Following yesterday’s report of Mugen CR-Z production, today Honda officially confirms the car as the CR-Z iCF.
And apparently, it doesn’t make 197bhp, but 175. The final figure is yet to be confirmed and we really hope it gets 197. The car is another outcome of Honda (UK) and MUGEN Euro partnership following the limited edition Civic Type R MUGEN in 2010.
Mugen also reveals more details about the powertrain upgrade program: “MUGEN Euro engineers ‘breathed over’ the 1.5-litre power unit, retaining the 3-button IMA modes, adding a centrifugal forced air induction system, charge-air cooler and induction system and importantly, a MUGEN Euro-mapped ECU.”
They can also confirm the car’s 0 to 60 mph time which is 6.1 seconds – over 3 seconds quicker than the standard car – and the price which is around £24,000. A pretty exciting car then, and it will keep the green peas happy!