To learn more about this model visit our Peugeot RCZ HDi 160 HP test. After having unveiled the first images of the new Peugeot RCZ, go knowing new details, if possible, even more interesting and the news surrounding this small Coupe to be presented at the Paris Salon, whose renewal will take effect during the first quarter of 2013. But without a doubt from all the news the most important will be the confirmation by the Peugeot RCZ R Concept prototype that next year will also be a sports version equipped with of a engine 1.6 THP 260 HP.
The new design of the Peugeot RCZ 2013 and as I overtook already previously, integrates the new details and brand image of Peugeot, with a minimalist and stylized Grill is to land of means with the design until just a few years ago had imposed in the gala brand, somewhat rough racks and larger. Ultimately appears that Peugeot is continuing in its quest for identity that have already won models like the Peugeot 208 and undoubtedly will be one of the most important values of the brand in the future short and medium term.
Higher quality in the cockpit with the increase of the surfaces upholstered in skin and more customization with new adhesives and the option of black finish for the roof.Touches of quality we already loved in the first Peugeot RCZ are accented with new details, such as the knob from the shift lever in lacquered black, New inserts of leather to match the upholstery of the seats in the door panels and also options full leather and leather Club aluminum inserts.
Peugeot has also wanted to increase the possibilities of customization of your little coupe, with a very large number of combinations and items such as rivets lacquered black Grill, three colors for the Arch of the ceiling (series, sand and Matt Black Aluminum), three types of adhesives for the body (longitudinal central band, side in the Netherlands and a gray longitudinal band escorada aside). Ten designs of tires other than 18 “and 19″, including two new invoice will be available.
Pack Black it will include the new matte black ceiling arches and other details in black as Grill rivets, clips from brake and rear view mirrors case. The Pack Sportof 200 HP THP series has a smaller steering wheel and a shift lever short.
Sound System equipment tries to emulate the sound of the engine and move it to the cockpit in the acceleration and the engine revolutions.The range of motors remodels, although until the release of the 1.6 THP 260 HP will continue to count with the three options that we know so far: 2.0 HDi FAP 163 HP and 1.6 THP 156 and 200 hp. Diesel 2.0 HDi FAP 163 HP only available with manual transmission and approve 139 g/km of CO2 and consumption in mixed cycle of 5.3 liters / 100 km.
The gasoline engine 1.6 THP 156 CV is available with manual transmission and depending on component type-approval number 159 g/km of CO2 and 6.4 litres / 100 km in combined. Alternatively be eligible for automatic six-speed and type-approval according to 168 g/km of CO2 and 7.3 litres / 100 km. The most powerful, for now, will continue to be the 1.6 THP 200 HP that homologous 155 g/km of CO2 and 6.7 litres / 100 km in combined.
An interesting novelty will be the Sound System, available in series on the Pack Sport option. According to the definition of the brand “sound a motor controlled and amplified by acoustic duct to the rhythm of the accelerations and maintaining a low sound level in the long stretches”
Differential Torsen, exclusive and design calibration specific suspensions for the new Peugeot RCZ R which will arrive in 2013.El culmen of sportsmanship will come with the Peugeot RCZ 1.6 THP 260 CV, the more sports all inspired by the first “steps” in the competition of the RCZ. At the moment the Paris awaiting a prototype called Peugeot RCZ Concept R, decorated in Matt Black and copper, which seeks to bring forward some details of this model which will arrive at dealerships next year.
In the absence of more screenshots we bring that with its 260 HP certified emissions of CO2 will be of just 155 g/km (lower even than the 1.6 THP 156 manual CV), and will feature specific suspensions and a Torsen limited slip differential.