The Car

Peugeot 208 R2

208 2015 livery


Type: EP6C (special pistons, con-rods, camshafts).

Cubic capacity: 1.598cc

Bore x stroke: 77mm x 85.8mm

Maximum power: 185hp at 7.800rpm

Maximum torque: 19m.daN at 6.300rpm

Specific power: 116hp/litre

Fuel tank: 60 litres

Fuel injection: indirect (Magneti-Marelli), motorised single throttle valve,

chain-driven double overhead camshafts with VVT intake and exhaust timing


Peugeot 208 R2 (2012)



Gearbox: five-speed sequential manual gearbox with three homologated final drive ratios

Differential: pre-loaded limited slip differential

Clutch: hydraulically operated cerametallic single clutch plate (diameter: 184mm)


Peugeot 208 R2 (2012)



Front brakes: floating-callipers and ventilated discs

- asphalt: 310mm x 30mm (diameter x thickness)

- gravel: 285mm x 26mm (diameter x thickness)

radial-mount four-piston callipers

Rear brakes: solid discs: 290mm x 8mm (diameter x thickness)

radial-mount two-piston callipers

Handbrake: hydraulic


Power steering: hydraulic



Front: MacPherson type with specific uniball-jointed wishbones

specific interchangeable front anti-roll bar (3 stiffnesses choices) with plain


specific cast aluminium struts (camber adjustment at pivot).

Rear: strengthened H-beam modified to accommodate an interchangeable anti-roll

bar (choice of 3 stiffnesses)

Front/rear dampers: specific three-way Öhlins dampers with adjustable hydraulic bump stops



Structure: body shell reinforced by welded, multipoint FIA-approved roll cage specific steel underbody shielding


Weight: minimum weight (in accordance with FIA regulations):

1.030kg (unladen), and 1.180kg (with crew)

Front/rear distribution: 64% / 36%



Length/width: 3.962mm / 1.739mm

Wheelbase: 2.538mm

Front/rear track: 1.475mm / 1.470mm



Wheels/tyres: asphalt - wheels: 6.5 x 16 / Michelin tyres (17/60-16)

gravel - wheels: 6 x 15 / Michelin tyres (16/64-15)