2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

On 30 May 1916, the Peugeot L45 impelled by Dario Resta won the mythic Indianapolis 500 raceway, at an norm speeding of 135 km/h. A c geezerhood afterwards, Peugeot L500 R Loan-blend, a futurist version of the Indy purport, pays testimonial to the unbelievable “Charlatans” squad that brought Peugeot tercet brilliant US victories on the Indy 500 speedway from 1913 to 1919.

2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept

A racing concept for intense driving sensations

Peugeot L500 R Cross hugs the asphalt to bear its wax voltage rectify from pullaway. With its all-embracing cartroad, low visibility (good one m heights) and sparkle weighting (1,000 kg), Peugeot L500 R Loan-blend is made for execution: it takes equitable 2.5 seconds to compass 100 km/h from stand, and 19 seconds to screening C metres. Developped by Peugeot Play teams, the 500-bhp card intercrossed gas powertrain features two galvanising motors (one movement and one backside) positive a 270 hp gasoline locomotive, surrender vizor torsion of 730 Nm. Style-wise, the aerodynamic lines run from the lion badge on the grille toward the driver to end in a sleek bum boast (a nod to the car’s century-old root) highlight the leash classifiable taillight claws that cast office of Peugeot’s designing indistinguishability tod.

2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept

Racing experience amplified through prospective vision of the Peugeot holographic i-Cockpit

Because the Peugeot L500 R Loanblend racer is intentional to be one with its driver, drive sensations are amplified by a driver compartment advisedly intentional to shape an single vagrant capsulise enclosed in the bodywork. Done a prospective construct, the Peugeot i-Cockpit engineering takes a basal motorsport posture, with a minor wheel embedded in the construction and two holograms display info in double saucer displays. In their grim pursue streamlined, the Peugeot teams reinterpreted the pilot L45 two-seat architecture to acquire a 1 seater that offers a practical copilot an amplified real-time racing have done a practical realness headset. The L500 R Crossbreed is a dateless Peugeot, extending to the next with its modern pattern, overtly acknowledging the retiring art of its predecessors, and proudly exhibit off approximately of Peugeot’s contemporary pattern indistinguishability features, such as the presence lighter touch seen on the Peugeot 3008 SUV, or the salient dark and inkiness semblance strategy as a character both to the 500-bhp gas loan-blend drivechain and to the coloring of the master L45.

2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept

2016 Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

A racing concept tribute to Peugeot prowess at the Indy speedway

2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept

Peugeot L500 R Intercrossed pays protection to the L45 and to Peugeot’s famed by in the USA, when the Lion claimed ternary victories in the 500-mile result at the Indianapolis speedway, the earth’s second-oldest raceway. The L45 (for 4.5 litres) took concluded from the L76, piece in 1912 by a squad of unfearing new drivers known as the “Charlatans”, who produced a unit serial of racers that would spread a new age in racing locomotive excogitation, done to 1919. The L76 was the get-go car in the mankind to use a four-cylinder locomotive with quadruplet valves per cylinder asset a double smash camshaft, and was the commencement innovative racer to orbit 190 km/h.

At the bicycle of Peugeot’s offset racers -L76, L57, L3 and L45- the Charlatans claimed succeeder later winner on the racetracks of the humans. Drivers Georges Boillot, Jules Goux and Paolo Zuccarelli, and orchestrate Ernest H, savour imperishable fame for bluff initiation. The squad’s former American exploits pronounced the commencement of a strand of especial victories for Peugeot Sportsman in the USA: Ari Vatanen in 1988 and Robby Unser in 1989 won the mythologic Pikes Vizor mound backwash with Peugeot 405 T16, and Sébastien Loeb’s Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Eyeshade made a record-breaking run in 2013, complemental the 20 km to compass the acme in 8’13″878. Thither’s no let-up in the sprightliness of subjection at Peugeot; this was rather crystallise, e.g., when Stéphane Peterhansel victoriously sign-language Peugeot counter to the Dakar, later its quartet sequent wins from 1987 to 1990.

2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept

“With Peugeot L500 R Loan-blend we’re stipendiary testimonial to Peugeot racing exploits dating to the other Twentieth c. Elysian by this purport of operation and institution we cherished to express a modeled, refined and technical aspect of the succeeding of Peugeot centrifugal athletics”, explains Matthias Hossann, Peugeot’s conception car and technical procession chieftain.

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