Models for Peugeot’s brand new 508 have been spotted going through testing before it goes on sale in 2019. These test cars, displayed in images thanks to Car Scoops, wear body panels lifted from the 308 SW to camouflage the new car’s styling but it’s expected to draw inspiration from the Exalt Concept.
2019 Peugeot 508 Styling
The new 2019 Peugeot 508 is expected to sport captivating styling motivated by the current Peugeot Exalt Concept. This slinky four-door saloon included an unusual forward-swept grille and intricate chrome detailing that could all be carried over to the production model. Its two-tone paintjob could be dropped in favour of a less divisive palette, however, while the Exalt’s flattened roofline and huge alloy wheels are anticipated to be modified before the 508 appears in dealers, too.
2019 Peugeot 508 Interior
The lengthened 308 SW body panels fitted to this test car suggest the brand-new 508 might be larger than the outbound model and might boast a more large boot and higher levels of legroom. Its interior could draw from both the Exalt Concept’s and 5008 SUV’s cabins and feature a similar little guiding wheel, high-mounted instruments and a wise row of toggle turns on the centre console. Regrettably, the Exalt’s walnut dashboard and unusual square wheel aren’t anticipated to feature in the ended up 508.
2019 Peugeot 508 Engines and Driving
The 2019 Peugeot 508 is expected to make usage of a similar range of engines as the 3008 SUV. The most penny-wise option might be Peugeot’s upcoming 98hp 1.6-litre diesel motor that should return more than 70mpg while a selection of more effective diesel engines varying from a 118hp 1.6-litre unit to a 178hp 2.0-litre need to likewise be offered. Gas fans ought to be used the option of either a revvy 1.2-litre three-cylinder unit– ideal for buzzing around town– or a more effective 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that’ll be more comfortable at freeway speeds.
2019 Peugeot 508 Price and Release Date
The unfinished state of this test car suggests the new 2019 Peugeot 508 won’t hit UK roadways until as late as 2019. When it does, it’s anticipated to set you back around the same as the outgoing model across the range. Entry-level cars might cost from around ₤ 24,000 while top-spec models might carry a price tag of more than ₤ 32,000.