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    Video: John McGuinness makes record-breaking poetry aboard Mugen Shinden San
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    John McGuinness is a poet like no other. Invoking passion like Neruda using only the twisty, timeworn vocabulary of the Snaefell Mountain Course, the Morecambe Missile can best be heard crafting his boisterous verse during the annual TT races when standing alongside the 37.7-mile asphalt ribbon ...

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    Motorsports: John McGuinness destroys TT Zero record at 117.366 mph
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    Tuesday morning on the Isle of Man, John McGuinness didn't merely raise the bar by circling the 37.7-mile Snaefell Mountain Course in 19:17.3 minutes at an average of 117.366 miles per hour during the running of the annual TT Zero. Despite an ailing wrist, he snatched the bar from its moorings ...

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    Two Wheels: Mugen debuts new Shinden electric motorcycle for TT Zero race
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    To say that John McGuinness will win this year's TT Zero on the Isle of Man, riding the Shinden San for Team Mugen, and that his closest competitor will likely be his new teammate Bruce Anstey, would not be the boldest of predictions. MotoCsysz, the team that's dominated the previous four ...

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    Motorsports: Michael Rutter wins third TT Zero, makes it four in a row for MotoCzysz *UPDATE
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    Michael Rutter has just won his third SES TT Zero, giving MotoCzysz it's fourth-in-a-row victory in the electric motorcycle race on the Isle of Man. But it was close. Damn close. One-point-six-seconds close. In the end, after months of engineering effort, the top spot on the podium – the ...

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    Motorsports: 2013 TT Zero proving to be a MotoCzysz vs Mugen showdown [w/video]
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    Right now, ten teams are encamped on the Isle of Man during this TT motorcycle racing season with the goal of proving the worth of the electric racing motorcycles they've brought with them. With all three qualifying sessions now complete, markers have now been laid down and the shape of the 2013 ...

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    Official: Honda prepping Mugen CR-Z, more N-One models for Tokyo Auto Salon
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    The title of Steve Martin's groundbreaking 1977 comedy-music album was "Let's Get Small," but the title may just as well be used to describe the approach Honda is taking for the vehicles the Japanese automaker is showing off at the Tokyo Auto Salon next month. Most notable for fuel-sipping ...

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    Official: Honda and Mugen develop widebody twin-turbo V6 CR-Z for racing [w/video]
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    Honda has announced that it's working with M-TEC and Team Mugen on a CR-Z GT that will campaign in the GT300 category of Japan's Super GT championship. The racing hybrid uses a 2.8-liter, twin turbo V6 paired with a specially developed hybrid system, and it will enter its first race at this ...

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    Video: 2012 TT ZERO action, start to finish
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    Fans of electric motorsport generally have a hard time finding decent event coverage. Typically, it's not offered on TV, and video gleaned from the internet usually comes from either fans or individual teams and often lacks the professional production values we are accustomed to. Now, however, ...

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    Two Wheels: Rutter breaks electric ton for MotoCzysz at 2012 TT Zero
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    The electric ton, she is broken. The magical 100 mile per hour lap speed was shattered during the SES TT Zero when Michael Rutter officially completed a circuit of the Isle of Man's 37.73-mile Snaefell mountain course at an average 104.056 mph aboard the 2012 edition of the Team Segway MotoCzysz ...

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    Two Wheels: Mugen unveils electric superbike to contest 2012 TT Zero, announces John McGuinness as rider [w/video]
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    The 2012 edition of the TT Zero just got a whole lot more interesting. Mugen, the Japanese performance firm who, rather significantly, lists some of its main clients as Honda Motor Co., Honda R&D Co., and Honda Motorcycle Japan Co., announced they would enter the SES TT Zero Clean Emissions ...

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    More pics of Honda CR-Z Mugen RR released
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    Honda certainly loves showing off the CR-Z Mugen RR concept. We last saw the sporty hybrid idling quietly on Lord March's front lawn, showing off for the Goodwood Hillclimb crowds. Now, Honda has released a few more photos of a car it seemingly has no firm intention of building. Mugen takes the ...

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    Video: VIDEO: Honda CR-Z Mugen compared with.... Ariel Atom Mugen?!
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    Mugen and Honda go together like vanilla ice cream and apple pie. Sure, the pie can stand on its own, but a nice scoop of ice cream takes it to another level. Mugen rolled out a pair of tuned CR-Z hybrids at the 2011 Goodwood Festival of Speed, and the blokes from Auto Express asked to spend a ...

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    Official: Mugen releases first photos of its supercharged Honda CR-Z
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    That Honda could have done more with the CR-Z than the lukewarm hybrid sport-hatch that resulted is no big news. But Mugen is here to highlight the point. After teasing us with some initial details, a rendering and a shot of the engine bay, the pseudo-works Honda tuner has released the first ...

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    Mugen promises "Type R-like" performance from hotted-up Honda CR-Z
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    Not to be a total buzzkill, but before we tell you about Mugen and its plans to create a hotter Honda CR-Z hatchback, there's one little line in the automaker's press release that needs to be noted in italicized type: At this stage, the CR-Z Mugen is being developed purely as a one-off ...

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    SEMA 2010: 2011 Honda CR-Z Mugen is a rare oddity
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    2011 Honda CR-Z Mugen – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Heads up, CR-Z fans: Honda has announced that the company will be releasing a mere 300 Mugen accessory kits for the Japanese sport hybrid. The ultra-rare bodywork includes bits like a completely revised front fascia with an ...

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    Mugen accessories for the Honda CR-Z officially revealed
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    Mugen Honda CR-Z – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Honda says its new CR-Z hybrid hatchback is supposed to hearken back to the days of its sporty little CRX, so it's anything but surprising that Mugen, the Japanese automaker's in-house tuning company, is showing off its package of ...

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    More green racers coming to LeMans
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    Gasoline-fueled cars have long dominated most racing classes around the world. But they have definitely not had an exclusive. As far back 1931 Dave Evans' Cummins Diesel Special, became the first car to complete the Indy 500 without a pit stop. At various times methanol fueled cars have run in ...

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