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CR-Z Type R

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    The 2011 Honda CR-Z hybrid hot-hatch was meant to be the car that showed hybrids could be sporty as well as green, but its paltry 122 horsepower and dismal 0-60 times were never going to excite anyone. And don’t think its fuel economy is anything to write home about; the CR-Z returns 36/38 mpg city/highway for the CVT-equipped model and 31/37 mpg for the manual-equipped version--numbers that numerous small cars can match these days. Not surprisingly, the car quickly fell off the radar and sales in several key markets, namely Honda’s home market of Japan, tanked. But there is hope...

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