Mugen Upgrades Honda CR-Z Hybrid With Supercharger

Honda has not had much success in the hybrid car market. Perhaps the greatest disappointment is the Honda CR-Z, a sporty two-passenger mild hybrid that is neither fast nor particularly efficient. But one tuning company wants to at least improve the performance part of the equation. Enter Mugen, and its limited run of supercharged Honda CR-Z hybrids.

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2013 Honda CR-Z Gets More Power, Boost Button, But No More MPGs

On paper, the Honda CR-Z should be a hit. The small hatchback coupe offers hybrid technology combined with a fun-to-drive factor unavailable on any other fuel economy-focused car. But the Honda CR-Z has fallen flat due to so-so MPG numbers and a lack of horsepower.

The 2013 Honda CR-Z is looking to boost its performance credentials with more power and a new “boost” button…but is it enough?

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2013 Honda CR-Z Revealed, Promises More Powah

The Honda CR-Z coupe is supposed to be the sporty hybrid every green-minded man in America wants. Instead though, Honda delivered a car with so-so gas mileage and so-so power, failing to live up to expectations of a frugal-minded CRX hot hatchback. But the 2013 Honda CR-Z gets a new look, and more importantly, more power.

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