Comments - Geneva 2011: Peugeot 908 Hybrid4

Published: Mar 12, 2011
Description: Peugeot wants to be environmentally-conscious automaker not only on the roadways, but also on the track. After the launch of the 908 last month, the French automaker has now unveiled a diesel-hybrid v...
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Christian Honohan Apr 01, 2011
This is awesome I want one
Genya Rashman Mar 15, 2011
I have not got this car
Peter Edenberg Mar 13, 2011
Clean as a wissle. It's gonna be interesting to see if it gonna hold to hole races, we are talking about a frensch car.
Andy Arana Mar 12, 2011
I didn't know the Frenchies were building Transformers.
William Forgham Mar 12, 2011
That's a race car and a half, that is.
Description: Like many other hybrid racers, the car's electric motor uses regenerative braking technology, that essentially stores kinetic energy generated while braking. In turn, it feeds it back into the dr...
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Lee Hyatt Mar 12, 2011
It could be important on the last lap of a race! :D
Andy Rogers Mar 12, 2011
I find the system useless though. It only provides a temporary boost and adds quite a bit of weight (and ruins weight distribution)
Chad Schley Mar 12, 2011
Porsche stores the kinetic energy in a high speed spinning rotor that sits where the passenger seat is... This stores the energy in lithium ion batteries. Pretty much same concept but different storage devices.
Thomas Vorholt Mar 12, 2011
Isn't this the same system Porsche came up with?
Description: Peugeot states the objective for the new car is to run it at the official pre-Le Mans 24 Hours test day at the French circuit this April. An official 24 Hours of Le Mans entry may not be too far off.
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Chad Schley Mar 12, 2011
I like how all the newer wing designs are mounted on the top of the wing, allowing the underside to be as smooth as possible to provide more downforce. Look at the struts that hold the wing up.... Pretty cool.