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Peugeot RCZ R - best ever Peugeot Sport cars

The first Peugeot road car to be developed by Peugeot Sport since the 205 T16, the RCZ R was the ultimate incarnation of the two-door, two-seater coupé.

The first Peugeot road car to be developed by Peugeot Sport since the 205 T16, the RCZ R was the ultimate incarnation of the two-door, two-seater coupé. Its 1.6-litre turbo had an identical capacity to the standard car’s, but it was thoroughly reworked with a stronger block, unique turbo and exhaust manifolds and forged pistons.

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The engine work resulted in 266bhp and 329Nm, allowing owners to get the most from the lower and stiffer chassis. This also featured a Torsen limited-slip differential, creating an involving coupé that rocked the established cars in its market with its sharp chassis and genuine sense of involvement.

Specifications

Engine: 1.6-litre in-line 4cyl turboPower: 266bhp/6,000rpm Torque: 329Nm/1,900rpm Transmission: Six-speed manual, front-wheel driveWeight: 1,355kg Top speed: 155mph 0-62mph: 5.9 secsBuilt: 2013-2014

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