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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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Power Wheels Jeep gives way to MINI

Jul 24 2014 5:16pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

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Like many of us, Samantha Tan learned the fundamentals of car handling in an electric Power Wheels Jeep when she was six-years old. She fondly recalls driving around the house in it “trying to do 180s” and remarked that even then, she enjoyed the feeling of speed and control. Only a true racer would spend their childhood clipping apexes in the living room. The Power Wheels Jeep gave way to a significantly faster go-kart ...
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Star Lineup Set for Okells Brewery 350cc Classic TT

Jul 24 2014 2:16pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

2014 350cc Classic TT Race Like the Bennetts 500cc Classic TT Race, the Okells Brewery 350cc Race is set to be a thrilling affair and it could well be even more closely contested with evenly matched machines and a stellar line up of riders offering the potential for a close race. The class, like all races at the 2014 Classic TT presented by Bennetts, was oversubscribed with a full grid of almost 90 entries eventually accepted. With last ...
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GM quarterly earnings tank due to recall costs

Jul 24 2014 11:01am CDT | Source: Autoblog

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Testifies Before Senate Committee About GM's Recalls
Filed under: GM, Earnings/Financials Given General Motors' steady stream of recalls this year (including a single day with around 8.4 million vehicles needing repair), it's not a huge surprise that the cost to deal with all of the problems will be high. However, few analysts expected the tab to be this steep. In the General's just-announced second-quarter financial filing, it revealed that net income for the quarter was just $200 million, co ...
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GM quarterly earnings tank due to recall costs

Jul 24 2014 10:56am CDT | Source: Autoblog

General Motors CEO Mary Barra Testifies Before Senate Committee About GM's Recalls
Filed under: GM, Earnings/Financials Given General Motors' steady stream of recalls this year (including a single day with around 8.4 million vehicles needing repair), it's not a huge surprise that the cost to deal with all of the problems will be high. However, few analysts expected the tab to be this steep. In the General's just-announced second-quarter financial filing, it revealed that net income for the quarter was just $200 million, compared to 1.2 bill ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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2015 Acura NSX burns to the ground at the 'Ring [w/video]

Jul 24 2014 10:51am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Honda Indy Toronto - Day 3
Filed under: Spy Photos, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Acura, Honda Assuming all goes to plan, automakers test their vehicles to the breaking point in the months and years leading up to that vehicle's actual release into the public. Which is good, because it's much better for a car to break in glorious fashion in the hands of the company that produces it than in the driveway of an owner who just spent their har ...
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2016 Acura NSX Prototype Burns on Nürburgring, Enters Supercar Inner Circle

Jul 24 2014 10:45am CDT | Source: Car and Driver

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A manufacturer can’t expect to be taken seriously as a supercar builder unless a few of its exotics catch on fire every once in a while—take Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Porsche, for example. It appears Acura’s $100,000-plus NSX sports car badly wanted into the gang: One of the prototypes just fried itself during a testing session at the Nürburgring. You can now consider the car made. Both occupants reportedly escape ...
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2015 Acura NSX burns to the ground at the 'Ring [w/video]

Jul 24 2014 10:41am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Honda Indy Toronto - Day 3
Filed under: Spy Photos, Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Acura, Honda Assuming all goes to plan, automakers test their vehicles to the breaking point in the months and years leading up to that vehicle's actual release into the public. Which is good, because it's much better for a car to break in glorious fashion in the hands of the company that produces it than in the driveway of an owner who just spent their hard-ea ...
Source: Autoblog   Full article at: Autoblog
 

 
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10 hours ago

Hyundai and Porsche top J.D. Power’s owner appeal study

Jul 24 2014 10:22am CDT | Source: Driving Canada

FIA World Rally Championship Poland - Day Three
Technology upgrades and new features don’t seem to have much effect on how satisfied owners are with their new cars, according to this year’s J.D. Power APEAL study. The annual study, which has been running for 19 years, measures Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) of new cars and satisfaction among owners. Owners evaluate their new cars across 77 areas, which are used to measure cars on a 1,000-point scale. “The study finds that APEAL scores for ...
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10 hours ago

ATS reveals new Leggera roadster

Jul 24 2014 9:46am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, MISC Never heard of ATS? Nope, we're not talking about the Cadillac sports sedan. We're talking about Automobili Turismo e Sport, an Italian automaker formed by a group of renegade Ferrari staffers in the mid-'60s. ATS was only on the map for a couple of years, producing models like the 2500 GT and competing in a handful of grands prix. But ATS (not unlike Mini and Bugatti) was revived a couple of yea ...
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11 hours ago

ATS reveals new Leggera roadster

Jul 24 2014 9:33am CDT | Source: Autoblog

Filed under: Convertible, Performance, MISC Never heard of ATS? Nope, we're not talking about the Cadillac sports sedan. We're talking about Automobili Turismo e Sport, an Italian automaker formed by a group of renegade Ferrari staffers in the mid-'60s. ATS was only on the map for a couple of years, producing models like the 2500 GT and competing in a handful of grands prix. But ATS (not unlike Min ...
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