At the Auto Shanghai 2011, Peugeot will unveil the Peugeot SXC concept car from the Peugeot Style Studios of the China Tech centre in Shanghai.
The Peugeot SXC concept combines aspects of an SUV including strength, high driving position and protection with modern styling and levels of refinement expected in a saloon than and SUV.
The front of the Peugeot SXC bears the "new stylistic design codes" of Peugeot. The unique "floating" grille is designed to appear detached from the bodywork. The headlamps, described as "feline" echo the Marque's emblem, the lion. "Boomerang" shape rear lights matches the rear styling of the car.
Featuring large 22" wheels designed to suggest refinement and strength and to balance the look of the vehicle. Other features include a two-part panoramic roof and reverse-hinged doors and vast passenger compartment.
The peugeot SXC concept car incorporates the HYbrid4 technology with an internal combustion engine at the front driving the front wheels and an electric motor situated at the rear of the car which drives the rear wheels. The technology allows all wheel drive when both engines operate together to provide extra safety and grip when required. At low speeds in "zero emissions" mode the electric motor can be used by itself.
The 1.6 litre THP petrol engine delivers 218bhp, whilst the electric motor provides 95bhp. Maximum potential power output is 313bhp with a combined cycle fuel consumption figure of 48.7mpg and CO2 emissions of 142g/km.Published 14 April 2011