Honda Automobiles: CR-Z Sport Hybrid Gets Supercharged with HPD Street Performance

  • Accessory supercharger pack boosts powertrain outlay to 197 hp
  • Full operation of CR-Z travel opening tools from HPD now on sale

Supercharged opening for a travel is now accessible in a Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid Coupe by a new dealer-installed Honda Performance Development (HPD) supercharger kit. Best famous as Honda’s North American racing company, HPD grown a full line of travel opening accessories for a CR-Z and initial suggested them during a 2013 SEMA Show. With a entrance of a supercharger pack this month, all of a HPD travel opening components for a CR-Z are now accessible during Honda dealers in a United States.

“The CR-Z was a initial hybrid to infer that potency doesn’t have to come during a cost of sportiness and fun,” pronounced Art St. Cyr, boss of Honda Performance Development. “With HPD travel opening accessories, including a new supercharger kit, a CR-Z will warn everybody again with even aloft levels of opening directly desirous by a on-track racing efforts.”

Available for a 2013 and 2014 CR-Z, a HPD supercharger pack boosts sum powertrain outlay to 197 hp1 (vs. 130 hp in a batch 2013 and 2014 CR-Z with primer transmission) and includes a HPD air-to-air intercooler, high-flow fuel injectors, an ECU calibrated to accommodate CARB AT-PZEV regulations with 91 octane fuel and a HPD atmosphere filter system. Honda’s Suggested Retail Price of a pack is $5,495, not including play installation, that is labelled likewise to renouned aftermarket supercharger kits though is engineered and corroborated by Honda. The HPD supercharger pack maintains a change of customer’s 5 year/ 60,000 mile Honda singular powertrain guaranty when commissioned by a Honda dealer. The HPD supercharger pack is accessible exclusively for CR-Z primer delivery models and HPD has grown an discretionary singular trip differential and HPD competition purchase for those business looking for an even aloft turn of performance.

When versed with accessible HPD travel opening accessories, a CR-Z (automobiles.honda.com/cr-z/hpd.aspx) can underline a accumulation of track-proven, street-reliable opening upgrades. HPD-developed powertrain modifications – tested on-track – embody a high-efficiency centrifugal supercharger; HPD air-to-air intercooler; high-flow fuel injectors; an ECU calibrated to accommodate CARB AT-PZEV regulations with 91 octane fuel; HPD atmosphere filter system; and HPD competition exhaust. Chassis improvements embody HPD competition dampers, curl springs with reduced float height, 300mm hole front brakes and HPD 18-inch wheels propitious with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. The CR-Z is finished by a graphics package including front mouth and tail spoilers, back diffuser and HPD badge.

1 2013 and 2014 CR-Z estimated SAE Net horsepower. Output will change by particular vehicle.

 

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