Pegeot 508. 2018 Peugeot 508 Saloon Review

Peugeot 508

Pegeot 508

The front and rear overhangs have been reduced in size to dynamise the silhouette and improve agility, both on the road and when manoeuvring. Robert continued working on cars in his free time and learned as much as he could about engines, transmissions, and car electrical systems, something that only fed his curiosity more and eventually led him to earn a bachelors degree in automotive technology with a primary focus on engine performance and transmission rebuilding. On the diesel front, you have a 1. The Chinese 508L version is also 100 mm 4 inches longer overall than the 508 sold in Europe, at 4856 mm 191. After a few initial leaked spyshots, the first definitive details and images leaked to the web on 12 July 2010. That also makes the vehicle appear especially wide even though it actually has a rather average width. Robert has been an auto enthusiast his entire life.

Next

2018 Peugeot 508 Saloon Review

Pegeot 508

What do you think of the new look shown off with these spy shots? There are some very neatly designed saloons in this size class, but they all seem pretty terrified of being noticed across a crowded car park. That never worked for the French carmakers in the past. The mid-size sedan look more compact and adopts a meaner face with fang-like daytime running lights, sharp lines and creases, as well as some new interesting colors. The chrome exhaust tips and reflectors with integrated backup lights round out the rear end. As the car had to be particularly aerodynamic, we designed it to be narrower at the front than at the rear, contrary to the impression it might give! It comes mated solely to a six speed torque converter automatic gearbox which offers manual shifts via paddles or a central selector. It is reported that expects China to be the largest market for the car, at almost twice that of France.

Next

In France, the Future Looks Like the 2020 Peugeot 508 GT

Pegeot 508

When can we expect to see a hybrid version? And having always offered three-box saloons with conventional boots, it has acknowledged modern preferences in another way by switching to a hatchback bodystyle. To put it simply, of the six powertrain choices available, power ranges from a sluggish 130 horsepower up to a not-so-impressive 225 horsepower. In terms of metal fitting, for example, we introduced a technique for welding body parts that was strengthened with structural adhesive. On the gasoline front, you can choose from a 1. This required radical solutions, for example hot metal stamping and producing the boot and front wings in aluminium and the tailgate in thermoplastic.

Next

Peugeot 508 (2019) The Best

Pegeot 508

With the bench-seat folded down, the boot capacity reaches 1,537 litres, making the most of the entire volume available up to the roof. That concave section also lends a hand to the rear quarters to make them look a little beefier than they really are. The new generation Peugeot 508 has definitely stepped into the future in 2018, both inside out. The car also benefits from an exceptionally low height of 1. Yet both models are exactly the same in length! It shares its platform and most engine options with the second generation : the two cars are produced alongside one another at the company's , and in , China for sales inside China.

Next

New Peugeot 508. Radical Sedan

Pegeot 508

The endless swelling of cars — generation by generation — is doing no-one any good. Settings for road-contact style, adapted for each engine to guarantee the best level of ride comfort and damping over uneven surfaces. With this approach, we were able to reach our objectives very quickly and we can today present an impeccable vehicle which will remain so for years to come. The rear decklid is shaped in a way that it creates a spoiler and when shut, seems to seal seamlessly against the rear grille between the taillights. The turning-circle radius has been improved and reduced by 1. On the power front, you can get it with a 2.

Next

In France, the Future Looks Like the 2020 Peugeot 508 GT

Pegeot 508

It also ensures outstanding aerodynamics with a Cx of 0. They are also available with eight-way electric settings, with two possible memorised configurations. A plug-in hybrid version is in development. Active Blind Spot Monitoring system The original Night Vision system uses an infra-red camera and detects living beings in front of the vehicle at night time or in low-visibility conditions. Packed with advanced technological innovations, an outstanding driving experience is guaranteed. Whether for operational quality, perceived quality or working quality, we were very keen to involve everyone, including suppliers, in fulfilling our aims. We also had to systematically shed needless weight.

Next