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The Honda Civic CRX was first in 1984 and was a lightweight sport In the American market, the CRX was marketed as an sport hatchback. having for just two passengers. Japanese and markets, however, received a powerful ZC 130 hp engine and 2+2 seats.

in 1988 and produced to 1991, the CRX was popular for its performance, nimble and good fuel economy. In the US its model, the Si ( note: 1590cc engined, unlike the Japan-market Si DOHC ), was a favorite. Honda’s Del Sol was marketed as a CRX in some markets.

The original 1.3 liter car and the later CRX HF model could reliably better than 50 mpg, than a decade before hybrids appeared on the market, and at no premium over the base the 1.3 liter was rated at 51 mpg for CITY and highway. [1] The Japanese Si and European models came with a DOHC engine developing 130 Though similar versions of the engine, the Japanese Si engine was ZC, whilst the European equivalent was D16A9.


The chassis was significantly changed in from its original torsion bar and live axle rear telescopic dampers, to fully double wishbones and coil springs and dampers all around in with is sister Civic/Ballade Honda also refreshed the of the car although it looked very overall to the original, it was an all new body. 2nd generation CRX was available with a SOHC, or an updated version of the DOHC ZC engine.

Many of were fitted with injection as standard.

In 1989 Honda added the B16A VTEC engine to the The VTEC engine used Valve Timing and Lift to increased power in the high rev while still allowing low consumption and stable idling. The produced 150 bhp in the European 1.6i-VT (where the engine bore the B16A1) and 157 bhp in the Japan-market SiR model.

The CRX was the car to receive a VTEC engine, after the Integra and just the NSX.

The VTEC-equipped models a makeover, with updated lights, bonnet/hood, brakes, and dashboard design amongst things. Additionally, some of design changes were to the concurrent non-VTEC models.

One of the options for the Japan-market CRX was the glass panel, which stretched the top of the windshield and went all the way back to the opening; such equipped are extremely sought after.

In Honda replaced the CRX with a Targa topped, Civic-based called the Honda CRX Del Sol. model was badged as the Del Sol in the Americas and the CRX in Europe. It is because of this the Del Sol is generally considered the 3rd Generation CRX enthusiasts, although it was arguably a different car and seemingly Honda had different design goals they built it. In the United the Del Sol came in three trim S, Si, and VTEC; the latter featuring a DOHC engine.

Production of the CRX Del Sol ended in 1997 and the CRX line was retired.

There been many rumours of a CRX none of which have to fruition. One such rumour the Honda REMIX concept was presented at the recent LA Auto Designer Ben Davidson denies any design elements were from the CRX and Honda also there are no production plans for the it was simply a design exercise.

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