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Posted: 10 Apr 2014
2012 Peugeot Onyx
The dashboard's made of crushed newspaper, the seats are made of felt, and all that stuff that looks like copper? Well, it's, er, copper.
This concept is no 5mph special either. Under the steampunk surfacing there's a 600bhp, 3.7-litre V8 diesel engine taken straight out of the 908 Le Mans. Even with all the copper bodywork, the Onyx only weighs 1,100kg, so its power-to-weight ratio is 545bhp/tonne. Slightly more than a ‘normal' Bugatti Veyron.
James still needs some convincing...