Giving the tribute to his older model (Peugeot L45), which is exactly 100 years ago on one of the race in the Indy 500 won first place (a total of 3 first places in the period from 1913 to 1919) with an average speed of 135 km / h. French design team has this way of trying to perpetuate the glorious past with the concept under the name L500 R HYbrid.
The 2016 Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Concept is a combination of design and mechanics that seeks futurism that is in relation to the aging L45 (used closed cockpit). L500 R HYbrid brings weight than 1,000 kg while the engine developed by Peugeot Sport teams and has a power output of 500 hp which is a plug-in hybrid petrol power train features two electric motors (one front and one rear) plus a 270 hp petrol engine, which develops a maximum torque of 730 Nm. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in just 2.5 seconds and reaches 1000 meters in 19 seconds.
Body L500 R Hybrid is very low to the ground as befits a racing car with the long sculpted hood that resides comfortably between the two muscular front fenders. Down below the hood, there is a rectangular air dam with the lion emblem in the middle, the wheel arches reveal that strong muscular lines give the front end and aggressive look and the rear wheel arch, the body begins to smooth out and widen to the house rear wheels, while the wheels of 24". From the back we see LED taillights mounted vertically in the center surrounded by a silver insert that drops down in the center where the rear diffuser comes together.
Place for the driver is located in safety capsule, while all the necessary information should be obtained through the holographic i-Cocpit systems.
We can say that Peugeot has successfully introduced its futuristic racing model, but will certainly in due course some of these versions of the concept become a reality.