Peugeot L500 R Hybrid

Paying homage to the Peugeot L45 from 1916, the futuristic-looking, 2,205-pound L500 R Hybrid boasts a plug-in hybrid powertrain, developed by Peugeot Sport Teams. It consists of a 266-horsepower petrol engine and two electric motors, one on each axle, generating a combined 493-horsepower and 730 pound-feet of torque, good for a 0-60mph time of 2.5 seconds. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

L500 R Hybrid
L500 R Hybrid
L500 R Hybrid
L500 R Hybrid
L500 R Hybrid
L500 R Hybrid
L500 R Hybrid

“Peugeot’s engineers and designers worked closely together to develop the car that is ‘one with its driver’, as the manufacturer writes, making use of the brand’s i-Cockpit technology that takes a motorsport stance with a small steering wheel and two holograms showing info in dual disc displays. The original two-seat architecture of the L45 was reinterpreted by the French, who came up with a single-seater design,” reports Car Scoops.