Models for Peugeot’s brand new 508 have been spotted going through screening prior to it goes on sale in 2019. These test cars, shown in images courtesy of Car Scoops, wear body panels raised from the 308 SW to camouflage the brand-new car’s styling however it’s anticipated to draw motivation from the Exalt Idea.
2019 Peugeot 508 Styling
The brand-new 2019 Peugeot 508 is anticipated to sport distinctive styling motivated by the current Peugeot Exalt Concept. This slinky four-door saloon included an unusual forward-swept grille and detailed chrome detailing that might all be carried over to the production model. Its two-tone paintjob might be dropped in favour of a less dissentious colour scheme, nevertheless, while the Exalt’s flattened roofline and huge alloy wheels are anticipated to be changed 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 outgoing model and may boast a more large boot and greater levels of legroom. Its interior could draw from both the Exalt Concept’s and 5008 SUV’s cabins and feature a comparable little guiding wheel, high-mounted instruments and a wise row of toggle turns on the centre console. Regrettably, the Exalt’s walnut dashboard and uncommon square steering wheel aren’t anticipated to feature in the finished 508.
2019 Peugeot 508 Engines and Driving
The 2019 Peugeot 508 is expected to make usage of a comparable variety of engines as the 3008 SUV. The most penny-wise alternative could be Peugeot’s upcoming 98hp 1.6-litre diesel engine that should return more than 70mpg while a choice of more effective diesel engines varying from a 118hp 1.6-litre unit to a 178hp 2.0-litre must also be available. Gas fans should be provided the choice of either a revvy 1.2-litre three-cylinder unit– perfect for ringing around town– or a more effective 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that’ll be more comfy at freeway speeds.
2019 Peugeot 508 Price and Release Date
The unfinished state of this test car suggests the brand-new 2019 Peugeot 508 will not strike UK roadways up until as late as 2019. When it does, it’s expected to set you back roughly the same as the outbound model throughout the range. Entry-level cars could cost from around ₤ 24,000 while top-spec models might carry a price tag of more than ₤ 32,000.