Peugeot is going on an SUV offensive at the upcoming Paris Motor Show with the debut of two new models and the newly-introduced Dakar Challenger, the 3008 DKR. The new cars scheduled to premiere at the show are the new 3008 and 5008, along with the Peugeot 3008 DKR. Joining the line-up are the new 2008 and other Peugeot Sport and performance models such as; the 308 GTi, 208 GTi and the 208 WRX.
The Peugeot stand at the show comprises of the SUV, Sport and Technologies areas. The SUV portion will occupied by the 2008, 3008 and 5008; all new models for the year. The new 2008 is the Lion marque’s compact SUV that offers elegance and dynamic performance. It has a distinctive new design, an interior with Mirror Screen, dynamic, top-of-the-line handling, and adaptive Grip Control motor system. The line uses Euro6 PureTech and BlueHDi engines and includes four motors that are Best in Class in their segment.
The new Peugeot 3008 is aimed at becoming a major model in the all-important C-SUV segment in Europe and selected countries. The new 3008 has the next-generation Peugeot i-Cockpit, an inspired design, an optimized architectural efficiency and high-tech comfort and security amenities. In addition, a range of powerful, efficient engines and designs, including sporty GT and GT Line versionsis available for the new Peugeot 3008 SUV, which is the beginning of a new line of SUVs from the Lion marque.
Though its name hasn’t changed, the design is entirely unprecedented. The new Peugeot 5008 breaks new ground as a large seven-seater SUV. As a new contender in this promising consumer market, it boasts many strengths.
The new 5008 SUV has not only the new i-Cockpit system and the Efficient Modular Platform EMP2, but also a number of other high-tech features. Beneath its elegant and dynamic design you will find remarkable functionality: with its seven individual seats, the new 5008 SUV is the first SUV with incredible modularity worthy of the best multi-purpose vehicles. The seats in the second row are entirely independent, but identical, adjustable and foldable. The seats in the third row are foldable and easy to remove to optimize a record 780 dm3 VDA 210 of space in the boot.
At the technologies area, Peugeot is exhibiting a range of efficient PureTech and BlueHDi engines, the EAT6 gear box and the 308 R Hybrid concept car, along with the Fractal concept.
Other attractions at the Peugeot stand include the GT Line range, from the Peugeot 108 to the 508, Roland Garros Peugeot 108 TOP! and 208, new Peugeot Traveller and 508 Business, Electric Box Mobility Products (Peugeot iOn and a bicycle with electric assist), and the 2- and 3-wheeled products.