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2019 Peugeot 508

The new Peugeot 508 changes everything. Its structure is more compact and its height reduced. The new exterior design is sharper and more robust, while the car’s spectacular interior includes an evolution of the iconic Peugeot i-Cockpit®. Its exemplary road-handling, new engines, countless technology features and quantum leap in quality means the new Peugeot 508 sets a world class standard within the D-segment and further supports the Brand’s upmarket strategy. In the European market, the traditional D-segment saloon has been stagnant for the last four years, after more than a decade of decline. Under pressure from a diverse range of customer preferences and designs, especially from the SUV market, the large saloon now only finds favour through offering wider variety and adopting a more pronounced identity. It was against this backdrop that the designers behind the new Peugeot 508 stated their clear aim: to move away from the conventional boot-lid, four-door shape and towards a five-door fastback coupé-saloon.

2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

At first glance, the new Peugeot 508 surprises onlookers with an energetic and expressive presence. The car’s height has been reduced – it now barely reaches 1.40 m – and the aerodynamic lines of the vehicle are reminiscent of the coupé style. The front end is impressive, even aggressive. The finely fashioned, radiator grill with chrome-plated chequerboard asserts itself between the Full LED headlights, inspiration for which was drawn straight from the brand’s latest concept car: Peugeot Instinct. With the famous lion centred on its radiator grill and the 508 logo upon the nose of the bonnet, the new Peugeot 508 pays tribute to its acclaimed predecessors, the Peugeot 504 and 504 coupé. The vertical visual signature of the opalescent LED daytime running lights provides a distinct, exclusive identity. Sharp and slender, they frame the car’s front end, running from the headlights to the bumper’s air intakes.
2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

This new Peugeot 508 is an invitation to high-end travel. The choice and quality of materials in the trim and upholstery, and the attention paid to the finish, envelop the passengers in a soft, modern, refined environment. For this reason, the driver’s seat (and passenger seat from Allure Business trim and above) achieved the AGR (Aktion für Gesunder Rücken) label, rewarding both its ergonomics and range of settings with lengthwise adjustment and seat tilting, as well as lumbar support (four-way electric pneumatic system). This is available as an option from Active trim. They are also available with eight-way electric settings, with two possible memorised configurations. The wraparound front seats are also both available, as an option, with an eight-pocket pneumatic massage system, with five different massage programmes.
2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

Furthermore, there is plenty of storage space – up to 32 litres! – spread out around the passenger cabin, as well as many sockets (four USB sockets to charge portable devices are available from Allure trim and above, one jack plug in the armrest and two 12V sockets, including one in the boot). The wide-opening panoramic sunroof is in a spoiler style and for the car’s premium audio system the brand has once again chosen FOCAL®, the acclaimed French acoustics firm. This on-board experience is also enhanced by interior detail that heightens perceived quality and the modern feel of the passenger cabin. The choice and rendering of materials, and the careful assembly of all components, are hallmarks of luxury saloons: such as full-grain or Nappa leather, satin chrome, black lacquer, Alcantara®, authentic wood (Grey Oak on the GT Line or GT, or Zebrano available on the GT only). This standard of excellence is also evident in the car’s many comfort and safety features.
2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

Whether in the car’s architecture, the NVH (noise, vibration and harshness), the optimisation of dimensions, weight reduction, aerodynamics or the drive train, everything has been done to reduce CO2 emission levels to the lowest they’ve ever been. The new Peugeot 508 enjoys the new-generation Euro 6.c PureTech and Blue HDi engines (with extended SCR technology) for best-in-class CO2 emission levels. These levels of performance are all the more remarkable as they take into account new technical provisions and the WLTP procedure, which seeks to harmonise test approved consumption levels and customer-usage consumption levels.
2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

As such, there are two new petrol options (depending on destination), developed based on the 1.6L PureTech engine:
PureTech 180 S&S EAT8
PureTech 225 S&S EAT8 (GT version only) Related to the sport mode of electronic suspension, this solution provides zest and responsiveness worthy of the GT label.
2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

Four diesel options are available in the range (depending on destination), built based on the 1.5L and 2.0L BlueHDi engines:
BlueHDi 130 S&S 6-speed manual, which is the entry-level engine and the only one offering a six-speed manual gearbox
BlueHDi 130 S&S EAT8
BlueHDi 160 S&S EAT8
BlueHDi 180 S&S EAT8
2019 Peugeot 508
2019 Peugeot 508

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2019 Peugeot 508 SW

Just a few months after the launch of the radical saloon, Peugeot has unveiled the SW version of New Peugeot 508. A profound change. New Peugeot 508 SW rewrites all the design cues in the highly competitive segment D estate car market; it draws its inspiration from the world of the shooting break. New Peugeot 508 SW’s design is incisive with its low-lying sporty bodyline. It forms the perfect balance between sporty elegance and practicality, providing plenty of passenger space and a large, easy-access boot. It features the latest generation Peugeot i-Cockpit® and, with its small turning radius, it will perform well wherever you please – from urban city streets to the open highway. Embedded in the brand’s DNA, New Peugeot 508 SW’s running gear excellence combines remarkable road handing and perfect body movement control. The vehicle, designed to produce top-of-the-range performance, safety and comfort, promises to provide powerful sensations. New Peugeot 508 SW was revealed at the Paris 2018 Motor Show and will be on sale in Europe from January 2019.

2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW

As for Peugeot 504, created fifty years ago, the Brand has always designed estate cars based on saloon car body lines. Consequently, New Peugeot 508 SW enjoys all the styling traits of the saloon’s radical design. Its new proportions give it an extremely dynamic body shape. Thanks to the functional roof bars, styled to match the design, the vehicle is almost as low as the saloon – just 1.42 m. This is almost 6 cm less than the previous generation, which makes for optimum aerodynamics whilst ensuring enough headroom in the rear to meet the segment standards. It is 4.78 m long (only 3 cm more than the saloon version and 5 cm less than the outgoing generation); New Peugeot 508 SW reveals smooth, flowing lines, topped by a sleek, low roof.
2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW

Frameless doors, a unique estate car feature for a mainstream carmaker, hone and enhance the body line whilst permitting a lower glazed surface area. Gaps and flush fittings have been reduced in size with first-class know-how, the wheels have been adjusted to perfectly fill the wheel arches, the roof antenna has been removed (now silk-screened). The body line is both powerful and is redolent of the high end of the market. Just as for the saloon, the front end is incredibly impressive. With Full LED headlights and the vertical visual signature of the opalescent LED daytime running lights, New Peugeot 508 SW projects a distinct, exclusive identity, highlighted by the famous lion centred on the radiator grill and the 508 logo on the nose of the bonnet.
2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW

From the rear, the feel is of power and modernity, with the glossy black horizontal strip framed by three-dimensional Full LED rear lights taken from the saloon, which are illuminated throughout the night and day by adaptive intensity, making the coloured claws constantly visible from the side or full rear view. The chrome twin exhaust tailpipe seats the vehicle and further enhances the sporty design. Boot access is via a practical tailgate (that can be powered and hands-free). The boot sill is low and wide (6 cm lower than the saloon and only 63.5 cm from the ground, 2.4 cm wider). The quick-draw baggage cover provides an immediate view of the entire boot, which has a capacity (with luggage cover closed) of 530 litres. It is designed to be simple in shape and entirely usable. The boot under-baggage cover capacity is very close to that of the outgoing vehicle (560 litres).
2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW

New Peugeot 508 SW enjoys the new generation PureTech and BlueHDi engines (with extended SCR technology) as presented on the saloon. There are two new petrol options developed on the basis of the PureTech 1.6L engine:
PureTech 180 S&S EAT8,
PureTech 225 S&S EAT8.
2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW

Four Diesel options are available based on the BlueHDi 1.5L and 2.0L engines:
BlueHDi 130 S&S BVM6,
BlueHDi 130 S&S EAT8,
BlueHDi 160 S&S EAT8,
BlueHDi 180 S&S EAT8.
All these engines have already been certified to Euro6.d temp standards, in anticipation of the Euro 6 provisions applicable from January 2020, specifically with regard to nitrogen oxide emissions. The CO2 values are Best in Class; they take into account new technical provisions of the WLTP procedure, which seeks to harmonise test-approved consumption levels and customer-usage consumption levels.
2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW

In ECO mode, the Pure Tech engine family mated with the EAT8 automatic gearbox switches automatically to freewheeling mode. This function is available from 25 to 130 km/h, when conditions permit. It is triggered if no a foot-on-pedal signal is detected; it is totally transparent for the driver. It eases internal friction in the gearbox and reduces fuel consumption by around 3%. In the second half of 2019, the range will be supplemented by an efficient Plug-in Hybrid petrol powertrain with an extended ZEV range of 50 km (WLTP cycle). The batteries will be located under the row 2 seats to preserve the roomy boot. Like the saloon, New Peugeot 508 SW will be manufactured at the Mulhouse plant and as from launch will bear the “Origine France Garantie” certifying that it is made in France.
2019 Peugeot 508 SW
2019 Peugeot 508 SW