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V-Log José F. Ruiz Sanchez: The Iconic Hillclimb Peugeot 205 Maxi

V-Log Subida Vejer 2017: Listen to J.F. Ruiz talk about the iconic 205 Maxi he competes in the Spanish hill climbs. Hit the play button to watch the complete episode (in Spanish). Transcript below.

Introduce yourself and your car:
I’m Jose Francisco Ruiz, known in the motor world as “Paquillo”, and I’m driving a Peugeot 205 Maxi.

Tell us about the modifications done to your car:
It’s a powerful car with around 200 horsepower after modifications we made. It was originally a GTi, but we transformed it into a Maxi. It has a Citroen Xsara VTS 2000 16V engine .
As a production car the engine has 167 horsepower, but after modifications and electronics, we reach 200 horsepower.

With all work done, we got great power and a great torque curve. The torque curve is very important for racing.

Describe the sound of the car, and what you love about it the most:
Its performance is so good, so reliable, and with such a great sound you’ll listen to today!

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