The Peugeot 2008 DKR16 already has colors of war. The new
model of Peugeot Sport has unveiled its livery for the Dakar 2016 and although the
vehicle has been mutated by full respect to his predecessor to conceptual and technical,
in terms of its decoration there are no changes. The buggy French again
having Total and Red Bull as the protagonist of their colors, so that the blue,
the yellow and the red both brands are merged with the parties that maintain
the carbon fiber of view, more noticeable on this model due to their characteristics.
All the changes presented that define the Peugeot 2008 DKR16 as
a buggy in uppercase. In relation to the model presented in 2015, the vehicle French
widened roads, increased its wheelbase and also has high
the distance from chassis to ground. This buggy 4×2 is more stable thanks to its dimensions, with a lower center of gravity. In regards to your
exterior image, you can see a aerodynamics much more elaborate with the
air intake on the hood and roof, like the side air intakes or the spare wheel hidden under the bodywork.
At a technical level the changes are more noticeable. The
2008 DKR16 weighs 100 kilograms less than its predecessor and has a distribution
pesos improved. One of the key points of the new design is the new
set of suspensions completely redesigned. The propeller turbo V6
HDI bi-turbo 3.0 has also been revised, especially in the area of the turbo.
Thanks to these changes, and the less weight, the engine offers a performance more progressive
at low spins. Finally, the gearbox and the transmission has been
replaced, to improve the repairs and the vehicle dynamics.