Friday, June 24, 2011

SXC Peugeot Concept (2011)

Athletic, powerful and elegant, the Concept Car Peugeot style studio SXC Central Tech China Shanghai, explores the unique world of a modern crossover. With SXC presented at Shanghai 2011, Peugeot reaffirms its international ambitions, improve their ability to adapt to the specific needs of each market, while expressing in all areas of their vision for the future and skills by combining the search of excellence and excitement.

Concept: Crossover reinterpreting

In 2010, Peugeot revealed a change in his style and through different codes concept cars: SR1 (Grand Touring Roadster), the BB1 ​​(urban, 2.50 m long, up to 4 people), the EX1 (two-seat roadster, 100% electric, What hit records acceleration approved in France and China) and HR1 (exclusive, innovative and hyper-connected city). At the Shanghai Auto Show, designers Express Brand is another category that is becoming increasingly popular in the Chinese market, with the Crossover. So with SXC Peugeot Concept (which means Shanghai Cross Concept), this theme again: this concept car adopts certain characteristics of the SUV in the world (strength, high driving position, protection, etc.) without being caricatures of them, inspired by the modern, elegant and refined, close to the delicate world of salons. It was the Peugeot style international teams based in the China Center in Shanghai Tech, who designed the car.

As a result, Peugeot says that the vision of a style that is very strong and recognizable, and is able to adapt to different body types, and different expectations of the market.

Driving experience

Peugeot remains a priority for its environmental leadership in the coming years. This concept car integrates technology HYbrid4: an internal combustion engine in the front (which drives the front wheels) and an electric motor in the back (which causes the rear wheels), this technology allows wheels with four-wheel motor and the engine running at the same time enjoy the safety and traction in extreme conditions. It also allows low speed in the "zero emission" mode with the electric motor only.

Under the hood, the internal combustion engine is a 1.6 liter THP provide 160 kW (218 hp) is continuing its strategy of downsizing, PSA uses the latest technology for manufacturing small capacity engine that combines a high level of performance and environmental efficiency.
Together with the electric motor of 70 kW (95 bhp), combined with the potential for a 230 kW (313 hp) and the combined fuel consumption of just 5.8 l/100 km and CO2 emissions of 143 g / km.

The effectiveness of this transmission, together with the experience of the brand in terms of handling, allows the concept Peugeot SXC combine the thrill of real driving pleasure with the pursuit of excellence in a high level of environmental effectiveness of the pilot promising. .. a unique driving experience.

A powerful style, both sculpted and refined

SXC Peugeot Concept, the vehicle is strong, assured the nature of his style to express the strength and power, without ostentation, and through the lines of a simple and sophisticated, elegant and fluid, which subtly emphasizes a sporty, although the nature muscle of the vehicle. Every detail has been carefully sculpted body is impressive in size (length 4.870 m, height 1.610 m and a width of 2.035 m).

On the front bearing SXC Peugeot Concept of "style codes" by Peugeot. The theme of the unique "floating" grille, which seems to be independent of the body, harmoniously integrated with its stature. Feline headlights precisely chiseled , to give an echo penetrating look brand emblem, the lion, proudly positioned on the front cover. This look is emphasized by a bright LED sign, recognizable by both day and night. This signature visual back with taillights, the shape of boomerang that accompany the movement of the back, which was designed with special care.

Other "High Tech" has been studied with great attention, in the same way that the housing conical mirror behind the cameras.

Roof rails, a very original design, the side edge of the glass surface ... Many components are made of brushed aluminum, lightweight materials, precious and luxurious, it subtly enhance the exclusive vehicle.

Wheels, generously sized (22 "), the design of which suggests refinement and power, also contribute to the overall balance of the vehicle.
Finally, the very style of vehicle protection, generous size, which is two-part sunroof, accessibility to hinged doors, ... the promise of a particularly large cabin in which each of its four passengers receive the attention they want.