2014 Peugeot RCZ-R

Meet the most powerful Peugeot ever produced serial, CDD-R, which was officially unveiled at last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed ​​in the UK.

 2014 Peugeot RCZ-R

2014 Peugeot RCZ-R engine

The 2014 Peugeot RCZ-R powered 1.6L turbo engine that develops an impressive 270 hp and 329 Nm of torque, enough to accelerate to 100 km / h in just 5.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 km / h. Compared with standard, 2014 Peugeot RCZ-R model is 17 pounds lighter and its total weight is 1,280 kg. Peugeot has managed to achieve a lighter weight thanks to the use of lighter materials, but also due to the smaller and lighter engine. The aforementioned 1.6L engine produces 270 hp and is the first such engine in the car industry. The smaller engine also means that the lower CO2 emissions, and to 145 g / km and a combined consumption of 6.2 liters per 100 kilometers.

 2014 Peugeot RCZ-R

2014 Peugeot RCZ-R redesign

Peugeot has modified the suspension to better behavior in curves and greater comfort, so the 2014 RCZ-R to ten millimeters lower than the standard model, and there are 19-inch rims. French car manufacturer has thrown in bigger brakes. From the design changes are minimal and mainly related to aggressive bumpers, dual exhaust, and a large number of “Peugeot Sport” and “R” markings.

 2014 Peugeot RCZ-R interior

Much larger changes of  2014 Peugeot RCZ-R can be observed in the interior, where they received a new leather seats, steering wheel then done in a similar style and lower handle smaller for faster shifting. Although there was a story that serial models should have a capital letter “R” marked on the leather seats, so it will not come. One of the major French engineering giant, Vince Clisham says that CDD-R will be made only in limited versions and special customers because this is a very special model that competes in a limited range. It is interesting that the UK main market CDD’s, followed by Germany, France and Switzerland.