Audi TT rival will be at the MPH show next month
15 October 2009

Peugeot will officially launch its new RCZ coupe in the UK at the MPH motor show next month.

The car received its world premiere at the Frankfurt motor show, but it has yet to be seen in public in the UK.

See the hi-res Peugeot RCZ pics

The model on show at MPH will be in white and it will be equipped with a 200bhp turbocharged 1.6-litre petrol engine, which also appears in the Mini Cooper S.

It will get from 0-62mph in 7.6sec and from 50-75mph in fifth gear in 6.5secs and go on to do more than 140mph.

It will also feature 19-inch black alloy wheels, a carbonfibre roof and a full leather interior. The show model will be priced from £22,200 when it goes on sale in april next year.

The base model will cost under £20,000.

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15 October 2009

One of these or a audi tt about 6 month to 1 year old. I would choose the audi personally - surely depreciation which isn't great on peugeots will be one of its downfalls. Well done peugeot for making it - but to me £22000 for a peugeot - prefer the tt anyday.

15 October 2009

I don't like the RCZ or the TT, but I suppose they aren't aimed at men.

15 October 2009

The new Subarota will compete with this price and class wise. And it should win.

15 October 2009

[quote gazza5]Well done peugeot for making it - but to me £22000 for a peugeot - prefer the tt anyday.[/quote]

Have you seen how much cars cost now? The 1.6 Astra tested today is over £18,000. £22,000 for this appears very good value in comparison.

15 October 2009

ok its a peugeot but for a car that looks this good i'd say its good value! and as for the astra as quoted everyone knows you never pay list prices on mainstream model for example if you want a current new astra a local dealer to me are doing them from £8995 not the £15000 asking price so at the end of the day these list prices mean nothing

15 October 2009

At the risk of schoolboy humour...

'Double bubble roof'... and it's called the RC-Z :) (Yes, I'm being that obvious!)

Nothing like over playing the joke ;)

Take no notice... I'm only here for the biscuits

15 October 2009

Still an unresolved design, the corporate nose is horrible,there's no V6, and it's looks like a commitee car, no, not special enough, no "jump in me and drive me" looks,and to pricey for the spec, it's an 8/10 car.

Peter Cavellini.

15 October 2009

Well it's certainly far better looking than that hideous mini thingy, I mean that even made the ssangyong rodius look good.

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Our Verdict

Peugeot RCZ

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