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2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsSpoon is always one step ahead of the competition, whether that be in racing or introducing tuned versions of Honda’s sportiest cars. The new Spoon CR-Z closely follows Spoon president Tatsuru Ichishima’s philosophy on car tuning, improving the soul of the car rather than just its performance. Spoon makes the sporty Honda CR-Z a true sports car.
2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsHonda CR-Z is known responsiveness of his suspension and high-quality power units, engineers Spoon upgraded clutch and chassis components to give the box a better ratio. In general, engineers do focus on the work of transmission, which should be maximally adapted to road races. In addition, special attention is paid to improving the aerodynamics of the body, at the moment is working with the side mirrors.
2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsThe Spoon car sits much closer to the ground, lowered by about an inch and a half. A black carbon-fiber hood and flashy wheels highlight its styling. Under the hood, Spoon took apart the 1.5-liter inline-4 and reassembled the i-VTEC powerplant with many of its own parts.
2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsThe ECU was remapped, increasing redline from 6200 rpm to 8500, with more torque in the mid range. Of particular note is Spoon’s new exhaust, which makes this hybrid sound like an Italian exotic. Together, the gasoline engine and electric motor produce about 145 bhp and about 150 lb.-ft. of torque, significant gains over stock. Also, 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars claims it shed about 220 lb. from the car’s curb weight.
2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsMash the throttle, and the 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars leaves the line in the same way as the original, with verve, but the 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars gets stronger as the engine revs rise. The 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars, with a 6-speed manual gearbox, dashed to 60 mph in a scant 6.9 seconds and to the quarter mile in 15.5. Naturally, the car’s fuel economy takes a hit; I predict the 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars will still get around 25/29 mpg city/highway.
2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsSo far, “hybrid” and “performance” haven’t really meshed for any automaker. But with Spoon’s touch, this CR-Z may give hybrid a whole other meaning. According to our engineering contact at the firm, bigger things are in store for the Honda hatchback.
The 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars handling is much sharper, thanks to stiffer springs and shocks and thicker anti-roll bars. With a strengthened chassis and a custom limited-slip differential, the 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars feels much more neutral than the stock CR-Z. Spoon is currently working on a race version that Ichishima says will introduce a new era in endurance racing. He plans to have this car finished for the 25 Hours of Thunderhill in December.
2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport CarsThis tuner version of the CR-Z will be available as a complete car later this year for about $8000 plus the cost of the car. First test 2011 SPOON SPORTS CR-Z Honda Sport Cars scheduled on 01 April.