Archive for the ‘Peugeot’ Category

Peugeot announces 2015 Dakar Rally comeback

“Our aim is to win the Dakar in 2015.” That is the bold claim being made by Maxime Picat, Peugeot CEO, following the announcement of the French manufacturer’s comeback to the Dakar event for the first time in 25 years. Couple Peugeot Sport’s success at last year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb with the purpose-built […]

Peugeot 308 GTi spied

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Peugeot is continuing to revive its GTi range with the 308 model soon set to join its smaller 208 GTi sibling. Spied recently for the first time, if you think the 308 GTi looks a little bland fear not, it’s expected model-specific styling cues will be added to the car before its expected launch in […]

Peugeot 308 R concept leaked

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As far as leaks go this is a pretty good one. No dodgy blurry images, but the real deal, in all their multi-pixel glory. Now, what is this bordering on crazy contraption that we’re looking at? It’s a Peugeot 308 R concept. Depsite the terribly shit paint job the car itself sounds rather promising. It’s […]

Preview: Race to the Clouds

This is your friendly revhead public service announcement that Race to the Clouds, a documentary on the 2013 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, will be screening across Australia this weekend. Switch your TV to 7mate at 11am on Saturday to make sure you don’t miss out!

Peugeot 208 GTi – Australian pricing & specs

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Peugeot Australia seems very pleased with itself now that the 208 GTi is on our shores. And with a starting price of $29,990 for this pugnacious hot hatch it’s easy to see why. The 1.6 litre turbo offers 147kW/275Nm and with only 1160kg to move around it can reach 100km/h in very respectable 6.8 seconds. […]

2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures – gallery 2

This is your second fix of images from the 2013 Goodwood Festival of Speed. We start with McLaren and take you all the way to Vuhl, plus a few bonus pics at the end. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s final gallery which is a dedicated set of Porsche images. See also: 2013 Goodwood FoS in pictures […]

King of the Peak in pictures

You’ve seen the video, now here’s the photo gallery of Sebastien Loeb’s all-conquering assault on the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Red Bull has fittingly labelled Loeb the King of the Peak after his record-breaking 8:13.878 climb. To honour Loeb’s mighty achievement we’ve assembled over 25 2000px super images for you to savour.

VIDEO: Sebastien Loeb annihilates Pikes Peak record

Sebastien Loeb has laser etched his name into the record books yet again by setting a time at the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb that may never be bettered. According to computer simulations run by Peugeot Sport the 208 T16 Pikes Peak had a theoretical best time of 8m 15s. But that wasn’t fast enough […]

Peugeot continues 208 T16 Pikes Peak countdown

Peugeot has continued its long teaser campaign for Sebastien Loeb’s upcoming attempt to conquer the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Here we have some new 2000px super images of Loeb’s 875hp 208 T16 along with a video of him testing the car on Mont Ventoux in France, which may be known to some of our […]

VIDEO: Sebastien Loeb tries his new toy

Sebastien Loeb is faced with the luxury of trying many different kinds of racing cars in 2013 as he makes the transition from WRC conqueror to circuit racer. One of those cars is the Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak. Firstly, it’s been given a new lick of paint, Which is a shame, because it looked […]

Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak revealed

Sebastien Loeb’s plaything for next month’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb has been further detailed by Peugeot. After offering a teaser of the 208 T16 Pikes Peak last week we now have more details to pass on. Here’s the T16′s key stat: one horsepower per kilogram. Impressive, right? Now let’s consider the 208 T16 Pikes […]

Sebastien Loeb’s Peugeot 208 T16 revealed

Peugeot has revealed Sebatsien Loeb’s newest plaything, the 208 T16 Pikes Peak. As the name suggests this is the car Loeb will drive in this year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. It doesn’t look much like a garden variety 208 GTi anymore does it. For the technically minded you’ll just have to make do with […]

Sebastien Loeb set for Pikes Peak assault

Jean Louis Mourey’s Climb Dance is one of motorsport’s most enduring short films. It features rally legend Ari Vatanen at the wheel of a Peugeot 405 T16 and was shot during the 1988 Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Peugeot is heading back to Pikes Peak in June this year with a factory-backed team to be […]

2013 Geneva Motor Show in pictures – part 2

You can have your fancy pants limited-edition Lambo, or your stonking new LaFerrari, even the McLaren P1; we’re not really interested. The car of Geneva, for us, is the Porsche 911 GT3. That’s the one we’d like to take home and get intimate with. And so begins the second and final part of our Geneva […]