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2012 Peugeot 4008 Announced

2012 Peugeot 4008

The French automaker Peugeot has unveiled its new 4008 model which will be available solely as a 4×4 model in Europe and will feature three drive modes: LOCK (permanent all-wheel drive), 4×4 and 2×4. The compact SUV was previewed in the HR1 Concept and is based on the Mitsubishi ASX platform.

2012 Peugeot 4008

As far as the engines are concerned, the 4008 will be offered with a 1.6-liter gasoline unit that produces 114 hp (115 PS / 85 kW) and a peak torque of 112 lb.-ft (152 Nm), along with a more powerful 2.0i that churns 148 hp (150 PS / 113 kW) and 146 lb.-ft (198 Nm). Both these engines come mated as standard to a 5-speed manual gearbox.

2012 Peugeot 4008

If you prefer diesels, the Peugeot 4008 can be ordered with a 1.6 HDi that generates 109 hp (110 PS / 82 kW) and 199 lb.-ft (270 Nm) of torque. There’s also a beefier 1.8 HDi with 148 hp (150 PS / 110 kW) and 221 lb.-ft (300 Nm). These diesels are linked as standard to a 6-speed manual transmission.

The Peugeot 4008 will get its official debut next year at the Geneva Motor Show and is scheduled to go on sale in Q2 2012.

Source: Peugeot via WCF

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