The French based automaker Peugeot has recently released new details on its 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car.
After being officially unveiled just a couple of weeks ago, the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak race car is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with the carmaker releasing more details with it. According to the car manufacturer, the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in an impressive 1.8 seconds, from 0 to 200 km/h (124 mph) in 4.8 seconds and from 0 to 240 km/h (149 mph) in just 7 seconds.
The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer is powered by a 3.2 liter twin-turbo V6 engine, which is good for 875 HP (652 kW), mated to a six-speed sequential transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters. The model is weighing just 875 kg (1,929 lbs) and it’s 4,500 mm long, 2,000 mm wide and 1,300 mm tall, with a 2,695 mm wheelbase. The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak racer has a tubular steel frame , with double wishbone suspension, hydraulic double-circuit brakes with light alloy calipers 380 mm front and 355 mm rear ventilated carbon discs and it’s riding on 18×13 magnesium alloy wheels, which have been derived from F1 technology and are wrapped in 31/71×18 tires. Fuel tank capacity is 40 liters.