Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak gets detailed image

Peugeot has finally released the first details with the 208 T16 Pikes Peak racing car, which was officially unveiled last week.

The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak is coming with 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. The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak is weighing just 875 kg (1,929 lbs) and it its 4,500 mm long, 2,000 mm wide and 1,300 mm tall, with a 2,695 mm wheelbase.

Power to the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak is being provided by a 3.2 liter twin-turbo V6 engine, which is producing a total output of 875 BHP (652 kW). The unit is mated to a six-speed sequential transmission with steering wheel mounted paddle shifters, which is allowing the model to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in just 1.8 seconds. From 0 to 200 km/h (124 mph), the Pikes Peak French race car can accelerate in just 4.8 seconds and from 0 to 240 km/h (149 mph) it can sprint in 7 seconds. The vehicle has a 40-liter fuel tank capacity.