Peugeot’s 2022 WEC Entry Should Result In New Production Hypercar

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Peugeot is definitely not among the brands known for their supercars and hypercars but this might change in the not-so-distant future. The French marque has just confirmed it will return to the FIA World Endurance Championship in 2022 and while the exact details of its program are not known yet, this move basically means the brand should launch a production hypercar.

FIA has introduced a new Hypercar class for the WEC series, which will be launched for the 2020/2021 season. The main goal of the new project is to ensure manufacturers will have significantly smaller budgets, no larger than one-quarter of current levels in LMP1, and that there will be “freedom of design based on a hypercar concept.”

In its official statement, Peugeot indeed says that “the significant cost savings permitted by the WEC’s new Hypercar regulations and the confirmation…

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