Tuesday, May 24, 2016
By Kamal Swami
Peugeot unveils 3008 Crossover
French car maker Peugeot has officially unveiled the 3008 crossover before its launch during Paris Motor Show to be held later this year. The crossover was showcased two years back in 2014 during Paris Motor Show as Quartz Concept. The Crossover will make its Indian debut sometimes during 2018 and would be first crossover by car maker in Indian car market.
The launch of 3008 crossover will be an important step by French car maker that will give new dimensions to tough competition existing in C segment between recently launched Honda BR-V, Hyundai Creta, Nissan Terrano and Renault Duster. It would be interested to know that in recent year this segment has witnessed huge expansion in terms of sales and entrance of Peugeot 3008 will further develop a new segment of buyers in this segment.
Talking about the features that would be offered in this proposed cross over are almost same as offered in other vehicles which means it will embellish power windows, digital instrument cluster, eight inch touchscreen infotainment system, and climate control. Under the hood it will be powered with three cylinder petrol and four cylinder diesel engine which would be mated with six speed manual and also automatic transmission system. On the exteriors it bestows wheelbase of 2675mm and boot efficiency of 520 litres with opened seats and 1580 litres after closing seats.