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Peugeot Onyx– Ultimate prize is a unique ride experience in the Peugeot Onyx Concept Car
– Onyx is the distinctive copper-clad Concept car with a 600bhp V8 diesel-electric hybrid
– Prize includes ticket entry to Goodwood for Saturday, 13th July 2013

Peugeot announces an ultimate-experience ‘money-can’t-buy’ prize with two tickets for the Goodwood Festival of Speed and the chance to be the passenger in the stunning Onyx Concept Car which has an awesome 600bhp at its disposal. This is the first public dynamic demonstration of Onyx at this automotive extravaganza, now in its 20th anniversary year.

The prize ride experience is open to anyone over 18-years for Saturday, 13th July. Those wishing to participate in this free competition need to simply visit http://www.peugeot.co.uk/goodwood-onyx-competition/ to leave their contact details.  The draw will take place on the 1st July, allowing time for arrangements to be made. Terms and conditions do apply, but all details can be viewed on the website.

Dynamic concept comes alive: Peugeot Onyx Concept car
With most concept cars usually being modelled for static appreciation, the Peugeot Onyx breaks the traditional mould with superb authenticity, innovative use of materials in its construction and performance to impress.

Within the carbon fibre shell sits a mid-mounted 3.7-litre V8 HDi FAP diesel-electric hybrid power unit developed with the expertise of Peugeot Sport and the experience acquired from racetracks the world over. NACA ducts in the double-bubble roofline supply the intake for the diesel V8 to transmit 600bhp to the rear wheels via a six-speed sequential gearbox.

Intelligent HYbrid4 technology recovers kinetic energy stored in lithium-ion batteries, to be redeployed to enhance acceleration, boosting the power by 80bhp, to give this ‘Concept Car’ less than 2kg per horsepower, which means Onyx achieves high performance without altering the purity and elegance of its exterior style.

The exterior is fashioned by hand by a master craftsman, the wings and doors are of pure copper sheet, polished to a mirror finish and left ‘unprotected’, so that over time the appearance will gain a patina – thus Onyx is alive and going green!

The Peugeot signature ‘Motion and Emotion’ is being fully played out at this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed hillclimb and is certainly a brand on the move upmarket.

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