Showing posts in the category of Peugeot 2008

Peugeot To Produce Cars In Iran From 2017


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After sanctions against Iran were removed Peugeot announced that, from late 2017, it will begin producing cars in the Middle Eastern country.

Peugeot Wins 2016 Dakar Rally With Stephane Peterhansel


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Peugeot has walked away victorious at the 2016 Dakar rally, though not with Sebastien Loeb or Carlos Sainz.

2016 Peugeot 2008 DKR Shows Its Racing Livery


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After pulling the wraps off the updated 2008 DKR back in September, Peugeot has released the first images with the racer in its new colored livery.

Sébastien Loeb Joins Peugeot's Dream Team For The 2016 Dakar Rally [w/Video]


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Following their highly successful Pikes Peak collaboration, Peugeot and Sébastien Loeb will join forces once again for the 2016 Dakar Rally.

Peugeot 2008 DKR Gets Bigger And More Powerful For 2016 Dakar Rally [w/Video]


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Peugeot has updated its rear-wheel drive 2008 DKR racer for the 2016 Dakar Rally, with the improvements focusing on bodywork, aerodynamics, suspension and engine.

Peugeot 2008 Urban Cross Special Edition Launched In The UK


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Peugeot has launched a new special edition model in the UK, the 2008 Urban Cross.

Peugeot 2008 Is Now Made in Brazil Too


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Peugeot has started production of the 2008 crossover in Brazil, at the Porto Real plant. The French carmaker says the 2008 is the first car to illustrate its targeted product strategy at the global level.

Peugeot Reveals Final Livery of its 2008 DKR Dakar Racer


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A month and a half before the start of the 2015 Dakar, Peugeot has unveiled the official color scheme of the 2008 DKR, the rear-wheel drive buggy the French hope to win the cross-country rally with.

Peugeot Launches 2008 and 3008 Adventure-Themed Crossway Editions in France


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Peugeot has announced two new “Crossway” special edition models for the 2008 and 3008 crossovers in France, with both cars featuring a compass motif that is a reference to their adventurous character.

Peugeot 2008 DKR Features a 340HP Twin-Turbo V6 Diesel [w/Video]


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Peugeot has released fresh details about the 2008 DKR cross-country rally car that will debut at the 2015 Dakar Rally, with the headline story being that it features a 340hp twin-turbo V6 diesel engine.

Peugeot Mulling Three-Door Version of the 2008 Crossover


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Peugeot is rumored to be considering a slightly smaller, three-door version of its 2008 crossover that would compete with Renault’s upcoming Kwid SUV. Positioned below the 2008 in Peugeot’s lineup, a three-door crossover version would use a shorter version of the 2008’s platform, which means it would be approximately 3,900mm (153.5in) long, making make it about 300mm (11.8in) shorter than the 2008.

2015 Peugeot 2008 Light Restyle Render


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Peugeot's runaway success, the 2008 compact crossover that has already sold more than 100,000 units about a year after launch, has received a virtual makeover of the very (very) light kind from Photoshop-manipulator Cavalino, who tells us that the changes were "made with elements from the 2008 DKR racecar".

Peugeot DKR Concept Spotted in the Metal Being Unloaded in China


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The DKR concept shows that funnction dictates what an off-road motorsport-oriented vehicle should look like, as well as the fact that the resulting shape doesn’t necessarily have to be unattractive – quite the opposite if you’re called Peugeot.

Peugeot’s 2008 DKR Is an Awesome-Looking Two-Wheel Drive Buggy [w/Videos]


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As promised, Peugeot today unveiled the 2008 DKR Dakar racer that will debut in the 2015 edition of the famous rally-raid event. The big surprise, besides the aggressive design of the car, is that Peugeot Sport engineers opted for two-wheel drive instead of all-wheel drive.

Peugeot's 2008 DKR Dakar Challenger Looks Promising in New Teaser Photos


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Peugeot Sport is offering a sneak preview of the 2008 DKR Dakar racer ahead of the car’s official debut on April 15. Set to debut in the 2015 Dakar rally in the hands of Carlos Sainz and Cyril Despres, the Peugeot 2008 DKR spearheads the company’s motorsport program, following the successful Pikes Peak offensive last year with the 208 T16.

Peugeot Increases 2008 Production One More Time


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The Peugeot 2008 is proving to be a commercial success, so much so that the carmaker announced a new production increase at the Mulhouse plant in France.

Peugeot Confirms Dakar Comeback for 2015 with 2008 DKR [w/Videos]


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After shattering the Pikes Peak International Hillclimb’s all-time record by more than one minute and a half with the 875hp 208 T16 Pikes Peak driven by Sebastien Loeb, Peugeot has set its sight on another legendary competition, the Dakar rally.

Peugeot Builds 100,000th 2008 Less than a Year after Launch


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Peugeot has announced it has built the 100,000th 2008 crossover, less than a year after its launch. The milestone car rolled off the assembly line at the Mulhouse plant in France and was handed over to a customer from the Paris region during a ceremony attended by Corinne Spilios, the Director of the Mulhouse production center and Xavier Duchemin, Director of Peugeot France.

Euro NCAP Crashes Jeep Cherokee, Mercedes CLA, Suzuki SX4 and Peugeot 2008


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The latest roundup of cars put to the test by Euro NCAP succeeded in achieving the maximum possible five-star score. Jeep’s Cherokee, the Mercedes CLA, Suzuki SX4 and Peugeot 2008 all impressed, though the European crash safety authority doesn’t currently have an equivalent to the small overlap test, the one that’s been troublesome for so many apparently safe cars.

Poll: Which French Small Crossover Would You Have, the Renault Captur or the Peugeot 2008?


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We recently talked about how and why Peugeot was going to double the production for the 2008 crossover, in order to keep up with surprisingly high demand from around the world. Their Mulhouse plant, located in the east of France, close to the German and Swiss borders will be running two shifts as of September, in order to cover the already large number of orders (around 16,000).