The 2018 Honda CR-Z is a new sports car from Honda and will be coming as a 2017 model in the markets. The previous versions of this model did not receive success and had faced many bad critics; this was mainly because of the performance which was poor for customers. But this new model will be coming with a different engine instead of the previous hybrid engine. Plus some tweaks will be done in the body to increase its performance.
Let’s Check the 2018 Honda CR-Z: Out and Inside
Compared to its previous version, the overall design of this new Honda CR Z 2018 is made much more stylish and has great looks. The outer body design of this sports car will be borrowed from Acura NSX and Honda Civic Type R. The total weight of this car is also reduced to increase its performance; its body lines are made more angular. Body is made more aerodynamic, side folding panels and rear wing can be seen, new lightweight aluminum wheels are used.
There is no details and information right now about the details of the interior cabin of this 2018 Honda CR-Z, but it is assured that this interior cabin will be made very comfortable. Seats will have multi-function of providing comfort and maximizing stability by reducing G-force. Nothing is left behind in the aspect of technological features like a smart touchscreen display, climate control, multi-functioning telescopic steering wheel, premium sound system, smartphone integration, etc. The centre console is revisited, the latest navigation system is installed, the dashboard will be modified, seats and side door panels have a matching theme.
Fuel economy and New Drivetrain of 2018 Honda CR-Z
With a new engine installed in this new 2018 Honda CR-Z, its consumption of fuel is going to be economical than most of the other cars in its segment. This car is going to give an estimated mileage of 29 miles per gallon on city driving and 36 miles per gallon on highway drive. By receiving bad feedback from customer to its previous model, a completely different new engine is going to be installed in this car. This engine will rather be a 2.0 liter VTEC 4 cylinder engine. This engine is capable of giving an output of 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. The experts questions as to why a completely new engine is being installed in this car instead of modifying the existing hybrid engine. A six-speed manual transmission is in the option to be used with this engine, an automatic transmission system may also be used, but currently there is no information about this.
2018 Honda CR-Z – Price and Expected Release Date
This 2018 CR-Z is suspected to have its starting price of around $25,000 and will increase more with different available trims, but that is not confirmed right now. This new 2018 Honda CR-Z is going to be revealed in the automobile markets in 2017. Although the number of competitors for this new Honda CR-Z is many, some of the competitors which deserves special note are Mazda RX-8 Sport, Subaru Impreza WRX STI, Mazda Miata MX-5 Grand Touring and Nissan 370Z Touring.