2015 Peugeot 508 comes with a new look, cleaner engines, modernized cockpit, updated design and the latest technology. France sedan offers an excellent compromise between road manners and comfort.
2015 Peugeot 508 Review
Peugeot 508 refreshed and full of elegant style and character of the “enhanced” is the new “nose”, inspired by some of the latest concepts of the French manufacturer. The grid is narrower, the sign of Leo, who arrived here from the top of the hood, which is now installed horizontally and gives the car a dose of robustness, while the dominance assume modernized headlights with LED’s superior technology. The rear of the bumper and got a new set of cloud lamps.
The interior has been modernized and simplified, so that many of the functions now under the control of the central-mounted touch screen of seven inches, which eliminated a few buttons and made way for a new storage compartment, located at a height of driver’s view.
The newspaper also infotainment system that now includes Peugeot Connect application that offers a number of features of the Internet in real-time traffic information to the point of interest, “Michelin Guide Tripadvisor” to fuel prices and the availability of parking.
Thanks to the ergonomic touch screen, applications can be easily and intuitively accessible. It must be noted that the French were careful when it comes to the quality of the material, because they are all at a very high level.
As for the equipment that would be on the new 508 should emphasize the četvorozonska air conditioning, electric handbrake, automatic headlights, keiless and JBL sound system. Among the novelties of content options such as monitoring blind spots and the camera for a ride in the back of the display shows color images.
Peugeot will offer their BLUE HDi 2.0 liter diesel versions of the 150 and 180 hp. Engine 150 hp now transmitted 105g/km CO ₂, which is a French manufacturer of one of the best in class in this area. Stronger units of 180 hp is now connected to the new six-speed automatic transmission, thus reducing pollution at 111g/km.
As regards petrol engines, they are in accordance with the Euro 6 standards. There is a 1.6 liter 165 HP of THP, which is connected to an automatic transmission with six gears. Replacing the 1.6 liter THP 156 HP (Euro 5), the new engine of 165 “horses” to reduce emissions of CO ₂ at 129 g / km instead of 144 g / km in the best case in the previous generation engines.
We also Hybrid4, the version of the drive system that combines the 2.0-liter HDi with 163 hp and an electric motor with 37 hp, for a total production of 200 “horses” in combination with a system of all-wheel drive. Provides high efficiency with fuel consumption of just 3.3 liters per 100 km and CO ₂ emissions of 85g/km. The Hybrid4 will be offered with a limo and RXH model.
Peugeot-Citroen (PSA) has a new president, Carlos Tavarez, whose mission is to reduce costs push prices, explore new markets and streamline production mode, in an attempt to restore PSA Regarding profitability.
While he indicated that he would soon outdated models like the 807 sedan and MPV-Cabriolet will be replaced in a few years, and the purge will not fail even represented only 508, which will replace the more advanced model.
Simply, it is because the D segment of cars is critical to the Chinese market, which “eats” more than 36% of total production. The vehicle is manufactured in France and China, and since its inception, Peugeot 508 has sold nearly 370,000 copies.
The car belongs to the D-segment, and will as always be available in sedan and hatchback versions. Debut to the public at the next salon in Moscow and Chengdu in late August, and in October will be the stars of the Paris Motor Show, while commercialization in the European market experienced in September of 2014., And in China, January 2015. Was.