Good news for CR-Z fans all around the world! According to recent reports, the upcoming 2018 Honda CR-Z will be coming with a vast number of additions and replacements to make this sporty vehicle, even sportier. Some 3D renders have surfaced on the web which tells us many aspects that are sure to charm the future market. This car has gone up a few notches in aggression with a wider body frame, longer shape and exciting colours. The Japanese company will also no doubt include a new powertrain configuration along with a modified interior layout that excels in luxury as well as comfort.
2018 Honda CR-Z Engine and Performance
Based on reports, we can expect the 2018 Honda CR-Z to feature a V-TEC 4-cylinder 2.0 liter Turbocharged engine that is found inside the upcoming Honda Civic. This engine will generate a horsepower up to a maximum of 305 and torque of 295 lb-ft. This engine will actually be a version that is comparatively different from the one found in Civic Type-R. A 6-speed automatic transmission system is expected to make an entry, allowing drivers the comfort that they deserve. Fuel economy stats have not yet been revealed since release date of this model is still quite far away.
2018 Honda CR-Z A lot of New Features
Increasing in overall appeal, the 2018 Honda CR-Z will have an aggressive built set to attract younger age groups. Blending a mix of Civic Type R and Acura NSX, this vehicle will have exemplary aerodynamic capability that will further its performance. This coupe model will have a shorter wheelbase, new LED equipped headlights, revised front fenders and many other changes to make it worth buying. If the model decreases in weight from its previous version, you can expect much better fuel economy on every type of road.
Inside this stunner of a vehicle, you will find features that are quite possibly unheard of. Since no official information is available as of now, we can hope to get stylish yet comfortable leather seats, added cabin space to accommodate passengers with ample leg/headroom, and extremely plush furnishing quality that will lend a glorious feel of luxury to its cabin. An upgraded centre console, ergonomic seats, and storage tank located at the car’s back are some additional elements worth mentioning.
Safety equipments are galore inside of 2018 Honda CR-Z as you will find Satellite navigation, guiding wheel tools, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity, a touchscreen information panel and many other unique features. Coming to infotainment, you will receive a magnificent audio system that will keep everyone entertained.
2018 Honda CR-Z Release Date and Price
Even though it is way too early to make expectations, it is possible that the 2018 Honda CR-Z will release sometime during 2017. Release can go well further than 2018 if Honda decides to make further changes. Comparing to its older model, you can expect this to cost something between $26,000 and $31,000 depending on your trim choice. Detroit Auto Show of 2017 is our next guess as to when this car might be officially launched.