Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator Introduced

The Peugeot French based automaker has recently launched the 208 HYbrid Air 2L demonstrator, which is actually a concept car that will see the official day lights at the 2014 Paris Motor Show, this October.

We are talking here about a subcompact car that might be running on air in the near future, an idea launched by Peugeot just a couple of years ago.

Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator

Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator

The French carmaker is trying thus to find solutions for a decrease in the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, by taking the first steps in creating a unique hybrid running on air.

Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator

Peugeot 208 HYbrid Air 2L Demonstrator

The Peugeot 208 HYbrid 2L demonstrator will be there in Paris to showcase the carmaker`s intentions of reducing the fuel consumption, with a “revolutionary hybrid air assembly”.

The Peugeot 208 HYbrid 2L demonstrator will carry out a 1.2-liter PureTech 82 BVM5 variant of the 205 model.

The hybrid will use petrol and compressed air, which is stored in a low-pressure tank found under the boot and near the rear axle, serving as an expansion chamber to pump up the air into the motor.

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