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    Intersection magazine decks out a special edition Honda CR-Z [w/video]
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    The roles of the automaker and the car magazine are well delineated: The former makes the cars, and the latter reports on them. Once in a while, though, we see the two changing hats, as automakers produce their own brand magazines and magazines build their own kit cars and whatnot. But this ...

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    Honda recalling 86,000 units for fire, rollaway concerns
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    It has been a tough year for recalls at Honda. Just last month, the automaker recalled 1.51 million vehicles in the U.S. for an engine stall issue. In May Honda recalled another 833,000 vehicles for an airbag issue. Now Honda is adding another 86,000 vehicles to the tally for a pair of issues. ...

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    Consumer Reports 'chronicles decline in Honda's design competitiveness' [w/poll]
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    Consumer Reports created quite a stir on the Internets when it announced that it would no longer recommend the Honda Civic. The reason? The consumer advocacy institution cites issues such as the brakes, fit and finish and sporty handling all diminishing for the 2012 model year. In other ...

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    More pics of Honda CR-Z Mugen RR released
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    Honda certainly loves showing off the CR-Z Mugen RR concept. We last saw the sporty hybrid idling quietly on Lord March's front lawn, showing off for the Goodwood Hillclimb crowds. Now, Honda has released a few more photos of a car it seemingly has no firm intention of building. Mugen takes the ...

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    Video: Fifth Gear thrashes Honda CR-Z Mugen
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    When the crew at Mugen finally got around to turning out their take on the Honda CR-Z, we all got pretty excited. With 200 horsepower from the same 1.5-liter IMA engine and motor combination, 100 pounds less weight and a buffet of aftermarket go-fast, stick-hard and brake-harder goodies, the car ...

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    Video: Honda CR-Z Mugen compared with.... Ariel Atom Mugen?!
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    Mugen and Honda go together like vanilla ice cream and apple pie. Sure, the pie can stand on its own, but a nice scoop of ice cream takes it to another level. Mugen rolled out a pair of tuned CR-Z hybrids at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the blokes from Auto Express asked to spend a ...

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    Official: Mugen shows Honda CR-Z RR Concept at Goodwood
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    Mugen is not a name that one would be shocked to hear announced over the Goodwood Festival of Speed PA system. The Honda CR-Z, however, is a car that festival goers would be surprised to see idling ahead of its run up the hill. Upon closer inspection, though, you would see a bunch of aero bits, ...

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    Video: Mugen CR-Z sounds nice as it zooms toward Goodwood
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    If you belong to the camp that believes there's nothing wrong with the Honda CR-Z hybrid hatch that couldn't be cured with an extra few doses of power, Mugen is cooking up something special that may be just what your tastebuds ordered. If current speculation holds true, the Mugen-modified CR-Z ...

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    Official: Honda Performance Development CR-Z ready to hit Le Mans
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    Honda is heading to Le Mans. No, we're not talking about the Acura ARX-02a that competes against Audi and Peugeot in the LMP class. Honda Performance Development is taking its race-prepped CR-Z to the 24 Hours of Le Mans to run exhibition laps before the start of the big show. Currently, the ...

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    Official: Mugen releases first photos of its supercharged Honda CR-Z
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    That Honda could have done more with the CR-Z than the lukewarm hybrid sport-hatch that resulted is no big news. But Mugen is here to highlight the point. After teasing us with some initial details, a rendering and a shot of the engine bay, the pseudo-works Honda tuner has released the first ...

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    Official: Honda CR-Z Mugen show car to pack 197 horsepower for Goodwood debut
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    Call it anticipation or call it wishful thinking, but reports of a hotter version of the Honda CR-Z have been circulating pretty much ever since the hybrid hatchback hit the market. The CR-Z may be sportier than most hybrids, but when the faithful were expecting a spiritual successor to the ...

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    Report: More details on Honda's hotter CR-Z come to the fore
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    To hear Autocar tell it, Honda has confirmed that it's working on a faster version of its disappointing CR-Z hybrid. Having suffered the slings and arrows of enthusiast who thought they were getting another CRX, Honda has said they will have a quicker version of the car out when the ...

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    Mugen promises "Type R-like" performance from hotted-up Honda CR-Z
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    Not to be a total buzzkill, but before we tell you about Mugen and its plans to create a hotter Honda CR-Z hatchback, there's one little line in the automaker's press release that needs to be noted in italicized type: At this stage, the CR-Z Mugen is being developed purely as a one-off ...

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    Report: Honda CR-Z turbo fast-tracked
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    Honda CR-Z Hybrid R concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Honda CR-Z has us a bit stumped. It's interesting looking and it's a sporting handler, but with only 122 horsepower under the hood, power is in sadly short supply. Yes, the CR-Z is also a hybrid, but its 38 miles per ...

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    Honda bringing CR-Z TS-1X concept to Tokyo Auto Salon
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    The 2011 Tokyo Auto Salon gets underway January 14th, and Honda a is bringing an aggressively-styled CR-Z to the party. Dubbed the Tesutosutadimoderu TS-1X, the two-seater was a standard Honda CR-Z before a set of sporty wheels, body-kit and flat-black paint scheme upped the car's threat level ...

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    Honda so excited about winning Japan Car of the Year that CR-Z gets special edition
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    The 2011 Honda CR-Z may not exactly be sailing to success here in the U.S., but it has managed to walk away with the coveted Japan Car of the Year title. In order to celebrate, Honda has decided to work up a new special edition version of its tiny sport hybrid. Only available in a special "Pearl ...

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    Video: Honda CR-Z gets the K-Series engine it was meant to have
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    LHT Performace KR-Z – Click above to watch video after the jump
    It was only a matter of time before some inventive soul set about curing what ails the 2011 Honda CR-Z; namely, the anemic hybrid drivetrain. It looks like the crew at LHT Performance have gutted the electrified bits and ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #207: Fun CR-Z, Lincoln's new designer, the return of the Dodge Viper
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    Episode #207 of the Autoblog Podcast is staffed by Chris Shunk, Dan Roth, Zach Bowman and Chris Paukert. We hit the Autoblog Garage first and then salivate at the possibility of a non-hybrid Honda CR-Z. The defection of Max Wolff ...

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    VW Jetta TDI tops Consumer Reports eco roundup, Honda CR-Z scores too low to recommend
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    Fuel efficiency is rapidly becoming one of the most influential determining factors when new car shoppers go looking for their next vehicle. And, as our friends at Consumer Reports correctly point out, earning top fuel efficiency marks generally means shopping in one of three categories: diesels, ...

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    CR-Z, Crosstour, Insight sales hurting - Odyssey lone bright spot among new Honda models
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    2011 Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda has hit rough water with sales of its new CR-Z, Accord Crosstour and Insight models According to Automotive News, the three models are underperforming in a big way. Take the Insight hybrid, which is falling 40,000 units short ...

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