Peugeot has released technical specifications concerning the 208 T16 Pikes Peak, following last week's reveal.

Peugeot has released technical specifications concerning the 208 T16 Pikes Peak, following last week's reveal.

At its heart is a V6 3.2-liter twin-turbo engine producing 875 bhp (652 kW) transferred to all four wheels through a 6-speed sequential gearbox with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Thanks to this setup it needs only 1.8 seconds until 62 mph (100 km/h), 4.8 seconds until 124 mph (200 km/h) and 7 seconds until 149 mph (240 km/h).

The Peugeot 208 T16 Pikes Peak has a tubular steel frame with a carbon bodywork and front/rear anti-roll bars. Suspension system consists of double wishbones and pushrod/rocker arm actuation for all four corners, while the braking system has hydraulic double-circuit brakes with one-piece light-alloy calipers and 380mm front / 355mm rear vented carbon discs.

It rides on custom 18x13 magnesium alloys derived from F1 technology and are covered by Michelin 31/71x18 tires. Other highlights include hydraulic power steering, pressurized dampers and torsion bars.

It tips the scales at just 875 kg (1,929 lbs) and has the following dimensions: 4500mm length, 2000mm width, 1300mm height, with a 2695mm wheelbase. Overhangs stand at 1690mm front/rear, while the Peugeot 908-based rear wing measures 2000mm. The car's fuel tank has a 40-liter capacity.

Full details are available in the attached press release.

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