Mugen does the Honda CR-Z RZ

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 5, 2012

As you may know already, the Honda CR-Z is quite popular in Japan and the model recently received a facelifted version at the 2012 Paris Motor Show. But for those who want even more, Mugen prepared the RZ version of the CR-Z and as expected it will be offered in a limited edition of just 300 units.

Each unit will cost ¥4,494,000 or $57,000 and will come with a special body kit consisting of a new front spoiler, revised grille, new side skits, a new rear roof wing and a new rear apron with integrated air diffuser and exhaust system.

The design is completed by the 17-inch alloy wheels wrapped in high performance Dunlop Direzza Z II tires. Behind the wheels we find the high performance brakes but also a new adjustable suspension.

The interior features two-tone seats, a new carbon fiber gear knob and a number plaque. Under the hood, we find the same 1.5-liter engine, delivering 156 hp and 185 Nm of torque, teamed with the electric motor which delivers 20 hp.

Press Release

Announcement of

On September 27th MUGEN (M-TEC Co., Ltd.) (Hereinafter called MUGEN) announced to release the complete car "Honda CR-Z MUGEN RZ", which is based on the Honda CR-Z. Exclusively developed suspension, brake system, and wheels, exterior parts designed considering aerodynamics, and the centrifugal supercharger as well are installed to improve performance.
MUGEN will install the parts on their own on the CR-Z (6MT) provided by Honda Motor Co., Ltd. and start to sell 300 complete cars from November 26th. Limited sales in Japan.

GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS

POWER UNIT
1.5L i-VTEC ENGINE + SUPER CHARGER 115kw (156ps) / 6,600rpm
185N.m(18.9kgf.m) / 5,200rpm

IMA SYSTEM 15kw (20ps) / 2,000rpm
78N.m (8.0kgf.m / 1,000rpm)

CAT-BACK EXHAUST
TITANIUM DUAL FINISHERS

SUSPENSION
5 ADJ. SUSPENSION
17inch FORGED ALLOY WHEEL 17 x 7J
17inch HIGH PERFORMANCE TIRE 205/45R17, DUNLOP DIREZZA ZⅡ

BRAKE SYSTEM
ACTIVE GATE BIG SIZE BRAKE ROTORS for FRONT, ø300mm. t=25mm
REINFORCED BRAKE CALIPERS for FRONT
REINFORCED BRAKE PADS for FRONT
MICRO MESH BRAKE LINES for FRONT

EXTERIOR
FRONT GRILLE
ADJUSTABLE FRONT UNDER SPOILER with LED ILLUMINATIONS
SIDE SPOILERS
REAR UNDER SPOILER & DIFFUSER with LED FOG LAMP
ADJUSTABLE REAR WING CFRP
SPECIAL BODY COLOR AZURE BLUE METALLIC

INTERIOR
SPECIALLY COLORED FRONT SEAT BLUE & BLACK
SPECIALLY COLORED STEERING WHEEL BLUE STITCH
CFRP SHIFT KNOB
BOOST METER
SERIAL NO. PLATE

PRICE
JPY 4,494,000 Including 5% consumption tax

Topics: mugen, honda, honda cr-z

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