Peugeot has released a computer renderings, and technical details of the new version of the most powerful sports car RCZ. French manufacturer has announced a model RCZ R in September 2012, when the Paris Motor Show presented concept version of the car. Then he hinted that he would appear in showrooms in the first quarter of 2013, but has since been postponed to promote its serial version. This time the car is ready and will debut at the event, the Goodwood Festival of Speed, held from 11 to 14 July in the UK.
2014 Peugeot RCZ R redesign
The differences with the concept of Paris are minimal and relate to the color combination, letter “R” on the grille and tailgate and third brake light located under the rear spoiler. For the first time we are able to take a look into the car’s interior dominated by black, with detailing in the form of red thread which trimmed sports seats and instrument panel.The seats are upholstered in a combination of Nappa leather / Alcantara on their backs, as well as the center console, also inserted a characteristic letter “R,” which highlights the name of this version of the RCZ. Steering wheel, dashboard and interior doors are covered with black leather. Particularly noteworthy is the part of the center console below the vents, which includes controls the radio and climate, which is made of high-gloss black plastic, while the selector lever is made of aluminum.
2014 Peugeot RCZ R engine
Under the hood of 2014 Peugeot RCZ R is a 1.6-liter THP turbo petrol engine developing 201 kW / 273 hp, at 6,000 r / min and 330 Nm of torque already available at 1,900 r / min. The engine is connected to a six-speed manual gearbox. The 2014 Peugeot RCZ R is capable of 0 to 100 km / h in just under 6 seconds, before it reaches the electronically limited 250 km / h. Compared with the previous most powerful RCZ model, which has a 200 “horses” R version is a mass of 1.280 kg lighter by 17 kg. French manufacturer claims that the car is that on average consumes 6.3 l/100 km in the combined cycle, with CO2 emissions of 145 g / km.
Compared to the standard version, the suspension has been lowered by 10 mm while the car is equipped with 19-inch alloy wheels and rear spoiler that provides a better grip. There are powerful brakes with 380 mm diameter discs. A wider audience will be familiar with this car at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September, and start selling postponed to start in 2014. year.