The combination of suggestive lines and appealing colors makes the Cevennes the model of seduction. The interior, at the image of its owner who would have chosen its...More »
The combination of suggestive lines and appealing colors makes the Cevennes the model of seduction. The interior, at the image of its owner who would have chosen its colors and elaborated conception combining artisanal "savoir-faire" and high technology, creates a true source of emotion and pleasure. Taking the wheel of this neo-retro roadster is an invitation to discover sensations that come from the harmonious distribution between reconstructed past and assumed modernity.
After announcing the signature for a supply contract with BMW Group on February 29th, 2012, PGO Automobiles revealed the characteristics of its new engine that combines performance and high technology. This engine reaffirms, once more, PGO Automobiles' desire to offer cars of exception equipped with a state-of-the-art technology engine that meets the brand's standards, in particular for the reduction of CO2 emissions and high performance.
Descending from a line of engines with the latest advanced technology; it offers high performance in terms of power, torque, fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. This turbocharged engine of 1.61 L is notably equipped with variable valve lift and direct injection.
This new BMW Group engine has been awarded the title of "Best Engine of The Year" four years in a row. It permits less volume displacement, in line with the downsizing trend, to answer some of the environmental issues.
The frame rigidity has been enhanced by 15%; new 6-speed manual gearbox; new suspension bringing more precision, comfort and safety; more dynamic acceleration and top speed.
New seats with integrated belts; specific interior layouts have been created giving it a more actual, functional and ergonomic aspect; new option: cruise control.
New radio Pioneer, 19/9 wide touch screen display, compatible Mp3, iPhone/iPod and Bluetooth, as well as a new audio option, 2 additional tweeters to enhance sound quality.
A built-in GPS, a new and more efficient heat/air-conditioning system, better ergonomics and comfortable controls.
Automatic lock system at 20 km/h; new locking system for cabriolets' soft tops, creation of a central handhold, more ergonomic and comfortable.
New windshield frame using a specific technology combining an aluminum structure with the windshield bringing more precision and secure visibility.
Over 10 % reduction of fuel consumption, less pollution, 6 % reduction of CO2 emissions, same tax-rate in France despite the substantial increase in engine power.
New cut for the rear bonnet creating a more modern aspect and offering an easier access to the engine for both cabriolets; new aesthetics of the lower waistline of the Cevennes, adding a more coherent aesthetic style with the one of the Hemera.
Engine position: transverse mid engine
Number of cylinders: 4 aligned
Cubic capacity (bore x stroke): 1 598 cm3 (77 x 85,8 mm)
Number of valves: 16, twin overhead camshaft, BMW Valvetronic
Power Supply: multi-port direct injection, turbocharged
Maximum power: 135 Kw (184 ch DIN) @ 5400-6450 rpm
Maximum torque: 240 Nm (24,4 mkg) @ 1600-5000 rpm, 260 Nm in over-boost during 10 sec @ 1730-4500 rpm
Compression level: 10.5:1
Depollution system: 3-way catalytic converter
Gear box: manual, 6 gears + reverse
FRAME / STEERING
Front axle: McPherson system, with lower triangulated arm, transversal sway bar