Recreation of the new Peugeot 208 2018 Peugeot is renewing its range by leaps and bounds, adding new models in the segments most in vogue, and refreshing in a timely manner already settled. In a few years, PSA has gone from being a company on the brink of bankruptcy to be one of the references of the european market, with a range that stands out for design, quality and equipment.
Almost in all likelihood, we are witnessing one of the best proposals range of the history of the French brand.
The little 208 has not lagged behind, with the current generation presented in 2012, since last year, 2015, I received a refreshment of half a cycle of life, so that despite having a new and renewed 208, one of the most outstanding models of the B-segment, already we look forward to 2018 the arrival of the new generation.
This new iteration promises to be a qualitative leap as large as that of the current generation with its predecessor, since the brand will launch a completely new model, technologically speaking.
Dash and i-Cockpit of the 208 current.
The current Peugeot 208 2015 is based on the platform PF1, which employ models such as the Citroën C3, which this year was fully renovated. However, the next generation of the Peugeot 208 will be passed to the new platform CMP, that will allow the utility galo lower your weight significantly. Points that could lower its mass by up to 100 kilos.
The employment of this new platform is not casual, as the 208 model 2018 will premiere a new electric version, so that the brand has had to count with the extra weight, which would lead to the addition of the never light batteries.
This model fits within the strategy of power
group, which aims to launch up to 11 new electric models in the
next few years.
This platform is designed to accommodate hybrid models,
as we will soon see the birth in a timely fashion to current models of the
brand, as the new crossover 3008.
The Peugeot Fractal concept.
In the recreation we have prepared we have tried to adapt the latest features of the models of the brand to the future dimensions of the 208-based architecture CMP.
size should not find us the surprises, the new model respect mostly the length of the current generation, although several reports suggest that the department of design of the French brand will take a little more space for this rack for the rear seats, the main affected in this type of vehicle.
This is achieved thanks to a higher battle, which will shorten the overhangs, giving it not only more space inside, but modifying the current image of the model, that we hope to find again in bodies of three and five doors.
In terms of the range mechanics, we do not expect to find a revolution within the supply of combustion engines. Formed by blocks of gasoline and diesel with powers from 70 to 220 HP of the next 208 GTI.
Peugeot 208 GTI-current.
One of the biggest novelties of the current generation, the command post i-Cockpit, will be accommodated within the 208 2018, but is expected to make major changes at the level of equipment, especially in the areas of safety and infotainment. With greater connectivity with the mobile terminals and all the services of navigation, and driving assistance that are expanding quickly in the industry.
the presentation of The new model, according to the report of british media and French would be fixed for the same Geneva 2018.