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Honda / Acura SEMA 2013 Booth Tour

In addition to unveiling the all new 2014 Honda Civic Coupe, Honda had a lot to show off to the visitors of their booth at SEMA. Honda Performance Development (HPD), the racing arm of American Honda Motor Co. showed off its new range of HPD Street Performance products fitted to a couple vehicles in the booth. The Supercharged CR-Z pictured above features a near endless list of HPD parts including an air-to-air intercooler, high flow fuel injectors, air filters, sport exhaust, sport dampers, coilovers, enlarged brakes and 18″ wheels wrapped with Michelin Pilot Sport rubber.

They also had an HPD Honda Civic with a full street graffiti themed wrap. Modifications included the following parts from the HPD parts bin: a big brake kit, performance springs, 25.4mm rear anti-roll bar, 18″ wheels and a K24Z7 racing engine. This is a preview of some potential new street performance accessories that may be trickling down to consumers developed from HPD racing experience.

See: HPD Honda Civic Si Race Car and More in the Gallery!

Honda HPD Supercharged CR-Z Concept is the one we’ve been longing for

The staunchest Honda geeks among us have always wanted the CR-Z to be a great car, even if its particular blend of performance and fuel economy have not exactly been sales gold for the Japanese automaker.

How to reconcile this incongruence in the car’s character? Supercharge the sucker and …