Peugeot L500 R Hybrid Price, Safety & Security

The Peugeot is celebrating victories achieved by its first ever racing car in the early 1900s by releasing a brand new sports car. The upcoming car will be no other than the Peugeot L500 R Hybrid. The French automobile manufacturer describes the car as highly futuristic and the one which will meet specific needs of sports car users.
Peugeot L500 R Hybrid front view

Peugeot L500 R Hybrid – Premium Style and High Quality:

According to the carmaker, the Peugeot L500 R Hybrid will get a forward-looking design featuring the best equipment and components in the world of sports cars. Its body will be extremely streamlined and will feature a host of aerodynamic features such as a splitter, air dam, diffuser, roof rail and spoiler.

If you have seen the Peugeot 3008, you can have a clue of how the front fascia of the Peugeot L500 R Hybrid will look like. The front light signature of the new car will be derived from the 3008. The grille will be toned down and made slimmer while the air intakes will be bigger to allow for efficient cooling of the engine. The only difference will be LED taillights surrounded by a magnificent silver insert. Dubbed “holographic i-Cockpit”, the cabin of the Peugeot L500 R Hybrid will be more like a spaceship. The cockpit is designed for the driver only and will have a well-padded, carbon-fiber-looking seat. The steering wheel will be conveniently placed in front of the instrument cluster.

The most interesting thing in the center console will be holographic projector screen displays that will provide vital information about the car. The console will be the control center of other systems like climate control and audio. Being a modern car, it will not miss connectivity functionality and other high-tech features.

Peugeot L500 R Hybrid interior

Peugeot L500 R Hybrid – Engine and Transmission System:

As the name suggests, the upcoming Peugeot car will feature an IC engine and electric motors. The engine is anticipated to be 3.5-liter V6 with a capacity of 270-hp and 296 lb-ft. The total hybrid system will generate around 500 hp and 538 lb-ft. The powertrain will be paired with an automatic transmission system which will transfer power to all wheels.

The car will be a speedy one. It will take only 2.5 seconds to accelerate from 0 mph to 60 mph. It will also record the highest speed of 155 mph. When it comes to fuel economy, you can expect the car to record some desirable fuel consumption figures of around 20 mpg in city settings and 25 mpg on busy roads. Since it will be a hybrid one, you can look forward to reduced emission rates.

Safety & Security:

When Peugeot is involved, you shouldn’t expect a car with compromised safety and security. The new sports car will get both basic and advanced protection features. It will have seatbelts, security alarms, adaptive cruise control, ABS, airbags, lane keeps assist, rearview camera and vehicle stability assist.

Peugeot L500 R Hybrid rear
Peugeot L500 R Hybrid – Rumors Date and Price:

The car manufacturer hasn’t announced the price of the L500 R Hybrid, but we are sure the car will have a 6-digit price tag. According to Peugeot car enthusiasts, the price may range between $100,000 and $200,000. The release date is also not clear, but a date at the end of 2017 or in the first months of 2018 is highly probable.


The Peugeot L500 R Hybrid sports car is expected to go head to head with Chevrolet Corvette Zora ZR1, BMW M9, Acura NSX, Dodge Viper, Lamborghini Huracan, Audi R8 and others.

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