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Meet the game-changing fastback that blends a trendy coupé profile, and hatchback-style boot with a premium technology-packed inside

The all-new PEUGEOT 508 Fastback is certainly one of a brand new breed of fashionable saloons, breaking the mould of the normal three-box system by mixing a coupé-inspired profile with the practicality and comfort of a spacious, easy-access hatchback boot. The goal: to face out in a crowded sea of high-riding SUVs.

We cherished the all-new PEUGEOT 508 Fastback’s subtle inside, wonderful trip and composed dealing with, giving it a four-star verdict in our complete evaluation.

Now the Fifth Gear staff have gotten their fingers on it, with presenter Jason Plato saying that PEUGEOT have: “stored the entire five-door, five-seat practicality, and considered model too.”

To seek out out extra concerning the all-new PEUGEOT 508 Fastback, head to peugeot.co.uk/showroom/new-508/

Design that breaks the mould

The 508 Fastback’s placing appears to be like begin with the sculpted front-end, marking the most recent evolution of PEUGEOT’s daring new trendy design path. Slim-line LED headlights body the chequered-effect grille, whereas LED daytime operating lights amplify PEUGEOT’s distinctive new mild signature by appearing as eye-catching indicators.

Massive alloy wheels and chic frameless doorways improve the 508 Fastback’s low-slung sporty profile, whereas the extra-wide opening of the swooping hatchback provides even simpler entry to the spacious 487-litre boot, particularly if you add the sensible electrical tailgate with ‘hands-free’ perform.

On the rear, PEUGEOT’s signature 3D LED ‘claw-effect’ hind lights have a design that harks again to the long-lasting PEUGEOT 504. They alter to match the sunshine situations for optimum visibility, and illuminate with an eye catching dynamic scrolling ‘welcome’ sequence when the automobile is unlocked.

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i-Cockpit®: remodeling the view

The 508 Fastback’s sporty theme continues inside, with PEUGEOT’s high-tech i-Cockpit®. It blends a compact steering wheel with a extremely configurable 12.three” digital head-up show and a 10” high-definition touchscreen (normal from Attract variations) that’s angled in direction of the motive force for an excellent higher view. 

Because of Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity with PEUGEOT’s Mirror Display, you may management apps for navigation, music, calls and texts on suitable smartphones utilizing the touchscreen and voice management. Wi-fi charging, Linked 3D satellite tv for pc navigation and a premium FOCAL audio system with 515-watt output and 10 audio system are additionally obtainable.

The trim vary on the 508 Fastback – starting from Lively, Attract and GT Line to the range-topping GT or the limited-run First Version – completely displays PEUGEOT’s elevated give attention to high quality supplies and premium inside design. 

Relying on which variant you select, you get atmospheric LED inside lighting, premium Alcantara and Nappa Mistral trims with Aikinite double-stitch detailing, in addition to carbon-effect and piano black detailing. 

Additionally obtainable are seats for the motive force and entrance passenger with multi-point electrical adjustment, massaging and driver seat reminiscence. And PEUGEOT hasn’t forgotten concerning the rear passengers, with a panoramic opening glass roof that brings much more mild into the spacious cabin.

An lively drive

Backing up its sporty coupé appears to be like, the 508 Fastback has been designed to be extra participating to drive. You may select from PEUGEOT’s latest-generation PureTech 1.6-litre turbo petrol engines – with a range-topping 225hp model – or three 1.5-litre and a couple of.Zero-litre BlueHDi turbo diesel for improved effiency.

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A six-speed handbook gearbox is out there on the 1.5-litre turbo diesel, whereas a clean eight-speed automated is out there throughout the remainder of the vary. Elective lively suspension with variable damping lets you decide from varied modes, together with sport and luxury.

The PEUGEOT 508 Fastback additionally options the entire newest security and driver help expertise you’d anticipate from a contemporary saloon – together with Computerized Emergency Braking, Distance Alert and Lively Lane Conserving Help as normal.

An non-obligatory Security Plus Pack provides Lively Blind Spot Detection, Superior Driver Consideration Alert and PEUGEOT’s Smartbeam Help, whereas the Drive Help Plus Pack offers you the good thing about Adaptive Cruise Management with Cease & Go, in addition to Lane Positioning Help.

Parking is made simple, with entrance and rear parking sensors and a wide-view 180-degree color reversing digicam or a full 360-degree encompass digicam on chosen trims, whereas you can even select to suit Full Park Help for one-button automated parking.

Maybe the good piece of tech, although, is Night time Imaginative and prescient expertise – which makes use of an infrared digicam to determine pedestrians, animals or different potential hazards within the street forward at evening, earlier than displaying them on the 12.three” head-up digital instrument panel. 

In PEUGEOT’s personal phrases, the 508 Fastback has been designed to “shake up the market”, and it clearly appears to be delivering the products.

To seek out out extra concerning the all-new PEUGEOT 508 Fastback, head to peugeot.co.uk/showroom/new-508/


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