Models for Peugeot’s all-new 508 have been spotted going through testing prior to it goes on sale in 2019. These test cars, shown in images courtesy of Car Scoops, wear body panels lifted from the 308 SW to camouflage the brand-new car’s styling but it’s anticipated to draw motivation from the Exalt Concept.
2019 Peugeot 508 Styling
The new 2019 Peugeot 508 is expected to sport eye-catching styling influenced by the recent Peugeot Exalt Concept. This slinky four-door saloon included an uncommon forward-swept grille and intricate chrome detailing that might all be carried over to the production model. Its two-tone paintjob might be dropped in favour of a less divisive colour scheme, nevertheless, while the Exalt’s flattened roofline and giant alloy wheels are expected to be modified before the 508 appears in car dealerships, too.
2019 Peugeot 508 Interior
The lengthened 308 SW body panels fitted to this test car recommend the new 508 could be larger than the outbound model and might boast a more roomy 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 small steering wheel, high-mounted instruments and a clever row of toggle turns on the centre console. Regrettably, the Exalt’s walnut dashboard and unusual square steering wheel aren’t expected to feature in the ended up 508.
2019 Peugeot 508 Engines and Driving
The 2019 Peugeot 508 is anticipated to make use of a comparable range of engines as the 3008 SUV. The most prudent option could be Peugeot’s upcoming 98hp 1.6-litre diesel engine that ought to return more than 70mpg while a selection of more powerful diesel engines varying from a 118hp 1.6-litre system to a 178hp 2.0-litre ought to also be readily available. Fuel fans ought to be used the option of either a revvy 1.2-litre three-cylinder system– perfect for buzzing around town– or a more powerful 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 won’t strike UK roadways till as late as 2019. When it does, it’s anticipated to set you back roughly the same as the outgoing model throughout the range. Entry-level cars could cost from around ₤ 24,000 while top-spec models could carry a cost of more than ₤ 3.