Peugeot recently unveiled the Exalt Concept and the company states that the car heightens sensations" and makes an impact at first acquaintance." We can't help but agree, it is a sleek and aggressive design and with the bare hand crafted steel bodywork has a charm that is hard to ignore. The rear of the car is also covered in what the company calls a 'Shark Skin'. Animal rights activist relax because this is not the real thing, the so-called 'Shark Skin' is actually a textile material which Peugeot claims reduces the drag co-efficient owing to its grainy structure.
The Exalt is a hybrid. The electric motor when combined with its 1.6litre, four cylinder engine produces a combined power output of 344PS. The car has a six-speed automatic box which transfers power to all the four wheels of this 1700kg stunner.
We have put up a picture gallery for you to admire this car from all angles.
The powerful grille emerges from the bodywork and provides the backdrop for the doubly symbolic lion.
The Exalt has taut and dynamic lines, a high waist line, a raked windscreen, a low roof and a very slender profile.
The mark left by Exalt on its surroundings is essentially visual.
The rear of the Exalt is covered in Shark Skin.
The Shark Skin reduces drag because of its grain structure.
They are arranged in two groups, two to the left of the small steering wheel, seven to the right.
The bucket seats made of composite material incorporate seat squabs and backrest in natural wool-based 'chin' mixed fabric with the side areas in aged leather.
Activation of the black light system can also be assigned to one of the Toggle Switches.
When Stationary, Pure Blue purifies the cabin surfaces by spreading bactericides and fungicides. Once the vehicle is moving, an active filter treats the air before it enters the cabin.
Black ebony wood has been selected for its rare qualities and its indigenous roots to the Asian continent.
The black ebony has been sourced from the tropical forests of South East Asia.
The black light system is particularly useful during the transition between day and night.
The bare steel bodywork is hand-formed by a master panel beater.
The rear bumper features an air extractor.
A motif designed by the trio PINWU Design agency; combining a lion with bamboo stems and leaves, its creation was entrusted to a Chinese master craftsman using traditional techniques.