Let’s be nice up top. The Honda CR-Z is the only hybrid on sale with a manual transmission, and it’s a satisfying stick in the best Honda tradition. That’s something BMW doesn’t offer on the i8 . And aside from million-dollar hypercars like the LaFerrari and the McLaren P1 , the CR-Z is the only hybrid two-seater out there.
The 2012 Honda CR-Z is the second model year for a car that hasn't quite lived up to the high hopes raised for it. The idea--or the dream--was a quick, nimble sports coupe in the mold of the classic CRX, married to Honda's fuel efficient hybrid drivetrain.