Peugeot has finally pulled the covers off an all-new car that slots into the B segment. The car is the Peugeot 208, and it comes in three different versions at launch. The 208 can be had in electric, petrol, or diesel versions.
It’s said to ship with the new Peugeot i-Cockpit with a 3D heads-up display and multiple driver aids normally reserved for higher-end segments.
Peugeot’s 208 rides on the PSA Group’s latest vehicle platform called CMP, or Common Modular Platform. The platform will fit into the B and C segments and is adaptable in dimension and powertrain. The CMP platform is 30kg lighter than the outgoing F1 platform.
The car has better aerodynamics for a quieter ride and better economy, featuring a leveled floor-pan and electronically controlled air inlets. Peugeot decreased rolling resistant with new tires and reduced suspension friction. The cars also feature start-stop technology. Peugeot also notes that the CMP platform is more comfortable with less vibration and a quieter interior, but is also safer with a bunch of new safety items.
Finer details and local availability will be announced closer to launch