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Manufacturing secrets of the future Peugeot Hypercar scheduled for 2022

2021-05-08T12:33:03.757Z

Ten years after suddenly leaving endurance racing, Peugeot is actively preparing for its comeback. The car begins to take shape.



Like a child coming into the world, the engine of the future Peugeot roared for the first time a few days ago in Satory (Yvelines). At the PSA Motorsport headquarters, behind a 30 cm armored door and safety glass, a handful of privileged people witnessed the awakening of the twin-turbo petrol V6, the heart of the Hypercar. A successful baptism, since the engineers even pushed the engine block to full load for a few moments. The first session in a long series to make the block more reliable: sessions of up to 30 hours of non-stop testing are planned. “

This is an important and symbolic step. Our teams have been working on the project for 14 months, mainly on simulation and calculations. Humanly, it's necessarily a special day to live

», Says Olivier Jansonnie, the technical director of the endurance project, which currently employs 80 people.

About fifty additional employees will be added soon.

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Source: lefigaro

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