The Peugeot RCZ was a sporty model that got a lot of enthusiasts, and although to this day it still looks like a current car and nothing outdated, unfortunately did not get the commercial success expected by the PSA Group. Therefore, the French decided to focus their efforts on those vehicles that account for the largest number of sales and not develop a successor to the Peugeot sports coupe.Even so, Russian designer Nikita Aksyonov wondered what a new generation of Peugeot RCZ might look like. The line would be the same, with well-marked wheel arches and a descending ceiling line that would feature its characteristic double-bubble shape – this in the closed version. The biggest novelty would be the headlights, which would follow the line of the latest models of production of the lion brand, where the design created by LED lights would be his new sign of identity. Also the grid, with its three-dimensional shape, would be one of the differentiated points in relation to the previous model. There would be no lack of aerodynamic appendages on the front, side and rear, as well as the large alloy wheels.To move this car, the ideal configuration for the Peugeot 308 R Hybrid Concept could be used , a 1.6 THP 270 hp 330 Nm engine combined with two electric motors, one on each axle and delivering 115 hp each, to produce together 500 hp and 730 Nm, which would allow an acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4 seconds.
2018 – PEUGEOT RIFTER 4X4 CONCEPT
The new Peugeot Rifter replaces the old Peugeot Partner, and on that occasion takes on an SUV inspiration to define its more robust and youthful appearance. The Peugeot Rifter has the Advanced Grip Control system, which optimizes the traction for different types of tread, and we already know of other models of the French manufacturer and also the Hill Assist Descent Control, known system of models like the Peugeot 3008, and that maintains an optimized speed on steep descents.But the big news is an all-wheel drive version, called the 4 × 4 Rifter, for now still a concept. The development of this version was a joint effort with Peugeot’s longtime partner, Dangel – a company that is dedicated to transforming Peugeot models, adding full-wheel drive and off-road capabilities.The Peugeot Rifter 4 × 4 Concept features four BF Goodrich AllTerrain all-terrain tires, which allow for better progression on more damaged or slippery terrain. It also stands out for the greater height of the ground, higher in 80 mm, as well as for the wheels paved by the specific tires.The concept, which will be presented at the next Geneva Motor Show, is also highlighted by several details in strong yellow, in contrast to the matte black of the hood, as well as by the signature ‘RIFTER’ on the side and rear window.
The different colors and materials extend to the interior, with specific seats with black Alcantara, seams in the same yellow tone, and some more details.Equipping this version is the BlueHDi 130 hp engine, with six-speed manual transmission and a maximum torque of 300 Nm.The 4 × 4 transmission is activated via a viscous coupling system, operated by a hand-held selector switch on the dashboard to the right of the gearbox lever, and with three driving modes – ‘2WD’, ‘4WD ‘and’ Lock ‘. The first allows only a traction on the front axle for day-to-day running, while the second one tries to send power to the rear wheels, when necessary, and automatically. Of course the ‘Lock’ mode blocks the traction on all four wheels for more extreme situations of obstacle transposition.Far from the cities, the Peugeot Rifter 4 × 4 Concept may feature a range of LED lights on the top of the windshield. Curved and with a width of 1.35 m, it integrates an alignment of 100 LEDs, divided by two rows.In addition, the Rifter 4 × 4 Concept is also equipped with an Overland camping tent, developed by Autohome, with mattress covered with the same foldable textile to easily integrate into the volume of the tent.The Peugeot Rifter 4 × 4 Concept also features the BTT Peugeot eM02 FS Powertube, an electric bike with an integrated battery, being the first of the brand’s new generation of eBikes.
2017 – PEUGEOT 108 COLLECTION
This spring arrives in Europe a new special series of the Peugeot 108 accompanied by a lover ambassador of the music. The new Peugeot 108 Collection comes to offer a more cheerful and jovial image, along with a greater possibility of customization and more standard equipment. For its elaboration, Peugeot had the collaboration of the Lebanese singer-songwriter Mika. The result can be seen in the images.This is the first time Mika and Peugeot have collaborated on such a project. One of its main virtues is to offer a differentiated image with new combinations of colors, both for the exterior and the interior. It also has door sills, rearview mirror housings, interior decorations, specific rugs and exterior stickers.The Peugeot 108’s special edition Collection will be available for the 5-door body and TOP! 5 doors. In addition to the new configuration possibilities, the Peugeot 108 Collection has a complete technological equipment to offer a comfortable and connected driving experience.Among the most outstanding standard equipment are the speed limiter, hands-free access and start system, fog lights, leather steering wheel, LED headlamps, touch screen with Mirror Screen technology and 15-inch alloy wheels.In mechanical terms there will be only one option, a PureTech 1.2-liter gasoline engine with 82 hp and 116 Nm of maximum torque that comes coupled with a five-speed manual transmission. Thanks to this mechanics, the small French urban is able to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in 10.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 170 km / h. On the other hand, the average fuel consumption is 23.3 km / l and the CO2 emissions are 99 g / km.
2017 – PEUGEOT 2008
Peugeot presented the 2008 facelift, which will be presented at the Geneva Motor Show and will go on sale from summer on Europe. In addition to the external and internal changes, highlight the new version of GT Line equipment, a top-of-the-line version that features 17-inch wheels, glossy black applications and specific logos. In this version 2008 is painted red and black.In terms of styling changes, the new front grille, steeper wheel arches, body guards and LED lights on the front and rear are highlighted. Inside, the maximum capacity of the trunk increased from 1,194 to 1,400 liters, thanks to the new folding system of the rear seats. There is an additional 22 liters in the lower compartment of the trunk.The 7.0-inch screen infotainment system is now compatible with MirrorLink and Apple Carplay. New technologies include the Active City Brake emergency braking system and the Park Assist stand-alone parking system.The engines are the same, the Puretech and BlueHDI with powers between 75 and 130 hp, but a six-speed automatic transmission is now available for the Puretech petrol version 1.2 with 110 hp. The consumption is of 27 km / l in the versions Diesel 1.6 BlueHDi with 75 hp and five-speed manual transmission.
2017 – PEUGEOT 208 SPORT
The Brazilian market is not going through its best moment and in this context brands try all kinds of possibilities to attract the weakest customers. After a short time that the renewed 208 debut in Brazil, Peugeot introduces a new version called 208 Sport, with which they will try to seduce customers based on a dynamic image.In fact, those customers who want a 208 with sporting behavior should opt for the 208 GT, equipped with the engine THP turbo 170 hp. The new Peugeot 208 Sport uses the conventional mechanics, in this case the 16-liter 16-liter 120 hp engine coupled to a five-speed manual transmission.In terms of aesthetics, it has 16-inch alloy wheels painted black, rear spiler, a front where the headlights with black mask and the grid with details painted red, the same color used for some points inside.With this new version, Peugeot intends to have its space within a segment where it will have to fight with the Renault Sandero GT-Line, Ford Fiesta Sport and other models that resort to a sports aesthetic to try to win the users.In Brazil the new Peugeot 208 Sport will have a price of 60,090 reais, a price that puts it in advantage over the Ford model that is marketed from 64,200 reais, but above the Sandero GT-Line that starts at 51,200 reais.
2017 – PEUGEOT 3008
It was already a while ago in the air and after many rumors, finally it is official. The new Peugeot 3008 is here to stay and with a 360-degree spin on its concept. The first generation of the model arrived in 2009 with one more image of a movolume, and now, this second generation made a direct jump to the line SUV. This change is logical taking into account the current preferences of the market and in addition, takes advantage of some lines of the Peugeot Quartz Concept.This translates into a more robust and muscular image, with features more straight than its predecessor. The front is highlighted by a 3D grille, air intakes of considerable size and a metallic appearance protection at the bottom. The details of this color extend along its body. In the back stand out the lanterns with the ‘claws of lion’ and a two-tone finish that extends from the ceiling, hiding the C pillar and leaving a curious image.The new Peugeot 3008 is impressive despite its compact dimensions. It measures 4,450 mm in length, 1,840 mm in width and 1,620 mm in height. The wheelbase is 2,670 mm, which increases your interior space. It also increased its trunk, which now boasts up to 520 liters of capacity, surpassing its predecessor. It arrives willing to face rivals like Nissan Qashqai and Hyundai Tucson, among many others.It uses the EMP2 platform of the Peugeot 308 and this also translates into a weight reduction of around 100 kg compared to the previous 3008 thanks to the use of lightweight materials. But where it arrives one of the most expected news is inside. This model will be the first to equip the second generation Peugeot i-Cockpit, the characteristic panel that French brand has been using for some time.
Now it gets the name of Peugeot i-Cockpit Amplify and arrives with great news and a change of design. It stands out for the instrumentation that changes the analog clocks by a screen of 12.3 inches completely personalizable, in the style of Audi’s Virtual Cockpit. It complements with another 8.0-inch touch screen in the center of the panel. The steering wheel is small and slightly flattened from above and below.Of course, it will include a large number of driver assistance systems to improve the safety and comfort of the driver and passengers. Regarding its line of engines, the Peugeot 3008 will be offered with two petrol versions and four diesel versions. The petrol is the 130 hp PureTech 1.2 engine, with a six-speed manual or EAT6 automatic transmission, and the 1.6 THP S & S 165 hp only with the six-speed automatic transmission.On the side of the diesel blocks, there are 1.6 BlueHDi S & S 100 hp with five-speed manual transmission and 1.6 hp BlueHDi S & S with a six-speed manual or automatic transmission with the same number of ratios. On top will be the 2.0 hp BlueHDi S & S only available with the six-speed manual transmission and the 2.0 BlueHDi S & S 180 hp only with the automatic. The Peugeot 3008 will make its public debut at the Paris Motor Show in October, with the first units coming to market in January 2017.