The Honda CR-Z had a new update, face to face the last stage in its commercial life. He won aesthetic, mechanical and equipment improvements.
E his week had leaked the first official pictures and now Honda introduced in Japan in the facelift CR-Z. This is the latest update of hatchback hybrid, before it reaches its generational and first since that in 2012 received his mid-life upgrade.
Among its most important new features is the incorporation of a new lithium-ion , a new button S + boost and a slightly improved aesthetics. Among the exterior modifications are new front and rear bumper , a new front grille design and a front splitter that now extends into the fog.
The small hybrid Honda is renewed aesthetic and mechanical improvements.
The headlights are now completely LED , as daytime running lights. Also alloy wheels measures were renovated in 16 and 17 inches , while also have added some new colors for the body, which can even be combined with ceiling in black .
The interior changes include a new parking brake electrically controlled , which freed up some space to add a new integrated armrests, new ignition switch and a renewed information system Entertainment equipped with touch screen.
Furthermore, a mechanical level with some improvements related driving dynamics , thanks to a rear axle that is 10 millimeters wider and an overhaul of the suspension elements allowing improve stability. Also Brake were improved with larger diameter discs and larger jaws, and earned an automatic braking in town.
The propulsion system is the same as it continues to use the same i-VTEC engine with block of 4 cylinders and 1.5 liter engine, which are changed with electric motor to produce 140 horsepower at 6,600 rpm and 172 Nm of torque available from 1,000 rpm.
The revamped Honda CR-Z will be put on sale in Japan in October and reach the main international markets a few months later.
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