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Peugeot PH launches updated 508 sedan

Peugeot PH launches updated 508 sedan image

Text: Anton Andres / Photos: Brent Co, Anton Andres | posted July 31, 2015 12:43

New front fascia, infotainment system for 508 sedan

Eurobrands Distributor Inc, the official distributor for Peugeot cars in the Philippines, has launched the updated 508 sedan alongside the all-new 2008 crossover. For 2015, the 508 sedan gets refreshed styling and new technologies.

Outside, the most noticable difference between the outgoing 508 and the updated model is the all new front fascia. The 2015 508 gets new headlights and its grill has been moved up towards the middle, aligning itself the headlights. The front also gets blacked out trim on the bumper for a more aggressive look and the reshaped bumpers also come with new foglight housings with chrome trim. The 508 is available with Peugeot's new LED lighting system.

 The Peugeot 508's rear and side

At the back, the 2015 508 gets new tail light clusters which, according to Peugeot, resembles lion claws.

The biggest change done to the interior is an all-new infotainment system. The old scroll wheel has been replaced in favor of a touch screen system. For the top spec GT models, it gets red stitching on the seats and door panels as a nod to the 208 GTI. The GT also gets heated seats for the driver and front passenger.

For 2015, the 508 will come in two variants: The Allure and GT. Powering the 508 Allure is a 2.0 liter HDI diesel and mated to a dual clutch automatic transmission. The GT comes with a more powerful 2.2 liter packing 204 PS and, like the 2.0 Allure, mated to a dual clutch automatic.

The diesel engine of the Peugeot 508

Prices for the 2015 Peugeot 508 are as follows:

Peugeot 508 2.0 HDi Allure: Php 2,190,000

Peugeot 508 2.2 GT: Php 2,590,000