What a premise for a world-beating rally car: your LeMans-winning prototypes are gathering dust, while the motorsport engineers see all their hard work tossed aside.
Powertrain? An Audi-beating, red-glowing turbocharger, and all the right stuff to put the power down.
Wheelbase? Chopped nearly in half versus the endurance HDI FAP cars.
Enjoy this showcase of the Pikes Peak-conquerer:
The Peugeot T16, then and now.
2013 208 T16 – Prototype Spec
2013 208 T16 – Pikes Peak
2013 208 T16 – GT
1985 205 T16
Images credits for 1985 205 T16 c/o AllRacingCars.com
Awesome site, with a great collection of legendary racecars.
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