Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 UK Pricing Announced, Available to Pre-Order
The innovative hybrid is powered by a 2.0-liter turbo diesel with two electric motors in order to provide a total of 200 bhp and consumption/emission figures of 74 mpg (UK rating) and 99 g/Km of CO2. The combustion engine powers the front wheels, with the electric motors spinning the back ones. Base prices for the well equipped model start at GBP26,995.
Exterior highlights include dark tinted headlamps with integral chrome LED daylight running lights, a special Pearl White exterior body color and chrome door handles.
Inside, the car boasts a special two-tone leather trim, a fascia completely covered in leather and a numbered aluminum plate on the center console. Guerande-colored overstitching features on the door trim panels, central arm rest and the fascia, and a special leather steering wheel with aluminum detailing. A full length Cielo panoramic glass roof and front parking sensors complete the extensive high-level specification.
The launch coincides with the French carmaker having received a 2011 What Car? Green Car Award for the SUV category. after the he coveted Diesel Car Magazine, ‘Best Eco Car of the Year 2011’ naming.
“Peugeot has long paved the way in diesel engine development and HYbrid4 is at the fore of automotive technology. Having the 3008 HYbrid4 being recognized in this way by What Car? is an honor and one we are extremely proud of,” Morgan Lecouper, Marketing Director commented.