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Peugeot’s “World’s First Diesel Hybrid”

Posted In Cool Gadgets - By JohnScript On Monday, September 26th, 2011 With 0 Comments

This is the newest future car presented at Frankfurt Motor Show. The Peugeot HX-1 plug-in hybrid features gullwing doors and a unparalleled design the called “the first diesel hybrid in the world.”

Peugeot alleges its purpose with this concept car was to produce a product that employs plug-in hybrid technology and can still have sporty performance while maintaining fuel efficiency. The French auto manufacturer is getting ingenious with this concept design, with 2.2-liter HDi diesel engine “Hybrid4″ engineering comprising of a diesel engine powering the front wheels while an electric engine powers the rear wheels.

This is a less complicated method of bearing plug-in hybrid power, contrary to hybrids such as the Toyota Prius and Honda Civic hybrid which expend a combination of an electric motor and internal combustion engine enforced simultaneously on the car’s front wheels.

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