Sebastien Loeb has won the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb behind the wheel of the impressive Peugeot 208 T16, setting a new record.
Sebastien Loeb has managed to set a new Pikes Peak record of 8:13.878 behind the wheel of the Peugeot 208 T16, beating the previous record held by Rhys Millen, back in 2012, with a time of 9:46.164.
“For me, this was the race of the year. At the beginning of my run there was a bit of pressure for sure because I knew there was so much work and investment from Peugeot and all the partners. Now, after all the practice, it was just down to me and I had to perform”, said Sebastien Loeb at the finish line.
The Peugeot 208 T16 driven by Sebastien Loeb is powered by a 3.2 liter twin turbo V6 engine, which is producing a total output of 875 HP (652 kW), mated to a six-speed sequential transmission with steering wheel paddle shifters. The 0 to 100 km/h sprint in the 208 T16 takes 1.8 seconds, the 0 to 200 km/h 4.8 seconds and from 0 to 240 km/h 7 seconds. You can watch Sebastien Loeb’s lap at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb below.