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PEUGEOT RCZ 'Red Carbon' LE Wins Award


May 8, 2014: Award-winning RCZ has established a strong niche, with highly distinctive character RCZ Sports Coupé brings many virtues to provide driving pleasure with efficiency 2.0-litre HDi 163 Diesel models account for over 40 per cent of UK RCZ sales

The PEUGEOT RCZ, uniquely distinguished by its double-bubble roofline has been awarded the DieselCar magazine Sports Car of the Year Award 2014 – a title it has won for the past five years.

Combining a drop-dead, gorgeous style and an efficient and punchy 2.0-litre turbocharged Diesel engine, the RCZ Sports Coupé has the capability to deliver on so many fronts. Re-styled in 2013, the RCZ has a stylish yet practical disposition, able to fold its rear seats to reveal a cavernous boot space, while its sports seats hug the occupants.

Available in Sport trim from £23,950 or GT specification from £26,350, it represents impressive value with CO2 at just 135g/km and economy on the Combined Drive Cycle of 54.3mpg, yet it can also accelerate to 62mph in 8.7 seconds on to a potential top speed of 137mph. Just a few of the many reasons it is a regular award-winning combination.

Ian Robertson, Editor of DieselCar, said: "The PEUGEOT RCZ offers a rewarding driving experience, agile handling and a well sorted ride, and frugal diesel power. It really is the icing on the cake for the sexily styled sports coupé."