Peugeot is ready for the 2018 TCR season with a new racer, evolved from the 308 Racing Cup and based on the road-legal 308 GTi.
Unveiled by the French brand’s motorsport branch, the potent machine features enhanced aerodynamic made possible by the addition of a front splitter, new rear diffuser, and large rear wing.
Touching the pavement are the 270/65 tires, wrapped around the specific 18-inch wheels, whereas stopping power is provided by the 378x34mm ventilated discs at the front, with 6-piston calipers, and 270x12mm discs at the rear, with 2-piston calipers.
Pumping 350PS (345hp) and 420Nm (310lb-ft) of torque to the front axle through a six-speed sequential transmission, with steering wheel-mounted paddle shifters, is a 1.6-liter turbocharged gasoline engine.
Peugeot has already started taking orders for the new 308 TCR, which costs €109,000 ($131,256) before taxes. All racers will be shipped fully assembled, and the first customers will take delivery from April, this year.