FRIULMOTOR NEWS – COMING SOON ONE CITROEN DS3 R5 AND THE PEUGEOT 208 R2
FRIULMOTOR NEWS -COMING SOON ONE CITROEN DS3 R5 AND THE PEUGEOT 208 R2
The team from Friuli is updating it’s fleet.The void left by the Ford Fiesta just sold is filled by the arrival of two cars: the Citroën DS3 R5 and the Peugeot 208 R2.
Introducedin the 2013 racing season in the Rally of Portugal and developed directly from Citroen Sport,the DS3 R5 is the ideal car for drivers who want to try their hand at racing in the areas of regional championships FIA ,in national competition andin the FIA WRC2 championships, certain that the level of performance of the DS3 allows you to aim for victory. Citroën DS3 R5 is the latest technological frontier for race cars and shares technical features with the DS3 WRC. It ispowered by a 1598 cc engine assembled in front transverse.It has a power 280 hp at 6000 rev / min, the transmission is a five-speed sequential control, and the permanent four wheel drive. In Home Friulmotor adds to an’ already existing Peugeot 208 T16 R5,two cars so aesthetically different but identical in the mechanical part being two cars belonging to the group PSA Peugeot Citroën.This car comes from the Team Peugeot Sport Italian Fabrizio Fabbri Peugeot 208 R2,car used by Stefano Albertini Italian in the Rally Championship 2014. The 208 R2 is a perfect compromise between cost and performance.
For the two-wheel drive respecting the regulatory restrictions, they have developed a new engine in 1600 aspired that reaches a maximum power of 185 hp at 7800 rev / min. The gearbox with 5 speed sequential mechanic control.
Friulmotor isbetting everything on the cars from across the Alps since the newcomers will join the existing Peugeot 207 S2000, Peugeot 208 T16 R5 and the Citroën DS3 R3T.
At the time, the fleet of cars that the Friulian team provides customer is able to satisfy every need, ensuring maximum performance at every competitive level, allowing both experienced pilots that young to experience the world of rally protagonists