Anyone heard of PGO?

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Just got a www.netcarshow.com update... and saw this thing.
http://www.netcarshow.com/pgo/2009-hemera/

Anyone know what it is?

Looks sweet and at 2100lbs... the 139hp doesn't sound to shabby either.






Comfortable, luminous and dynamic, the PGO Hemera is a mix of a "coup?" and a shooting break. Elegant, refined, with its dazzling design and distinct urban style, the PGO Hemera perpetuates the grace and beauty of the previous models, the Speedster II and the Cevennes. Based on the same technical specifications, the PGO Hemera features a spacious open interior, accentuated by its unique glass bubble, creating a new driving experience.

Equipment

* Leather interior trim: seats, inside of doors, dash-board and control lever
* Air conditioning
* Radio CD /MP3, 2 loudspeakers
* Analogical instrumentation, retro enlightened, 8 meters (speedometer, RPM indicator, fuel gauge, water temperature gauge, oil pressure gauge, oil temperature gauge, voltmeter, clock)
* Electrically operated side windows
* Heated windscreen
* Remote control central locking
* Electrically operated outside mirrors
* Leather trimmed steering wheel
* Height adjustable steering column
* Aluminium trimmed gear knob and pedals
* Aluminium thresholds doors
* Matched front carpets
* 3 points embarked seat belts
* Rolling code transponder immobiliser
* Varnished Paint
* 17" Alloy wheels
* Dual chrome exhaust outlet

Options

* Automatic gear box
* Leather interior trim in the expanded range of color (10)
* Leather trim sewn with thread color differentiated
* Two-tone leather interior trim
* Interior trim fully sheathed
* Metallic varnished Paint - Specific colour for the Roof (black, White, silver grey)
* Specific paint (except colour chart)
* 17" alloy wheels "classic"
* 17" alloy wheels "sport"
* 17" alloy wheels "trend"
* Parking aid
* Alarm

Technical specifications

* Engine
o Engine position: transverse mid engine
o Number of cylinders / disposition : 4 aligned
o Cubic capacity (bore x stroke): 1997 cm3 (85 x 88 mm)
o Number of valves: 16 (twin overhead camshaft)
o Maximum power: 103 kW (140 ch DIN) to 6000 rpm
o Maximum torque: 19,5 daNm (20 mkg) to 3000 rpm
o Compression level: 10.8:1
o Depollution system: catalytic converter, 2 lambda sensors, charcoal active filter
* Transmission
o Gear box: manual, 5 speed + reverse (automatic gear box 4 speed in option)
* Frame/steering
o Frame: multi-tubular and crash test structure
o Body: composite moulded bodyshell
o Suspension: independent, Mc Pherson system with lower triangulated arm, transversal sway bar
o Brakes: 4 ventilated discs
o Wheels: 7x17 alloy wheels
o Tyres size: 205/40 ZR 17
o Steering: rack-and-pinion
o Turning circle between kerbs: 9,40M
* Weight, and dimensions
o Kerb weight: 980 Kg
o Fuel tank capacity: 42 litres
o Trunk capacity: 240 dm3
o Length: 3753 mm
o Width: 1675 (1827) mm
o Height: 1300 mm
o Wheelbase: 2261 mm
o Front / rear track: 1440 mm / 1430 mm
* Performance and consumption
o Maximum speed on track: ca 200 Km/h
o Acceleration 0-100 Km/h less than 7s
o Fuel consumption (urban/extra urban/combined drive cycle)
+ manual gear box: 11/6,5/8,2 liter per 100 km
+ automatic gear box: 11,5/6,6/8,4 liter per 100 km
o CO2 emission
+ manual gear box 185g/km
+ automatic gear box: 199g/km
 

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sies... dont want.
 

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PGO was a French company that used to sell Cobra and Porsche 356 replicas.

Yea it looks like they had a left over 356 front end and Cobra rear and decided to mash the two together.
 

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The front looks nice as a modern interpretation of the Porsche 356 but the rest of the car is just ugly.
 

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yup, they have a dealer near where I live.
They sell fuck all though, although I quite like the idea of a "classic" looking car with moderate power, but modern brakes and stuff.

their other models look much much more like an original 356 Porsche though.

Just a shame of the name. If you say "PGO" quickly, it sounds like Peugeot. Which you don't want. Obviously
 

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Anyone heard of style? PGO certainly has not.
 

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the front is kind of nice, except for that random looking door which looks like they've just slapped on whatever was at hand at the time because the line at the bottom doesn't match up with the line on the car, but the back is just plain freaky.
 

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I think google has a better name for it, even without knowing what it looks like



:rolleyes:
 

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I've heard of them, they make that car but in convertible mode... which is bad enough, this is even worse.


Porsche has heard of them too, hence the court case. :D
 

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it has styling cues from Alpine A310.. if the front end wouldn't be so damn hideous, it could almost be called retro.
 

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Have I heard of PGO before clicking this thread? nope.

Do I wish Id never heard about PGO after clicking this thread?

yep.

:yucky:
 

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To be honest, I was expecting a rebadged Bolwell Nagari!

I thought PGO made scooters. Why I said I was expecting a rebadged Bolwell Nagari is because Bolwell market PGO scooters in Australia as Bolwell Scootas ...

Edit: Looks like Bolwell have changed the name of their Scooter division to 'Select Scootas'. Perhaps to try and get people to take the Nagari more seriously?
 

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Looks like a BMW 1-series 3-door made sex with a Porsche 911 and 9 months later that thing was born.
 

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Something ugly with a face graft from a classic Porsche.


LOL, I was thinking Z4 and 911 before I even read your post... :lol::lol:
 

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The back end bears more than a passing resemblance to that Smart Roadster thing.

In fact the whole thing looks like a Smart Roadster going to a fancy dress party as a Porsche.
 
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