The new Peugeot Rifter is having a remarkable success in the European market. The arrival to the dealers of the tourism versions of the new commercial vehicles animated the sales of minibuses. The trio of PSA Group commercials is the main protagonist of this trend change. The Peugeot Rifter is one of them. It is accompanied by the new Citroën Berlingo and the new Opel Combo Life.Like its ‘first cousins’, the new Peugeot Rifter has a long version. An interesting alternative to seven-seat SUVs. The new Peugeot Rifter Long is already on sale in European dealers and this new version completes the Rifter line. Its production is in progress, being manufactured in the plant that the French automotive group owns in the Spanish city of Vigo.Aesthetically it has a very attractive design, since it offers an image more typical of a Peugeot SUV than a commercial vehicle. The free height of the body in relation to the ground invites a break in the field and the numerous plastic protections bring strength to the drawing. Also worth noting are the longitudinal ceiling bars.Compared to the standard Peugeot Rifter, the new Rifter Long is 35 inches longer. Thanks to this difference, in its interior can travel with total comfort up to seven adult passengers. In addition, it has a larger cargo space and allows to carry objects up to 3.05 meters in length on a completely flat floor due to the fact that the seats are retractable.The modularity and versatility of the new Peugeot Rifter Long are made possible by the vehicle being supported by the PSA EMP2 platform. To access the boot we can do it through the folding rear window, since there are two heights available to cover the load. As with the Peugeot Rifter, the Long version has a complete technological equipment.
The Peugeot i-Cockpit concept is present in the interior. On the front stands the 8.0 inch capacitive touch screen. It is the nerve center of the passenger compartment and is the key element to use Peugeot’s infotainment system. There are also different driving assistance systems such as active speed governor, speed limit recognition, active unintentional shift alert and Active Safety Brake system. In addition, Advanced Grip Control is optionally available.The line of the Peugeot Rifter Long is composed of four levels of finish: Access, Active, Allure and GT Line. The most basic termination counts on a remarkable equipment of series where stand out elements like the air conditioning, wheels of steel of 15 inches, cruise control, speed limiter, system of audio with Bluetooth and connection USB, besides sliding door in the side of the companion and with fixed window.The mechanical supply consists of diesel and gasoline engines. Among other engines, there is a 1.5 hp BlueHDi and a PureTech 1.2 hp 110 hp petrol engine. The only engine that can be coupled to an eight-speed EAT8 automatic transmission is the 130 hp BlueHDi 1.5 diesel.
2018 – PEUGEOT 2008 STYLE
Living a unique moment in its history and with the most modern line of its portfolio in the country, Peugeot presents to the market the special series limited 2008 Style. The compact SUV that has completely innovated the way of driving based on its differentiated items, such as the Peugeot i-Cockpit and the sequential automatic transmission AT6, gains a more sporty and adventurous version, ready to please the public that seeks exclusivity, comfort, technology and pleasure in driving.The new model, made in Porto Real (RJ), comes to the market with exclusive equipment, which not only contributes to the already dashed look of the car’s lines, but adds comfort, technology and cuddles to the demanding Peugeot consumer. On the outside, the 2008 Style features an exclusive set of 16-inch HydreEnticelle alloy wheels and wheelhouse frames, which bring a more adventurous air to the special series, giving sturdiness and protection to the body.In terms of comfort, the 2008 Style is surprising to include in its unique items package the automatic digital air conditioning system, which allows the driver and front passenger to individually adjust the temperature on the side of the car. The model also has central armrest with object holder, element that provides even more comfort and practicality to the driver. Other unique features of the series are the set of custom mats and monograms.
In addition to all the new equipment in the special series, the Peugeot 2008 Style also maintains family-friendly items such as the AT6 six-speed sequential automatic transmission with four different driving modes; autopilot and speed limiter, DRL LED lights, four airbags (two front and two side), Isofix for child seats, rear mirrors in bright black color and 7.0-inch multimedia center Peugeot Connect Radio, compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Self.Few units of the special series will be manufactured, with option of two different colors, White Banquise and GrayAluminum, and value already included in the price of R $ 82,990. The novelty is already available in the network of Peugeot dealers throughout Brazil, consolidating its strategy of being the main reference in the market in quality of products and services.”With 2008 Style we offer the Peugeot consumer more equipment and exclusive items as standard for a price below what is practiced by the market or what he would find in the competition,” explains Renato Sollitto, product manager at Peugeot.
2018 – PEUGEOT 208 INCONCERT
Peugeot, which recently launched the astonishing Peugeot 3008 Pack and Peugeot 5008, now features the Peugeot 208 INCONCERT special series. The investment in the new version is focused on optimizing the audio system, delivering superior sound quality.The new special series reaffirms the new moment of the brand, which advances in its strategy of being the main reference in the sector in quality of products and services. The restructuring of the entire network, coupled with the modern product range, reinforcesthe company’s commitment to the consumer.”The arrival of the 208 INCONCERT meets the demand of a more demanding consumer, who seeks refinement, technology and sportsmanship in the same product. The idea of this release is to take the audio experience to another level, combining quality with an excellent content package. In that first moment, we will have 250 units for sale “, explains Renato Rodrigues, product manager of Peugeot doBrasil.And as part of the launch of the 208 AM 2019 line, the INCONCERT 208 limited special series brings a unique sound experience through the use of an 8.0-inch Slim Subwoofer and 250 Watts RMS of power. Sealed in aluminum and installed in the trunk, the Subwoofer has a bold design and features tuning for frequency and gain limits.
Based on the 208 Active Pack Auto, the INCONCERT 208 has a set of four speakers and two tweeters from the Italian ASK. The series also features INCONCERT monograms on the sides and rear mirrors in bright black color, giving a greater touch of sportiness to the car.The audio system also includes the modern and connected 7.0-inch Peugeot Connect Radio Multimedia Center, with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto protocols for the mirroring of several applications, including Google Maps and Waze, through Android AUTO.To enhance the sportiness of the vehicle, the series incorporates leather-wrapped steering wheel, fog lights, rear-view mirrors in glossy black and short antenna on the roof. Complete, the model even offers autopilot with speed limiter, 15-inch alloy wheels with 195/60 tires, rear camera, alarm, Isofix, among other standard accessories.The 208 INCONCERT is equipped with a 1.6 16V FlexStart engine, which generates 118 hp at 5,750 rpm and maximum torque of 158 Nm at 4,750 rpm (numbers with ethanol), always associated with the 6-speed sequential automatic transmission with four different driving modes: Drive, Eco, Sport and Sequential.The suggested price for the new fleet is R $ 65,490, available in White Branquise and GrayAluminum, already included in the price of the car.
2018 – PEUGEOT 208 SIGNATURE EDITION
The current generation of the Peugeot 208 is already approaching the end of its life cycle and for this reason the European line of the French model has undergone a series of modifications in the last months, that ended up with a line composed only by the body of five doors and already without the more sportive versions.Now the French brand enriches the offer featuring a special series that carries the Signature denomination, which stands out for offering a richer equipment at a convenient price, betting on connectivity and some specific aesthetic details.The new Peugeot 208 Signature Edition is below the Tech Edition and GT Line, as a new alternative that will try to win the younger users. Outwardly featured by its 16-inch alloy wheels with specific design, plus a chrome grille and rear-view mirrors in the same color of the body.Inside the chrome package is highlighted, besides a specific design upholstery. The most relevant 208 Signature series equipment includes ABS brakes with EBD; front, side and curtain airbags; traction and stability controls; ramp starting assistance; air conditioning; an infotainment system with a touch screen of 7.0 inches and compatibility with Mirror Screen, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.In addition, it is also part of the standard equipment with central locking with remote control, two electric windows, heated mirrors, automatic lights, rain sensor, rear parking sensor, speed control with limiter, LED daytime running lights, fog lights , 16-inch alloy wheels, among others.
The engine offering for this new special series of the 208 includes two petrol engines and one diesel. Customers can choose between a PureTech 1.2-liter gasoline unit that develops 82 hp, or 110 hp as an alternative for more performance. In the diesel part the offer contemplates only the block BlueHDi of 1.6 liters with 100 cv of power. The 82 hp engine is coupled to a five-speed manual transmission, while the most powerful are coupled to a six-speed manual or EAT6 automatic transmission in the case of the PureTech 110 hp.
2018 – PEUGEOT 208 WRX
Still celebrating its success in this year’s Dakar Rally, Team Peugeot Total is planning to reach the top now in a new category: the World Rallycross Championship. To celebrate its first year in this spectacular and competitive sport, the Peugeot Sport team is preparing a 2018 version of the Peugeot 208 WRX, which has already shown much potential in rallycross since making its debut in 2014.There will be three Peugeot Total official riders at this year’s World Championship: Legend Sebastián Loeb – nine-time world rally champion – Rallycross leader Timmy Hansen and his intrepid younger brother Kevin Hansen. The Swedes represent the ‘next generation’ – part of the most successful family dynasty in the sport’s history – and will benefit from Loeb’s driving experience.For the competition, a new Peugeot 208 WRX was prepared for 2018, which will be updated step by step throughout the season. The goal: to score as many points as possible from the start of the championship, and to seek the title of drivers and teams in the future, increasing the victorious history of Peugeot’s off-road motorsports.While Loeb and Timmy Hansen will be driving the new version of the car, Kevin Hansen will get a car evolution of 2017. Developments that will be brought to the latest generation of 560 hp Peugeot 208 WRX power are designed to make it more powerful . Not only is it faster and lighter, but also easier to drive, with a more reactive feel and better torque.The Peugeot Sport engineering team worked intensively on aerodynamics to increase the performance of cars. Mechanically, in addition to the evolutions of the engine, the new car also revised the front suspension, shock absorbers and has larger wheels, as well as a faster transmission. The result is a challenging rallycross designed to exceed expectations.