Peugeot 206 WRC (1999)
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1984: Peugeot 205 T16
1985: Peugeot 205 T16-E2
1999: Peugeot 206 WRC

On board with Marcus Grönholm in Mänttä 200 rally 1999 (Finland): see video
In rallies: see video

Specifications

54 units built:
Evo 1: 27 units built (chassis 1-28)
Evo 2: 21 units built (chassis 29-49)
Evo 3: 6 units built (chassis 50-55)

Group/Class A/8 Homologation number: A 5604 (02/01 WR, 08/02 WR, 19/03 WR, 25/04 WR, 31/01 WR2 and 32/02 WR2-1/6/2002)
Years active 1999 - 2004 Homologation start: 1/5/1999
Homologation end: 31/12/2009
Engine
Type PSA XU9J4 straight 4cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine located front transverse
Capacity 1997.4 cc WRC: x 1.7 = 3395.6 cc
Bore x Stroke (mm) 85.0 x 88.0
Compression ratio 8.5:1
Output power - torgue 300 HP / 5250 rpm 53.5 kgm (525 Nm) / 3500 rpm
Main bearings 5 of 60mm diameter connecting rod length between centers 153mm, big end bearing diameter 49mm
Materials block: cast iron cylinderhead: cross flow aluminium alloy with hemispherical combustion chambers
Cams/valves dual overhead camshafts (DOHC), belt driven 4 valves/cyl. - 16 valves total. 33.5mm inlet valve diameter, 29.2mm exhaust valve diameter. 24.5o angle between inlet valve and vertical, 23o angle between exhaust valve and vertical
Aspiration 1 x Garrett/Allied Signal TR30R turbocharger (cast iron turbine 60mm diameter, aluminium compressor 69.1mm diameter) with air/water (2001+, air/air) intercooler, 34mm turbo restrictor and catalytic converter fitted, Magneti-Marelli Step 9 multipoint electronic fuel injection pressure:
Ignition Magneti-Marelli Step 9 electronic, firing order 1-3-4-2
Cooling system jacketed watercooled with pump, radiator, fan and thermostat
Lubrication system oil cooler
Transmission
Type four wheel drive Peugeot/X-trac 6-speed sequential, with steering wheel mounted paddles. It is located longitudinally behind the engine and in the center of the chassis
Gearbox ratios 1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.142/1 (30/14)
3rd: 1.611/1 (29/18)
4th: 1.315/1 (25/19)
5th: 1.117/1 (19/17)
6th: 0.960/1 (24/25)
R: 2.833/1 (34/15 x 15/12)
1st: 3.250/1 (39/12)
2nd: 2.428/1 (34/14)
3rd: 1.933/1 (29/15)
4th: 1.555/1 (28/18)
5th: 1.272/1 (28/22)
6th: 1.052/1 (20/19)
R: 2.833/1 (34/15 x 15/12)
2000+, 1st: 3.000/1 (36/12)
2nd: 2.071/1 (29/14)
3rd: 1.526/1 (29/19)
4th: 1.130/1 (26/23)
5th: 0.833/1 (20/24)
(2001+) 5th: 0.870/1 (20/23)
R: 2.833/1 (34/15 x 15/12)
Diffrential ratio /1 active/hydro-electronically controlled front, rear and center differentials. 50%-50% F-R torque distribution
2006+: Limited slip front and rear differentials
Clutch dry carbon triple disk, 152mm diameter
Chassis-body
Type steel monocoque with roll-cage, and front/rear tubular subframes. 3 door hatchback steel bodyshell with extended steel wheel arches, polypropylene bumbers and a rear top plastic airofoil
Front suspension mac pherson strut with lower L wishbones, coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and -cabin electronically adjustable- antiroll bar
Rear suspension trailing torsion beam axle (see picture) with coil springs, telescopic gas shock absorbers and -cabin electronically adjustable- antiroll bar
Steering system rack and pinion power assisted
Brakes ventilated front disks with 280-390mm disk diameter and 2/4/6/8/12 aluminium piston calipers. ventilated rear disks with 250-360mm disk diameter and 2/4/6/8 aluminium piston calipers dual circuit with servo, adjustable ratio split front to rear
Dimensions
length: 4.012 m (158") width: 1.770 m (69.7") height: 1.300 m (51.2")
wheelbase: 2.448 m (96.4") front track: 1.534 m (60.4") rear track: 1.534 m (60.4")
Rims - tires tarmac: 8" x 18", gravel: 7" x 15" Michelin, tarmac: N04 or N20 or N24 20x65/18 (225/40-18")
Weight 1230 kg
Weight/power 4.1 kg/HP
Fuel tank 85 lt

Garrett TR30R Turbocharger features

T25 type ball bearing cartridge.
The bearing races are made from M50 material and the retainer from silicon-bronze for high temperature capability.
An air-cooled center housing with turbo speed pickup boss.
Thin wall stainless steel turbine housing with V-Band inlet and outlet and attached with a V-Band.
The turbine housing is shielded with an activated carbon cloth heat shield.
Mar-M 247 turbine wheel material is good up to 1050C/1922F turbine inlet temperature.
The compressor housing is attached to a standard back plate with a V-Band.
Billet 5-axis machined aluminum compressor wheel.


Results in WRC

Statistics

1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 Total
Works
Races/wins 6 14/6 14/6 14/8 14/4 62/24
Entries/finishes 15/7 35/26 45/24 46/33 42/28 183/118 (64.5%)
Others
Races 14 9 5 4 4 36
Entries/finishes 7/2 29/16 25/14 31/19 32/16 15/9 6/5 5/4 5/1 155/86 (55.5%)
Total WRC results
Races/wins 6 14/6 14/6 14/8 14/4 14 9 5 4 4 98/24
Entries/finishes 15/7 42/28 74/40 71/47 73/47 32/16 15/9 6/5 5/4 5/1 338/204 (60.3%)
Total points 31 181 216 281 220 40 4 2 975
(9.948 per race)
(2.884 per entry)

Races

Works team:

  • works: Peugeot Esso Sport
  • works1: Peugeot Total
  • works2: Marlboro Peugeot Total
Season
Entry Rally event
Driver
Codriver
Team MC SVE KEN POR ESP TdC ARG GRE N.Z FIN CHI S.R AUS RAC
François Delecour
Daniel Grataloup
3
works ele ctri cal gear box
François Delecour
Daniel Grataloup
5
works 9th gear box
François Delecour
Daniel Grataloup
10
works ele ctri cal
François Delecour
Daniel Grataloup
9
works gear box
Gilles Panizzi
Hervé Panizzi
4
works fuel feed 7th
Gilles Panizzi
Hervé Panizzi
7
works 33th
Gilles Panizzi
Hervé Panizzi
11
works 2nd
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
4
works clu tch
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
9
works 4th
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
6
works 8th
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
7
works 5th
Marcus Grönholm
Timo Rautiainen
8
works acci dent
Total points
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31 9 12 6 4
Statistics
Works starts/finishes 15/7 2/0 2/0 3/3 3/2 2/1 3/1

Information and articles

Article from 4T 343, 4/1999

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Article from 4T 334, 7/1998

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Rear suspension

Drawings

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Gravel
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Gravel
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Tarmac

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