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Why does bother making a new big car? never sell. Well, from the corporate pride in French cabinet ministers a Peugeot is a big player in China and sell 508s by the shedload

Having decided to bother, has actually bothered rather a The 508 replaces both the 607 — one of the couldn’t-be-bothered cars in history and the 407. It’s as big inside as the but only a bit longer than the

But impressively, it’s 45kg or so than the 407.

It’s got good technology and its interior signals real commitment. it’s at it, Peugeot has abandoned all ‘interesting’ styling, and replaced it something you might actually to be seen out with.

We’re in the GT version. It’s got a new 204bhp, diesel that outperforms the V6 diesel but slashes consumption and CO2 by a OK, it’s not as refined as a V6.

But the good news is that its smooth responsive auto it makes a sterling (or Euro) job of this big wagon effortlessly the overtaking side.

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The old 407 had fancy double-wishbone suspension. Peugeot decided was too heavy (adds 20kg) and for most 508s and only advantages with big-torque So this GT is the one model to get it — and there’s a weight saving by from a V6 to a four.

The rest of the engines, down to a 1.6 HDI a super-impressive 110g/km, have struts at the front. Another decision against the technological was to retain hydraulic steering It can’t do self-parking, but the feel is

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And hey, they want you to buy it to not to park.

Sure enough the 508 GT is a engaging car, tackling the bumpy and greasy but quick routes like it was made for Actually it was — we’re some of the French backroads Peugeot does its testing. You can each tyre take the as you work it through a bend and your accelerator load, but no torque steer to speak of, is amazing given how much there is.

That’ll be those wishbones,

Over bumps the bodyshell stiff and everything’s well to it. German, in other words. The and quiet ride will keep it that way.

This top-end car has more buttons than a pearly but they’re well arranged. versions will be calmer, but they’ll still have of kit — full navigation is even in the fleet-special SR trim. And you can the 508 is a step ahead for a big Peugeot rather than feeling the car lives up to the spec.

The worst will be telling your you’ve put 30 grand into a estate.

Peugeot 508 Electric Cars
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