The Peugeot Instinct concept has been revealed, ahead of its public debut at the Geneva motor show next month.

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An autonomous shooting brake, the Peugeot Instinct is pitched as a car that understands the driver and can "foresee your every wish".

Headlining features of the Instinct include full connectivity with devices like your smartphone, smartwatch and social media sites.

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Additionally, it can connect to various items in the home including a smart television, PC and other devices.

Peugeot says the Instinct uses information from all these channels to establish its user's profile, and synchronise with calendars and smart home devices.

For example, the vehicle will assess traffic conditions in its navigation system and can set an alarm for an appointment earlier if it thinks you need more travel time.

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Other features include playing the song you were streaming at home once you get inside the vehicle, or locking your house doors as soon as the ignition is switched on.

Inside, the Instinct features the latest version of Peugeot's i-Cockpit interior design, including a 9.7-inch central infotainment screen along with a kinematic system that is used to switch between driving and autonomous modes.

When in driverless mode, the vehicle's steering wheel and accelerator pedal fold away, while the digital instrument cluster displays a wide range of information including speed, distance travelled, powertrain data and battery charge levels.

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Speaking of the driving modes, there are two autonomous modes and two driver modes.

Autonomous Soft prioritises comfort, with journeys taking a little longer so passengers can watch a film, read or rest.

Meanwhile, Autonomous Sharp optimises journey times with precise, efficient driving.

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Drive Boost is optimised for the driver, offering a more engaging driving experience, while Drive Relax uses the vehicle's driver assistance systems to assist the driver - such as using automatic high beam or active cruise control.

Passengers have access to a chatbot, a speech-driven personal assistant that can offers an array of services like booking movie tickets or making an online purchase.

The floor is finished in a silky-finished thin concrete layer, encouraging passengers to slip their shoes off and relax, while a flexible three-dimensional mesh material lines numerous parts of the seats, door panels and centre console.

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Powering the futuristic concept is a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) "power chain" that develops 300hp (224kW), though exact details of the powertrain are still to be confirmed.

At the centre of each LED headlight is a camera lens, which the company says evokes the pupil of a human eye, scanning the vehicle's environment and send information to the driver assistance systems, while the LED daytime-running light signature runs from the front spoiler through to the top corner of the headlight.

The strip between the lower parts of the light strips acts as a front splitter, providing extra downforce over the front axle, while also expelling air out at the wheel surface to cancel out aerodynamic interference with the chassis and suspension.

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At the rear the Instinct concept deploys a similar system, with air being drawn from an opening at the front door beltline and is expelled through the rear diffuser.

The Instinct also features three-dimensional tail-lights that are joined by a light strip.

Peugeot says in the near future, its vehicles will offer both a dynamic driving experience along full-autonomous driving capability.