PGO Hemera

tags: , | in: Special Cars 17 November 2008
PGO Hemera

At the Paris Motor Show French automaker PGO has presented Hemera, a compact and lightweight shooting-brake. It is powered by a 2 liter engine and will be available from 2009.

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PGO Hemera - RenderingThe Hemera is the third model in the PGO’s line-up which includes the Speedster II and the Cevennes.

The Hemera has the same mechanical layout with a mid-mounted Peugeot engine and a 5 speed manual gearbox.

The structure consists of a tubular frame and a composite moulded body shell.

The design is a mix of shooting-brake proportions and styling elements inspired by classic coupés such as the Porsche 356.

Among the design highlights is the original glass bubble.

Performance figures are a top speed of 200 km/h and a 0-100 km/h sprint in less than 7 seconds, achieved thanks to its weight of just 980 kg.

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PGO Hemera - wheel detail PGO Hemera - glass bubble

The launch of the Hemera is scheduled for the first quarter of 2009.

PGO Hemera – Technical Specifications

PGO Hemera - side view renderingEngine

  • Engine position : transverse mid engine, 4 inline cylinders, 1997 cm3 (85 x 88 mm), 16 valves (twin overhead camshaft)
  • Maximum power : 103 Kw (140 ch DIN) to 6000 tr/mn
  • Maximum torque : 19,5 daNm (20 mkg) to 3000 tr/mn
  • Gear box : manual, 5 speed + reverse (automatic gear box 4 speed as option)

Frame/steering

  • Frame : multi-tubular and crash test structure, composite moulded bodyshell
  • Suspension : independent, Mc Pherson system with lower triangulated arm, transversal sway bar
  • Brakes : 4 ventilated discs
  • Wheels : 7×17 alloy wheels, 205/40 ZR 17 tiresPGO Hemera - rear view

Weight, and dimensions

  • Kerb weight : 980 Kg
  • Fuel tank capacity : 42 litres – Trunk capacity : 240 dm3
  • Length : 3753 mm – Width : 1675 (1827) mm – Height : 1300 mm
  • Wheelbase : 2261 mm – Front / rear track : 1440 mm / 1430 mm

Performances

  • Maximum speed on track : around 200 Km/h
  • Acceleration 0-100 Km/h : less than 7s

About PGO Automobiles

Founded in the 1980s and based in Alès, PGO Automobiles manufactures convertibles and coupés in small series. Just like an artwork of “haute couture”, the three models of PGO, the Speedster II, the Cevennes and the Hemera are handmade.

For more information visit www.pgo.fr.

(Source: PGO)

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