Peugeot Epure hydrogen fuel cell powered concept car
The Peugeot Epure concept introduces the soon to be introduced Peugeot 207 CC (Coupe Cabriolet) with folding roof.
This prototype is equipped with GENEPAL 20 fuel cell designed with CEA. This PEMFC (proton exchange membrane fuel cell) is fitted with thin stainless steel plates for lower cost. It produces a nominal power of 40 kW with peak power rated at 70 kW. It operates with hydrogen stored in 5 cylinders (15 liters or 3 kg capacity) and is claimed to provide 350 km range.
Peugeot claims 50% energy efficiency compared to 20 to 30% for internal combustion engines.
Weight is 1550 kg. Claimed performances are top speed of 130 kph and 0 to 100 kph in 15,0 seconds while 30 to 60 kph can be achieved in 3,5 seconds.