The car, which was driven to victory by nine-time World Rally Champion Sébastien Loeb, took first place at the 91st Pikes Peak International Hill Climb. Loeb covered the 12.42-mile course, which has 156 corners and ascends 5000 feet, in just 8 minutes and 13 seconds.
The 208 T16 has a mid-mounted twin-turbo V6 that produces 875bhp, enough to give the car a power-to-weight ratio of 1000bhp/ton. Traction is aided by four-wheel drive and high downforce aerodynamics. This allows it to rocket from rest to 62mph in a staggering 1.8sec, and from 0-150mph in 7.0sec dead.
It was driven at the Goodwood Festival of Speed by Peugeot test-driver Grégory Guilvert. The 31-year-old driver, who last year competed in the European FIA GT3 championship, was responsible for testing the Pikes Peak 208 that brought Loeb his victory.
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