Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

Concept Cars 31 May 2016
Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

The extreme Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept racing car celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500 victory by Dario Resta on the Peugeot L45.


The Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept features extreme proportions, with a height of just 1 meter and a projected weight of 1,000 kg.

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

The sleek body features a blue-black color scheme that pays homage to the original racing car, while at the same time recalling some of the company’s recent show cars, characterized by a combination of different exterior colors and finishes.

1916 Peugeot L45 and Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid ConceptThe powertrain is a plug-in hybrid combining a 266 gasoline engine with two electric motors – one on each axle, for a total torque of 730 Nm. The 0-100 km/h sprint time is just 2.5 seconds.

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

The interior features a high-tech cockpit equipped with the brand’s i-Cockpit technology and holograms showing info in dual disc displays.

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept Cockpit

Matthias Hossan, the brand’s concept car and technological advance chief, explains: “With the L500 R HYbrid we’re paying tribute to PEUGEOT racing exploits dating to the early 20th century. Inspired by this spirit of performance and innovation we wanted to convey a sculptural, elegant and technological view of the future of PEUGEOT motorsport.”

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept Cockpit

Peugeot L500 R HYbrid Concept

(Source: Peugeot)

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