Peugeot has finally unveiled its hypercar with the code 9X8 and stunning appearance. The car is set to join rivals for the fourth season of the FIA World Championships in Monza, where it is set to fight like a knight to the last breath and breathe a sigh of relief for its rivals.
In terms of performance, the Peugeot 9X8, unlike its competitors Toyota, Alpine and Glickenhaus, which is limited to Michelin tires, weighs a minimum of 1030 kg (2271 lbs) and a maximum power of 500 kW (671 hp), which is derived from the division of power between an engine. Combustion and an electric motor, operated; This time, Peugeot has switched to a 2.6-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that sends its power directly to the rear wheels. The smallest engine in this class of competition ever built, but if we disable the limiters from the car computer The engine alone can reach a maximum power of 520 kW (697 hp). 360 hp, which uses a high-density 900-volt battery pack designed in collaboration with companies such as TotalEnergies, Saft and ACC. Peugeot has previously competed in endurance class competitions The world has had successes that we will know from the memoirs that culminated in the early 1990s, when in 1992 it won the World Endurance Car Championship and in 1993 all the Le Mans 24 Hours Championship standings from It's slow.
Only time will tell whether the 9X8 was able to inherit the DNA of its ancestors' championship or not, but apart from the competitive atmosphere of the competition it is a must and that is The appearance of this hypercar will definitely make a lot of noise.
A car without a rear wing that seems to be able to lift you off the ground at any moment and take you into space, the headlights are put together with a unique elegance.To evoke a modern and at the same time original look in the viewer's mind. When we get to the back of the car, it is impossible to ignore the huge headlights of the car at first glance, which are certainly inspired by the Peugeot Sport logo in their design. The diffusers are well visible at the beginning and end of the car, which is what we can expect from the design team due to the racing nature of the car. The first 6-hour short start competition will take place on July 10 at the Monza circuit in Italy.
Source: New Atlas