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2018 Peugeot 508 to bring major design changes - report

Peugeot boss Maxime Picat has confirmed that the 508 will continue beyond 2018, when the current model is due to be replaced by a new generation, according to a new report. UK website Autocar reports that while the brand’s large car will live on, it will be restyled in an attempt to broaden the 508’s appeal beyond its core markets in France, Spain and Belgium...

2016 Peugeot 508 GT gets new drive-away prices, new 2.0-litre engine

A refreshed 2016 Peugeot 508 GT range is now on sale in Australia, picking up a smaller new engine and reduced drive-away prices. As confirmed early last month, this latest change to the recently facelifted range brings a switch to Peugeot’s smaller and more efficient 2.0-litre turbo diesel engine, down in size from the outgoing model’s 2...

Peugeot Australia adding more Euro 6 engines, 2.0-litre 508 GT up first

The 2016 Peugeot 508 GT will debut in Australia by the end of September with a key mechanical change, just months after the newly facelifted range’s market debut. Debuting locally in March, the refreshed 508 line-up brought new looks and an overhauled feature list, along with the addition of a heavily revised 1.6 litre petrol engine...

Is it hard to drive a manual car on the left? LHD v RHD

Despite a tongue in cheek report to the contrary earlier this year, Australia remains one of only 75 countries who drive on the left – with right-hand-drive vehicles. If it’s all you know, then it feels natural and makes perfect sense, but for the uninitiated, just what changes when the steering wheel moves sides? It is a question that CarAdvice reader Robert asks… I’m travelling to Europe later in the year, and my hire car is listed as having a manual transmission...

Peugeot price cuts announced across most models

Peugeot Australia has cut the prices of most models in its passenger and SUV range in a bid to further stimulate local sales growth. Furthermore, the company has also rolled-out permanent national drive-away pricing on a number of its offerings to simplify the buying process. At the extreme end, this latter decision means a real-world price cut on the 508 Allure diesel sedan of about $5500...

Next Peugeot 508 will feature autonomous driving features

Peugeot CEO's says that the next-generation Peugeot 508 will be equipped with autonomous driving technology. According to Automotive News, Carlos Tavares, PSA Peugeot Citroen's CEO, told the company's annual meeting that the next-generation Peugeot 508 will be equipped with a larger selection of driver assistance features, including some autonomous driving technology...

2015 Peugeot 508 pricing and specifications

A new turbocharged petrol engine, fresh styling and a significant increase in equipment headline the upgrades to the 2015 Peugeot 508 that goes on sale in Australia today. The price of the entry-level 508 Active sedan rises $1000 to $37,990 plus on-road costs, though Peugeot Australia says the variant gains $4000 in additional features over its predecessor including the new 1...

Peugeot 508 RXH will come to Australia, hints French executive

It may have been a slip of the tongue or perhaps it was intentional, but a comment from a senior Peugeot executive was enough to spark speculation that the Peugeot 508 RXH will reach Australian shores. In an interview at the 2014 Paris motor show, Peugeot 508 brand manager Michel Gombaud revealed there has been interest in the off-road-styled RXH wagon, and production is available for the Australian market...

Peugeot 508 may be replaced by conventional model and 'four-door coupe' - report

The Peugeot 508 may be succeeded by two new mid-sized models, according to the French car maker’s boss. Peugeot CEO Maxime Picat told Autocar the company was thinking seriously about offering a ‘four-door coupe’ model alongside a more conventional sedan when the current 508 is replaced around 2017...

Peugeot 508 facelift revealed

The Peugeot 508 sedan and wagon has been given a mild facelift, as long with some new tech and updated engines. Peugeot's design team has tweaked the details of the 508 four years on from its debut. The biggest changes occur up front where the 508 has been given a flatter bonnet, which feeds into a more upright grille that ditches the Audi single-frame style for something a little more Volvo-esque...

Peugeot 508 HYbrid4: diesel-electric large sedan launched

The Peugeot 508 HYbrid4 has become the French manufacturer’s third diesel-electric vehicle, offering Prius-beating economy from a large family-sized sedan. The 508 HYbrid4 joins the 3008 HYbrid4 compact crossover and the off-road-themed 508 RXH wagon, with orders for the frugal sedan now being taken in Europe...