Peugeot 908 HDi FAP 

  • built in France
  • 2007
  • 700 HP 5.5L
Many of the dimensions didn't fit within the rules and it was obvious the design engineers were up against Peugeot marketing and styling.
The obtuse angle of 100 degrees allows the engine to sit much lower without affecting the engine's torsional rigidity.

Data points Key details of the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP


908 HDi FAP
700 HP
GT 86
197 HP
Nissan 350Z
283 HP


908 HDi FAP
885 ft-lb
GT 86
150 ft-lb
Nissan 350Z
275 ft-lb

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Peugeot 908 HDi FAP
The engine is made within the limits of the regulations that give the car 5.5 liters of displacement.
Like many French manufacturers, Peugeot have had strong ties to events like Le Mans and named their car 908 to link it with the 905 which won the race in 1992 and 1993.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Peugeot
Type of car Race car
Year 2007
Highest auction price 2007 Peugeot 908 V-12 HDi FAP Le Mans Racing Car, $2.20M, May 2012


Gearing Traditional
# of gears 6 gears

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 2.91 lb/hp
Maximum hp 700 HP
Maximum torque 885 ft-lb
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,500 cc
Air compressor Turbocharger
Fuels Diesel
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 2,039 lb
Width 78.7 in
Length 183.1 in
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