Japanese carmaker Honda announced today the pricing in the United States for the brand new 2011 Honda CR-Z sport hybrid coupe which is set to hit the dealerships on August 24, 2010. Ok, so the new 2011 Honda CR-Z will go on sale with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) starting at $19,200, plus a destination and handling charge of $750.
For those who don't know, the new 2011 Honda CR-Z has under its hood a 1.5-liter i VTEC 4-cylinder engine that is tuned to deliver up to 102 hp of max output as well as an electric motor that is capable of generating up to 20 hp of peak motive power.
With this combination, this means that the new 2011 Honda CR-Z has a total output of 122 hp as well as 128 lb-ft. of overall torque available at between 1,000 rpm and 1,500 rpm (or 123 lb-ft on CVT-equipped models). The new CR-Z will be available in two equipment grades: the well-equipped CR-Z which is the base grade and the feature-rich CR-Z EX.
For things other than its power source, the 2011 Honda CR-Z base model includes a number of standard features such as AM/FM/CD/USB audio system with six speakers, automatic climate control, power windows and door locks, remote entry as well as cruise control, and more whole the CR-Z comes with some extra add-ons such as 360-watt AM/FM/CD high-power audio system with seven speakers including a subwoofer Bluetooth HandsFreeLink, leather-wrapped steering wheel and much more.
On the other hand, the 2011 Honda CR-Z EX is also available with Honda's Honda Satellite-Linked Navigation System with Voice Recognition2. Safety features fitted with the new CR-Z EX include the standard dual-stage, multiple-threshold front airbags; standard front-side airbags with passenger-side Occupant Position Detection System (OPDS); side-curtain airbags; active head restraints; an anti-lock braking system; and a tire pressure monitoring system. Moreover, the new CR-Z EX boasts of a pedestrian injury mitigation design just in the front of it.
If you want more, the 2011 Honda CR-Z can be fitted with the CVT gearbox system, but this model will cost around $19,850. The Honda CR-Z EX with 6-speed manual transmission is offered for around $20,760 while the model fitted with the CVT transmission will go on sale for $21,410.
Meanwhile, the 2011 Honda CR-Z EX with Navi and fitted with a manual transmission will be offered for around $22,560. The model fitted with the CVT transmission will be up for grabs for around $23,210.