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Peugeot sending 3008 competition winner into space

If you have ever dreamed of blasting off into space, getting behind the wheel of a Peugeot 3008 may be your best chance. Peugeot UK has become the first car manufacturer to offer space travel as a competition prize, with the Peugeot 3008 crossover vehicle at the centre of the brand’s unique ‘3008 Space Odyssey’ campaign...

Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 launch delayed, expected in Australia Q1 2012

Australia will have to wait until 2012 for its first taste of diesel hybrid technology, with the local launch of the Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 put back due to a delay in the hot-weather testing phase of its development. The 3008 HYbrid4 crossover – the world’s first diesel hybrid vehicle – was expected to go on sale in Australia before the end of the year, but Peugeot Automobiles Australia’s Kirin Tipping said a 2011 launch was now almost certainly off the cards...

2011 Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4 world's first diesel hybrid

Peugeot announced earlier this year it would release HYbrid4 technology some time in 2011. Peugeot has now confirmed the technology will be released in 2011 with the launch of the Peugeot 3008 HYbrid4. The technology combines, for the first time in automotive history, a 2.0-litre turbo diesel four cylinder engine - producing 122kW and 300Nm - and a 28kW/200Nm electric motor...

Peugeot 3008 Redex Trial Re-run

In 1953 a Peugeot 203 piloted by Ken Tubman drove over 10,000km from Sydney up towards Townsville, Mount Isa, Darwin and back through Alice Springs, Adelaide and Melbourne to beat 191 other contestants and win the very first Redex Trial. The Redex Trial become somewhat of a phenomenon, gaining enormous media coverage and setting the benchmark for vehicle performance testing in Australia for years to come...

Peugeot 3008 compact SUV Australian debut

Peugeot Australia has announced the official pricing for its new Peugeot 3008 model which is due to arrive in showrooms locally this July. The Peugeot 3008 compact SUV slots neatly between the 308 hatch and the recently released Peugeot 4007 SUV, presenting an attractive package for those wanting a more unique alternative in the segment...

Peugeot 3008 to arrive in Australia from June

The new Peugeot 3008 is set to arrive in Australia from June offering what Peugeot say is "a blend of motoring concepts in the one car". The 3008 has already received a raft of awards in Europe and the UK with much acclaim centred around the car's versatility, modernity, practicality and driving pleasure. A choice of powerplants includes both petrol (with the 1...

Peugeot 3008 Compact SUV launching in May

It seems the time has come for Peugeot Australia to gain more and more market share as it expands its Australian lineup. Apart from the Peugeot 4007 which has already been launched, the latest addition to the range is the Peugeot 3008 compact SUV which will make its first public appearance in Australia at this month’s Handa Women’s Australian Open golf championship in Melbourne...

2010 Peugeot 3008 awarded 'What Car?' Car of the Year

UK motoring magazine What Car? has named the Peugeot 3008 1.6 THP 15 Sport its 2010 Car of the Year, ranking the small SUV ahead of more than 4200 models on sale in the UK. The judges were impressed by the 3008’s all-round ability as a compact yet spacious, rugged yet refined, and driveable yet efficient and environmentally friendly crossover vehicle...

Peugeot 3008 Irish Car of the Year

The Peugeot 3008 SUV has been named the 2010 Irish Car of the Year by the Irish Motoring Writers Association (IMWA), beating home the Mercedes-Benz E-Class and the Kia Soul. All 27 IMWA members awarded points on criteria ranging from innovation and safety to space, comfort, build quality, driving quality and value for money and then voted on a shortlist of 10 cars spread over five categories...

Peugeot 3008 wins prestigious Auto Europa award

The Peugeot 3008 has won this years Auto Europa, an annual event that takes place in Italy, comprising of more than 200 automotive journalists known as UIGA (Unione Italiana dei Giornalisti dell’Automobile). As the first ever crossover vehicle to win the award, Peugeot 3008 beat 19 competitors to take home the prestigious title...

Peugeot 3008 confirmed for Australia

Peugeot's crossover vehicle, the 3008 has been officially confirmed for Australian showrooms for around March 2010. The French built 3008 is expected to come in two variants, firstly in a 2.0-litre HDi (March 2010) and then followed by a 1.6-litre petrol turbo (April 2010). Both variants will be offered in six-speed manual and auto...