Remember the Peugeot Onyx Hybrid Concept unveiled back in 2012 at the Paris Auto Show? It was the first concept car to use design elements from Peugeot’s new style approach. Now, at the 2014 International Automobile Festival, Tribute to Sensations in Paris, Peugeot will unveil the basic design of a new concept car using similar styling. It will then fully reveal the concept at the Beijing International Automobile Exhibition on April 20th.

The first image of the concept reveals a four-door coupe that is 186.2 inches long and 51.6 inches high, making it very athletic and sporty. Peugeot revealed no details on the engine just yet, but we’re certain it will be an evolution of the hybrid system used in the Onyx, which was a 3.7-liter, FAP HDi V-8 engine combined with an electric motor and regenerative braking for a total output of 680 horsepower!

There are no other details to reveal as of now, but we will bring you updates as soon as Peugeot releases them.

Click past the jump to read more about the 2012 Peugeot Onyx Hybrid Concept.

Peugeot Onyx Hybrid Concept

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Peugeot unveiled the Onyx Hybrid Concept at the 2012 Paris Auto Show, which offered us the first glimpse of its future design language.

The Onyx Concept is powered by a 3.7-liter, FAP HDi V-8 engine with hybrid technology. The V-8 engine delivers a total of 600 horsepower and sends the power to the rear wheels via a six-speed sequential gearbox. The hybrid system in the Peugeot Onyx Hybrid uses regenerative braking to keep its batteries all charged up and tosses into the ring an extra 80 horsepower when it’s charged and ready to go.

With 680 horsepower and 1,061 pound feet of torque, the Onyx concept can sprint from 0 to 60 mph in just 2.2 seconds.

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With a length of 4.73m and a height of 1.31m, this concept offers athletic and refined styling for four passengers and their luggage. Special craftsmanship with original materials forms part of the PEUGEOT Style approach, first used on the Onyx Concept, and which becomes a direction for the Brand’s future vehicles.

  • PEUGEOT will unveil a new concept car as a world first at the next Beijing International Automobile Exhibition, which takes place between 20 and 29 April.
  • From the same lineage as the Onyx Concept Car, it is a tease of the Brand’s future design.

As part of the opening evening for the International Automobile Festival, Tribute to Sensations in Paris, an original and ephemeral installation will reveal the shapes of this concept. Then from 29 January to 2 February, at the foot of the Dôme des Invalides, the public will be able to re-discover the PEUGEOT Onyx, 308 R Concept, the 208 T16 Pikes Peak as well as a 908 HDi with particulate filter.

The International Automobile Festival is staged at the Dôme des Invalides, Paris, from 29 January to 2 February 2014.

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