With sleek and sporty styling paired with spirited performance and high efficiency that lives up to its sport hybrid moniker, the 2015 CR-Z went on-sale today with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $20,1452.
The CR-Z is powered by a 1.5-liter i-VTEC engine with Integrated Motor Assist (IMA) electric motor, paired to either a short-throw 6-speed manual transmission or sport-tuned continuously variable transmission (CVT) with paddle shifters. Engine and motor combined peak output is 130 horsepower2 and 140 lb-ft of torque3 (127 lb-ft on CVT models).
Both the standard CR-Z and the feature-rich EX trim come standard with Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink®, Bluetooth® Audio, rearview camera, an Expanded View Driver's Mirror, AM/FM/CD/USB audio system with six speakers, automatic climate control, power windows and door locks, remote entry and cruise control.
For those wishing to raise the CR-Z's fun factor even further, Honda Performance Development (HPD) offers a full range of track-proven, street-reliable performance upgrades and accessories. These include front brake, sport suspension and exhaust kits, limited-slip differential, clutch, 18-inch alloy wheels and spoilers.
Source: Honda Press Release