Peugeot 508 2019 Design has Changed

“Peugeot design has changed” 5 door fastback, ” released.

In the meantime, Peugeot, who was appealing mainly for practicality, introduced a new design language through ‘508’, which was returned to its original status after 8 years. The 508 threw out the image of an authentic sedan and was reborn in a five-door fastback style.

The new Peugeot 508 is a completely modified model in eight years and was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show last year. Korea belonged to the primary launching countries including France and Spain.

The biggest change in the design of the ‘New Peugeot 508’ is the abandonment of the sedan. It is judged that the space will save the silhouette even if it takes some damage. Loss of interior space is complemented by structural changes. This design has already become a global trend.

By adopting the frameless door, we lowered the overall height by more than 35mm and increased the overall width by 30mm compared to the previous model, and pursued ‘Wide & Low’. A side silhouette from the A filler to the loop line, the C filler, and the trunk line has become coupe-style for everyone.

The front part captures the attention of the Signature Weekly Driving Light (DRL), which symbolizes the canine of the lion. Full LED headlamps, three-dimensional chrome pattern front grille and wide bumper grille appeal to an intense presence. In the center of the bonnet, 508 emblems were placed to signify the inheritance of the 504 Heritage, which is the beginning of the Peugeot flagship sedan. The rear panel is equipped with a 3D Full LED rear lamp that features a lion’s claw on the back panel, a flashing sequence turn signal with a time difference, and a welcome sequence function that blinks in various shapes when the car is opened. I added. The wheel size will vary with Allure 17-inch, GT line 18-inch, and GT 19-inch alloy wheels.

The interior evolved into an i-Cockpi with an emphasis on ergonomic design. A compact 12.3-inch head-up instrument panel with high-resolution full-color graphics for information on driving, plus an 8-inch touch screen for navigation and information on vehicles and infotainment systems; A toggle switch, such as a piano keyboard, can be operated intuitively.

‘LTE Cablet’ is an optional feature that supports both Apple Car and Android Auto, and can use T-map and Cacao navigation without a connection to mobile devices.

The dashboard was made of a urethane-like one piece piece that made the vehicle look wider. At the bottom of the dashboard and the door trim decors, allure and GT lines feature a carbon pattern, and the GT adds luxury with Zebrano wood essence. The all-over sheet for the seat is half-leather, and for the GT line and GT is a high-grade Nappa leather seat. Nappa leather seats are electrically adjustable and equipped with an 8-pocket massage function.

The new Peugeot 508 is equipped with a pre-trimmed Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) to support driver’s safe and comfortable driving.

The ‘Safety Plus Pack’, which is applied to the basic Trim, is a cruise control cruising at a set speed, an active safety brake that brakes itself at speeds from 5 km / h to 140 km / h to prevent accidents or minimize damage (LKA) which prevents the lane departure by steering the steering wheel by itself when the lane departure warning is made, the auto high beam assist that automatically adjusts the headlight by analyzing the driving environment such as the approach distance of other vehicle, Active blind spot monitoring system that supports change, recognizing speed signs on the road and recognizing the limit speed indicated on the dashboard and recommended speed display. Driver who recommends resting with warning sound when driving for more than 2 hours at 65km / h or more Caution Warning.

The ‘Drive Assist Plus Pack’, which applies to the GT line and GT, adds an adaptive cruise control stop-and-go support for stopping and restarting, and a lane-centered maintenance (LPA) function to help maintain the center of the lane.

The GT, the top trim, also features a self-parking assist system that allows the vehicle to operate the steering wheel, accelerator and brake pedals from a parking space scan by itself to support parallel parking and T-shaped parking. The FOCAL  hi-fi audio system is also available with a hands-free tailgate that allows you to open and close the trunk with just the hitch and 10 speakers to experience rich sound.

The powertrain is fitted with two 1.5 diesel engines, BlueHDi and 2.0 BlueHDi, and an EAT8 eight-speed automatic transmission. The 2.0 BlueHDi engine has a maximum output of 177 horsepower and a maximum torque of 40.82 kg.m. Combined fuel consumption is 13.3 km  (city center 12 km , high speed 15.5 km ).

The 1.5 BlueHDi engine has a maximum output of 130 horsepower and a maximum torque of 30.61 kg.m. The maximum torque is generated at the engine rotation interval (1750 rpm), which is mainly used in real life, so that dynamic performance can be experienced even in normal times. Combined fuel consumption is 14.6 km /  (city center 13.4 km / , high speed 16.6 km / ).