Prototypes for Peugeot’s all-new 508 have actually been spotted undergoing testing before it goes on sale in 2019. These test cars, shown in images thanks to Car Scoops, wear body panels raised from the 308 SW to camouflage the brand-new car’s styling however it’s expected to draw motivation from the Exalt Concept.
2019 Peugeot 508 Styling
The brand-new 2019 Peugeot 508 is anticipated to sport captivating styling inspired by the current Peugeot Exalt Concept. This slinky four-door saloon featured an unusual forward-swept grille and elaborate 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, however, while the Exalt’s flattened roofline and giant alloy wheels are expected to be changed before the 508 appears in car dealerships, too.
2019 Peugeot 508 Interior
The extended 308 SW body panels fitted to this test car suggest the brand-new 508 could be larger than the outbound model and might boast a more spacious 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 switches on the centre console. Unfortunately, the Exalt’s walnut dashboard and unusual square steering wheel aren’t anticipated to feature in the finished 508.
2019 Peugeot 508 Engines and Driving
The 2019 Peugeot 508 is anticipated to make usage of a comparable series of engines as the 3008 SUV. The most frugal alternative might be Peugeot’s upcoming 98hp 1.6-litre diesel engine that need to return more than 70mpg while a choice of more powerful diesel engines varying from a 118hp 1.6-litre unit to a 178hp 2.0-litre ought to also be readily available. Gas fans ought to be offered the choice of either a revvy 1.2-litre three-cylinder system– ideal for buzzing around town– or a more effective 1.6-litre four-cylinder engine that’ll be more comfy at motorway speeds.
2019 Peugeot 508 Price and Release Date
The incomplete state of this test car suggests the new 2019 Peugeot 508 won’t strike UK roads till as late as 2019. When it does, it’s expected to set you back approximately the like the outgoing model throughout the range. Entry-level cars might cost from around ₤ 24,000 while top-spec models might bring a cost of more than ₤ 32,000.