Happy Birthday to the Venerable Honda CR-V
Compact Recreation Vehicle. Ok, so the long version of the name didn't stick, but the CR-V has stuck around since its bow in 1997. Power, such as it was, came from a 1972cc inline 4- cylinder that belted out 126 horses and 133 pound feet of torque. Hardly enough to pull grandpa's finger at the family picnic.
Fast forward a quarter century and the engine loses a quarter of its displacement, using a mere...