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Peugeot RCZ gets a new face

12 Sep , 2012  

The Peugeot RCZ has already won numerous awards and accolades for its design, but Peugeot have announced a redesigned face for the sporty Coupé. The new look will bring the RCZ in line with the new design direction of the range. Another new addition will be a 260 BHP “R” model…..but more on that in another post!

Details in brief:

  • New front bumper
  • LED DRL’s
  • New bonnet
  • New grille
  • New headlights
  • Black lacquered gear lever surround
  • GT models get leather door trim inserts and aluminium inserts on the dash
  • Lacquered black grille bars as an option, instead of the standard satin chrome bars
  • Three roof arch colours: Aluminium, Sand or the new Matt Black
  • ‘Black Pack’ groups together the new Matt Black arches and black grille bars with black brake callipers, and black exterior mirrors
  • Three new types of bodywork Decals: a wide gloss black central stripe crossing the vehicle, grey and red lateral stripes on the body sills bearing the word ‘RCZ’, a silver grey off-set stripe crossing the vehicle from front to back
  • Two Carbon Roof options with a Matt or Satin finish (a welcome comeback as the option had vanished recently)
  • Two new alloy wheel designs
  • New 19″ alloy wheel designs
  • Sports Pack, standard on the Sport and GT with the THP 200 petrol engine, includes a smaller diameter steering wheel, a shorter-throw gear lever and the ‘Sound System’ feature
  • Two new colours: Bistre and Moroccan Red
  • Acoustic windscreen, automatic wipers, automatic headlamps, electrochromatic interior mirror, guide-me-home lighting and approach lighting on unlocking all come as standard
  • New Peugeot Connect Navigation (RT6) audio and navigation
  • Large 7″ screen (WVGA high resolution 800 x 480 pixels) offering a perspective view mode and a European map (stored in the internal memory);
  • CD player on the control panel, MP3 compatible
  • Three-tuner radio with two aerials, reception of RDS-TMC traffic info





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