Following the leak, Peugeot has officially revealed the Fractal concept ahead of its debut at the 2015 Frankfurt Motor Show (2015 IAA). The concept will showcase the company’s take on a prospective electric urban coupe design of the future. The Fractal will also showcase the advanced version of the Peugeot i-Cockpit design.
The Peugeot i-Cockpit design offers instinctive ergonomics with a modern ambience. The choice of materials has been inspired by recording studios and auditoriums with the use of black oak trim in the instrument panel and door panels. The company informs that more than 80% of the interiors surface parts have been 3D-printed in ‘anechoic motifs’ to enhance acoustic comfort.
The concept also features a head-up display with a holographic eye-level digital readout with a polycarbonate strip at 45-degrees giving out additional information. It also includes a 12.3-inch HD display for the instruments with customization options.
The centre console features a 7.7-inch AMOLED screen for the 9.1.2 infotainment system. This system was developed with the help of French sound experts Focal and features two tweeters, three mid-high-range speakers along with two woofers and a subwoofer setup in the front with two tweeters, two mid-range speakers and a woofer at the back. The individual seats additionally add a two-channel tactile bass system for enhanced sensory experience, as the bass is emitted through the solid medium of the seat instead of the air.
The concept is 3.81 meters long, 1.77 meters wide and weighs only 1,000 kg (2,205 lbs). The Tall&Narrow 19-inch wheels add superior style to the sides, while the short overhangs of 0.52 m make urban driving simpler. It also features four-wheel drive along with adjustable air suspension with the ability to increase the vehicles ride height by 7 cm to 11 cm.
The Fractal concept is powered by two electric motors producing 102 hp (75 kW) on each axle with a 30 kW/h battery pack, and has a maximum range of 450 km (279 miles). It can reach 0-62 mph (100 km/h) in 6.8 seconds and can cover a distance of 1,000 meters (1 km) from a standstill in 28.8 seconds.
The press release has been embedded below the image gallery for further information.