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Peugeot Rcz 1.6 Thp Gt 2Dr Petrol Coupe

Overview:

Mileage: 48,448
Trans: Manual
Body: Coupe
Year: 10/60
Colour: T31 Grey
Fuel Type: Petrol

Quote Reference Number: 047-509887

OUR PRICE: £7,495

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Specification

""ALL OF OUR USED VEHICLES AT MACKLIN MOTORS ARE SUPPLIED FULLY PREPARED TO THE HIGHEST STANDARDS BOTH MECHANICALLY AND COSMETICALLY AND COME WITH PEACE OF MIND FROM OUR MAIN DEALER GUARANTEE. EVERY VEHICLE COMES WITH A FULL HPI CHECK TO ASSURE OUR CUSTOMERS OF NO REGISTERED ACCIDENT CLAIMS, NO OUTSTANDING FINANCE AND THAT THE VEHICLE IS NOT IMPORTED. IN ADDITION TO ALL OF THIS WE COMPLETE A FULL GOVERNMENT VOSA REPORT TO VERIFY THE MILEAGE ON ALL OF OUR VEHICLES OVER 3 YEARS OLD. UNLIKE MANY OTHER MAIN DEALERS WE DO NOT CHARGE ANY ADMINISTRATION FEE FOR THIS. WE ALSO OFFER NATIONWIDE DELIVERY ON ALL OF OUR USED CARS SO CALL TODAY TO ARRANGE A VIEWING OR TEST DRIVE AND LET ONE OF OUR FULLY TRAINED AND FCA ACCREDITED SALES EXECUTIVES GIVE YOU THE MACKLIN MOTORS EXPERIENCE..........PROVIDING CUSTOMER SERVICE THRU HONESTY AND TRUST"

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Peugeot Paisley

Key Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Metallic Paint
  • Alloy Wheels
Specification
Body Glass
Tinted rear windows
Electric front windows + one touch + anti-pinch
Brakes
ABS/EBFD/EBA
ESP and ASR traction control with deactivation switch
Driver Aids
Cruise control + speed limiter
Rear Parking Aid
Variable power steering
Front Parking Aid
Driver Information
Trip computer
Analogue clock
Driving Mirrors
Electrochrome rear view mirror
Auto dipping door mirrors
Electric heated folding door mirrors
Entertainment
RD4 stereo radio + MP3 CD Player
Auxiliary input socket
Peugeot connect with USB and bluetooth
Exterior Body Features
Rear spoiler
Body coloured bumpers
Twin sports exhaust
Exterior Lights
Front fog lights
Follow me home headlights
Automatic headlights + automatic windscreen wipers
Approach lamps
Heating/Cooling/Ventilation
Dual climate control air conditioning system
Interior Features
Front centre armrest
Rear centre armrest
Height/reach adjust steering wheel
Safety
Driver and passenger airbags
Front side airbags
Passenger airbag deactivate switch
Isofix location points on rear seats
Seats
Heated front seats
2 rear head restraints
Bench folding rear seat
Sports front seats
Lumbar adjustment for front seats
Driver seat height adjust
Front head restraints
Electrically adjustable front seats
Security
Immobiliser
Locking wheel nuts
Remote central locking + deadlocks
Internally operated central locking button
Thatcham Cat 1 Ultrasonic Alarm
Wheels - Spare
Tyre puncture repair kit

The specification listed for this vehicle was standard when purchased new. The actual specification may vary, for confirmation, please contact our sales department.

Features

Ten Second Review

It almost seemed as if Peugeot's once magic touch with sporting cars had deserted it. Then it launched the stunning RCZ and pretty much all was forgiven. The French maker's answer to the Audi TT is a gorgeous 2+2 coupe with curvy lines and a line-up of punchy but affordable engines. It's a car that has brought new life to its brand and its market.

Background

Just over two hundred years ago, two brothers, Jean-Pierre and Jean-Frederic Peugeot, took a brave decision. They would set up a company in their father's corn mill that would first sell saws and tools and go on later to sell bicycles, motorbikes and cars. More than 55 million vehicle sales and two centuries later, the lion emblem originally adopted to illustrate the strength of the teeth of the brothers' handsaws adorns the most exciting machine the French company has ever created. One designed very much to revive its sportscar credentials. The exclusive yet affordable RCZ. Back in the early '90s when Peugeot used to dominate the classic Le Mans 24 hour race, it also used to dominate the market for affordable sporting cars, the 205 GTi the must-have shopping rocket of its day. It died in 1993, along with Peugeot's involvement on the track and the Gallic brand was never quite the same. Until now. 2009 saw the French marque triumph once again in Le Mans, overtaking Audi, a brand whose TT sportscar this RCZ now wants to see off in the showrooms. Here is the new face of a very different company, its first passenger car badged by name, not by number, and, we're promised, the first in nearly twenty years to restore the bite of the Peugeot brand.

Driving Experience

The RCZ's underpinnings aren't those of a hardcore sports car. But so what? That's the case in any affordable performance machine and it's certainly true of this model's closest rivals, Audi's TT and Volkswagen's Scirocco. You might though, still be forgiven for expecting that such a futuristic shape would clothe something a little more hi-tech than the kind of front driven, torsen beam-suspended set-up found on any ordinary family hatch, in this case borrowed from Peugeot's Focus-sized 308. But as other brands have proved over the years, the ingredients available matter a lot less than how they're used. And the signs that they may have been used rather effectively in this case come the first time you venture off the highway and begin to flick this little lion from lock to lock. Here is a car involving enough to make an ordinary Audi TT seem really rather dull. It feels light and alive, corners flat and has plenty of grip at the front end. Are there downsides? Yes of course, but they aren't many or especially significant. The firm ride you'd expect but it can fidget over the poorest surfaces. The 6-speed manual gearbox is positive but slightly notchy - a good reason to opt for the 6-speed auto. The steering, though accurate, could be more responsive. And, even with the most potent version of the turbocharged 1.6-litre four under bonnet developing 197bhp, it could feel faster, a legacy of the long-ish gearing there to control running costs and the high-ish weight. Having said that, the top THP200 model is a swift car that delivers an impressive set of performance stats: 0-62mph in 7.6s and a 146mph maximum means it can put up a good fight against Audi's more powerful and expensive turbocharged 2.0-litre TTs. The fastest RCZ also gets extra bracing under the engine for added stiffness and response, upgraded brakes, plus re-tuned suspension that's crisper and more direct, as well as the smaller steering wheel and shorter-throw gearshift that really should be standard across the range. Although the 0-62mph time is just 0.5s quicker than that of the THP156 petrol model, the complete package feels much sharper.

Design and Build

It's prettier than anything else you can get for the price. Who would argue with me about that? This is one of those rare things: a motorshow concept car - in this case the 308 RCZ of 2007 - brought almost unchanged to production reality. It's a shape simply dripping with beautiful detail, most notably with the deliciously voluptuous rear window where two perfect curves of glass merge seamlessly with the twin humps of the roof, this car's so-called 'double-bubble' styling signature. It looks sensational, offering a handcrafted feel with enough wow factor to make a pricier Audi TT seem very ordinary indeed. Move inside through the large doors and the Ingolstadt car's class-leading cabin makes up some ground but this is an interior Peugeot can still be rightly proud of. The driving position's low-set and sporting but on base models, the lovely prominent circular clock and assorted metallic accents aren't quite enough to completely divert your attention from some of the hard plastics - on the glovebox lid for instance - that are a legacy of a 308-derived dash. Still, once you've added the leather seats included on higher spec models and wisely fitted the extra-cost integral leather pack that extends hide to the upper part of the dashboard, it all feels properly premium. Build quality's great too: this car rolls down an Austrian production line alongside £150,000 Aston Martin Rapides - and it shows. And practicality? Rather improbably on a car of this kind, it is, Peugeot assures us, something of a virtue, despite the fact that unlike its immediate rivals, this Gallic sportscar has a boot rather than a rear hatch. On this evidence, it is perhaps a better way to go for before you start folding seats, this RCZ's 384-litre luggage capacity is significantly greater, not only than a TT but even the larger VW Scirocco. Fold its rear seats and the figure rises to 760-litres. You might be tempted to keep them folded too as, unlike the VW, this isn't a place you could reasonably seat two adults - not unless you had something against them anyway.

Market and Model

The RCZ prices sit in the £20,000 to £25,000 bracket, with the sales starting point for most being the entry-level THP 156 petrol model. There's an £1,800 premium to find if you'd like the extra torque and fuel economy of the diesel variant. The top THP200 petrol model comes in Sport or extra plush GT spec with a price tag of over £25,000 but it's much better equipped than a comparable Audi TT and still around £1,500 less. Closer pricing is offered by the Volkswagen's Scirocco coupe that's slightly less glamorous but slightly more practical. Whether you opt for a 156 or 197bhp 1.6-litre turbocharged petrol RCZ or a 163bhp 2.0-litre HDi diesel variant, you should find this car to be well equipped. Dual-zone air conditioning, alloy wheels, rear parking sensors and an MP3-compatible stereo system with USB port are all standard across the range. Safety-wise, there's everything you would expect - four airbags, stability control and the usual braking aids. And of course, there's a predictably extensive options list with niceties like a carbon fibre roof if you really want to individualise your car.

Cost of Ownership

The RCZ's modern engines should help endow the car with low running costs and the official 40.9mpg combined cycle economy figure for the 1.6-litre 197bhp petrol with 159g/km emissions will be attractive to sportscar buyers on a budget. The 2.0-litre diesel returns over 53mpg with CO2 emissions of just 139g/km. Perhaps it's no coincidence that all these numbers are practically identical to comparable Audi TT and Volkswagen Scirocco rival models, as are insurance costs (28-34 on the 1-50 scale), warranty and expected residual values. The two-year factory warranty is backed up with a one-year dealer warranty and the vehicle-determined service intervals can be as far apart as 20,000 miles or two years, depending on how the car is driven.

Carpet mats, Tinted rear windows, ABS/EBFD/EBA, Cruise control + speed limiter, Trip computer, Electrochrome rear view mirror, Auxiliary input socket, Rear spoiler, Front fog lights, Dual climate control air conditioning system...

Performance

Performance
Performance
0 to 60 mph (secs)
0 to 62 mph (secs)8.3
Engine Power - BHP156
Engine Power - KW115
Engine Power - PS
Engine Power - RPM6000
Engine Torque - LBS.FT180
Engine Torque - MKG24.5
Engine Torque - NM240
Engine Torque - RPM1400
Top Speed133

Go Green

Green Stats
Emissions - ICE
CO0.451
CO2 (g/km)149 (g/km)
HC0.026
HC+NOxN
Noise Level dB(A)71
NOx0.018
ParticlesN
Standard Euro EmissionsEURO 5
Fuel Consumption - ICE
EC Combined (mpg)44.1
EC Directive 1999/100/EC Applies
EC Extra Urban (mpg)55.4
EC Urban (mpg)31.7
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Car Finance

Cash Price

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PCP

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You choose the car, the deposit, how long you want the contract to run for and the mileage you intend to do. You will then receive a quote for fixed cost motoring for the length of the contract. At the end of the contract you have a choice to either buy the car outright for an agreed lump sum (the GFV or final balloon payment), or hand the vehicle back to the lender.

HP

Hire Purchase allows you to take ownership of a car once all payments are made.

This is one of the most popular methods to buy a new vehicle. You pay an initial deposit, then pay off the balance in monthly payments over an agreed period of time, when the payments are complete the car is yours.

One of the main benefits with Hire Purchase is the ability to buy a high value vehicle on monthly payments.
Hire Purchase allows you to tailor your finance package as deposit, length of time and monthly payments are all flexible.

Lease

Personal contract hire is very similar to normal contract hire, but is exclusively for private individuals. This is one of the most common form of leasing.
With a personal contract hire agreement you take control of a car for a contractual period – usually referred to as the ‘lease period’. You will make fixed monthly payments for the duration of the contract – when the contract expires you will simply return the car and take out a new personal contract hire lease. PCH means you never have to worry about resale values of your car.

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