Models for Peugeot’s brand new 508 have been spotted undergoing screening prior to it goes on sale in 2019. These test cars, shown in images thanks to Car Scoops, wear body panels lifted from the 308 SW to disguise the brand-new car’s styling however it’s anticipated to draw motivation from the Exalt Concept.
2019 Peugeot 508 Styling
The brand-new 2019 Peugeot 508 is expected to sport appealing styling influenced by the current Peugeot Exalt Concept. This slinky four-door saloon featured an unusual forward-swept grille and elaborate chrome detailing that could all be carried over to the production model. Its two-tone paintjob could be dropped in favour of a less dissentious colour scheme, nevertheless, while the Exalt’s flattened roofline and huge alloy wheels are expected to be altered before the 508 appears in dealerships, too.
2019 Peugeot 508 Interior
The extended 308 SW body panels fitted to this test car recommend the new 508 could be bigger than the outbound model and may boast a more roomy boot and greater levels of legroom. Its interior might draw from both the Exalt Concept’s and 5008 SUV’s cabins and feature a similar small steering wheel, high-mounted instruments and a smart row of toggle turns on the centre console. Regrettably, the Exalt’s walnut control panel and uncommon square steering wheel aren’t expected to feature in the finished 508.
2019 Peugeot 508 Engines and Driving
The 2019 Peugeot 508 is anticipated to make use of a comparable series of engines as the 3008 SUV. The most penny-wise alternative might be Peugeot’s upcoming 98hp 1.6-litre diesel motor that need to return more than 70mpg while a selection of more effective diesel motor ranging from a 118hp 1.6-litre unit to a 178hp 2.0-litre must also be available. Petrol fans should be used the choice of either a revvy 1.2-litre three-cylinder unit– perfect for buzzing around town– or a more powerful 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that’ll be more comfy at motorway speeds.
2019 Peugeot 508 Price and Release Date
The unfinished state of this test car suggests the new 2019 Peugeot 508 won’t strike UK roadways until as late as 2019. When it does, it’s anticipated to set you back roughly the like the outbound model across the range. Entry-level cars might cost from around ₤ 24,000 while top-spec models might carry a price of more than ₤ 32,000.