Introducing PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED: PEUGEOT’s new high-performance division. PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED presents a brand new kind of efficiency – constructing electrified machines with the facility to create new sensations and driving experiences, beginning with a excessive efficiency 508 combining four-wheel drive (4WD) and plug-in hybrid electrical know-how.
PEUGEOT is paving the best way for a brand new period through which the kilowatt is king, offering unprecedented energy and torque for PEUGEOT manufacturing automobiles. PEUGEOT is guided by its heritage, ardour and experience, with a workforce of engineers and take a look at drivers regularly studying to grasp new applied sciences and conquer new territories.
PEUGEOT SPORT INSIDE
With the launch of two new high-performance variations of the brand new PEUGEOT 508 Fastback and SW, PEUGEOT is unveiling the primary mannequin of its PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED division. Delivering the proper mixture of sportiness and know-how, PEUGEOT is combining renewed efficiency with accountable efficiency to create Neo-Efficiency.
The signature of this new household, with three Kryptonite claws, refers to PEUGEOT SPORT’s new id, to the sunshine signatures of the manufacturing fashions, and attracts inspiration from the model’s heritage with tail lamps impressed by the PEUGEOT 504 Coupé.
New 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED is a technological showcase and actually represents the experience of the PEUGEOT SPORT engineers who’ve confirmed their potential repeatedly in worldwide competitions – such because the World Rally Championship, DAKAR, Pikes Peak and World Endurance Championship – and with the event of the 208 FE idea in 2013 (46g/km CO2, 0-62mph in 8.2s) and the 308 R Hybrid in 2015 (500hp, 720Nm, 0-62mph in 4.0s).
Coinciding with the launch of the brand new efficiency division, PEUGEOT is asserting its return to the World Endurance Championship within the Le Mans Hypercar class from 2022.
PEUGEOT SPORT PERFORMANCE
The brand new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED is probably the most highly effective manufacturing automotive ever constructed by PEUGEOT.
The powertrain produces 360hp and 520Nm of torque by combining an inner combustion engine and electrical vitality. This mixture makes it attainable to realize virtually instantaneous responses and acceleration.
This stage of efficiency is unprecedented for the PEUGEOT model:
0-62mph in 5.2s
50-74mph in 3s
Most pace of 155mph (electronically restricted)
The driving expertise is on the very coronary heart of PEUGEOT’s DNA, which is why the PEUGEOT SPORT engineers have tailored the chassis of the PEUGEOT 508 to ship enhanced efficiency and agility:
Optimising variable three-mode shock absorption (Consolation/Hybrid/Sport)
Decrease driving place than normal 508
Widened entrance and rear monitor
380mm diameter entrance brake discs and glued four-piston callipers
20-inch alloy wheels fitted with Michelin© Pilot Sport 4S tyres
The brand new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED produces 360hp because of the facility of its combustion engine mixed with its two electrical motors, positioned on the entrance and rear. The four-wheel drive transmission ensures optimum traction in all climate circumstances.
5 driving modes can be found instantly by way of the mode selector on the centre console:
Electrical: For 100% electrical driving in complete silence, with a zero-emissions vary of 26 miles beneath the WLTP protocol, offering entry to inexperienced zones in city areas and instant responses from 0-86mph
Consolation: Hybrid mode with softened suspension for “excessive consolation” driving
Hybrid: Robotically selects combustion or electrical energy relying on the circumstances for optimised gas effectivity
Sport: Delivers most energy of 360hp for final efficiency. In Sport mode, the interface incorporates a digital engine sound system, amplifying the sporty atmosphere on board. This mode additionally tunes the steering, suspension and accelerator pedal mapping. The combustion engine ensures that the battery is charged for max energy always
4WD: Offers most traction for slippery circumstances
As for the hybrid motor, the brand new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED has benefited from PEUGEOT’s experience with the current launches of the PEUGEOT 3008 SUV HYBRID/HYBRID4 and PEUGEOT 508 HYBRID alongside the experience at PEUGEOT SPORT with its expertise of hybridisation in competitors.
Recharging modes are versatile and tailored to day-to-day life:
Expenses in lower than seven hours utilizing a typical home socket
Expenses in lower than two hours utilizing a 7kW wall field cost level
Tools set up options can be found instantly from PEUGEOT Retailers in partnership with PodPoint. Your entire eco-system devoted to PEUGEOT’s electrified fashions is obtainable by way of the MyPEUGEOT® and Free2Move Providers functions.
New 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED has the identical inside and boot volumes (above the ground) as the interior combustion variations because of the good structure of the electrical motors and battery.
The PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED division has created a brand new kind of virtuous efficiency: Neo-Efficiency. It’s the excellent mix of sportiness and know-how with low CO2 emissions: this high-performance model is accredited based on the WLTP protocol at 46g/km – the equal of 139mpg gas consumption.
FULL SENSATION EXPERIENCE
New 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED embodies the very spirit of PEUGEOT’s highway dealing with know-how. The changes to its chassis have been fine-tuned by PEUGEOT SPORT engineers for heightened driving pleasure and embody a specially-tuned steering set-up.
Along with its four-wheel drive and for the best stage of security, new 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED comes with all of the driving aids out there within the PEUGEOT 508 vary, together with: Night time Vision, Adaptive Cruise Management with Cease & Go perform, Lane Departure Warning System and Automated Emergency Braking.
The PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® comes into its personal right here with a compact steering wheel that includes three Kryptonite claws, distinctive components of the PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED division, and a 100% digital Head-Up Show. The PEUGEOT i-Cockpit® graphic animations and the central 10-inch HD capacitive touchscreen have adopted the division’s signature for an much more unique really feel.
The upholstery of the “wrap-around” seats additionally has a particular look with a mixture of Mistral Nappa Leather-based and Alcantara©, while the passenger compartment is adorned with double Tramontane Gray and Kryptonite stitching. The FOCAL® Hello-Fi audio system is equipped as normal, as are warmth and therapeutic massage features on the motive force’s seat.
The aerodynamic design of the bodywork is emphasised by the distinctive options, together with:
Daring grille, entrance bumper air intakes in Kryptonite and black 508 badging with the Kryptonite three claws
The three claws characteristic on the rear quarter panel on the saloon and on the entrance wing on the SW
Black exhaust retailers and Gloss Black central rear diffuser
20-inch wheels fitted with MICHELIN© Pilot Sport 4S tyres, PEUGEOT SPORT Kryptonite entrance brake callipers
New 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED is obtainable in three physique colors: Selenium Gray, Nera Black and Pearl White. All 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED monograms are black to focus on the sporty traits of this PEUGEOT 508. New 508 PEUGEOT SPORT ENGINEERED is manufactured in Mulhouse, France.