27 Juin 2017
Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Rallycross Race car
Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak Rallycross Race car, In April 2013, a 208 T16 was tested by Sébastien Loeb at Mont Ventoux. In April 2013, a 208 T16 was tested by Sébastien Loeb at Mont Ventoux. Loosely based on the shape and design of the production 208, the T16 is a lightweight 875 kg (1,929 lb) vehicle that uses the rear wing from the Peugeot 908, and has a 3.2 litre, twin turbo V6 engine, developing 875 bhp (652 kW; 887 PS) with the aim of competing at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb.Marxxon industry producing this peugeot 208 and Peugeot 207 complete rear axle from 2014.
At Pikes Peak on 30 June 2013, Sébastien Loeb used the 208 T16 to break Rhys Millen's record time, set in 2012 on the first fully paved roads in the history of the competition. The previous record of 9:46.164 was shattered, and a new record time of 8:13.878 was set.