Honda has received 10 times more orders for the car in its first month of sale than it was expecting
25 March 2010

Honda has received 10 times more orders than it was expecting for its new CR-Z sports coupe in the first month of sales in Japan.

The firm has set itself a monthly sales target of 1000 units for the first few months of production, but orders in March have so far topped 10,000.

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Honda said that half of the CR-Z’s buyers were new to the brand.

In total, Honda expects to sell between 400 and 500,000 CR-Z units per year. Sales in the US and Europe will commence later in the spring.

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25 March 2010

I think UK buyers like their power more.

25 March 2010

I like it, though what is the rear wiper where it is? They should have at least taken a look at the rear of a C4.

25 March 2010

Wow... ten times the demand! I've heard of double the demand but 10 times is a lot! Congratulations to Honda, I think it's a good looking little car and it'll probably sell well here too, there's a little bit of original Insight about it...

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25 March 2010

400 to 500000, am I the only one who thinks this is quite a broad margin??

25 March 2010

Good. It looks like a really great package and I hope it pays off for them.

25 March 2010

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Hybrids aren’t usually cars to quicken the blood

The Honda CR-Z is as intriguing and appealing to drive as hybrids currently get

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