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The new Peugeot 4008 can receive a coupe body


According to CEO Peugeot, it’s time to expand the offer of crossovers of the company, because this segment of the market continues to grow.

French automotive brand is developing a coupe-like crossover Peugeot. Its release will be closer to the beginning of 2020. The novelty can get already well-known index 4008. About it informs edition Auto Express referring to general director Peugeot Jean-Phillip Imparato.

The French brand already has two crossover 3008 and 5008, united by a common EMP2 platform and a similar design. As you know, 5008 can be considered an extended seven-seat version of 3008. However, this architecture will become the basis for another crossover. They may be the future of the cross-coupe.

The European version of the 4008 concern PSA stopped producing in 2017. The place was vacant. Therefore, a coupe-like crossover for the European market can get this index. The body of such proportions implies a sloping roof and a minimum of space above the heads of the rear passengers. However, engineers are developing for him a full five-seater salon.

The novelty will receive a more sporty suspension tuning, unlike its 3008 and 5008 counterparts. The engine range is predicted to be borrowed from them. The base will be a three-cylinder turbo engine PureTech. Also, a 1.6-liter THP engine from the DS 7 crossover will be offered. The diesel line will consist of 1.6 and 2.0 liter engines. It is expected that the new cross-coupe will acquire two hybrid versions based on the 1.6 THP engine. They will differ in the number of electric motors: one or two. The total capacity will be 240 hp. and 300 hp. respectively.

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