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2013 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Goes on Sale Tomorrow

2013 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Goes on Sale Tomorrow

Nov 20 2012, 11:41am CST | by

2013 CR-Z is available starting tomorrow

Honda has announced that the 2013 CR-Z Sport Hybrid will go on sale officially tomorrow. The 2013 your model of the vehicle brains refresh styling and improved performance to the hybrid range. The...

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2013 Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Goes on Sale Tomorrow

Nov 20 2012, 11:41am CST | by

2013 CR-Z is available starting tomorrow

Honda has announced that the 2013 CR-Z Sport Hybrid will go on sale officially tomorrow. The 2013 your model of the vehicle brains refresh styling and improved performance to the hybrid range. The hybrid starts at $19,975 and can be had with an automatic CVT transmission or a six-speed manual.

The car offers a revised front fascia, new 16-inch wheels, a new rear diffuser, a larger lithium-ion battery pack, and improved horsepower and torque among other things. The car also gets standard Bluetooth and review camera for 2013.

The electric motor has increased from 10 kW to 15 kW in size thanks to a new 144 V lithium-ion battery pack. The CR-Z has a peak output of 130 hp and 140 pound-foot of torque on 6-speed models and 127 pound-foot of torque on CVT models. EPA mileage ratings have also gone up one mpg across-the-board despite increased power.

 
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Suzuki Returns to MotoGP | Exclusive Inside Story

Jul 28 2014 6:36pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Suzuki Returns from MotoGP Grand Prix (prototype) motorcycle racing has become alarmingly expensive over the last few years. It was never cheap, of course, but the combination of increasing levels of technical complexity coupled with the appalling economic conditions dealt MotoGP a series of nasty blows. The problem became so acute that, when both Kawasaki (in 2009) and Suzuki (2011) withdrew, the grid dwindled down to jus ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 
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Kawasaki’s Smith Takes Hard-Earned Win at Sacramento Mile Flat Track

Jul 28 2014 4:01pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Kawasaki’s Bryan Smith just wins the Sacramento Mile Flat Track race Sacramento Mile Flat Track Results If Bryan Smith was going to etch his name into the Sacramento Mile record books, he wasn’t going to do it without a fight. The pilot of the No. 42 Villa Esparza/Crosley Radio Kawasaki became the first four-time consecutive Grand National Championship winner in the storied AMA Pro Flat Track race’s history at the Cal Expo on Saturday nigh ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 
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2014 Suzuka 8 Hours Results | Musashi Honda Team Victorious

Jul 28 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

2014 Suzuka 8 Hours Results Heavy downpours delayed the 37th running of the Suzuka 8 Hours, causing the second round of the FIM Endurance World Championship to be shortened to six hours and 55 minutes. But when the action wrapped up, the Musashi RT Harc-Pro Honda team was able to endure the challenging and slick conditions, going on to win the Suzuka 8 Hours for the second consecutive year. The team completed the race in ...
Source: Ultimate Motorcycling   Full article at: Ultimate Motorcycling
 

 
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Toyota's Electric-Car Disdain, Honda Insight Update, Buying A Second Charging Cable: Today's Car News

Jul 28 2014 10:25am CDT | Source: All Small Cars

Today on Green Car Reports: Decoding Toyota's disdain for electric cars, writer Antony Ingram updates us on his used 2001 Honda Insight, and how to buy a second charging cable for your plug-in electric car. All this and more on Green Car Reports. Catch up on last week's big stories with our Week in Reverse feature and vide ...
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Five discontinued cars we’ll miss (and five we won’t)

Jul 28 2014 9:56am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

As the saying goes, nothing good lasts forever. It’s an unfortunate facet of life that applies to stuff like KFC’s Double Down sandwich, your favourite shirt and cars. Some nameplates have been around for decades, while others have their plugs pulled at some point due to slow sales. Yes, it’s the very reason why we’ve lost countless cars we’ve loved. Whenever it happens, a part of us hurts when we find out that ...
Source: Driving Canada   Full article at: Driving Canada
 

 
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How To Make A Used Mercedes Sound Like A Pagani Zonda

Jul 28 2014 8:48am CDT | Source: Jalopnik

Yes, the Pagani Zonda is perhaps the best sounding car ever, ever . But what if I told you that you could have that iconic, raucous sound in a car that costs the same as a used Hond ...
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5,000 Miles In Our Used 2001 Honda Insight Hybrid

Jul 28 2014 8:00am CDT | Source: Green Car Reports

61 mpg. That's the figure everyone will want to know, so that's the one I'm starting with. 61 mpg is what I've managed so far from the 2001 Honda Insight I bought back in March, over a distance of more than 5,000 miles. That, for the record, is eight miles per gallon better than the figure buye ...
Source: Green Car Reports   Full article at: Green Car Reports
 

 
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2014 Race of Argentina - Preview

Jul 28 2014 7:08am CDT | Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile

2014 Race of Argentina - Preview Rounds 15&16 – Termas De Rio Hondo, Argentina Mon 28.07.14, 2:02PM 2014 RACE OF ARGENTINA AUTÓDROMO TERMAS DE RÍO HONDO Lap distance:   4.806 km Race distance: 2 x 13 laps / 62.478 km Location:         6 km East of Termas de Río Hondo Press officer:    Juan Cruz Mathus: tel: +54 9 351 6781332, fax: + ...
Source: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile   Full article at: Federation Internationale de l’Automobile
 

 
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$30,000 Cheap Speed Challenge: What the Judges Said

Jul 28 2014 5:00am CDT | Source: Cars.com

To test our sub-$30,000 speedsters, we put them through an even more rigorous set of tests than we usually use in our Challenges: We spent one day at the Byron, Ill., Dragway to get zero-to-60-mph times and quarter-mile times and speeds; we also captured 60-mph-to-zero braking distances there. We spent one day at the Autobahn Country Club in Joliet, Ill., where the experts put the cars through a long day on the road course there. We took all eight on a mileage ...
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