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The radical PEUGEOT 308 R Concept

Mon, 26/08/2013 - 10:45

Pure and sleek, the new PEUGEOT 308 is transformed into an ultra-sporty concept car with refined design of the highest quality. Its bodywork bears the hallmarks of sportiness and innovates with a two-tone treatment, combining red and black, with a clean line of separation. Solidly planted on the ground, the 308 R Concept is powered by the engine of the new RCZ R, a real powerhouse of energy. Developing 270bhp, this 4-cylinder 1.6-litre engine has a record specific power of nearly 170hp/litre, and CO2 emissions of just 145g/km.

Radical purity

Immediately, the temperament of the 308 R Concept is clear. Its low posture, its wide track, its toned

bodywork indicate simply its sports vocation while clearly linked with the new PEUGEOT 308.

It retains the identity, the attention to detail, the sleek purity of lines of the production model while

interpreting them in its own style.

Sportiness is in the genes of this radical concept car. It is fully-expressed with the identifying colours

of this ultra-sporty world. The interpretation is innovative and unique. The front is plain red which

has a fluorescent base for flamboyance. It contrasts with a textured blue-black at the rear.

The oblique cut line inspired by the Onyx supercar Concept.

The special bodywork components that distinguish the 308 R Concept from the new PEUGEOT 308

are not separate but [...]