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Peugeot RCZ

 

What is it?
Possibly one of the best looking cars around,the RCZ is a two-door sports car from Peugeot.
With it’s double-bubble shaped roof and rear glass, this is not a car you are likely to miss on the roads.

 

What is it like inside?
Inside it is just as stylish. Despite the diminutive dimensions and sporty feel,
the interior is practical and surprisingly spacious for those in the front.

What is it like to drive?
Powered by a 2.0 litre diesel engine the RCZ is incredibly easy and rewarding to drive.
The engine is smooth and sweet. Through corners the RCZ grips well and remains refined
and comfortable even on worst back roads.

What is it likely to cost?
There are two version of the RCZ available a 1.6 petrol and a 2.0 HDi diesel. Economy ranges from
5.3 – 6.9 l/100km and the price for the 2.0 is €38,350

Overall
The RCZ is pricey but it is both exhilarating and practical, a blend rarely so successfully found.
But be warned, this is a car for extroverts who like to have fun and be seen doing so.

Engine size: 1.6 Petrol, 2.0 Diesel
Dimensions (LxWxH): 4.29 x 1.84 x 1.35
Fuel Economy: 5.3 – 6.9 l/100km
Performance: 120 – 147kW (0 – 100 kph 7.5 – 8.2 seconds)
Emissions (motor tax): 139 – 159 g/km (€225 – €330)
Boot Capacity Seats up (seats down): 309
Doors: 2 doors
Euro NCAP: Overall: 5

Author: Geraldine Herbert

Contributing Editor and Motoring Columnist for the Sunday Independent and editor of wheelsforwomen. Geraldine is also a regular contributor to Good Housekeeping (UK) and to RTÉ Radio One, Newstalk, TodayFM and BBC Radio. You can follow Geraldine on Twitter at @GerHerbert1

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