2018 Peugeot 5008 Video We drove the 5008 SUV and optional E Kick electric scooter in the Blue Mountains recently. The Australian launch introduced new MD, Anouk Poelmann (pronounced Pullman), as well as the new an innovative “last mile” E Kick scooter. 5008 (five thousand and eight) SUV has a raft of inclusions including: Satnav, … Continue reading
Peugeot launched both its brand new 5008 SUV last week. Also new to Peugeot Citroën is Anouk Poelmann, who took the MD seat late last year. It is no co-incidence 5008 was launched in the grounds of one of the most beautiful and historic properties in New South Wales, Mark Foy’s uber-posh Hydro-Majestic Hotel, … Continue reading 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Peugeot and the 5008
Yes, Yes,Yes, oh YES: looks great, comfortable cabin, sharp engine/trans Oh dear me no: no manual, audio could sound better, could be cheaper A 3-cylinder engine is a hard sell at the best of times, so, can a high-set soft-road-pretender really be taken seriously? In a word, yes. The 2008 range has been simplified to … Continue reading Peugeot’s Plucky 2008 SUV gets a makeover
Yes yes yes, oh YES: smooth, spacious, premium feel Oh dear me no: engine/a-c noise, cup holder placement Considering the unrelieved awfulness of the unlamented and unloved 407, I held much hope for the 508 and on my first drive, and I loved it. It’s been facelifted since then, something that many middle aged ladies … Continue reading The Voluptuous 508: Sensible, Mature, Economical
The figures are impressive. A 1.6L turbo petrol 4 cylinder develops either 184kw/300Nm or 200kw/330Nm depending on tuning. One might argue why go all the way and not buy the 200kw? But, it isn’t just about the figures. Peugeot scored an early 308GTi 270 and invited us to take it for a thrash around the … Continue reading Peugeot Sport and the 308GTi
We’ve put together a collage of images so best not view this on your mobile device or you’ll be scrolling for days. Peugeot debuted their reimagined 208 range at a secret private estate (with an extra-long very curvy driveway doing a pretty good imitation of a quaint country road) recently. We drove the new models … Continue reading Re-engined 208 First Drive: YES! Peugeot is BACK!
I could go on and on about the facts and figures and “turn in” and “braking force” and make the whole thing a dull-as-dishwater car review, but I won’t. Instead I’m going to tell you about having these two on a track. You’ve probably seen a few of these GTi’s around the place. They look … Continue reading 208 GTi and GTi 30th. Peugeot’s secret weapon?
2015 308: Over the last few years poor old Peugeot has had a few stinkers. Not only were there one or two less-than-attractive offerings, but the reliability took a bad beating. The new range has paid particular attention to quality in both materials and manufacture. Breaking years of tradition Peugeot brought out a new model … Continue reading Peugeots Pimps its New 308 With Shiny New Things
Yes Yes Yes oh YES: stunning looks, great engine, stunning looks (Yes I said it twice) Oh dear me no: Price too harsh, ride too harsh, engine note too harsh The Differences: Peugeot was always known for its magic carpet-like ride and grip like a gecko on glass but things went a bit wrong with … Continue reading Peugeot RCZ-R: Road-Ready Go Fast Car-Porn
Yes Yes Yes oh YES!: tasteful design inside and out, fuel efficient, good quality throughout Oh dear me no: 4 speed auto, 5 speed manual, lack of get up and go (please sir may I have a turbo), horrible handbrake lever I have oft pondered the wisdom SUVs. They are big and hard to … Continue reading Mini SUV’s: Peugeot’s 2008 is cute a quirky.