Concept 2018-2019 Peugeot Quartz is one of the most prominent participants in Paris Motor Show . “Crossover with dazzling designs, made with the use of innovative materials and equipped with a powerful hybrid” – so briefly characterizes the novelty manufacturer. Quartz Concept looks like a visitor from the future, although the idea of creating off-road coupe style is not new. The front part of the prototype has a huge air intakes, located on the edges, narrow LED headlamps and grille with red accents.
concept length of 4.5 meters, width – 2.06. Obut crossover in the 23-inch wheels with a unique spoke pattern, directing airflow to the brake mechanisms for more efficient cooling. Glass roof spoiler completes, divided into two parts. For obvious reasons, it is painted in a quartz crossover hue, but not entirely. The back of the contrast between the matt black.
Built Quartz Concept EMP2 on a modular platform, the benefits of which are known for the Citroen C4 Picasso and the 2018-2019 Peugeot 308 . Cross-deprived central pillars, which together with the vertically opening doors for easy access to the interior the driver and passengers. There are retractable footrests.
The interior applied polyester obtained by the processing of plastic bottles, and the center console is made of basalt. Sports seats are covered with brown skin, while the driver more feel the owner of a sports car than a crossover due to the ergonomics inherent in sports cars.
2018-2019 Peugeot Quartz is equipped with a hybrid power plant consisting of THP petrol engine volume of 1.6 liters capacity of 270 horsepower with a torque of 330 Nm and two electric motors (one for each axis) to return 115 horsepower each. Transmission – 6-speed automatic.
In total there are three driving modes. ZEV does not involve the use of an internal combustion engine, the crossover can overcome up to 50 kilometers on electric. Road ICE uses in conjunction with the front electric motor. In Race mode starts to work and the other electric motor. The air suspension automatically adjusts the ride height in the range of 300-350 mm, taking into account the data of cameras and satellite navigation.