French company Peugeot officially introduced the new Peugeot 308 hatchback. The modular platform EMP2, which is the basis of this family car and the compact hatchback Citroen Wild Rubis, significantly helps its design and development of new models. In September Peugeot 308 will be officially presented to the public at the World Motor Show Frankfurt 2013. The length of the vehicle is 4.25 m, which is 26 mm shorter than the previous modification. The height is 1.46 meters, which is 38 mm lower than the previous version, but at the expense of the volume of the luggage compartment at the rear has been increased by 40 liters. The weight of the Peugeot 308 was also reduced to 140 kg and the other innovation is a 9.7-inch display, which manage most systems, including air conditioners. Engineers and designers have developed a new concept in the interior, the so-called I-cabin. Driver can easily follow all of the information about the car while driving without the steering wheel to prevent it by following all of the display.
Every detail of the interior is carefully made, starting from the interior of the car, high-quality materials, chrome and satin coverage with glossy detail.
From January next year, will begin sales in Europe and in the summer in the U.S.. For the most part, the front and rear lights with new technology Full LED lights.
Safety and passenger comfort is ensured by the many support systems and equipment.
We will count some of them: Electronic Stability Program System, reverse parking, front and side airbags for driver and passenger, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution REF navigation system WIP NAV RNEG.
Depending on engine model has two versions of manual gearbox (five-speed manual transmission and a six-speed transmission). All base models come with 16 and 17 inch alloy wheels that are ergonomic and help to lower fuel consumption. Brake systems are vented discs and automatic reset floating brake caliper. The front suspension is MacPherson type with integrated hydraulic shock absorbers and helical springs. Semi-independent rear suspension with deformable torsion bar and hydraulic shock absorbers.
The new Peugeot 308 has a clean exterior design and excellent aerodynamics. New car for 2014 Peugeot 308 has impressive dynamic performance, easy to park in an urban environment, very maneuverable and easy to control. It seems that the family car will be a success at European and world car market next year. The price is reasonable, given what competitors' prices in the industry manufacturers.