Peugeot 208 R2

Peugeot 208 R2

Peugeot 208 R2 Technical data (2012)


Type: EP6C (special pistons, con-rods, camshafts).
Cubic capacity: 1.598cc
Bore x stroke: 77mm x 85.8mm
Maximum power: 185hp at 7.800rpm
Maximum torque: 19m.daN at 6.300rpm
Specific power: 116hp/litre
Fuel tank: 60 litres
Fuel injection: indirect (Magneti-Marelli), motorised single throttle valve,
chain-driven double overhead camshafts with VVT intake and exhaust timing


Gearbox: five-speed sequential manual gearbox with three homologated final drive ratios
Differential: pre-loaded limited slip differential
Clutch: hydraulically operated cerametallic single clutch plate (diameter: 184mm)


Front brakes: floating-callipers and ventilated discs
asphalt: 310mm x 30mm (diameter x thickness)
gravel: 285mm x 26mm (diameter x thickness)
radial-mount four-piston callipers
Rear brakes: solid discs: 290mm x 8mm (diameter x thickness)
radial-mount two-piston callipers
Handbrake: hydraulic
Power steering: hydraulic


Front: MacPherson type with specific uniball-jointed wishbones
specific interchangeable front anti-roll bar (3 stiffnesses choices) with plain
specific cast aluminium struts (camber adjustment at pivot).
Rear: strengthened H-beam modified to accommodate an interchangeable anti-roll
bar (choice of 3 stiffnesses)
Front/rear dampers: specific three-way Öhlins dampers with adjustable hydraulic bump stops


Structure: body shell reinforced by welded, multipoint FIA-approved roll cage specific steel underbody shielding
Weight: minimum weight (in accordance with FIA regulations):
1.030kg (unladen), and 1.180kg (with crew)
Front/rear distribution: 64% / 36%


Length/width: 3.962mm / 1.739mm
Wheelbase: 2.538mm
Front/rear track: 1.475mm / 1.470mm


Wheels/tyres: asphalt – wheels: 6.5 x 16 / Michelin tyres (17/60-16)
gravel – wheels: 6 x 15 / Michelin tyres (16/64-15)