Peugeot has revealed its new 508 models, the new 508 saloon, SW and RXH diesel hybrid. Sales of these new 508’s will commence in Ireland towards the end of the year. The new versions have a new grille with LED daytime running lights, indicators and front fog lights. Inside there is a 7” touch screen infotainment system which also displays the reverse camera for parking. Options across the range include keyless entry and starting, automatic electric parking brake, quad-zone climate control and JBL Hi-Fi.
The saloon and SW ranges will benefit from economical and efficient Euro 6 engines, including the 2.0 litre BlueHDi 150bhp 6-speed manual with CO2 emissions of just 105g/km, a best in class for this level of power. A new 2.0 litre BlueHDi 180 EAT6 saloon version has been type approved with CO2 emissions of 111 g/km. For petrol, the new Peugeot 508 introduces a new Euro 6 engine: the 1.6 litre THP 165bhp, with a six-speed manual gearbox or fitted with the new EAT6 six-speed automatic gearbox. Replacing the Euro 5 1.6 litre THP 156, this new 165bhp engine allows reduced CO2 emissions to 129 g/km (6-speed manual) from 144 g/km.
The 508 RXH diesel hybrid models has a 2.0-litre HDi diesel engine which produces 163hp and an electric motor with 37hp, producing a total output of 200hp. It has four driving modes, ZEV, 4WD, Sport and Auto and can achieve a combined fuel consumption of 3.3L/100km (85.6 mpg).