1996 Peugeot Asphalte
A crazy driving focused Peugeot, unlike what what Peugeot builds today, The Peugeot Asphalte is a neat and weirdly shaped track car, boasting a 88 hp engine attached to a
3-speed automatic transmission, all of it fitted into a 580 kg body. One quirky features of it was its adjustable interior, things like steering wheels, pedals and seats all could be adjusted. The Asphalte could seat 2 persons, but that could be adjusted by covering the passenger side. Overall it was a good attempt of Peugeot to bring driving to its roots, a driver, a steering wheel, wheels and an engine, all of it joyfully fitted into a lightweight and aerodynamic, which was intended to house 3 wheels, but was later changed to 4 due to perfomance and reliability issues. If it was produced, it definitely would have been a track day toy and a joyful open top cruiser.
1980 Ferrari Pinin
One quite controversial Ferrari concept, the Ferrari Pinin was designed by the renowed design studio, Pininfarina, with the intent of celebrating the 50th of the design studio. The 4 door saloon was a dream of Sergio Pininfarina, who dreamt of designing a luxurious saloon to compete with cars like Jaguar XJ and Maserati Quattroporte. The car was proposed to have a Flat-12 engine and a 5-speed manual transmission, but never had a real engine and transmission. The Pinin was built on a 400GT chassis. When unveiled, Mr. Enzo Ferrari was so impressed, that he decided to make a production version, but was later cancelled due to negative feedback at multiple motorshows and the poor build quality of the ferraris at the time. When the car was sold to a private collector, the owner decided to give "life" to the car as it lacked a real engine and transmission.
ENGINE: 5.0 lF102B Flat-12
POWER: 268 kw(360 hp) @ 6.200 rpm
TORQUE: 450 N·m @ 6.200 rpm
TOP SPEED: ??
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