The company may be having a heck of a hard time, but P eugeot still manages to ring the bell when it comes to concepts. Straight from the Vector M12 school of car design we have this, the Peugeot Onyx Concept, an all-wheel drive plug-in hybrid coupe we'll be seeing at the Paris Motor Show later this month.

Under the hood, which we'll assume is amidships, there's a 1.6-liter four-cylinder with 256 horsepower sending grunt to the rear wheels, while the front hoops get their power from a 120-hp electric motor 3.7-liter V8 with 600 horsepower, boosted with another 80 hp from an electric motor sending grunt to the rear wheels. In the teaser video there's a slinky bit of carbon fiber action, a healthy dose of the weaved stuff explaining how Peugeot says the Onyx is good for a (conceptual) four liters of fuel per 100 kilometers, which works out to about 58 mpg.

We'll know more when we get to Paris, so for now there are high-res photos above and that teaser vid below.

CORRECTION: The earliest reports about the Onyx suggested a completely different powertrain than Peugeot ultimately debuted. Sorry for any confusion, French supercar fans.



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      Temple
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's as sleek as a Duracell battery.
      Dennis Baskov
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks extremely hot. The question is, will it be produced?! Or a am I asking a rhetorical question since French automakers tend to overhype everyone with their hot concepts that never get greenlighted?
      dtrump_21
      • 2 Years Ago
      It's like we've all gone back to the 90's..............................I love it!
      Dcbalex
      • 2 Years Ago
      I can think of two reasons why I'd want one in Red and Gold :)
      IBx27
      • 2 Years Ago
      Holy cow, that is BEAUTIFUL!! How can Peugeot possibly be going in the red when they make sculptures like this?
      ricardoduarte
      • 2 Years Ago
      Peugeot has made some of the collest prototypes since the 90s. But their final cars are usually a big piece of s**** with a few exceptions.... Its like they lose their enthusiasm after the first versions, shame this will never get produced.
      Dwight Bynum Jr.
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like something Bertone would have produced in the last decade or so. And no, that's NOT a good thing...
      artandcolour2010
      • 2 Years Ago
      I would LOVE to see this simpler grille treatment herald a styling change at Peugeot. The lion logo moved down into the grille lowers the visual center of gravity. Removing it from the hood is a good move. I like the use of color to emphasize the styling is really well done, too.
      wat
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like a Hot Wheels toy got in a wreck with a Volvo
      b_homie_g
      • 2 Years Ago
      this is just a reskinned ecplise ra concept
      Vladymyr Martsinkovs
      • 2 Years Ago
      did they use old t shirts to make that interior?
      Filip Borin
      • 2 Years Ago
      That's beautiful.No more ugly german design.
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