Peugeot 408 Sedan on the base 308 hatchback made its debut at the Beijing Auto Show in 2010, and four years later, the same place the premiere of “four eight” second generation, which was declassified for a couple of days before the exhibition. The basis of the new Peugeot 408 II lay modular platform EMP2, and appearance model is a key 308 second generation, represented by the fall of the 2013th at the motor show in Frankfurt. Sedan received a similar lighting equipment and similar grille, and its dimensions have grown significantly compared to its predecessor. Thus, the length of the new Peugeot 408 2016 is 4750 mm (+ 47), the magnitude of the wheelbase – 2 730 (+ 13), the width – 1 820 (+ 5), and the height was reduced to 1 488 millimeters (- 17 mm). As for the powertrain Peugeot 408 2016 in the Chinese market, there are two petrol engines: a 1.8-liter aspirated 140 hp and 1.6-liter turbocharged engine THP 167 with the impact forces. Both are combined in a pair with a 6-speed manual. Production trends established in the company Dongfeng-PSA, and the price of the new Peugeot 408 II, China starting from 125,000 yuan (about 20,000 US dollars). As for the appearance of the model on the market rosiyskogo, the current 408th reached us only two years after its premiere in China. It is not excluded that the new will have to wait about the same.
by Cars NB