Peugeot announces a return to endurance racing at Le Mans for 2022 in the new Hypercar class. Given the rule to produce at least 25 road-going vehicles using the racing powerplant, this means the motoring world can look forward to seeing a French high-performance machine on the street, in addition to the track.
The new Peugeot hypercar doesn't yet have an official name. The company is developing the vehicle in-house at its motorsport headquarters in Paris. "To this date, we have confirmed part of the aerodynamic concept, the engine framework has been decided and we have chosen the functionality of the hybrid system and its fundamental design," Olivier Jansonnie, Technical Director of the Peugeot Sport WEC program, said in the announcement.