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Honda CR-Z Concept 2009 Makes World Debut at the Tokyo Motor Show
 Date: October 21, 2009 09:08
 Submitted by:  JeffX
 Source: Honda Press Release
 Credibility Rating: Not Specified


Stylish hybrid coupe will arrive in North America in 2010 as 2-seat model

10/20/2009 - TOKYO -
Honda today debuted the much-anticipated CR-Z Concept 2009, the second concept version of the stylish, sporty hybrid coupe, at the 41st Tokyo Motor Show. While the vehicle displayed at the show is a global concept with a rear seat, the production version that will be introduced to North America in the second half of 2010 will be packaged as a sporty, 2-seat hybrid that provides a personal driving experience for North American customers.

"The Honda CR-Z will expand our lineup of hybrid vehicles and reinforce the fun-to-drive values associated with the Honda brand," said Erik Berkman, vice president of Automobile Corporate Planning and Logistics for American Honda Motor Co., Inc. "Beyond great styling and features, CR-Z will bring new levels of engagement and fun to customers interested a small car or a hybrid vehicle."

CR-Z will join the Insight and Civic Hybrid in the Honda hybrid lineup, each offering distinct benefits. Civic Hybrid, launched in 2003, was Honda’s first mainstream model to feature hybrid power. The 2010 Insight, introduced in March 2009, ushered in a new era of affordability for a hybrid family sedan. The CR-Z will break new ground as a sporty, hybrid coupe with unique value.

The production version of the Honda CR-Z will make its world debut at the January 2010 North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

We received some dimensions of the CR-Z Concept:
Length: 4080 mm
Width: 1740 mm
Height: 1350 mm
Wheelbase: 2435 mm


Last edited by RyanDL on October 21, 2009 18:11

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