Peugeot RCZ was the „most famous” French sports car in recent years, but for 2014, the French announced a new RCZ, more interesting and more powerful than ever. At the Paris Motor Show last year we could admire the French Peugeot RCZ R concept. Behold, finally, the new 2014 Peugeot RCZ R is now completed and ready for production series.
2014 Peugeot RCZ R ESSENTIAL DETAILS
- 250 km/h (155 mph) is the top speed of 2014 Peugeot RCZ R (a value electronically limited)
- 270 HP develops the most powerful 1.6 turbo engine ever created by PSA Peugeot-Citroen.
- 2014 Peugeot RCZ R will be unveiled at the Goodwood Festival of Speed on July 12.
The first presentation of the 2014 Peugeot RCZ R is made this weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed, on Friday, when we’ll also get our hands on the official press release. However, the launch will take place at the Motor Show in Frankfurt. Till then, Peugeot RCZ R series version can already be admired in some official pictures. The brand new French Sport-Coupe resembles the concept car shown last year at the Paris Motor Show, but has a few minor cosmetic changes.
Peugeot RCZ R Concept Car Gallery
The car’s exterior is distinguished by a R logo on the grill and on the boot lid, a prominent rear spoiler with dual exhaust. Peugeot RCZ R’s interior has sports seats with lateral support dressed in black leather upholstery with Alcantara and red inserts, shiny elements and the R logo on the seats and center console.
2014 Peugeot RCZ R Specs
Peugeot RCZ will receive a 270 hp unit, 1.6 THP, providing enough performance to compete with the car’s beauty. Despite its massive power, the engine used by Peugeot RCZ R Series emits just 145 grams of CO2 per kilometer (that’s very little, compared with the power developed). The engine delivers a maximum torque of 330 Nm between 1,900 and 5,500 rpm..
The new car accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h (0-62 mph) in less than six seconds, and is 17 kg lighter than the old 200 hp RCZ.
Power/weight ratio of Peugeot RCZ R series version is 4.7 kilograms per horsepower, while the diesel engine delivers 170 hp per liter, one of the best values in the segment for motor production, especially when talking about a Euro 6 engine. As a standard, 2014 Peugeot RCZ R will have a six-speed manual transmission, which integrates a limited slip differential and engages the front wheels.
The French have also applied changes to the rear spoiler, the ground clearance, and offer 19-inch alloy wheels, a brand new navigation system and more. 2014 Peugeot RCZ R will be available in only four-color shades: Moroccan Red, Nera Black, Mercury Grey and Opal White.
2014 Peugeot RCZ R Price & Official Launch
However, the model will have many opportunities for customization, including elements such as carbon fiber roof, stickers and colored side mirrors. Commercial début of the new model will take place in the first quarter of 2014 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Prices of the new 2014 Peugeot RCZ R have not been announced but may be available soon!