The company has unveiled all the details about the car.
The new PEUGEOT 508 is changing. Its architecture is more compact, it was lower and faster. The new exterior design is refined and reliable and the impressive interior of the car is an evolution of the iconic concept of PEUGEOT i-Cockpit®.
The new PEUGEOT 508 is exemplary road behavior, the new engines, numerous technological innovations and a stunning level of comfort for both the driver and passenger.
The new PEUGEOT 508 sets a high standard of quality in the D-class, and also maintains a traditional brand strategy.
In the European market the traditional D-class sedan over the past four years maintained its position, despite the previous 10 continuous years of decline of interest in such models. After a lot of research and introducing innovative technical solutions, we have realized the dream of a convenient and big sedan. Powerful and roomy car that can win the favor of great opportunities and a bright original design.
The designers of the new PEUGEOT 508 has set itself a clear goal: to move away from the conventional trunk door, four-door vehicle and five-door come to kupeobrazny to ultimately the newest.
The new PEUGEOT 508 impresses with dynamic and expressive appearance. Vehicle height reduced, now it barely reaches 1.40 m, and the aerodynamic contours of the body reminiscent of a coupe.
With a total length of 4.75 meters, the new PEUGEOT 508 is one of the best compact sedans on the market and occupies a niche that is close to the premium models. In size similar to the Audi A5 Sportback, it is 11 cm shorter than Volkswagen Arteon (with 4.86 cm). Although the length of the vehicle was reduced by 8 cm compared to the previous generation model, the wheelbase was only shortened by 2.4 cm, new PEUGEOT 508 offers one of the most optimal ratio between the wheelbase and dimensions.
Front and rear overhangs have been reduced in size to give an impetus to the silhouette and enhance maneuverability of the vehicle. The turning radius has been reduced by 1.5 m compared with the previous generation! With the turning circle on the outer wheel 10.8 m, the new PEUGEOT 508 is considered the best in its segment!
The car also has a small height of 1.40 m, which is 6 cm less than the previous generation! The use of frameless doors helped to create one of the most dynamic sedans on the market. Excellent aerodynamics is confirmed by the numbers: Cx = 0,26 and SCx = 0,57 m2.
Buyers is available in eight variants alloy wheels with dimension from 16 to 19 inches.
Front – inspiring and even aggressive. Lightweight design of the radiator grille in the form of chess cells looks great framed by Full-LED headlights, the creation of which was inspired by the latest concept car brand PEUGEOT Instinct. The famous lion, located on the grille, and logo 508 on the edge of the bonnet, the new PEUGEOT 508 pays homage to its famous predecessors, the PEUGEOT 504 and 504 coupé.
Since the introduction of the PEUGEOT 208 in 2012, the i-Cockpit® has evolved as the appearance in the lineup of new models. From crossover PEUGEOT 2008 the PEUGEOT 308 and new PEUGEOT 3008 crossover and 5008.
The main components of the PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® include:
The compact steering wheel
– Large 10-inch touchscreen HD display format 8:3
– Instrument panel with 12.3-inch digital screen high resolution
The Central touch-screen monitor built into the panel at about the same height as the instrument panel on the windshield. 8-inch HD version touch screen is available in basic configuration Active, 10-inch-HD-version – bundling Allure and above.
New PEUGEOT 508 offers a wide variety of auxiliary systems of the last generation that fully meet the criteria of the EuroNCAP:
System night vision, first in its segment
– Automatic emergency braking system of the latest generation (which sees pedestrians and cyclists at any time of day at a speed up to 140 km/h) and the system prevent or reduce the risk of accidents, Collision Risk Alert
– The warning about changing lanes (or warning exit the car on the roadside)
Signal control driver focus DAW (Driver Attention Warning)
– Automatic switch-head light (Automatic headlight control)
– Automatic determination of the current speed limit.
– Read road signs (including signs, prohibition stop sign one-way traffic)
– Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function (in versions with automatic transmission EAT8)
The system of care movement in lane Lane Keeping Assist (tied to the Adaptive cruise control with Stop & Go function)
– System of monitoring of blind zones
The night vision uses an infrared camera detects people and animals that are in front of the vehicle at night or in low visibility conditions. The system provides detection of moving objects in the range of 200-250 m, even beyond the visibility of the headlights. The image from the night vision camera is displayed on a head-up display in the driver’s field of vision.
While driving in the city and a driver also system Visiopark 2 (360°) and Full Park Assist latest generation with the function Flankguard perimeter (is only included with automatic transmission EAT8). The system automatically controls the car, brakes and accelerates automatically when you arrive at the Parking space.
The new PEUGEOT 508 is equipped with engines of new generation Euro 6.c PureTech and Blue HDi (with advanced SCR technology) and have the smallest-in-class CO2 emissions. This figure also takes into consideration new technical regulations and procedure WLTP (world harmonized test procedure vehicles light-duty emissions).
Thus, it is possible to choose between two new petrol options of 1.6-liter engine family PureTech:
– 180 PureTech S & S EAT8
– 225 PureTech S & S EAT8 (only for GT). This variant is associated with sport mode electronic suspension.
The line includes four different diesel engines in 1.5 and 2.0 litre:
– 130 BlueHDi S&S available with six-speed manual transmission
– 130 BlueHDi S & S EAT8
– 160 BlueHDi S & S EAT8
– BlueHDi 180 S & S EAT8
The new PEUGEOT 508 is produced at the plant in Mulhouse in France, while the powerplant is manufactured at the plants located in the municipalities of Tremere and Douvrin. The model is certified “Origine France Garantie” (“origin France guaranteed”), certifying that the car is made in France.
Presented at the Geneva motor show in 2018, the new PEUGEOT 508 will go on sale worldwide in September.
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