Main

Peugeot Archives

April 8, 2014

Peugeot Exalt Concept Heads to Beijing

peugeot exalt concept

Peugeot has released a preview of its Exalt concept ahead of its world debut at the this month's Beijing Auto Show.

Continue reading "Peugeot Exalt Concept Heads to Beijing" »

October 24, 2012

PSA Peugeot Citroën and General Motors Confirm Plans in Global Strategic Alliance

GM_Peugeot_CEO_Photo.jpg
Back in February, GM announced that it was going to buy seven percent of PSA Peugeot Citroën, as part of the plans of the new global strategic alliance between the two automakers. Now PSA Peugeot Citroën and General Motors have confirmed some of the key steps of the new alliance.

Continue reading "PSA Peugeot Citroën and General Motors Confirm Plans in Global Strategic Alliance" »

September 11, 2012

Peugeot Onyx Concept Leaked Ahead of Paris Debut

Peugeot_Onyx_Concept_Leak
Photos of the Peugeot Onyx concept car have leaked online ahead of the model's debut at the 2012 Paris Motor Show that kicks off later this month. The supercar concept features a two-tone matte black and bronze exterior and LED lights. Inside the concept features a minimalist interior design.

Continue reading "Peugeot Onyx Concept Leaked Ahead of Paris Debut" »

February 29, 2012

GM Buys Seven Percent Stake in PSA Peugeot Citroën

GM_Peugeot_CEO_Photo.jpg
GM and PSA Peugeot Citroën today announced the creation of a global strategic alliance that will leverage the combined strengths and capabilities of the two companies, which will improve the profitability of both partners and their competitiveness in Europe.

The alliance includes:
1. The sharing of vehicle platforms, components and modules.
2,. The creation of a global purchasing joint venture for the sourcing of commodities, components and other goods and services from suppliers with combined annual purchasing volumes of approximately $125 billion.

Each company will continue to market and sell its vehicles independently and on a competitive basis. Part of the agreement also sees GM acquiring a 7 percent equity stake in PSA Peugeot Citroën, making it the second-largest shareholder behind the Peugeot Family Group.

"This partnership brings tremendous opportunity for our two companies," said Dan Akerson, GM chairman and CEO. "The alliance synergies, in addition to our independent plans, position GM for long-term sustainable profitability in Europe."

Continue reading "GM Buys Seven Percent Stake in PSA Peugeot Citroën" »

August 29, 2011

Frankfurt 11' Preview: Peugeot HX1 Diesel Hybrid Concept Unveiled

peugeot_hx1_concept_fr3.jpg
Peugeot has released the first official photos of its HX1 Diesel Hybrid Concept that will it will be showing off at the Frankfurt Motor Show next month.

According to Peugeot, the goal of the concept was to create a "vehicle for up to six people, offering strong styling, that is sporty and efficient and at the same time giving a unique driving sensation."

The HX1 features an MPV design with four reverse-opening 'half-scissor' doors that allow the six occupants to enter the vehicle. The concept is powered by a 204 horsepower 2.2L diesel mated to a 95 horsepower electric motor and a six-speed automatic transmission. The hybrid technology is also going to be used in the 508 RXH hybrid that is going on sale in the spring.

Continue reading "Frankfurt 11' Preview: Peugeot HX1 Diesel Hybrid Concept Unveiled" »

July 11, 2011

2012 Peugeot 508 RXH Diesel Hybrid Unveiled

2012_Peugeot_508_RXH.jpg
Peugeot has unveiled the 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH diesel hybrid ahead of its world debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show this September.

The 508 RXH is powered by Peugeot's 2.0 l HDi FAP HYbrid4 drive train. The combination of the 2.0L diesel engine and the electric motor puts a total 200 horsepower and 332 lb-ft. of torque. The hybrid system is mated to a four-wheel-drive system and is capable of traveling in full electric mode. According to Peugeot, the 508 RXH gets drinks less than 4.2 liters of diesel per 100 kilometers in the combined cycle and emits 109g/km of CO2.

The 2012 Peugeot 508 RXH diesel hybrid will go on sale in spring 2012.

Continue reading "2012 Peugeot 508 RXH Diesel Hybrid Unveiled" »

April 14, 2011

Shanghai 11' Preview: Peugeot SxC Concept Unveiled

peugeot_sxc_concept_7.jpg
Peugeot is going to be unveiling the SxC Concept in Shanghai next week, which is a preview of an upcoming crossover.

SxC stands for "Shanghai Crossover Concept" and is meant to show off Peugeot's newest design language and emphasize how important the Chinese market is for Peugeot. Peugeot plans on releasing at least one new model every year in China.

Under the hood of the concept is Peugeot's HYbrid 4 technology. The system consists of a 218 horsepower turbocharged 1.6L gasoline engine powering the front wheels and a 71 kW (95 horsepower) electric motor powering the rear wheels.

Continue reading "Shanghai 11' Preview: Peugeot SxC Concept Unveiled" »

April 29, 2010

Peugeot and Citroën to Get Versions of Mitsubishi's New ASX Crossover

2011_mitsubishi_asx_crossover.jpg
Mitsubishi, Citroen and Peugeot have announced a partnership based around Mitsubishi's newest crossover, the ASX (RVR in Japan). The partnership involves Mitsubishi supplying the platform of the ASX to Citroen and Peugeot so that the automakers can use it as the basis for their own crossovers.

The European automakers will use the same platform as the ASX, but their models will have different bodies and use their own engine. Peugeot and Citroen will use a 1.6L HDI diesel engine.

The partnership should move an additional 50,000 units per year.

Continue reading "Peugeot and Citroën to Get Versions of Mitsubishi's New ASX Crossover" »

February 15, 2010

Geneva 10' Preview: 5 by Peugeot Provides a Hint of What to Expect

5 by peugeot concept4.jpg
Peugeot has released full photos of the "5 by Peugeot" concept that is going to be unveiled next month at the Geneva Motor Show. The concept is said to provide a hint of the future design direction of Peugeot and the automaker's future ambitions in the large luxury vehicle segment.

The 5 by Peugeot is powered by Peugeot's HYbrid4 technology, which features a 2.0L engine in the front of the car that is mated to an electric motor that powers the rear wheels. The setup creates an all-wheel-drive setup and puts out a total 200 horsepower.

Expect the 5 by Peugeot to be the inspiration for the next 508.

Continue reading "Geneva 10' Preview: 5 by Peugeot Provides a Hint of What to Expect " »

January 9, 2010

Geneva 10' Preview: Peugeot SR1 Concept Unveiled

peugeot-sr1-concept.jpg
Here's another reason we wish that Peugeot would return to the US, Peugeot has unveiled the SR1 Concept ahead of its official debut in Geneva in March.

The SR1 Concept provides a hint of the future Peugeot design language, but that means it's doubtful that this concept will see production. The concept is powered by Peugeot's HYbrid4 technology, which in this case couples a 1.6-liter turbodiesel four-cylinder engine that powers the front wheels with an electric motor that sends its power to the rear. The combination puts out 313 horsepower. The HYbrid4 technology will eventually be offered on other Peugeot models.

Expect more details from the show in March.

Continue reading "Geneva 10' Preview: Peugeot SR1 Concept Unveiled" »

July 14, 2009

Peugeot Releases Official Teasers of the 308 RC Z

peugeot_308_rcz_teaser.jpg
Peugeot has released a few teaser photos of the production version of the RC Z sports coupe that was unveiled in concept form in 2007.

The 308 RC Z is about the same size as the Audi TT and will be powered by a turbocharged four-cylinder. Final specs have not been released, but we can expect to see it at the Frankfurt Motor Show in September.

Continue reading "Peugeot Releases Official Teasers of the 308 RC Z " »

April 24, 2008

Peugeot Has Announced that the RC Z Concept is Going to be Produced

peugeot_308__rc_z_10.jpg
Peugeot has officially announced today that the RC Z concept car is going to be produced.

Continue reading "Peugeot Has Announced that the RC Z Concept is Going to be Produced" »

The Torque Report is part of Bestofmedia LLC