Peugeot Activity has disclosed further info about the powertrain it will use in its challenger for the future Le Mans Hypercar course from the 2022 Globe Stamina Championship period.
The petrol/electric powered hybrid drivetrain is dubbed Peugeot HYBRID4 500KW. As the identify indicates, 500Kw – which is 671bhp – is on offer, from a 2.six-litre twin turbocharged 90-degree V6 petrol motor. The mid-mounted unit weighs 165kg – for reference, the 1.six-litre V6 energy models in Formulation 1 have a least body weight of 150kg, though this also contains the vitality restoration methods. The Peugeot’s V6 sends push to the rear wheels as a result of a seven-pace sequential transmission.
The petrol motor is backed up by an electric powered motor driving the front axle. This produces 268bhp and is run by vitality stored in a 900-volt battery sitting down right in the centre of the car, between driver and