Rally: Peugeot unveils the 208 R5 (+photos)

Rally: Peugeot unveils the 208 R5 (+photos)
French car manufacturer Peugeot has unveiled at Paris Motor Show Thursday its new 208 R5, set to replace the successful 207 in rally competitions.

208 R5 Peugeot
208 R5. (Photo: Peugeot)

The 207 S2000 clinched numerous titles in national and international championships, claiming the Intercontinental Rally Challenge title in 2009 with Kris Meeke.

The 208 R5 will feature a five-speed sequential gearbox, and will be powered by a 1.6-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

208 R5 Peugeot
208 R5. (Photo: Peugeot)

208 R5 Peugeot
208 R5. (Photo: Peugeot)

208 R5 Peugeot
208 R5. (Photo: Peugeot)


By Emmanuel Rolland,

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