Spy Shots: One Year Later, the Peugeot 2008 Goes Testing Again
It was exactly one year ago that we first captured the upcoming Peugeot 2008 on film wearing what looked to be a giant black trash bag as its cammo. Now, Peugeot has taken their new baby SUV out for another testing session wearing a dizzying array of white and black swirls.
The future 2008 was previewed by the Urban Crossover Concept unveiled earlier this year and will take on models like the Opel Mokka, Nissan Juke, and Skoda Yeti. It is basically an SUV version of the 208 and since it shares the same platform, will be about 3.80-3.90 meters long.
Details on the powertrain options are still being kept secret, but it is believed that it will be the first car within the PSA Group to be available as a petrol-hybrid model. The hybrid powertrain will be similar to the one found in the 3008 Hybrid4 (featuring a diesel engine) in which the electric engine and the batteries will be at the back and powering the rear wheels.
Since the new 208 does not offer a station wagon version, the 2008 will be the alternative for those who need more space and practicality.