Among the modifications of the model proposed diesel-hybrid option.
A large French sedan will replace not just generation, but also, to a certain extent, form factor: promise him a huge amount of modern technology of chips and a completely new design, with which the “five hundred eighth” will go beyond the segment of classic sedans.
According to Automotive News Europe, the next generation of Peugeot 508 will be created based on the prototype Instinct, which was presented in Geneva in 2017. It is noteworthy that the prototype was made in the format of a large sport wagon, which gives reason to expect the model 508 radical transformations.
The sedan at least promised a more squat and sporty silhouette and a totally new design of “muzzle”. The car will be built on the EMP2 modular platform, which already underpins the crossover Peugeot 3008 and 5008 and a number of other models of Peugeot, Citroen and Opel.
It is expected that, in addition to the classic sedan, “five hundred eighth” will get the station wagon, which will allow him to fully compete, for example, with the Volkswagen Passat and Ford Mondeo. In the list of available power plants will be hybrid plug-in variant.
In addition, the Peugeot 508 will get a set of semi-Autonomous driving systems such as adaptive cruise control, Parking assistenti, a withholding system in the lane and others.
The current generation of Peugeot 508 appeared on the market in 2011. Recently, the model is losing popularity, and amid the increasing popularity of crossovers. For 2017 sales of the Peugeot 508 in Europe fell by 39%, to 22 274 cars.