Had already spent time in the air and after many rumors, finally makes it official. The new Peugeot 3008 comes to stay, and with a 360-degree turn in its concept. The first generation of this model came in 2009 as one more image of movolumen and this second generation makes the leap to SUV. This change is logical considering the current settings in the market, and also takes advantage of some of the lines of the Peugeot Quartz Concept.
This results in an image more robust and muscular. With a few strokes more upright than its predecessor, the front stands out by a grill in 3D, air intakes of considerable size and a the protection of metallic appearance at the bottom. The details of this color will extend throughout your body. Behind highlight a few pilots with the ‘claws of the lion’ and a finish bittern that extends from the ceiling, hiding the C-pillar and leaving a curious sight.
The new Peugeot 3008 is impressive despite its compact dimensions. Measures 4,45 meters long, 1,84 meters wide and 1,62 meters long. The wheelbase is 2.67 meters so that you will increase your inner space. It will also make your trunk, specifically to the 520 litres of capacity, surpassing its predecessor. Arrives ready to planting face to rivals like the Nissan Qashqai or the Hyundai Tucson.
Use the platform EMP2 of the Peugeot 308 and this translates also in a reduction of weight about 100 kg with respect to the previous 3008 thanks to the use of lightweight materials. But where comes one of the most anticipated innovations is inside. This model will be the first to equip the second generation of the Peugeot i-Cockpit, the peculiar dashboard that comes using the French brand for a long time.
Now receives the name of Peugeot i-Cockpit Amplify and comes with great innovations and a design change. Highlighted by instrumentation, which changes the analog clocks with a screen of 12.3 inches fully customizable, in the style of the Virtual Cockpit of the Audi. It is complemented with other 8-inch touch screen in the center of the dashboard. The steering wheel is small in size and somewhat flattened at top and bottom.
of course, it will include a large number of systems of driving assistance to improve the safety and comfort of the driver and passengers. In terms of their range of engines, the Peugeot 3008 may be chosen with two versions of petrol and four diesel. In gasoline are the engine 1.2 PureTech 130 HP, with manual change of six speeds or automatic EAT6, and the 1.6 THP S&S 165 HP only with the automatic gearbox six-speed.
For the part of the diesel appear the 1.6 BlueHDi S&S 100 HP with change five-speed manual and the 1.6 BlueHDi S&S 120 HP with manual change of six speeds or automatic with the same. Above will be the 2.0 BlueHDi S&S 150 HP available only with the manual change of six speeds, and the 2.0 BlueHDi S&S 180 ps only with the automatic. The Peugeot 3008 will make its debut at the Paris Salon and the first units will arrive in January 2017.
Source – Peugeot