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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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10 Green Cars that Don’t Suck: Eco-Excellence at All Price Points

Aug 27 2014 5:19pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Mix pious intentions with dreary mechanical bits and then stir in some driving misery, and the result is a “green car.” Green not in the color of its paint, but in the environmental virtue of its engineering and marketing. Green as in economical with fuel but stingy on fun, great with emissions but lousy to pilot. Green cars are hybrids, diesels, and electric cars stripped to the point of making a rotted ox cart seem luxurious. Except that was then—you know, like, three years ago ...
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10 Things You Need to Know About the 2016 Volvo XC90

Aug 27 2014 4:35pm CDT | Source: Car and Driver

Volvo touts its all-new 2016 XC90 SUV as the first product of the “new Volvo” and the launch of a company-wide rebirth. While Volvo isn’t completely flipping the script—and, say, making six-wheeled military motorcycles—the XC90 does represent its first independently developed car since being financially sugar-daddied by Chinese automaker Geely. The 2016 XC90, which we recently also in, is also the model’s first clean-sheet rede ...
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2014 Junior Manx Grand Prix Results | Lawson Takes Lucky Win

Aug 27 2014 3:29pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Suzuki’s Andy Lawson, the winner of the 2014 Junior Manx Grand Prix 2014 Junior Manx Grand Prix Results Scotland’s Andy Lawson (Moto-Design Suzuki) won a dramatic Mylchreests Motors Junior Manx Grand Prix Race after Rob Hodson (Yamaha) experienced a problem in the pits when holding a commanding lead. Lucky for Lawson, he took advantage of the Wigan man’s misfortune to win by 12 seconds ahead Manx newcomer Billy ...
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Dear John: I’m looking for a ‘sporty’ compact crossover

Aug 27 2014 3:09pm CDT | Source: Driving Canada

Industry experts think the compact crossover segment will replace the compact car class as the most popular with Canadian new car buyers sooner rather than later. Some obvious reasons are the extra interior room and readily available all-wheel-drive (AWD) that crossovers enjoy over their car counterparts. But you could also include the wide variety of models as a big factor, too. Which is why this month’s Dear John writer’s request for a “sporty” compact crossover is ...
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Chevrolet Equinox

Aug 27 2014 2:10pm CDT | Source: The Car Connection

Competing with the Nissan Rogue, Toyota RAV4, and the Honda CR-V, the Chevy Equinox is a five-passenger crossover utility vehicle that offers available all-wheel drive. See our review of the 2015 Chevy Equinox for more information, including options, prices, gas-mileage ratings, and specifications. Also check out The Car Connection ...
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MotoGP’s Marquez Halts London Crowds on Millennium Bridge

Aug 27 2014 1:54pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

Marquez Halts London Crowds There’s no doubting Marc Marquez’s status as the hottest MotoGP pilot since the heyday of Valentino Rossi last decade. Regardless of losing at Brno two weeks ago, the Repsol Honda pilot won the opening 10 rounds of 2014 MotoGP – more than half of the season’s races. And Marquez’s status as the most popular MotoGP pilot is evident in the Great Britain. As the riders arrived Wednesday in the UK for the British Grand Prix at ...
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2014 Silverstone Moto3 Preview | Lightweight Battle Heats Up

Aug 27 2014 12:11pm CDT | Source: Ultimate Motorcycling

2014 Silverstone Moto3 Preview As Moto3 heads to Silverstone for the British Grand Prix, the lightweight class of the World Championship has welcomed two brand-new winners in the past two rounds. Efren Vazquez was victorious at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and Alexis Masbou at Brno two weeks ago. In his first Grand Prix as a married man, Vazquez (who is set to celebrate his 28th birthday on the Tuesday after the British Grand Prix) triumphed at the world-fam ...
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Honda Pilot

Aug 27 2014 7:35am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Honda Pilot is a mid-size crossover SUV that wears a rather boxy, trucklike shape, but drives with the comfort and predictability of a family-friendly wagon--with or without optional all-wheel drive. The Pilot is built in Alabama, alongside the somewhat related Acura MDX and the Honda Ridgeline pickup truck. When it was introduced in 2 ...
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Hyundai Accent

Aug 27 2014 7:18am CDT | Source: The Car Connection

The Hyundai Accent is a subcompact that's offered as a five-door hatchback or as a four-door sedan. Today's Accent is one of the larger cars in its segment, and while it isn't exciting to drive, but it's one of the most comfortable, well-equipped cars its size--and still a great value. The Accent is a rival for vehicles like the Honda Fit, F ...
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Honda wants Vettel and Newey for McLaren project

Aug 27 2014 6:15am CDT | Source: GrandPrix

Gian Carlo Minardi, a former F1 team owner and boss, thinks Sebastian Vettel and Adrian Newey might be convinced to switch t ...
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