After premiering at the 2012 Paris Motor Show event, PSA-Peugeot finally began selling Peugeot RCZ Facelift sports car in Europe with the first market is UK. Finished in a striking blend of matt black and copper, to match the Onyx supercar, the RCZ R uses a tuned version of the 1.6-litre turbocharged THP engine. It’s the same engine Citroen fitted to its DS4 Racing concept, seen at the Geneva Motor Show back in March.
For those who like their cars a little less extreme, the standard model has received a round of updates, too. The most significant is the all-new front end, which replaces the old grille and nose taken from the 308 hatch.
|2013 Peugeot RCZ-Facelift. (Picture from: http://www.devehiclesprofile.com/)|
|Interior of 2013 Peugeot RCZ-Facelift. (Picture from: http://www.neocarmodels.com/)|
|Interior-door panel of 2013 Peugeot RCZ-Facelift. (Picture from: http://www.4wheelsnews.com/)|
Peugeot says that the new RCZ will be offered with the Connect Navigation system that debuted on the 508 model. It includes a 7-inch navigation screen, Bluetooth support, jack and USB socket, CD/MP3 and a three-tuner radio with two aerials. As standard, the car gets an acoustic windscreen, automatic wipers, automatic headlamps, approach lightning on unlocking and several other goodies.
The refreshed RCZ has a new front look with a smaller grille and a redesigned front bumper that hosts LED DRLs and the reshaped headlamps. In addition to the standard version there is also a GT variant which is offer more expensive because it has a sporty steering wheel, leather wrapped gear lever, black carpet and ceiling with a special material, 19 inch rims and other trinkets.
In the UK this sportcar will be released at price 21,595 pounds, or U.S. $34,500 (or approx Rp. 331 million) and the GT variant which is sold at price 24,000 pounds, or U.S. $38,000 (or approx Rp. 368 million). *** [AUTO EXPRESS | WORLDCARFANS | EKA | FROM VARIOUS SOURCES | OVI | PIKIRAN RAKYAT 30112012]