When the doors open in a couple of weeks at the Paris Motor Show, Peugeot
will have a whole slew of new cars to unveil: the Onyx supercar concept, the 2008 crossover concept, the new 208 and the updated RCZ. Now we can add one more to the list: the 208 Type R5. Based on the latest Peugeot hatchback, the 208 Type R5 is about ready to tackle the rally circuit. It replaces the outgoing 207 Super 2000 rally car, the new R5 conforms to the latest FIA regulations with a 1.6-liter turbo four with around 280 horsepower replacing the previous 2.0.