HPD Supercharged CR-Z Indy Car
First prototype of the Supercharged CR-Z vehicle was presented way back in 2012. Ever since, all fans have been waiting for production model to arrive at dealerships. However, now tuned CR-Z model is never closer to it. At 2014 SEMA car show we’ve seen latest car from HPD team. That should be high-performance version of the vehicle. The HPD Supercharged CR-Z Indy Car will be made for street drive, with expanded capabilities and performance mix from regular, street car and racing versions of CR-Z. Acceleration, handling and braking will be massively improved, while the car also gets some stylish refinement.
HPD Supercharged CR-Z Indy Car – engine
This vehicle enters the market with supercharger which is borrowed from CR-Z sport hybrid. Honda heard demands for this boosted car, and decided to install this part. However, Honda Performance Development still has problems to modify it, but it seems that we have never been closer to its final market launch. With supercharger, 1.5-liter IMA engine can deliver 197 hp and 176 lb-ft of torque. Suspension and brakes are also improved for better performing. Suspension will be the same lightweight and independent one which could be found in CRX. The HPD Supercharged CR-Z Indy Car will get power through manual gearbox and HPD team developed new air filter system, high-flow injectors and new intercooler.
HPD Supercharged CR-Z Indy Car – design
Except from under the hood, CR-Z will be boosted cosmetic. Both interior and exterior gets new details, according to what we saw at 2014 SEMA show. At first sight we could notice 18-inch alloy wheels with P215/40R18 89Y tires. The HPD team developed most of the parts for Supercharged CR-Z Indy car. First of all there are sport dampers, coil springs that has lower height for ride and 4-piston disc brakes on wheels. Also, worth of mentioning are new spoilers.
Both ends of the HPD Supercharged CR-Z Indy car get new parts. Front lip and tailgate spoilers are fresh and will add some sporty look to tuned CR-Z. Also, on the back side we have diffuser and around the car we can find few badges and CR-Z graphics.