845-horsepower Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak

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By lifting the legendary race at Pikes Peak Hill, Peugeot 208 T16 has built a prototype, which will manage the nine time world champion Sebastien Loeb Rally. The race itself will be held June 30, 2013.
Built around a tubular frame and hung with carbon fiber body panels, Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak weighs only 845 kg, and in the movement he leads is located in the base 845-hp bi-turbo V6 engine, the thrust of which is transmitted to all wheels through a six-speed sequential gearbox.
Thus, the power to weight ratio of the prototype is 1 kg per 1 hp that provides phenomenal dynamic characteristics. From zero to hundreds of Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak for accelerated for 1.8 seconds, up to two hundred – For 4.8 seconds, and up to a maximum of 240 km/h – for seven seconds.
This will be the fastest car ever driven Sebastien Loeb and the French manufacturer has made ​​a serious bid for victory in today’s competition, where not won since 1989.
Besides the powerful engine Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak sports a massive aerodynamic body kit with two-meter rear wing, borrowed from the racing sport prototype Peugeot 908 HDi of the first generation, as well as powerful brakes, suspension, double wishbone with rods, tappets and 18-inch wheels made of magnesium alloy (like a Formula 1 car).
Sebastien Loeb’s victory in the Pikes Peak 2013.
Results of the race Pikes Peak in 2013 exceeded all possible expectations. Sebastien Loeb not only won another hillclimbing, but also set a new track record with a time 8.13,878 that minute and a half better than last year’s record of 9 minutes and 46 seconds, Rhys Millen shown on the prototype Hyundai Genesis.
However, this year for the first time the track is completely paved, so the record improvement was expected. But the second result showed Figure lagged behind Loeb by nearly 50 seconds (American 9: 02.192).

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