transmission is likely picked to mate to the CR-Z engine if Honda chooses the engine from the Civic Type-R. An automatic transmission is also possibly offered. Honda’s decision to drop the hybrid engine instead of tuning it for better efficiency and power is debatable as the recently coming back of Honda to Formula One racing with an advanced hybrid engine should be the reason to keep the hybrid engine for the CR-Z.

2018 Honda CR-Z Price

The significant improvements of the vehicle should be considered when estimating the pricing of the 2018 Honda CR-Z Rumored First Look, Release Date, Price so the base model could start at $25,000.

2018 honda CR-Z preview