David Marion, the Peugeot 3008 project manager, said in an interview with Auto Express, the company is ready to consider the option of creating a powerful crossover modification, but this requires one condition – the demand for diesel Peugeot 3008 GT has to show the customer's interest in a rapid premium SUV. If the GT-version with a 180-horsepower turbo-diesel will sell well, the 3008 GTi not take long.
New Peugeot 3008 designed on a modular platform, PSA Group, which is called Emp2. It is "tailored" hot hatch Peugeot 308, so the motor for the future 3008 GTi almost determined: either the "quartet" on the strength of 250 or more hardcore option – it is the same engine, but in the boosting of 270 hp
Most likely, the "charged" version of the 3008 SUV will be front-wheel drive, but in the arsenal of "SUV" is a system of Peugeot Advanced Grip Control with five modes, in which the algorithm is likely to be amended accordingly.
Recall, the world premiere of the new Peugeot 3008 took place in late May. The motor range includes petrol engines volume of 1.2 and 1.6 liters capacity of 130 and 165 hp respectively, as well as the "diesel" in volume 1.6 and 2.0 liters, with power from 100 to 180 hp
Later, Peugeot unveiled the 3008 version of the 3008 GT and GT Line, which received a number of distinctive elements in the design.
In Russia, at the moment you can buy the Peugeot 3008 of last generation. Price – 1,419,000 rubles. In the powertrain declared "Diesel» HDI 120 hp and the ACP, two petrol engine capacity of 120 and 150 hp at the "mechanics" and "automatic machine", respectively.