Honda CR-Z Hybrid R Concept

Honda seems to have gone a bit CR-Z crazy this year at the SEMA Show, filling its booth to the brim with modified examples of its CR-Z sports hybrid.

With seriously upgraded power and handling, the CR-Z Hybrid R Concept car represents the sort of sports hybrid that many enthusiasts would love for Honda to build.



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Honda CR-Z Hybrid R Concept

The Hybrid R is more powerful than the standard CR-Z thanks to a turbocharger for its gasoline engine and an output boost to its IMA hybrid drive system.



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Honda CR-Z Hybrid R Concept

The upshot of these power mods is 200 horsepower and 175 pound-feet of torque. That sort of output places the Hybrid R in the same class as the Honda Civic Si.



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Honda CR-Z Hybrid R Concept

The Hybrid R also has an upgraded suspension and a full aerodynamics kit. Upgraded brakes, clutch, and a limited slip differential on the front axle are par for the course.



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HPD CR-Z Racer Concept

The HPD CR-Z Racer is a track-ready hybrid that pushes Honda's IMA system to its limits.



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HPD CR-Z Racer Concept

The Racer features a stripped interior and a full roll cage, as well as the performance upgrades found in the Hybrid R Concept.



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2011 Honda CR-Z with Mugen accessories

As with the Civic Si and the Fit, Honda is making accessories from its Mugen division available for the CR-Z.



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2011 Honda CR-Z with Mugen accessories

Although Mugen is best known by tuners for its high-quality performance upgrades, the Mugen kit for the CR-Z, disappointingly, consists purely of styling upgrades.



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2011 Honda CR-Z with Mugen accessories

Honda will only be making 300 examples of the full Mugen kit.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by Eibach Springs

With suspension component manufacturer Eibach at the helm of this tuned CR-Z, you can be sure that its handling hasn't been sacrificed for style.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by Konig Wheels

The Konig CR-Z features a roof rack (being put to good use here) and an upgraded audio system that includes an external speaker pod on its rear bumper.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by DSO Eyewear

Huge wheels, low suspension, and upgraded stereo components characterize this CR-Z modified by DSO Eyewear.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by Fortune Motorsports

With a unique satin finish and a serious interior upgrade, the Samurai Gold CR-Z by Fortune Motorsports is completely understated.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by Bisimoto Engineering

This CR-Z by Bisimoto Engineering features an eye-catching color and a wild graphics package.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by Seibon

This custom features carbon fiber bits from Seibon (including its prominent hood) and an assortment of suspension and rolling stock upgrades.



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2011 Honda CR-Z by Wraptivo

The Wraptivo CR-Z gets a full vinyl wrap with a matte black finish. To tell the truth, even we weren't sure at first if that hood was actually carbon fiber or just wrapped to look like it. (It's real.)



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