Peugeot 907

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Peugeot 907
Peugeot 907 rear view

The Peugeot 907 was a concept car built by Peugeot. First revealed at the Paris Motor Show in 2004,[1] the car was created by styling chief Gérard Welter and designer Jean-Christophe Bolle-Reddat to celebrate the closure of the firm's 40- year-old design centre at La Garenne, and the opening of a new one at Vélizy. The car wasn't designed to go into production, instead it was intended to be a prototype featuring Peugeot's new design techniques. The engine is mounted just behind the front wheels and side exhausts exit behind each of the front wheels. Unlike many concepts, the 907 is capable of being driven like a production car.

Under the bonnet, two 3.0-litre V6 engines are joined together to form a 500bhp V12. The monocoque body is made of carbon fiber, and the car uses a double-wishbone suspension all round, while a sequential-shift transmission distributes power to the rear wheels. The arcing windscreen continues upwards to form the roof, while the bonnet has a see-through perspex insert that reveals the engine's 12 intake trumpets.

Specifications[edit]

Interior
  • Length: 4.37 metres (172.0 in)
  • Width: 1.88 metres (74.0 in)
  • Weight: 1,400 kg (3,086 lb)
  • Estimated top speed: 300 km/h (186 mph)
  • 0-60: 4 sec (estimated)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2004 Peugot 907 Concept". Supercars.net. Retrieved August 26, 2013.