Supposedly, the new Peugeot 308 should only be presented tomorrow, but as is usual in such cases, here are the first images of the Ford Focus and Volkswagen Golf rival. The design is interesting and the exterior distances itself enough from the other models of the brand, but the interior is similar to the 208, with the small steering wheel and the instrument panel placed in a higher position.
13 de Maio de 2013
11 de Maio de 2013
A French magazine recently announce on their website they will show firsthand official images of the next generation Peugeot 308, together with a small teaser (not the real deal) that looks a lot like a few images that appeared today on Facebook, revealing a few parts, like the front grille and head lamps, of the Golf and Focus rival.
23 de Abril de 2013
The 208 T16 Pikes Peak, which will be driven by the nine-time world rally champion Sébastien Loeb, finally saw its specifications revealed by the French brand. Peugeot borrowed the also French driver from Citroen, and have one objective, win, but in the process i am sure they have made a lot of engineers really happy.
16 de Abril de 2013
This is getting annoying. Most people that read my blog, and this applies to the vast majority of car blogs, want to see pictures, know about the power and torque the engine produces, how many screens and how big they are, and occasionally there is some interesting information about a new technology that is used in the vehicle in question. Peugeot only fulfilled one point.
13 de Abril de 2013
Peugeot has officially revealed that they are going to bring a highly modified 208 T16 to race at the 2013 Pikes Peak Hill Climb. The French company announced on the same day they will also participate in 24 hours of Nürburgring with two cars - 208 GTi Peugeot Sport - and eight drivers, four for each car.
3 de Abril de 2013
Last week Peugeot announced that it will once again compete at Pikes Peak in the Unlimited class, one of the most important hill climb events in the world, with a very special 208 T16. The event will take place on June 30, and will be the first time the nine-time World Rally Championship (WRC) winner, Sébastien Loeb, races in this event.
7 de Março de 2013
If you live in Portugal and you have a Peugeot GTI in dire need of being restored, Peugeot will do this in a completely free way, you just need to participate in a small contest and if you are the winner or GTI will look completely new. The contest is limited to the owners of the GTI version of the 106, 205, 206, 306 or 309.
2 de Fevereiro de 2013
The French magazine Autoplus also revealed in their latest edition two new renders of what the future Peugeot 308 could look like, based on several spy shots that appeared online in recent weeks. The car has some details reminiscent of the Volkswagen Golf, which is a good thing because the German car is the one to follow due to its success.
23 de Janeiro de 2013
While most carmakers use hybrid systems with batteries, the PSA Peugeot Citroen Group intends to follow another path, using an all-new technology combining petrol internal combustion engine and compressed air storage, "Hybrid Air".
This is a compact, lightweight electric vehicle, with only 2.81m long, it has 3 seats, weighs under 700kg and is considered to be a tricycle because when the car has 2 rear wheels on a track with less than 460mm it is considered as a single-wheel axle.
4 de Janeiro de 2013
The French website and magazine L'argus announced yesterday that it would reveal the official photos of the French company new model, the 2008, next monday. But it seems that someone discovered them and have now reached the virtual world.
26 de Dezembro de 2012
Almost every week new images of the facelifted Peugeot 3008 appear, but this time it seems they are official and the car was now presented to the public for the Chinese market.
27 de Novembro de 2012
Seems the new C-segment car from the french manufacturer will keep the same name as the model it is replacing. The first digit represents the segment of the car with the last pointing to the market segment.
15 de Novembro de 2012
General Motors and PSA are no longer in talks for a possible tie-up between Peugeot and Opel for an operational partnership. Several people with direct knowledge of those discussions have said the negotiations stopped because of the French carmaker's worsening finances and government-backed bailout.
4 de Novembro de 2012
Peugeot Sport has revealed the replacement of the highly successful 207 S2000 used by drivers like Kris Meeke, Bruno Magalhães and Thierry Neuville. The car is lighter, more agile and powerfull, yet it uses a smaller displacement engine with a turbocharged 1600cc developing 280bhp and 400Nm.