Let’s welcome a new generation of frames of instruments in which there are no needles, there are no clocks, no lights. Peugeot continues to anticipating some of the traits that is likely to be the new Peugeot 3008, starting by its driving position, and, above all, his box of instruments. And since we can go in anticipating that this Peugeot 3008 will have a dashboard, above the steering wheel, as is already tradition in the French and, above all, completely digital. Is the so-called Peugeot i-Cockpit, which we now see with greater clarity in a video. A instrumentation that have nothing to envy to the released recently by Audi and Volkswagen.
it Seems the new trend for the next few years, replacing the pictures of traditional instruments with clocks and needles, by a huge high resolution screen. In the PSA Peugeot Citroën group, this solution is not unprecedented, and we already know the case of pictures of digital instruments, such as those seen on the range Citroën C4 Cactus and Citroen C4 Picasso.
In any case, Peugeot seems to have opted for a box very attractive to the eye, who took advantage of the situation of the high-resolution screen is ideal for displaying additional information, such as the mapping of the browser.
Peugeot launches a digital combined instrument combined with his philosophy of placing it above a steering wheel of bit diameter.
The use of this box instruments digital, which will have different modes, for example, to display a false analog speedometer, does not exclude the presence of a second screen in the center of the dashboard.
Also surprise us with other details, such as the design of the gear selector of the automatic change, with an arrangement and geometry that could be confused with a parking brake conventional.
What is clear is that, as seen in these details of the dashboard and driving position, and the bet on the digital instrumentation, Peugeot continues to confirming the leap of quality that have experienced their products in the past few years. The doubt remains on whether the drivers are feeling comfortable, or not, driving a steering wheel so small, and in a lower position than usual, to see above the dashboard. In my experience this solution has convinced me, and even I’ve found it comfortable and nice, but I know that even some drivers are reluctant to adapt their driving to the of this philosophy of Peugeot…