2017 Honda CR-Z is an elegant coupe that will be built on the Civic Type R platform. However, the wheelbase is less than 4 inches compared to the Civic Type R model. The modifications made are the needs of the new model. Progress has been made since previous models supported with the Fit platform. Strong structures and lightweight materials will reduce fuel consumption and improve performance. The exterior draws several elements from the Civic Type R model.
Expected aggressive front fascia, hairline roof, aerodynamic panels, alloy wheels, stylish rear fascia and dual exhaust system. The interior has 2 + 2 seats, while the American market thrown the last row. Drive system based on high performance hybrid drive. This model is highly sought because of its efficiency and expect good sales. 2017 Honda CR-Z is powered by an electric hybrid that combines a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine and an electric motor.
The system generates 280 horsepower in the outlet and power is transmitted to the front wheels. The electric motor is fed via a new generation high-capacity lithium-ion battery. The existing drivers have a new 8 speed automatic transmission. The electric driving mode allows 30 miles of autonomy. The offer can be searched 1.5 liter gasoline engine. EPA’s fuel consumption is 39 mpg. Although there is still no information about the speed of the vehicle, is expected to improve this area.
This is shown by the test drive with impressive results. New suspension and mechanical properties will bring better driving characteristics. Detailed specifications will be announced later. 2017 Honda CR-Z features modern interior design and limited luggage space. The chair is made of the finest materials and the cockpit is oriented towards the driver. The list of standard equipment is a new infotainment system, navigation, automatic air conditioning and other options.
Passenger safety and stability are essential thanks to a good security package. The target market is North America and Japan. The sale will be available by the end of 2016 and the price will move from $ 20,000. The direct competitor is the Toyota Prius.