Peugeot RCZ R, 260 hp natural rival for the Audi TTS

Peugeot RCZ R

Yesterday and last, coinciding with the introduction of the Peugeot RCZ relevant 2013 update we talked about the arrival of an even more spicy and sporty, the Peugeot RCZ R. For now we can go getting an idea of its appearance thanks to a prototype which will be shown in a couple of weeks at the Paris Motor Show, although officially only confirmed as traits that will distinguish him from the rest of the range RCZ.

The Peugeot RCZ is equipped with the same R 1.6 THP engine that is currently available with two power levels: 156 hp and 200 hp. But in this case the amount to 260 hp power and range will be equipped with specific suspension and limited slip differential Torsen. At this point know what price range will move, but currently more expensive versions of RCZ with a price of 30,100 is the 1.6 THP 200 hp and 160 hp 2.0 HDi. One of their natural rivals, the Audi TT, part in basic variant of € 33,640.

Peugeot RCZ RAn affordable rival, front-wheel drive, for Audi TTS Coupé
The new Peugeot RCZ R will aim to do battle the Audi TTS Coupé, equipped with a 2.0 TFSI of 272 hp and standard Quattro all-wheel drive and S tronic automatic optional.

Not only power but also a flexible and effective management, will be sportier keys of Peugeot RCZ. Following the presentation of the Peugeot 208 GTi no doubt that among the brand plans gala is the re-release of their sportiest models and salvage the legacy of classic models like the 205 GTi.

At the moment the prototype, designed to attract glances in Paris, is decorated with a matte black body and copper color accents grille, wheels, spoiler and upper third (roof and pillars), remember that from 2013 plus aluminum color also can be configured in series tone matte black sand.

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