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Author Topic: Peugeot 908 RC 5.5-litre V12 HDi limousine  (Read 1576 times)

Offline Wizzo

Peugeot 908 RC 5.5-litre V12 HDi limousine
« on: August 13, 2006, 04:55:02 PM »

The 5.5-litre V12 HDi DPFS (diesel particulate filter system) diesel engine was designed to take part in the "Le Mans Race Series" programme in 2007 and has a level of performance unprecedented for a diesel engine - more than a 700bhp and an astounding 1200Nm of torque.  :o



The position of the power train allows the creation of a large-capacity boot, situated behind the final drive assembly and therefore not encroaching on the generous interior space of the passenger compartment. This design also allows the driving position to be moved forward, maximising the driving experience for both the driver and the passengers.



The design of the 908 RC creates a particularly low-lying exterior body with a stylish tapered design at the front of the vehicle. Its proportions create an elegant and dynamic statement. Sitting on large diameter 20 spoke alloy wheels (20’’ at the front, 21’’ at the rear); the overall effect is that of a big cat, from the nose at the front, to the tip of the rear lights.

A lot of attention has been paid to the design of the exterior body, with its lack of door handles creating surfaces of great simplicity and purity, and highlighting to maximum effect the reflections that accentuate every facet of the body.

Aligned with the curves of the car’s pronounced "hindquarters", the rear lights, equipped with LEDs, incorporate a polished aluminium insert evoking the shape of a powerful claw. The dynamic rear profile is characterised by the shape of the rear air diffuser, accentuated by chrome detailing and supported visually on each side by twin exhaust pipes.



Finally, the 908 RC, is a luxurious touring interpretation of the racing car of the future, through its engineering, it creates the spirit of the "gentleman driver". It is targeted at a very upmarket virtual customer, naturally accustomed to a very high level of luxury but above all passionate about their motoring and its history, but also in search of innovation coupled with assertive styling and uncompromised driving pleasure.

Love it or hate it, you have to say WOW! Prices are yet to be announced but I predict you won't get much change from £7,000  :crazy:




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Offline Ian

Re: Peugeot 908 RC 5.5-litre V12 HDi limousine
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2006, 07:00:53 PM »
er wizard, 7grand seems a bit cheap to me  :DntKnw:
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Offline Wizzo

Re: Peugeot 908 RC 5.5-litre V12 HDi limousine
« Reply #2 on: August 14, 2006, 02:13:16 PM »
Ian, I was kidding, I dread to think of the actual price.  :D

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