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Peugeot launches limited edition RCZ ‘Red Carbon’ editions in UK

Team OD  | Published: May 09, 2014, 08:30 AM IST

Peugeot has launched the RCZ 'Red Carbon' limited edition in the UK. Only 300 examples of these cars will be made with prices starting from 26,000 pounds (Rs 26,44,954). The cars are available in only Moroccan red and Nera black colours.

Peugeot RCZThe cars are available in only Moroccan red and Nera black colours

The limited edition is based on the Sport model and gets a 'Vision Pack' and 'Black Pack' as standard. The Vision Pack includes Xenon directional and self-levelling headlamps and 19-inch Solstice alloy wheels which can have onyx matt black finish. The 'Black Pack' brings with it a black - front grille, door mirror covers, brake calipers and roof arches.

Peugeot_RCZ_Red_Carbon_styleThe limited edition is based on the Sport model and gets a 'Vision Pack' and 'Black Pack' as standard

The 'Red Carbon' edition has a choice of two petrol and one diesel engine. The petrol is a 1.6-litre unit which is available in 158PS and 202PS guise. The gearbox of choice for both the models is a six-speed manual transmission. The 158PS variant does the 0-100kmph sprint in 8.3 seconds while the 200PS does the same in just 7.6 seconds. The oil burner is a 2.0-litre HDi unit developing 165PS of max power and completes the 0-100kmph run in 8.7 seconds with its six-speed manual box. Speaking of fuel efficiency the petrol units in their 158PS and 200PS forms give a combined average of 15.61kmpl and 14.9kmpl respectively. The diesel, as always is better, delivering 19.22kmpl in the combined cycle.

Peugeot RCZ 1The cabin gets black style front sports seats covered in 'Simple leather' and done in red stitching

The cabin gets black style front sports seats covered in leather and done in red stitching. The red stitching can be seen on the dashboard, gear lever and sports steering wheel. The interior gets Peugeot Connect Navigation (RT6) that takes care of your entertainment and navigational requirements. The audio system has CD, USB and Bluetooth compatibility.


Bespoke, high-specification 'Red Carbon' RCZ is now available to order Exclusively available in a choice of Moroccan Red or Nera Black Key features include red-stitched interior, bespoke badging, high specification and power unit choice A new PEUGEOT RCZ 'Red Carbon' LE model is announced, combining high specification, bespoke trim and 'Red Carbon' badging, distinguished by a red-stitched interior. The 'Red Carbon' models are a Limited Edition of 300 models, derived from the Sport model and distinguished with unique badging. Each model features as standard the 'Vision Pack' – with Xenon, directional and self-levelling headlamps, 19'' 'Solstice' alloy wheels – with their onyx black matt paintwork finish, metallic paintwork in Moroccan Red or Nera Black, complemented by the 'Black Pack' which includes matt black roof arches, brilliant black front grill, door mirror covers and brake callipers. On the inside, unique 'Red Carbon' black style sports front seats trimmed in 'Simple Leather' feature red stitching, as do the 'Red Carbon' style dashboard, sports steering wheel and short shift gear lever. For in-car entertainment, Red Carbon models are equipped with the PEUGEOT Connect Navigation (RT6), Audio, CD and satellite navigation system and PEUGEOT Connect USB Box with Bluetooth connectivity. The following Red Carbon models are available: Power unit and output UK price CO2 Combined Cycle economy 0-62mph 1.6-litre THP 156 petrol engine £26,000 149 44.1mpg 8.3 seconds 1.6-litre THP 200 petrol engine £28,400 155 42.1mpg 7.6 seconds 2.0-litre HDi 163 Diesel engine £27,850 135 54.3mpg 8.7 seconds All models feature a 6-speed manual gearbox.


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