Peugeot 207 RCup 

  • 2006
  • 280 HP 2.0L
 
There are no instruments ahead of me, just graphic motifs because this is a concept car, but further ahead is a tweaked 138bhp version of Peugeot’s usual 16-valve 1.6 (fitted to get the concept car moving decently).
by EVO (Jul, 2006)
It previewed Peugeot’s offering for the new Super 2000 rally-car class, in which various car-makers offer virtually turnkey cars ready to rally.
by EVO (Jul, 2006)

Data points Key details of the Peugeot 207 RCup

Horsepower

207 RCup
280 HP
Agera R
1,115 HP
Veyron
987 HP

Engine size

207 RCup
1,996 cc
Veyron
7,993 cc
Veneno
6,498 cc

What People Are Saying Give it to me straight

Powertrain

The wide body, chiselled nose and aerodynamic addenda certainly look the special-stage part, and the version budding rally stars can buy from December will have a 280bhp development of the 206 GTI 180/CitroΫn C4 VTS 2-litre engine.
by EVO (Jul, 2006)
The 207 GTI, low-key as it may look, will have a 168bhp turbo version of the new PSA/BMW 1.6, with ample low-end torque in contrast with the rev-happy Renault rivalYou’re looking at the Peugeot 207 RCup concept car, as revealed at this year’s Geneva show.
by EVO (Jul, 2006)

Handling

This prototype is not yet calibrated for proper driving: the brakes are savagely over-servoed and the steering, though very precise, is way too light.
by EVO (Jul, 2006)

Styling

It would be good to think so, as it looks yet more assertive even than Renault’s new Clio 197 and could mark Peugeot’s return to serious hot hatches.
by EVO (Jul, 2006)

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Peugeot
Year 2006

transmission

Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Maximum hp 280 HP @ 8,500 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 1,996 cc
Fuels Gas
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