New Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept presentedFebruary 21, 2018
The Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept is presented in a defined and unprecedented shade of spangled grey that provides the perfect showcase for its robust look, designed for adventure.
The mat black plate between the radiator grill and the boot effectively protects the front of the vehicle against spatter. The Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept has the full works with its tailgate, also in mat black.
Several ONYX black elements were taken from the production vehicle and used on the wing mirrors, the radiator grill and even the roof bars, to complete the look. The ONYX black diamanté, varnished 16-inch wheel rims give the vehicle extra attitude.
The ridged stickers with a smoked chrome finish create rear wings up until the roof and produce a more dynamic silhouette.
The Dangel logo has been redesigned with yellow touches, and will appear on all future creations of the car manufacturer from now on (but without the specific yellow paint).
The interior also boasts different colours and materials. The branded Rifter chairs blend an embossed flecked grey textile with black alcantara. They are overstitched with a bright yellow thread, which is also found on the gussets of the gear lever. The yellow borders, made of “neoprene” type “flex” material recalls the bodywork colour.
The steering wheel of the Peugeot i-Cockpit® is made of leather that is also overstitched with yellow and bears a Peugeot marking of the same shade. The sophisticated dashboard design boasts satin grey decorative items specially for the occasion and uses the same smoked chrome strips as the exterior.
The generous inserts in solid machined aluminium strengthens the style of the centre console and the door panels. The brushed aluminium reveals the Rifter name and plays with surfaces and reflections.
The Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept is a novel way or reaching new horizons and is much more than an expression of style. Its mission is to be just as much in its element on gravel, in mud and in snow, as on stony paths.
The 4×4 transmission uses viscous coupling via a selector that is located at arm’s reach on the dashboard, to the right of the gear lever. There are 3 driving modes:
the 2RM mode so you can drive in front-wheel drive mode for your everyday trips
the 4RM mode where only the transmission powers the rear wheels in case of loss of motor function
the Lock mode, to lock the rear axle, which is useful for extreme travel and crossing bridges
When you are far from city lights, the Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept can rely on an LED strip at the top of the windscreen. The curved, 1.35m-wide strip aligns 100 LED lights over 2 rows and provides an impressive total of 300W.
As adventures do not stop when the sun goes down, the Peugeot Rifter 4×4 Concept is fitted with an “Overland” tent developed by the expert, Autohome.
Earlier New Peugeot Rifter revealed.
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