2011 Peugeot 207 S2000 Evolution


2011 Peugeot 207 S2000 Evolution
SPORTAUTO - INTERCONTINENTAL RALLY CHALLENGE 2011 - RALLYE MONTE CARLO 2011- IRC - VALENCE (FRA) MONACO (MC) 18/01 TO 22/01/2011 - PHOTO : AGENCE S PRESSE / CLAUDE SAULNIER SARRAZIN

2011 Peugeot 207 S2000 Evolution

Thanks to its new Spec-3 300hp engine, modified front-end layout, optimised gearbox and transmission, lighter brakes, revised damper calibration and new onboard data acquisition system, the Peugeot 207 S2000 Evolution has all the ingredients to stand out as its class’s benchmark. It made a competition debut at the 2011 Rallye Sanremo in preparation for the 2011 season.

The 207 S2000, the worthy successor to a long line of winning Peugeot rally cars

Since the beginning of 2010, Peugeot Sport’s engineers have been working without letup on the development and optimisation of the performance of the 207 S2000, winner of consecutive IRC crowns in 2007, 2008 and 2009. The fruit of their work has gradually found its way onto the cars seen on events and has been tested on a priority basis by Peugeot’s S2000 test drivers Kris Meeke and Bryan Bouffier.

“Competition departments strive to improve the performance of their cars all the time, and that is especially true at Peugeot whose engineers are never short of innovative ideas,” says the manager of Peugeot Sport’s customer competition department, Frédéric Bertrand.

“The 207 S2000 has evolved throughout its career to maintain its place at the very highest level, as illustrated by Bryan Bouffier on the Barum Rally at the end of August and by Paolo Andreucci’s top results in the Italian Championship. The crews backed by our subsidiaries will be out to provide a further demonstration of this on next weekend’s Rallye Sanremo, and the time has come for our customers, too, to be able to benefit from the very latest developments in their respective fights.

The principal modifications that Peugeot Sport has introduced are: . a new Spec-3 300hp engine; . optimised gearbox and transmission performance; . lighter front and rear brakes; . modified front-end layout (revised subframe, radius arms and steering tie-rods); . new damper calibration; . onboard Magneti Marelli data acquisition system; . doors which comply with the upcoming 2011 FIA regulations; . co-driver’s data display kit. All these new features are now available for customers in kit form or in the form of complete cars. Delivery of orders is scheduled to begin at the end of October 2010.

“This is the car to win in 2011, yet it has been engineered to deliver the same unrivalled, easy-to-run performance/reliability package for its price that helped forged the success of the original 207 S2000,” says Frédéric Bertrand.

Car in kit and and unassembled cost €264,000 for the for the asphalt version in November of 2010.
november 2010, not painted, assembled in your workshop

In Detail

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type Racing Car
released at 2010 Rallye Sanremo
built at France
coachbuilder PSA Peugeot Citroën
price €/td> €264,000
engine EW 10 J4S Inline-4
position Front, Transverse
aspiration Natural
displacement 1998 cc / 121.93 in³
power 223.7 kw / 300 bhp
specific output 150.15 bhp per litre
bhp/weight 272.73 bhp per tonne
redline 8500
body / frame Unit Steel
driven wheels 4WD
front brakes Discs w/Brembro 4-Piston Calipers
rear brakes Discs w/Brembro 4-Piston Calipers
f suspension McPherson Struts
r suspension McPherson Struts
curb weight 1100 kg / 24.26 lbs
wheelbase 2560 mm / 100.8 in
length 4030 mm / 158.7 in
width 1800 mm / 0.7 in
transmission 6-Speed Sequential
tran clutch Twin Disc
fuel capacity 80 litres or 21.12 gal.
key drivers Gilles Panizzi, Stephane Sarrazin, Sebastian Ogier, Kris Meeke
race victories 2009 Monte Carlo Rally