The Peugeot has released the first official photos and information of 4008, Sport Utility fruit of a collaboration between PSA and Mitsubishi, which will be presented at the next Geneva Motor Show (8-18 March), before arriving in dealerships in the second quarter of 2012.
Characteristics. As for his cousin Aircross Citroen C4 , the base is the ASX. At first glance it is clear the family feeling of the Lion House, with the grille suspended vertical design, the ribs on the bonnet, the headlights “cat” highlighted by a row of LED daytime running lights and wheel arch moldings very falling. The interior stands out the careful choice of materials and the presence of chrome. In addition, the panoramic glass roof gives plenty of brightness.
Equipment. 4.34 meters long (by decreasing the front and rear overhang is shorter than 30 cm compared to 4007), 1.63 wide and 1.80 high, the 4008 has kept the same pace and wide track for major not detracting from the comfort and roominess. As for equipment, aluminum wheels mount 18 “Keyless access and ignition, a navigation system with touchscreen and rear view camera for reversing.
Engines. Four engines are available, two petrol and two diesel engines. The entry level version is equipped with a 1,600 by 116 hp and 152 Nm, coupled with a 5-speed manual, while the more powerful 2.0-liter variant of 150 hp and 198 Nm you can also choose the stepless CVT. The 1600 HDI 112 hp with 270 Nm (280 with overboost) is flanked by a unit instead of 1.8 liters with 150 hp and 300 Nm, combined with both 6-speed manual transmission. All will have the full transmission, electronically controlled, with the possibility to select three modes for carrying out two-wheel drive, four-or to lock the differential. In these last two, the torque split between the two axes is handled electronically.
In Europe, 4008 will be offered with two HDi and, probably, only in the 4×4 version. In other countries, which account for 70% of Peugeot sales, will be made ??available to the other engines.
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