Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE Draws Inspiration From Le Mans

Not only can the application of electric motors drastically reduce fuel consumption, but the instant torque delivery can make for an even faster (and therefore more fun) vehicle, and I’m not just talking about supercars. The Peugeot 208 Hybrid FE borrows Le Mans racing technology to build what is perhaps the hottest hybrid hatchback ever.

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Peugeot Building Lightweight, 135 MPG Hot Hatch

Fresh off its record-breaking run at Pikes Peak, French automaker Peugeot is wasting no time touting its hot hatchback credentials. Next up? A project known as the Peugeot 208 FE, a hot hatchback weighing around just 1,700 pounds, capable of 135 mpg on the European testing cycle, and still able to zip from 0 to 60 mph in under 8 seconds.

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The Peugeot Air Powered Hybrid Car Could Hit Streets By 2016

French car company Peugeot has unveiled an air powered hybrid car, the Hybrid Air Concept, with the goal to have the car on the road by 2016. The air engine has been in development for more than two years with over 100 leading scientists and engineers working on the air powered car in top secret conditions at Peugeot’s research and development center at Velizy, south of Paris.

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