Refreshed front end includes a revised grille with the Lion motif in the centre
The 508 is Peugeot's answer to the Ford Mondeo and Mazda 6
Revised 508 will be unveiled at the Moscow and Chengdu motor shows in August
The design of the rear end of the Peugeot 508 has been tweaked too
Inside the 508 has taken cues from the recently launched 308 hatch
Peugeot's interior designers have tried to reduce the cabin's button count
More functionality has been moved to the seven-inch touchscreen
The RX and saloon are also still available with a diesel-hybrid option
New head and tail lights are now LEDs on the revised Peugeot 508
Two Blue HDi 2.0-litre diesels are available in the engine range
The revamped Peugeot 508 goes on sale in September
A Euro 6 compliant 1.6-litre turbo petrol with 165bhp replaces the old 156bhp motor
Peugeot is claiming a higher standard of fit and finish for the 508's cabin
There have been substantial changes to front and rear bumpers
The refreshed Peugeot 508 also gets a resculptured bonnet
Blind spot mirror sensors and a reversing camera are now on the options list
The Peugeot 508 was first launched back in 2010
The three bodystyles: saloon, estate, and high-riding RX, all receive new front and rear ends, including a distinctive grille treatment with the Lion badge centrally mounted for the first time. New head and tail lights are also now LEDs.
The bonnet has also been resculptured and there have been substantial changes to front and rear bumpers. Inside the 508 has taken cues from the recently launched Peugeot 308 hatch. So more functionality has been moved to the seven-inch touchscreen with the aim of reducing button count.
Dials and the instrument panel are also all-new and there’s now a standard colour head-up display. Blind spot mirror sensors and a reversing camera are now on the options list for the first time. Peugeot is also claiming a higher standard of fit and finish.
New engines also join the line-up. A Euro 6 compliant 1.6-litre turbo petrol with 165bhp, replacing the old 156bhp motor, promising better performance and reduced emissions. Peugeot’s Blue HDi 2.0-litre diesels are also available, one with 148bhp and 105 g/km of CO2, the other tuned for 178bhp and 111g/km.
The saloon and RXH are also still available with the diesel hybrid option, but changes mean that it now emits 85g/km, down from 107g/km, adding to its appeal for company car tax payers.
The new 508 will gets its first public outing in August simultaneously at the Moscow and Chengdu motor shows.
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