When Top Gear drove the Peugeot 208 T16
Seb Loeb's 875bhp was fastest at Goodwood this weekend. Here's what happened when our man got a drive
Posted: 01 Jul 2014
The thing is, this car is so capable it could go on a crusade - destroying legendary lap times around timed stretches of tarmac the world over. After a bit of quick TopGear maths, we reckon that the T16 could smash the Isle of Man car lap record by an even bigger margin than Séb achieved at Pikes Peak. Even quicker than the bikes, perhaps. Kris Meeke's eyes light up again.
"The gearing would have to be right, but I think there's something there," he says with a huge grin. "And, if you need a driver, my hand is up."
Now, that would be better than seeing the T16 in a museum, wouldn't it?