"The CR-Z was the first hybrid to prove that
efficiency doesn't have to come at the cost of
sportiness and fun," said Art St. Cyr, president of
Honda Performance Development. "With HPD street
performance accessories, including the new
supercharger kit, the CR-Z will surprise everyone
again with even higher levels of performance
directly inspired by our on-track racing efforts."
Available for the 2013 and 2014 CR-Z, the HPD
supercharger kit boosts total powertrain output to
197 hp1 (vs. 130 hp in the stock 2013 and 2014 CR-Z
with manual transmission) and includes the HPD
air-to-air intercooler, high-flow fuel injectors, an
ECU calibrated to meet CARB AT-PZEV regulations with
91 octane fuel and the HPD air filter system.
Honda's Suggested Retail Price of the kit is $5,495,
not including dealer installation, which is priced
similarly to popular aftermarket supercharger kits
but is engineered and backed by Honda. The HPD
supercharger kit maintains the balance of customer's
5 year/ 60,000 mile Honda limited powertrain
warranty when installed by a Honda dealer. The HPD
supercharger kit is available exclusively for CR-Z
manual transmission models and HPD has developed an
optional limited slip differential and HPD sport
clutch for those customers looking for an even
higher level of performance.
When equipped with available HPD street
performance accessories, the CR-Z
(automobiles.honda.com/cr-z/hpd.aspx) can feature a variety of
track-proven, street-reliable performance upgrades.
HPD-developed powertrain modifications – tested on-track –
include a high-efficiency centrifugal supercharger; HPD
air-to-air intercooler; high-flow fuel injectors; an ECU
calibrated to meet CARB AT-PZEV regulations with 91 octane fuel;
HPD air filter system; and HPD sport exhaust. Chassis
improvements include HPD sport dampers, coil springs with
reduced ride height, 300mm diameter disc brakes and HPD 18-inch
wheels fitted with Michelin Pilot Super Sport tires. The CR-Z is
completed by a graphics package including front lip and tail
spoilers, rear diffuser and HPD badge.