Peugeot Sport Reveals 908 HDi FAP Hybrid

Based on the race-proven 908 HDi » 9/15/08 12:40pm 9/15/08 12:40pm LMP racer, the new Peugeot 908 HY adds electric power to the already potent mix in the form of an 80 HP gear-driven electric motor/generator that replaces the starter motor on the standard car. Juice is stored in 10 lithium-ion battery packs strategically placed in several locations to…

Peugeot 908 HDI Smacks Wall @ 170 MPH Ahead Of Le Mans 2008

Peugeot has been making big waves in the world of Le Mans Prototype racing this year with their new-from-stem-to-stern Peugeot 908 HDI. The cars have been running well in the pre-test for this year's race at Le Mans, but as driver Marc Gene shows us here, accidents happen — at 170 MPH and into a wall. Apparently the… » 6/05/08 12:30pm 6/05/08 12:30pm